Department of Art and Art History News

Emily Mae Smith presents work in group exhibition at Levy Delval in Belgium

Tue. June 2, 2015

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Emily Mae Smith (BFA in Studio Art, 2002) present work in the group exhibition Comic Relief at Levy.Delval in Brussels, Belgium. The exhibition will be on view June 4 – July 4, 2015.

Alumni participate in annual Art on the Green Sculpture Garden Invitational Exhibition in Wichita Falls

Mon. June 1, 2015

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Erin Cunningham (MFA in Studio Art, 2007) curated an all-female exhibition for the Kemp Center for the Arts 2015 Art on the Green Sculpture Garden Exhibition in Wichita Falls, Texas. The exhibition includes alumnae Shalena White (MFA in Studio Art, 2014) and Jade Walker (MFA in Studio Art, 2005).

Tamara Johnson presents An Interior Complex in Bronx, New York

Mon. June 1, 2015

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Tamara Johnson, An Interior Complex (detail), 2015. Gypsum plaster, epoxy putty, wood, foam, latex, and acrylic paint. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Parsley Steinweiss.

Tamara Johnson (BFA in Studio Art, 2007) presents her first solo project, An Interior Complex, at the Sunroom Project Space at Wave Hill, a public garden and cultural center. Johnson's site responsive installation will be on view June 7 – July 19, 2015.

Lynne Adele co-authored book published by UT Press

Mon. June 1, 2015

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Lynne Adele (BFA in Art History, 1984 and MA in Art History, 1987) co-authored As Above, So Below: Art of the American Fraternal Society, 1850—1930 (University of Texas Press). It is the first book to explore how secret societies contributed to American visual culture during the “golden age” of American fraternalism. Her partner on the project is Bruce Lee Webb, longtime fraternal art collector and owner of Webb Gallery in Waxahachie, Texas. David Byrne, best known as the singer and songwriter for the band Talking Heads, contributed the book’s foreword. The book will be available November 2015.

New publication co-edited by alumnae Kaylee R. Spencer and Maline D. Werness-Rude

Mon. June 1, 2015

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Maya Imagery, Architecture, and Activity: Space and Spatial Analysis in Art History (University of New Mexico Press) was co-edited by Kaylee R. Spencer (PhD in Art History, 2007) and Maline D. Werness-Rude (MA and PhD in Art History, 2003/2010).