Artist Talk at Mockingbird Handprints


If you missed the First Friday opening of Ed Malcik’s “Selling the Alamo and Other Photos” at Mockingbird Handprints, here’s the perfect chance to not only see it, but to meet the photographer himself! Join the artist talk on Friday, September 14th at 6:30pm. This event is FREE and open to the public!



About Ed Malcik – Ed Malcik is a former photojournalist and diplomat. He currently lives in Austin and is a documentary photographer with an emphasis on street photography. He was staff photographer for the Texas House of Representatives in 1975, and the Austin American Statesman from 1975 – 1980. Ed’s work has been published extensively in books and magazines, and he has presented exhibits of his photographs in several countries, including the United States.

In 1980 Ed was a volunteer in the Peace Corps and worked with the USAID, in Gambia, West Africa. From 1985 – 2010 he worked as a Foreign Service Officer at US embassies and consulates in Cameroon, India, Barbados, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Germany, and Stockholm. In Washington, DC, he served as Administrative Officer, Management Counselor, Deputy Chief of Mission, and Office Director. Ed retired from the Foreign Service in 2010 to pursue his photographic interests.

The exhibition Selling the Alamo and Other Photos by photographer Ed Malcik at Mockingbird Handprints in the Blue Star Complex, was shot on and around the streets of San Antonio over the last eleven years. It is a different take on what makes San Antonio a unique city, such as its western traditions and its interaction between commerce and religion.


Mockingbird Handprint Gallery hours:
Thursday’s 11am-8pm
Friday’s – Sunday’s 11am-6pm