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Luis Garza's yearlong photography project culminates in UTSA exhibit

photo by Luis Garza

"Day 42: Molcajete," photograph by Luis Garza

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(April 20, 2011)--The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures will present the photography of San Antonio artist Luis Garza in an exhibit running through June 19. Garza is the fifth of 10 artists to be showcased in the Contemporary Artist Series organized by Arturo Almeida, who also curates the UTSA Art Collection. The exhibit is free with ITC admission.

>> An opening reception, free and open to the public, will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 21 at the Institute of Texan Cultures.

The exhibit showcases Garza's yearlong project of taking one photograph each day of the year.

"What was an excellent excuse to do something I love every day, cycled through being an automated task, turning into an unconscious burden and back again to something I love," said Garza.

The photographs promise to hold your attention. With a variety of subject matter, there is everything from hands in motion to a desolate parking lot to a smiling portrait. Whether in color or black-and-white, each piece has a distinct message or sentiment.

For more information about the exhibit, call 210-458-4983.

The Institute of Texan Cultures is at 801 E. Durango Blvd. in downtown San Antonio. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday, and noon-5 p.m., Sunday.

Admission is free to UTSA students, faculty and staff with UTSACard. For details about admission for all others, visit the Institute of Texan Cultures website.



Dec. 1, 9 a.m.

CITE Venture Competition & Exposition

The annual Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) 100K Venture Competition and Exposition will be held on the Main Campus on Dec. 1. Twenty-eight teams from across the university will exhibit their project; six teams will compete for a prize pool of more than $100,000 in funding to launch their new venture / company. More than 650 students have participated in launching new technology ventures.
Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering (BSE 2.102), Main Campus

Dec. 3, 5:30 p.m.

UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert

This concert features 50 community children performing music in the UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert. The children, led by UTSA music students studying to be music teachers, will join together in playing the Theme from Batman at their concert. The Batman of San Antonio, a local celebrity figure, will make an appearance at the concert. This event is free.
Buena Vista Theatre, Downtown Campus

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