2020 Schedule

18th Annual Texas Art Fair and Symposium on Early Texas Art
April 24-26, 2020
DoubleTree by Hilton - Houston Greenway Plaza, Houston

Friday, April 24, 2020

  • Pre-Symposium Tour and Events (ticketed):
    • Menil Drawing Institute; or
    • Houston Private Collection
  • Symposium Registration at DoubleTree Hotel
  • Opening Remarks (Sarah Beth Wilson, Chair, CASETA Board of Trustees)
  • Panel Discussion: The State of the Texas Art Market and Coming Trends
    Moderated by Judy Deaton, Chief Curator, Director of Exhibitions and Collections, The Grace Museum, Abilene, and featuring Representatives from the Texas Art Fair
  • Opening Reception and Texas Art Fair

Saturday, April 25, 2020

  • Texas Art Fair and Symposium Registration
  • Session I: Amy Von Lintel, Doris Alexander Endowed Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts at West Texas A&M University, Canyon
    Expanding Abstract Expressionism: Women Artists in Texas
  • Update on CASETA publication on Texas women artists
  • Session II: Randy Tibbits, Independent art researcher and curator, Houston
    Texas Modernism(s): Houston/Dallas in the 1930s
  • CASETA Awards Presentation
  • Session III: Betty Moody, Owner and Director of Moody Gallery, Houston, in conversation with Sarah Beth Wilson, Director of Exhibitions and Curatorial Projects at Art League Houston
    A Conversation: Betty Moody and Sarah Beth Wilson
  • Session IV: Eleanor Barton, Museum Curator, Rosenberg Library, Galveston
    Early Galveston Artists, 1850s to 1930s
  • Update on Bayou Bend’s William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive
  • Session V: Shirley Reece-Hughes, Curator of Paintings, Sculpture, and Works on Paper at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth
    Texas Made Modern: The Art of Everett Spruce
  • Special Evening Event (ticketed):
    Opening Reception and Private Viewing of African American Artists in Texas: Selections from the John L. Nau III Collection of Texas Art at The African American Library at the Gregory School, a branch of the Houston Public Library

Sunday, April 26, 2020

  • Texas Art Fair
  • Session VI: Carmen Champion, Professor of Art History at San Jacinto College, Houston
    The Artist as Citizen: Frank Freed's Lessons on the Importance of Social Commentary
  • Session VII: Earlie Hudnall, Jr., Photographer, Texas Commission on the Arts 2020 Artist of the year, Houston, in conversation with Danielle Burns Wilson, Curator | Manager, Houston Public Library, The African American Library at the Gregory School
    Archetypes of the African American Experience: Artist Talk: Curator Danielle Burns Wilson in conversation with Photographer Earlie Hudnall, Jr.
  • Closing Remarks, Howard Taylor, CASETA Executive Director
  • Texas Art Fair Concludes

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