Eileen McKeon Butt
WEST AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR 2017

I'm excited to announce that I'll be participating in the West Austin Studio Tour this year, as a guest of sculptor Larry Akers! http://www.eyeplaystudio.net/index.html. We are joined by Mihai Cipleu, an emerging graphic artist from Austin http://mihaicipleuart.wixsite.com/mihaic.

The show kicks off with a special event, Due West, on May 11th http://west.bigmedium.org/duewest.html. The actual tour runs over the next two weekends:

May 13-14 and
May 20-21

11:00am-6:00pm

Larry is #228 on the Tour and I'm #229. The studio is located at: https://goo.gl/maps/CyZNGbmGW3p in Austin. Please stop by if you can!


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New Year

Just finished two shows in December, and am ready to unveil some more new art--Stay tuned!

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ART SCIENCE GALLERY TRADING CARD SHOW 2015

It's that time of year again for all art and science enthusiasts: Art Science Gallery's Annual Trading Card Show is on the horizon! The show opens on Saturday, December 5th, and runs through Tuesday, December 22nd.

All artwork has been donated by the artists to the Gallery to help them defray the costs of their scientific and artistic educational activities held throughout the year. I will have six brand new pieces in this show, and hope you'll be able to come out and see them!

Art Science Gallery is located in the Canopy Art Complex at: https://goo.gl/maps/pPLmH33mtTt

The opening reception is from 7:00-10:00pm on Saturday, December 5th. Normal gallery hours for the rest of the show are Tuesday-Saturday, 12:00-6:00pm.

If you are unable to attend the reception or show, but would like to view the cards, the new 2015 artwork will be added to the following site by December 5th: http://artscitradingcards.tumblr.com/.

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WEST AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR 2015

I'm excited to be exhibiting a series of new paintings at the West Austin Studio Tour, which will be held on the weekends of May 9-10, and 16-17th. My themes range from the microscopic to the interstellar, so if you love science art, you're in for a treat!

My work will be on display at Austin Art Space Gallery and Studios: https://goo.gl/maps/fbeL8 (#206 on the tour map). The gallery will be open from 11:00am-6pm, and will have live music every afternoon, along with food and beverages. There will be lots of art at this venue from other wonderful artists, so come on out and browse or shop!

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DUE WEST SHOW OPENS ON FRIDAY, MAY 1!

Due West is the premiere event for the West Austin Studio Tour, and will run throughout the dates of the tour (May 9-10 and 16-17).

The opening reception will be held on Thursday, April 30th from 7:00-10:00pm at the University Park building at: https://goo.gl/maps/BIc9G. The reception will feature live music, and food and drinks from local restaurants. There is a fee only for the reception: all other days of the show are free!

All of the artists participating in the West Austin Studio Tour will have one piece exhibited for sale at Due West, and part of the proceeds will go toward funding Big Medium and the shows it runs all year.

Due West is also the first place where you can obtain a catalog of all the artists and studios who'll be participating in West.

Come on out for a taste of what's to come at West, and maybe grab a piece of exciting new artwork for your collection!

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Art Science Gallery 2nd AnnualTrading Card Exposition and Fundraiser

This wonderful show features inspirational science-related artwork which has all been donated by the artists to help Art Science Gallery fund its many educational and artistic projects throughout the year. I have six paintings in the show, and hope you're able to come out and have a look!

Each piece of artwork is trading-card size, and is being sold for the affordable price of $25.00 each.

Last years' show was a blast, and I hope you can make it out this year! Please feel free to bring any guests you wish--this show is for everyone who supports science and art in Austin!

The show runs from December 5-January 10, 2015. The gallery is located at the Canopy art complex: 916 Springdale Rd., #102, Austin, TX 78702, https://goo.gl/maps/N8BWP

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CAS 15th ANNIVERSARY SHOW AT THE DOUGHERTY

This exciting show opens at the Dougherty Arts Center on Friday, October 31st! The exhibition features artwork created by members of the Creative Arts Society, the oldest and largest artists' organization in Austin. I am very happy that two of my paintings were juried into this show!

The opening reception will be held on Wednesday, November 12 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome, and delicious refreshments will be served!

The show dates are: October 31 through November 29th. The Dougherty Arts Center's hours are: Monday through Thursday 10:00am-9:00pm; 10:00-5:30 on Fridays; 10:00-2:00 on Saturdays; closed Sundays.

The Dougherty Arts Center is located at 1110 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78704. https://goo.gl/maps/YaY9W

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AVAA 2014 FALL SHOW

The Austin Visual Arts Association is presenting its annual Fall Show beginning Friday, October 24, and ending Saturday, November 22. I am very excited that one of my paintings was juried into this show!

This group exhibition showcases the artwork of members of the AVAA, working in a variety of styles and media. Come on out with your families and enjoy a fun show full of exciting artwork!

The opening reception will be held on Saturday, October 25th, from 6:00-8:00pm. Refreshments will be served.

The hours for the gallery are: Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00am-6:00pm.

The gallery is Austin Artspace, and is located in the Northcross Center, directly behind the Northcross Mall, 7739 Northcross Dr., Austin, TX 78757. https://goo.gl/maps/fbeL8

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THE TESLA PROJECT!

For one day only, the Tesla Project is coming to Austin! Hosted by the Canopy art complex, the day will be devoted to all things Tesla: the famous Roadsters, a working Tesla coil, a juried art exhibition, loads of fun and electrifying activities, as well as local bands, food and drinks! This special day runs from 2:00-10:00pm, but the art exhibition will be open through July 26th. I'll have artwork in the show, so come on out and say hello, and plan to have a really fun time!

The Canopy art complex is located at 916 Springdale Road https://goo.gl/maps/v9UoU

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TEACHERS' ART EXHIBITION AT ART PLUS ACADEMY plus SUMMER TEACHING!

On Sunday April 27th, I'll be exhibiting three paintings at Art Plus Academy in Northwest Austin from 1:00-4:00 p.m. The show features art created by the teaching staff, and some items will be for sale. The show is free and open to everyone! Art Plus Academy is located at: 8650 Spicewood Springs Rd. Suite 118, Austin 78759 https://goo.gl/maps/UdRHK. Come on out and enjoy artwork along with light refreshments, and feel free to bring friends and family!

This summer, I'll be teaching two classes (for 9-12 year olds) at Art Plus Academy, focusing on the art of Picasso and Warhol. If you or anyone you know are looking for summer camps for their kids, then please visit Art Plus Academy at: http://artclassesaustin.com.

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DUE WEST SHOW IN APRIL/MAY

On April 12th, Big Medium will host the opening of DUE WEST!, a combined West Austin Studio Tour fundraiser, group show, and catalog launch event.

Each artist will have one piece at the show, with part of the proceeds going toward supporting the West Austin Studio Tour in May. I hope you'll be able to come by and see my new work!

The show is free and open to the public. Due West will be on view during tour hours (West weekends, 11am-6pm) as well as regular gallery hours (Tue-Sat, 12-6pm) until May 18th.

The location is: Lincoln Village, 6406 N. IH-35, Suite 2850A https://goo.gl/maps/SWvFq.

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NEW SHOW AT ART SCIENCE GALLERY!

Calling all Art/Science lovers: fun show at an awesome new Austin gallery opens on Friday 13th (reception from 7-11pm). Art Science Gallery promotes science-inspired art, and the new show features tiny format (trading card) pieces that were all donated to help this new gallery get off to a great start! I've got 6 pieces going in, and would love all of my local friends to come and check it out!

Reception is Friday, but the show runs through Jan. 5th (11:00-6:00). Free and open to the public! The gallery is at Canopy, 916 Springdale Road, Bldg. 2, Suite 102, Austin 78702. Hope you can check it out--this is going to be a blast! Check out Art.Science.Gallery on FB--they are really amazing!

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2013 DOUGHERTY ARTS CENTER SHOW

If you're in Austin, please stop by the Dougherty Arts Center during the
month of July to see the Creative Arts Society's 14th Anniversary Exhibition!

One of my portraits was juried into this show, and there's a lot of great work
from some wonderful Austin artists! The Dougherty is located at: 1110 Barton Springs Road.

Hope you can make it!