Rockstars

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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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.

November 15, 2018 at 10:45am

Local artist, Louis Vega Treviño was born and raised in San Antonio. In a time and place where it wasn’t cool to be smart, the young Treviño would sit with his fellow middle school classmates playing chess to pass the time. He was even threatened physically once after winning a chess match against one of his classmates. “That school was rough, but I was a nerd”, he told M!SA, after discussing his shift from Catholic school to a public middle school in the area.

March 11, 2019 at 5:00pm

One of San Antonio's newest public parks, Confluence Park, opened in early 2018 with a flood of praise and news coverage spanning across the globe. This praise also extended into a prestigious design award.  In January 2019, Confluence Park won an A.I.A. (American Institute of Architects) 2019 Institute Honor Award for Architecture.

August 13, 2018 at 10:02pm

At our recent M!SA Meet Up & Web Launch event, our DJ of choice was local Steven Lee Moya. Specializing in mid-century lounge music, he puts a modern spin on this genre making for a spectacular mix! We recently took a moment to ask this successful musician more about his deep roots in San Antonio and how his career has taken shape.

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