contemporary fine art gallery located in Austin's east end IBIZ District

APRIL 30 - JUNE 25,  2022


Sale on Select Work June 26-July 24th

David Amdur  

A Light In the Wood: Memorial Exhibition 1949-2021

April 30 - June 25, 2022

Join us in celebration of one of Austin's legends! We'll have (believe it or not) more of Amdur's work on view & for sale- his sketchbooks from the 70's!

As Travis County is currently in a high state of community transmission, masks are encouraged indoors. Thank you!

Street Parking Only. Lot is for Residents. Ride Sharing Encouraged.


The show will be up another month after our closing, and select work will gradually be reduced, with work able to be taken home, beginning June 25th-July 24th. Gallerist, Deanna Miesch will be on vacation, with Alaina Cook running the gallery starting July 5th. The gallery will be open as usual, 12-5 on Saturdays and Sundays and by appointment weekdays from now through July 24th.



Sale prices will be reflected once an order is placed

Select pieces will remain at 20% off while much of the inventory will be further discounted in the coming weeks.

Music posters & original drawings for music posters are not on sale. 

Sale Schedule on Select Work:

20% off June 26- July 3rd

30% off July 4-July 10th

40% off July 11-July 24th




It has been such a pleasure to put together this exhibit, meet, and get to know some of Dave’s friends from over the years. Spending time with his work has felt a bit like spending time with Dave. Thank you to everyone who helped make this possible.


Click HERE for the FaceBook Event Page.






David Amdur was a staple of the Austin art community for much of his life, from his days at the UT film school, to Amdur Gallery and Frame in downtown Austin, to his dream home he designed & built. Drawings, paintings, prints, music posters, wood furniture, wood and stone sculpture, you name it, Amdur was a master at it. Let us come together to celebrate his life & legacy.

This exhibit is not ordinary.  Five decades of Amdur's art will be on display.  While the sheer volume of work could easily fill a museum and deserves to, it is with great honor that we present his work. 


It is a different show than initially imagined when drawing up the starter list for the gallery.  But with his passing, it became more important to help disseminate his work to the Austin community and beyond. It's rather fitting that we have both "high" and "low" art on display, as Dave himself was never too proud, taking any job over the years, with grace. The humble spoon and fork were taken to higher planes indeed! Music posters he designed for the likes of Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators; Barton Springs meditations in drawings, prints, and paintings; wood "objets d'art", furniture and sculpture. Some of his work is sprinkled with humor, others are the essence of pure beauty and wonder. While we don't have his missing films, perhaps they'll manifest down the road. Regardless, there really is something for everyone. So come and sit a spell (in one of his chairs) and if you have a good Dave story, let's talk.


Lydia Street Gallery

1200 E. 11th St, Suite 109 
Austin, TX  78702

P: 512-524-1051

Deanna Miesch, gallerist


Located in the East Village Condominiums

Suite 109 is located at the intersection of Lydia Street & Juniper Street.  Street Parking only.

Following Austin Public Health Guidance.

Austin is currently in Stage 2. Masks are optional for vaccinated & boosted. Masks are required for individuals who have not been vaccinated.  Thanks for keeping the arts safe for everyone! 


1200 E. 11th St. #109
Austin, TX 78702


1200 E. 11th St. #109
Austin, TX 78702
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