Do you like to go against the grain? First Friday is already old news, so here are three Second Saturday openings to keep your March art agenda rolling.
Escapism: Works on ePaper by Tim Schwartz
March 12 through April 24
Opening reception: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 12
Hacking rises to an art in the most literal of ways in Tim Schwartz’s brave new digital world of eScapes — gray-scale ePaper text screens manipulated to capture imagery from nature — that challenges the persistence of representation in art through the newest of mediums. An artist with a science background, the L.A.-based Schwartz also does work beyond the creative realm, including the development of technologies that help families reunite after disasters.
From Combat to Canvas
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Through March 25
Opening reception: 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 12
War may be hell, but so is its aftermath. To show how it affects the men and women on the front lines, Blair-Caldwell library curator Helen Littlejohn pulled together a collection of art and photography investigating the veteran experience for From Combat to Canvas, which serves as an outlet for a diverse group of local veterans who are also artists.
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Duality: New Works by Andrew Hoffman
Super Ordinary Gallery
March 12 through 31
Opening reception: 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 12
The design-based imagery of Andrew Hoffman delves into modern symbology for Duality, a show that contains opposing forces of the mystical and the modern in clean, poster-ready compositions. Added bonus: The gallery is inside the Source in RiNo, so you can enjoy the art and browse the boutique at Super Ordinary, but also get dinner and a drink — all under one roof.
Want more? See the Westword event listings for current gallery and art museum exhibitions and openings in the metro area.