Houston-based artist Carlos Hernandez featured in current Bailey exhibit

Ben Bailey Art Gallery - 04/20/17 - 05/31/17

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590


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The final art exhibit of the season at the Ben Bailey Gallery at Texas A&M University-Kingsville features the work of serigraphy artist Carlos Hernandez. His show, Coming Attractions, will be on display through Wednesday, May 31.

 Hernandez is based in Houston. He has been featured in the 2011 Communication Arts Typography annual, the 2011 and 2012 Communication Arts Illustration annual and was published in the 2012 book Mexican Graphics by Korero Books-UK.

He has designed and printed gig posters for such artists as The Kills, Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon, Santana and more. He was selected as the official poster artist to design the commemorative poster for the 2013 Austin City Limits Music Festival.

Hernandez is a founding partner of Burning Bones Press, a full-service printmaking studio and has served as an instructor of screen printing at Rice University’s department of visual and dramatic arts.

His has done corporate work for Miller Brewing Company, Google, Lincoln Motor Company, Live Nation, New West Records, C3 Presents, Hohner USA, Goode Company, Underbelly, the Houston Chronicle, Saint Arnold Brewing Company and more.

Some of his more recent solo exhibitions have been Hard Luck Honky Tonk at Flatbed Press in Austin; Howdy, No Future at Neighborhood in Dallas; Solo Exhibition at University of Mary-Hardin Baylor; and Tinta Grafica at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Hernandez received his bachelor of arts degree in graphic design and illustration from Texas Tech University.

The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 361-593-3401.

 -TAMUK-