Join us for a lively conversation in the gallery about the exhibition, Pattern Language. TalkAbout is a program that facilitates casual conversations with artists and the people who inspire them. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP below.
About the speakers
Rehab El Sadek is a conceptual artist whose work explores culture, language, and communication. In the exhibition Pattern Language El Sadek uses sculptural, abstracted forms to investigate the layered reality of immigrants from different backgrounds in America. El Sadek has held numerous awards and grants including The Gottlieb Foundation Individual Grant and the Texas Vignette Artist Grant. El Sadek has also held a one-year appointment as the City of Austin’s first Artist-in-Residence (2017).
Carrie Kenny is the founder and director of Prizer Arts & Letters, a gallery in Austin, TX with a mission to exhibit socially engaged art and literature, foster dialogue and spark creativity. Originally from Washington, D.C., Carrie has lived in Austin for over twenty years. She holds an MFA from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and is a writer and photographer.
Agustina Rodriguez is an Austin-based designer whose work explores connections between people and places through architecture and visual art. Agustina holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and works independently as a visual artist and architectural designer. Common themes in the development of her design include using color as contextual code, simplicity of form, and the careful study of light and materiality. Central to these themes is the conscious articulation of scale and how it may impact individual settings. While she considers color and scale central elements to her explorations as a public artist, having the design concept respond to the specific site and history of the place is a critical starting point.