Department of Art and Art History News

Laurel Shear presents work in juried exhibition

Wed. April 22, 2015

abstract painting in beige, red and cream colors
Image courtesy of the artist

Work by Laurel Shear (MFA in Studio Art, 2015) was selected for a juried exhibition, Cultural Conversations, at the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The exhibition will be on view May 8 – May 29, 2015.

Margo Sawyer included in Texas Abstract exhibition at Gallery Sonja Roesch

Wed. April 22, 2015

white overlapping hexagonal and cube shapes on green background

Professor Margo Sawyer presents work included in a group exhibition at Gallery Sonja Roesch. The exhibition will be on view April 18 – May 16, 2015.

Amy Blakemore receives 2015 Artist of the Year from Art league Houston

Mon. April 20, 2015

photograph of boy in white tshirt standing in dark woods
Amy Blakemore, Boy in Woods, 2010, Chromogenic Print Ed. of 10, 19 x 19 inches

Amy Blakemore (MFA in Studio Art, 1985) has been selected as the 2015 Texas Artist of the Year by Art League Houston. Blakemore will present work in an exhibition at Art League Houston September 25 – November 7, 2015.

Department presentations at the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting

Thu. April 16, 2015

white overlapping hexagonal and cube shapes on green background

Dr. Julia Guernsey, Dr. David Stuart, and PhD candidates in Art History Stephanie Strauss and Elliot Lopez-Finn will present papers at the 2015 Society for American Achaeology annual conference in Chicago.

Marc Dennis featured in Art Voices Magazine

Mon. April 13, 2015

magazine cover with woman standing in front of painting of woman

Work by Marc Dennis (MFA in Studio Art, 1993) is featured on the spring cover of Art Voices Magazine. A profile of Dennis appears on page 24.