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Meet The Artists

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Meet The Artists

  • September 10, 2016
  • 6:00 -7:30 PM
  • Michael and Noemi Neidorff Art Gallery at the Dicke Art Building Trinity University

Please join Contemporary at Blue Star and ARTS San Antonio for Meet The Artists, a collaborative reception honoring photographer Patrik Elgström and pianist Alessandro Deljavan. Elgström presents new works in Obstacle, an exhibition open from September 8 to October 15, and Deljavan performs on September 10 at 7:30 p.m. Contemporary at Blue Star Members are offered a special BOGO on tickets to the performance, which you can purchase here. Reception is free and open to the public.

Contemporary at Blue Star’s Berlin Residency Program elevates the international contemporary art landscape and fosters global collaboration through its partnership with the Künstlerhaus Bethanien (KB). Each year, Blue Star selects 4 San Antonio artists for three-month residencies in Berlin, where they join 24 other artists from around the world as the sole U.S. representatives.

Building on this exchange, Blue Star is pleased to welcome Swedish artist and KB resident Patrik Elgström to San Antonio, further fostering its international collaborations and mission to nurture San Antonio’s art community. Obstacle is the second exhibition developed as a result of Blue Star’s relationship with the KB, and the first presented in partnership with Trinity University at the Michael and Noemi Neidorff Gallery. Elgström was a resident at KB from October 2014-15.

ARTS San Antonio aspires to enrich the cultural heritage, elevate the reputation, and magnify the potential of the community by joining San Antonians with world-class artists. They seek to inspire audiences by bringing exceptional and meaningful arts experiences to the people, stages, and classrooms of San Antonio.

Referred to as a “musical Hypnotist” with “jaw-dropping virtuosity”, Italian pianist Alessandro Deljavan will be making his San Antonio debut with a highly anticipated performance at the Ruth Taylor Recital Hall this September 10th at 7:30 pm. Van Cliburn Winner Deljavan, is a critic and audience favorite, acquiring many prestigious awards and sensational reviews.

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