2019 Symposium Schedule

17th Annual Texas Art Fair and Symposium on Early Texas Art
March 29 - 31, 2019
TCEA Conference Center
3100 Alvin DeVane Blvd, Building B
Austin, TX 78741


Friday, March 29, 2019


1:00 - 4:00 pm

SOLD OUT Pre-Symposium Ticketed Event 
Tour of Charles Umlauf Home and Studio /
Tour of exhibition, James Surls: With Out, With In
Light refreshments
Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum.
*Umlauf home and studio not ADA compliant*   

3:00 - 8:30 pm      

Symposium Registration 

5:30 pm

Start of the 2019 17th CASETA Symposium
Opening Remarks by Sarah Beth Wilson, Chair, CASETA Board of Trustees

5:45 pm

Pacesetter Address: Michael R. Grauer
Porfirio Salinas: Serious Artist or Potboiler Painter

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Opening Reception
Texas Art Fair

Saturday, March 30, 2019


9:00 am

Texas Art Fair and Symposium Registration Opens

9:30 am                 

Session I: Susie Kalil and artist Roger Winter
Fire and Ice: A Conversation with artist Roger Winter  

10:30 am

Session II: Panel - What to Do with Your Collection When You Run Out of Wall Space
Sue Canterbury
, The Pauline Gill Sullivan Associate Curator of American Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Ted Lusher, Early Texas Art Collector, Austin; Andrea Perez, Attorney at Kessler Collins, P.C. and Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX; Moderator - Bonnie Campbell, Director, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Houston

11:30 am


11:45 am

Lunch Break
Box lunch included with registration 

1:00 pm 

Session III: Keynote Address: James Surls 
Then, Now and Tomorrow

2:00 pm

Session IV: Bradley Sumrall
Our Brother's Keeper: Building an Important Texas Collection in New Orleans

3:00 pm 


3:15 pm  

Session V: Katherine Brimberry
Dancing with a Matrix:  Seven Texas Artists Step Onto the Printmaking Dance Floor

5:30 pm  


SOLD OUT TOUR 1 Bus leaves for Special Event 
Private vehicles can also drive to Lusher home

6:00 to 7:00 pm  

SOLD OUT TOUR 1 Ticketed Special Event
The Ted and Sharon Lusher Collection of Texas Art
Private Viewing at the Lusher Home 
Transportation: private vehicle or bus 

6:30 pm  

SOLD OUT TOUR 2 Bus leaves for Special Event (advanced reserve seats $20/limit 26)
Private vehicles can also drive to Lusher home

7:00 to 8:00 pm

SOLD OUT TOUR 2 Ticketed Special Event
The Ted and Sharon Lusher Collection of Texas Art
Private Viewing at the Lusher Home
$25 per person/Reservations required (limit 75)  
Transportation: private vehicle or bus

Sunday, March 31, 2019


9:00 am                                   

Texas Art Fair Opens

9:30 am

Session VI: Liz Kim, Ph.D.
Coreen Spellman’s Abstractions

10:30 am 

Session VII: Ron Tyler, Ph.D.
The Art of Texas: 250 Years - What I Have Learned

11:30 am

Raffle Drawing 

Closing Remarks by Howard Taylor
CASETA Executive Director

12:30 pm

Texas Art Fair Concludes