Galveston Arts Center (GAC) presents three exhibitions by Texas-based artists in partnership with the 2017 Texas Biennial opening Saturday, October 14, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM with artist talks beginning at 6:30. In the 1st floor gallery, Dallas-based artist Giovanni Valderas incorporates Spanish idioms into piñata forms in an attempt to decipher the complex relationships between the US and Latin America for the exhibition Tradecraft. In the 1878 Gallery, Regina Agu reconsiders the landscape through photography, environmental research, and source texts for the exhibition Sea Change. In the Brown Foundation Gallery, Christi Blizard presents Wanting not to want, an installation of video and text paintings used in her ongoing appearances in the audiences of popular morning television broadcasts. These exhibitions will remain on view through November 19, 2017.