- Jun 5: “Spinning Yarns: Photographic Storytellers”
- Jun 5: Gabriel Dawe: “Plexus no.26”
- Jun 5: “Virgina Fleck”
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- May 21:
Red Dot 2014
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- Feb 28, 2014-Jan 31, 2015: Richard Hunt: “Art in the Garden 2014” (San Antonio Botanical Garden)
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About our staff...
John Dean Domingue Visitor & Member Services Associate
John Dean Domingue is an alum of Trinity University, where he graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Studio Art and Sociology, receiving the Presidential Award of Excellence and awards from each of his major areas of study. He has developed and led several workshops around Texas on community outreach and social theory. An interdisciplinary artist, John Dean splits his time between Blue Star and the studio.
Bill FitzGibbons Director of Special Projects
Bill FitzGibbons received his BFA in Sculpture and Art History from the University of Tennessee, and his MFA in Sculpture and Multi-Media from Washington University in St. Louis. Bill has received over thirty public art commissions in six countries. In 1979 he became the first curator at Laumeier Sculpture Park in St. Louis, Missouri. From 1985 until 1988 he was appointed as the Director of Sculpture at the Visual Art Center in Anchorage, Alaska. In 1988 he became the Department Head of Sculpture at the San Antonio Art Institute. In 1991 he was selected as a Fulbright Scholar for the Hungarian Art Academy in Budapest, Hungary. Bill has served on the adjunct faculty at Trinity University in San Antonio and has been the Executive Director of the Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum since the summer of 2002 and transitioned to the position of Director of Special Projects in Summer 2013.
Mary Heathcott Executive Director
Heathcott was born in Houston, Texas. She received her master's degree in the Humanities from the University of Chicago and a BA in Art History from Trinity University in San Antonio. Heathcott comes to Blue Star from Artpace was she served as the Deputy Director. While there she provided strategic administrative and programmatic direction of the contemporary art non-profit. In 2011, Heathcott was named Artpace's Interim Managing Director, and curated exhibitions for the organization's Hudson (Show)Room and Window Works galleries. Heathcott first joined Artpace in 2006, and helped manage the organization's development initiatives, as well as its marketing and public relations efforts. Prior to Artpace, Heathcott was Manager of Individual Giving at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Pedro Luera Preparator
Pedro Luera studied Art at San Antonio College. With transcripts in hand, and facing a possible move, he answered an ad for an apprenticeship as a Preparator. Pedro then started doing contract work for local museums and galleries, before finding his way to Blue Star in 2011.
Elizabeth Lyons Public Affairs and Engagement Manager
Elizabeth Lyons currently serves as Marketing & Program Manager at Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Studio Art. Before joining Blue Star, she interned at The CE Group. She is a San Antonio native and paints in her spare time.
Jacqueline McGilvray Exhibitions and Programs Manager
Jacqueline McGilvray received her BFA in Photography from Texas State University and her MFA in Photography and Integrated Media from Ohio University. Before coming to Blue Star Jack worked for various arts organizations and institutions with her experience ranging from exhibitions coordinating, to collections archiving and curatorial writing, to teaching undergraduate courses and working with refugee and at risk youth. Working in photography, video and creative non-fiction writing, Jack is also a practicing artist. With a process rooted in documentary practices and biography, she discusses issues surrounding family and identity using a variety of subjects, through the revisiting and translating of memories.
Alex Rubio MOSAIC Artist-in-Residence
Alex Rubio is an acclaimed visual artist who has exhibited in premier art galleries locally and nationally, including shows at The McNay Art Museum, ArtPace, and local and traveling exhibitions through the San Antonio Museum of Art. As Blue Star’s MOSAIC Art Studio Manager, Alex Rubio employs his natural talent and extensive experience as an instructor in non-profit arts organizations to inspire people of all ages to explore art through a variety of techniques and media.
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Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum gratefully acknowledges major support from the City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development, the Lifshutz Family, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Ricos Products Co., Inc. Additional essential support is provided by Alamo Beer, Alturas Foundation, Argo Group, Boeing Employee Community Fund, The Capital Group Company: Home of American Funds, Citrus at Hotel Valencia, H-E-B, Hotel Valencia, The Flohr Family Foundation, Frost Bank, The Arts Fund, Luther King Capital Management, Mission Pharmacal, Muñoz and Company, The NRP Group LLC, NuStar Energy LP, Rackspace, RBC, Republic National Distributing Company, Silver Eagle Distributors LP, The Smothers Foundation, Strasburger & Price, LLP, Texas Commission on the Arts, The Trust Company, Valero Energy, and the Community Partners, Members, Individual Donors, and Board of Directors of Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum.
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