Located on campus at the university's AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, the Courtyard Gallery presents a wide range of artwork produced by faculty and alumni from the Department of Art and Art History in the College of Fine Arts.
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
1900 University Avenue
Austin, Texas 78705
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9am – 7pm Daily
Free and Open to the Public
Jade Walker, Gallery Director
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February 12 – May 2, 2015
Opening Reception: February 12, 5–7pm
Jeff Williams was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and raised in Plymouth, Michigan. His work questions the relationships between materiality, abstraction, and their correlation to time. He studied at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, received his Bachelors of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art and Design in 1998, and his Masters of Fine Arts from Syracuse University in 2002. From 2006–2008, he was a fellow and artist-in-residence at the Core Program at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston. He received the Texas Prize from The Contemporary Austin in 2012. Williams lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, and Austin, where he is an assistant professor in Sculpture in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin.
Torque and Axis
May 7 – September 26, 2015
Opening Reception: May 7, 5–7pm
Jared Steffensen was born in Fairfax, Virginia. He earned a BFA in Intermedia Sculpture from the University of Utah in 2002 and an MFA from The University of Texas at Austin in 2006. Steffensen seemingly joins disparate realms through geometric abstraction. He was a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant in 2006. His work has been exhibited throughout the US, as well as in Mexico, Germany, and The Netherlands. He is currently the Curator of Education at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art in Salt Lake City, Utah.