Posted on Fri Apr 20, 2018
“THE UPSHAWS OF COUNTY LINE” AT TEXAS FOLKLIFE THIS SPRING
Gallery Exhibit Opening and Reception, Thursday, May 10
Featured in West Austin Studio Tour, May 12-13 and May 19-20
Austin, Texas – April 20, 2018 –Texas Folklife will refresh its exhibit space this spring with The Upshaws of County Line. The exhibit opening will be...
Posted on Tue Feb 13, 2018
Texas Folklife Presents:
"The Upshaws of County Line"
Gallery Exhibit Opening
Thursday May 10th, 2018
Free and Open to the Public
Texas Folklife Gallery
1708 Houston Street - Austin, TX 78756
Texas Folklife invites you to join us for the exhibit opening of "The Upshaws of County Line." This exhibit features photographs and oral history collected by documentary photographer Richard Orton between...
Posted on Tue Dec 20, 2016
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Posted on Mon Aug 15, 2016
Taquerías of Southmost Gallery ExhibitTexas Folklife Gallery1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756FREE and open to the public Gallery Hours: 10am-6pm Monday-Friday and by appointment
In 2012 Texas Folklife and the Brownsville Historical Association (BHA) partnered on “Taquerías of Southmost,” a research, documentation, exhibit, outreach and promotion project. Texas Folklife conducted fieldwork...
Posted on Mon Jul 18, 2016
Taquerías of Southmost Gallery Exhibit OpeningWednesday August 10th6pm-8pmTexas Folklife Gallery1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756FREE and open to the public
Featuring a talk by exhibit photographer Chuy Benitez and presentation by Mando Rayo, co-author of The Tacos of Texas, to be published by the University of Texas Press in September 2016.
Posted on Thu Jan 8, 2015
Texas Folklife friend and photographer Chuy Benitez was featured in the New York Times Blog LENS. We have featured Chuys' work in some of our most memorable exhibits like Taquerias of Southmost & Yard Art, as well as hosted his show "Pasatiempos de la Frontera" at our Austin,TX gallery. Most recently he photographed for our NEA funded foodways project in West Texas and is currently featured...
Posted on Thu Mar 1, 2018
West Austin Studio Tour at Texas Folklife Gallery - featuring The Upshaws of County Line exhibitTexas Folklife1708 Houston St Austin, TX 78756
May 12th-13th and May 19th-20th (11am-6pm)
Texas Folklife is a participant gallery in the 2018 WEST Austin Studio Tour. Please join us for WEST, we will have drinks and snacks available throughout the tour. Our gallery will feature...
Posted on Tue Feb 13, 2018
Excerpt of a review from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, a Texas State Historical Association publication, about the book "The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family" by Richard S. Orton
"In The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family, documentary photographer Richard Orton chronicles the Upshaws, an African American family of the rural East Texas community of County...