The Chronicle offers “six recommendations for enjoyable stops along the two weekends of the East Austin Studio Tour.” Check out the Metal Mantis mention.
Six picks, here.
“Just a few hundred yards away from the EAST’s Canopy epicenter, this compact powerhouse of three-dimensional work features “Sculp-chur,” a group show of unique sculptures packaged to mimic retail presentation, each piece an original artwork presented as if it just came out of a snack-vending machine. The concept and the artists represented here – Colin McIntyre, Terra Goolsby, Laura Latimer, and Dana Younger, among others – are more than sufficient to recommend this venue, but. But: There’s also the mind-blowing, oversized brilliance of that permanent Paved Garden surrounding the gallery, and no better time to experience it than now[…]”