Blue Star Arts Complex 1420 S Alamo St., Southtown, (210) 354-3775. The epicenter of contemporary art in San Antonio, this informal complex consists of pop-up studios in apartments, traditional art galleries, and cafes. It is fun just to wander, but a detailed map at the website helps bring things into focus.
|Blue Star Arts Complex in San Antonio, Texas|
●Blue Star Contemporary #116, (210) 227-6960. This non-profit contemporary art institution was established by a group of artists in 1986.
●The Brick at Blue Star #108. At this cool venue something interesting is always happening.
●Choice Goods #103. The original t-shirts and art here is made by local “low-brow” artists.
|Choice Goods at Blue Star Arts Complex in San Antonio, Texas|
●Cinnabar #147, (210) 557-6073. This gallery specializes in contemporary art. I recently saw the Ana Fernandez “Still Life” show here. Her "La Gardenia" painting depicts a local restaurant I happened to visit the day before.
|"La Gardenia" by Ana Fernandez at Cinnabar at Blue Star Arts Complex in San Antonio, Texas|
●Mockingbird Handprints #108, (210) 878-5711. Fine art and crafts by local artists is the specialty in this colorful gallery.
●San Angel #110, (210) 226-6688. An eclectic collection of colorful art and clothing is the specialty here.
|exterior of San Angel at Cinnabar at Blue Star Arts Complex in San Antonio, Texas|
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