Department of Art and Art History News

Richard Shiff lectures nationally throughout September

Thu. August 6, 2015

white overlapping hexagon and cube forms on green background

Richard Shiff will lecture nationally during the month of September. Join him on September 3, 2015 for a lecture on Richard Tuttle at Pulitzer Arts in St. Louis, Missouri. September 13, 2015 Shiff will be in conversation with artist Jack Whitten at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On September 24, 2015 Shiff will speak at The Phillips Collection in Washington DC about German art from the 1960s to present.

Alumni and lecturer present work at The Contemporary Austin Crit Group exhibition

Thu. August 6, 2015

white and black text in circle on teal background

Katie Rose Pipkin (B.F.A. in Studio Art, 2014) and lecturer R. Eric McMaster present work in the group exhibition, The Only Knowledge Worth Possessing, at grayDUCK Gallery. The exhibition results from The Contemporary Austin's Crit Group Program and will be on view August 14 – September 13, 2015.

Alumni participate in The Contemporary Austin Teen Mentorship Program

Wed. August 5, 2015

geometric shapes in pink yellow and blue overlapping on gray background

Alumni Lauren Moya Ford (BFA in Studio Art, 2008), Jonas Criscoe (BFA in Studio Art, 2006) and James Huizar (BFA in Studio Art, 2007) participated in the 2015 Teen Artist + Mentor Program at The Contemporary Austin. Works produced by the teen artists and mentors are on view at Pump Project through August 15, 2015.

Exhibitions feature alumni and students at Co-Lab Projects

Mon. August 3, 2015

cracked egg, yarn, photography, and pins in sculpture lined up for photograph

Opening August 8, 2015, three exhibitions feature work by participants of Co-Lab Projects' SUMMERSCOOL program. The exhibitions will be on view August 8–29, 2015.

labile affect includes work by Natalie Bradford (undergraduate in Studio Art), Whitney Hill (BFA in Studio Art, 2015), Tsz Kam (BFA in Studio Art, 2015), and Katie Wilson (BFA in Studio Art, 2015).

Peels includes work by Kayla Jones (undergraduate in Studio Art and English) and Lillian Byrd (BFA in Studio Art, 2015).


John Yancey presents solo exhibition at The George Washington Carver Museum

Mon. August 3, 2015

painting of cross cocvered in clothing in front of buildings
Sacrifice at the Baron's Cross. Image courtesy of the artist.

John Yancey presents CAN U SEE at The George Washington Carver Museum. The exhibition will be on display July 30 – October 17, 2015.