Department of Art and Art History Austin

Hairy Who & the Chicago Imagists screening and Q+A with Sarah Canright

Fri. May 15, 2015

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The Contemporary Austin will screen Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists July 30. The film will feature a Q+A with Senior Lecturer Sarah Canright and Producer Brian Ashby.

Solo exihibition by Olivia Martin Moore at Women and Their Work

Thu. May 14, 2015

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Image courtesy of the artist.

Olivia Martin Moore (MFA in Studio Art, 2011) presents recent work in a solo exhibition, Between Here and There, at Women and Their Work. The exhibition will be on view May 16 – July 2, 2015.

Alumni curate and participate in Gently Fried: An Exhibition in Three Parts

Tue. May 5, 2015

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Los Outsiders curatorial collective presents Gently Fried: An Exhibition in Three Parts. The collective includes: Jaime Salvador Castillo (BFA in Studio Art, 2005), Michael Anthony García, Robert Jackson Harrington, and Hector Hernandez.

From the press release:

At its heart, "Gently Fried" is about the rapidly changing face of Austin and the  voices that are transformed by its growth. Los Outsiders aim to foster a dialogue within the city and its art scene, to both activate voices that are part of an essential conversation and start a creative cross pollination in the scene in Austin.The main themes explored in the exhibition are change, relationships, house/home, and community.

The exhibition will be on view April 18 – June 13, 2015 and a symposium will take place on May 23, 2015.

Alumni presenting work in the exhibition include Jill Bedgood (MFA in Studio Art, 1983); Candace Briceno (BFA in Visual Art Studies, 1994); Susi Brister (BA in Studio Art, 2001); Megan Stroech (BFA in Studio Art, 2008); and James Huizar (BFA in Studio Art, 2007) and Claudia Zapata (BA and MA in Art History, 2005/2009) of Puro Chingon Collective.

Stephennie Mulder interviewed on the Texas Standard

Mon. May 4, 2015

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Associate Professor Stephennie Mulder spoke to the Texas Standard about the destruction of Islamic art in Syria and Iraq.

Melissa Murray presents work at Not Gallery

Sat. May 2, 2015

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Alumna Melissa Murray (BFA in Studio Art, 2012) presents new work in a solo exhibition, Sub, at Not Gallery. The exhibition opens May 2, 2015.

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