Department of Art and Art History News

PhD candidates present exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art

Tue. May 19, 2015

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PhD candidates in Art History and Andrew W. Mellon Fellows at the Blanton Katie Anania and Alexis Salas present two exhibitions: Paper and Performance: The Bent Page and All the Signs are (T)Here: Social Iconography in Mexican and Chicano Art from Collections at The University of Texas at Austin.

The exhibitions will be on view April 25 – August 9, 2015 at the Blanton. A Perspectives talk with Anania and Salas will occur May 21. Read more about All the Signs are (T)Here on the Blanton blog.

Christa Palazzolo in two-person exhibition at MASS Gallery

Mon. May 18, 2015

painting of woman in black blazer smoking a cigarette
Image courtesy of the artist and MASS Gallery.

Christa Palazzolo (BFA in Studio Art, 2006) presents work in the two-person exhibition Natural Future Museum. The exhibition will be on view May 15 – June 13, 2015 at MASS Gallery.

Fidencio Duran named to the Austin Arts Hall of Fame

Mon. May 18, 2015

painting of women dancing and man blowing bubbles in front of house
Image courtesy of Fidencio Duran.

Fidencio Duran (BFA in Studio Art, 1984) has been named to the Austin Arts Hall of Fame alongside Heloise Gold and Allen Robertson. A ceremony will take place June 1, 2015.

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.

Tim Kerr presents exhibition of work at the Rosa Parks Library and Museum

Fri. May 15, 2015

white overlapping hexagonal and cube shapes on green background
 

Tim Kerr (BFA in Studio Art, 1978) presents work in an exhibition entitled You Can Color Outside the Lines: The Work of Tim Kerr and Friends. The exhibition will be on view at Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum through June 19, 2015. The exhibition and Kerr's work was featured in the Montgomery Advertiser.