Did you know that many of our talented San Antonio residents are being recognized in the national/international spotlight? Join us as we bring these accolades to your attention because indeed, we do have our own rockstars!

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June 02, 2023 at 10:57am

[Sponsored] Fernando Andrade is a San Antonio-based contemporary artist that was born in the Mexico border town of Acuña Coahuila. His family migrated to Texas when Andrade was just 7 years old for work and they now run a paint contracting company. About coming to San Antonio he stated, “We had a little bit of family here already so my parents felt that San Antonio was a good place. I like it here. With my work, it’s not too far from Mexico that it allows me to go visit and stay connected to my roots.”

March 27, 2023 at 11:59am

Chad Ritterbach is a casting director based in Los Angeles and has booked models and actors for several notable commercials and music videos. Some of his credits include casting for Nike, Dior, Estee Lauder, Yves Saint Laurent, Madonna, Drake, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, and Lizzo, among others. His most recent casting success was in the new Miley Cyrus music video for the song, 'River'. His career has taken him around the world, and his roots are right here in San Antonio, Texas.

January 12, 2023 at 4:50pm

What were people clicking on at MiSA? Keep scrolling to see our most viewed articles of 2022.

October 30, 2022 at 11:34am

San Antonio-based artist, Wendy Bowman Butler, started her career in New York City as a photographer and painting apprentice for the artist, Sarah Morris. Traveling the world with Morris, Bowman photographed the artist with her work while working as a full time painting assistant in Morris’s studio. 

January 27, 2022 at 12:19pm

What were people clicking on in 2021 at M!SA? Look below for our most visited articles of last year.

April 13, 2021 at 11:16am

Local contemporary artist, Rex Hausmann, recently participated in an international group exhibition at Waterfall Mansion & Gallery in New York City entitled Light House. The show was originally planning to run from February 6, 2021 - March 27, 2021, but was extended until May 29, 2021.

January 30, 2020 at 8:54pm

2019 was a fantastic year to highlight local art and design in San Antonio! Below are our top five most viewed articles in 2019.

November 29, 2019 at 11:37am

In November 2019, our M!SA Advisory Panel spoke with local students about their career choices in professions like architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, graphic design, culinary arts, contemporary art, and film. Click the image below to watch and pass this video along to those you know who want to pursue a career in the visual arts!

January 06, 2020 at 12:00pm

Taeg Nishimoto is a graduate professor in the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning at UTSA. Originally from Japan, his interests span from all methods of architectural design from the theoretical to the technical. Professor Nishimoto is an impressive resource for UTSA students. As stated on his biography on the UTSA website:

June 11, 2019 at 10:53am

Ten years ago the local painter, Rex Hausmann, had a solo exhibition in New York City and dreamed of one day bringing San Antonio artists back with him to have a group show.