Wed. June 4, 2014
Elizabeth McClellan (M.F.A. Studio Art candidate) and Karen Woodward (B.A. Art History, 1993) are included in group exhibition Movement at the Museum of Human Achievement. The opening reception will be held Friday, June 6, at 8 pm at 3600 Lyons Rd.
Elizabeth McClellan is an artist and set designer whose work examines the construction of landscape through the body's relationship to specific places. Her current series, Storm Shapes, interacts with weather events in an attempt to capture a slice of time and to frame the massive natural forces that shape land and cities into human scale. McClellan graduated summa cum laude from Wesleyan University in 2009 before joining us at UT Austin.
Karen Woodward followed her art history degree with an M.F.A. in Sculpture from Washington University in 2000. Prior to moving back to Austin, Woodward was faculty at Craft Alliance Education Center in St. Louis, MO, where she was chair of the Glass Department. Karen has been a studio art instructor for over 10 years and has taught all levels glass sculpture to both children and adults. She has served as an instructor for several studio art courses including foundry casting for bronze, centrifugal casting for jewelry, as well as 2 and 3D Design.
Tue. June 3, 2014
M.F.A. candidate Gracelee Lawrence presents her most recent installation Crochet Ricochet Macrame Cosmic Ray Hideaway in Chapel Hill, N.C. The exhibition will be on display through June.
Thu. May 29, 2014
Nine M.F.A. candidates will display their works in a group exhibition at pump project, a studio and gallery space in East Austin. The graduates work in painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and transmedia. An opening reception will be held Friday, May 30, and the exhibition will continue through July 21.
Annie May Johnson
Thu. May 29, 2014
Dr. Michael D. Carrasco (Ph.D. Art History, 2005) was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant. The grant amounts to $60,000 and will support Carrasco's project, The Mesoamerican Corpus of Formative Period Art and Writing.
During his time at the Department of Art and Art History, Carrasco completed his dissertation The Mask Flange Iconographic Complex: The Art, Ritual, and History of a Maya Sacred Image under the supervision of Dr. Julia Guernsey and Dr. David Stuart.