Public Right of Way (sidewalks, streets, etc.)
916 Springdale Rd, Canopy
Drive by the Canopy Austin sign facing Springdale Rd & look for collaborations between artist Susan Scafati & dancer Alexa Capareda exploring interventions between the built & natural landscape. Scafati is Big Medium’s Pylon Project artist-in-residence, during which she is using the sign post as a space to experiment with temporary drive-by artworks. Follow the project on instagram @susanscafati @acapareda
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By appointment only
About the Artist
Susan Scafati is an Austin-based, American conceptual artist whose multidisciplinary practice centers around creating light metaphors to reflect on destabilizing archetypes and cultures in flux. She is known for large-scale plexiglass and photo-based installations. Her art has taken the form of sun-print, darkroom, and digital photo-based works; mixed-media installations (including of plexiglass, wood, marble, textiles); performances; and videos.Scafati has exhibited in galleries and museums, as well as public spaces, and given art talks to many institutions and organizations. Recent major commissions include a 4-story installation featured at the Facebook office; a 2-story installation in Austin Central Library’s windows; and an 111-foot installation featured at the Texas Cultural Trust’s Texas Medal of Arts Awards biennial. She was selected by The Contemporary Austin to be the museum’s 2019 Contemporary Print Artist — a recognition that highlights outstanding artists and commissions a print for their collection.
Susan Scafati is an Austin-based, American conceptual artist whose multidisciplinary practice centers around creating light metaphors to reflect on destabilizing archetypes and cultures in flux.