March 30, 2019 – June 9, 2019 –
The Arts Council of Midland will present the next of its Quarterly Exhibitions series entitled ‘Visions: 2019’
featuring the masterful works of Houston-area sculptor, Ben Woitena March 29 - June 9.
The exhibit entitled ‘Ben Woitena: Nature Of The Sublime’ features many of Woitena’s stone & wood
sculptures, cast bronze sculptures and also mixed media drawings from his own personal collection.
Ben Woitena was born in San Antonio, Texas, and received his B.F.A. from the University of Texas in
Austin and his M.F.A. from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He was a faculty
member at the Glassell School of Art in Houston from 1971 to 1998. His work was featured in several
film and television documentaries, including ‘Sculpture on the Green’ by KUHT in Houston. His work
has been commissioned for parks and public spaces in Massachusetts, Houston, Texas City and at the
Bush Intercontinental Airport – Terminal E.
Woitena’s work is featured in many private collections and institutes, including our own FMH
Foundation Sculpture Garden located at Arts Council of Midland headquarters, as well as other
collections such as the Museum of Fine Art in Houston, The San Antonio Museum of Art, Museum of the
Southeast in Beaumont, and many other museums and collections around the nation.
Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Saturdays and Sundays by appointment.
1506 West Illinois Avenue in Midland
For More information: (432) 687-1149 or www.acmidland.org