Art in the Garden Program Features a New Exhibit, The Art of Being

Wednesday 14th, February 2018 / 15:33 Written by
Art in the Garden Program Features a New Exhibit, The Art of Being

Art in the Garden Exhibit: The Art of Being will be Featured at the San Antonio Botanical Garden

San Antonio Botanical Garden’s Art in the Garden program features a new exhibit, The Art of Being, by Rodrigo Garagarza (Mexico). The opening free reception is February 15, 2018 at 5:30pm-7pm and is open to the public. This exhibit is in collaboration with Gomez Vazquez International and Art Legacy TX and is made possible in part by a grant from the Russell Hill Rogers Fund for Arts.

The Art of Being features five metal sculptures from Garagarza’s series, La Matatena (Jacks), inspired by the traditional children’s game. Garagarza’s botanical inspiration and his passion for sculpture and architecture merge with his mastery of geometry. These vibrant, whimsical, and larger-than-life sculptures will be on view throughout the Garden from February 15 – August 12, 2018. The exhibition is curated by Adriana Cisneros of Art Legacy TX.

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Photo credit: San Antonio Botanical Garden

The artist will be present at the exhibition opening with special guests, Cosul General of Mexico, Reyna Torres Mendivil and Alvaro Gonzalez Guerra Gomez, Principal of Gomez Vazquez International architecture firm.

About Adriana Cisneros

Adriana Cisneros, has dedicated her recent years, with great sensibility, to discovering emerging talent that work with universal symbols.  She is the founder of Art Legacy dedicated to promoting and supporting the work of first-class artists from across the world. Art Legacy nourish, inspire, engage, and celebrate partnerships and collaborations between artists, businesses, cultural institutions, our community and the public.

 

About Gomez Vazquez International

Gomez Vazquez International (GVI) is a firm specialized in architectural design and urban planning for over 55 years. GVI had taken their designs to more than 16 countries, bringing a dynamic combination of prestige and experience, GVI is one of the best architectural firms in the American continent, with the perfect balance of innovation and experience. Throughout the last five decades, Gomez Vazquez International has completed more than 1,000 projects in over 81 destinations worldwide while demonstrating a commitment to design excellence, innovation, and sustainability.

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Photo credit: San Antonio Botanical Garden

About the San Antonio Botanical Garden
The Garden has grown! The new expansion provides dramatic new opportunities for visitors to explore and connect with nature and discover the value of plants, water, freshly grown food, and the outdoors.

Daily admission to the San Antonio Botanical Garden is $12 adults; $10 students, seniors, military; $9 children age 3-13. San Antonio Botanical Garden is located at 555 Funston Place at North New Braunfels. Parking is free. The Botanical Garden is operated under the auspices of the City of San Antonio Department of Parks & Recreation and is open year-round except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. For more information, visit www.sabot.org or call 210-536-1400.

 

Stay up to date and connect with the Garden: https://www.facebook.com/sabotanicalgarden, Twitter: @SABotGarden and on Instagram @sabotgarden

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