- Armadillo Art SquadThe South Austin Popular Culture Center features the artwork of the infamous “Armadillo Art Squad” dating from the 1960s to today. These artists have garnered international acclaim for their influence upon rock art in the 1970s and the contemporary Austin culture. They continue to producer art in a variety of mediums, including the quintessential Austin art form, the poster. Old and new works by these celebrities will be displayed on a permanent basis along with periodic displays, including the numerous notable contemporary Austin artists. Click on the images and names below to learn more about the artist. Danny Garrett Nels Jacobson Guy Juke G.L. McElhaney
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With great pleasure the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture announces an exhibit featuring the work of cartoonist and underground comic artist, Gilbert Shelton. He is the creator of The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, Fat Freddy’s Cat, Wonder Wart-Hog, and Not Quite Dead.
On Friday, March 12 join us for an autograph party with artist Gilbert Shelton from 12 to 3 p.m. We’ll be meeting at the Oat Willies at 617 West 29th Street in ATX. Click here to RSVP.
“I wanted to see something fresh. How do I make a drawing I haven’t seen before? The only way to do that is to close your eyes,” said artist Jim Franklin about his latest series of acrylic paintings. Franklin created a collection of self portraits which speak to inner vision as much as the act of looking. The South Austin …
“Sometimes people don’t even know to go into the building,” says artist Henry Gonzalez, arms crossed, as he looks over the art installations surrounding the South Austin Popular Culture Center. “This is the legacy I’m going to leave behind,” Gonzalez says. Each piece is a reflection of South Austin, and as one of the founders of the Center and creator …
The artists will be displaying at SXSW and API’s Flatstock 4 poster show at the Austin Convention Center. March 19th and 20th from noon to 6pm. Admission is free.
More about this event…coming soon.