Department of Art and Art History News

Adam Crosson, MFA candidate in Studio Art, presents work at pump project

Thu. February 5, 2015

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Image courtesy of the artist.

Adam Crosson presents recent work in Soft Wax at pump project. Crosson (MFA candidate in Studio Art) holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arkansas, Fay Jones School of Architecture. Last year he was awarded a fellowship to study at the Royal College of Art, London, where he spent the Fall of 2014. In 2014 Crosson was also awarded a residency at the Vermont Studio Center and received a solo exhibition at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum in Austin. In addition to showing at Pump Project in 2015, Crosson will hold a solo show at Co-Lab in Austin as well as participation in group shows at Lawndale Art Center, Houston and the Alabama Center for the Arts.

The exhibition will be on display February 6–28, 2015. Soft Wax was reviewed by the Austin Chronicle, Glasstire, and The Daily Texan.

Michael Smith included in group exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Thu. February 5, 2015

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Work by Professor Michael Smith was included in Laugh-in: Art, Comedy, Performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. The exhibition is on display January 23 – April 19, 2015.

Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler to speak at the Phillips Collection

Thu. February 5, 2015

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Professor Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler will be in conversation with Vesela Sretenović at the Phillips Collection April 9, 2015.

Professor Julia Guernsey featured in Not Even Past

Thu. February 5, 2015

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Dr. Julia Guernsey published an article entitled Sculpture and Power in Ancient Mesoamerica on Not Even Past. She was also featured in a video discussing her research.

Associate Professor discusses recent publication

Thu. January 29, 2015

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Dr. Eddie Chambers discussed his recent publication, Black Artists in British Art: A History Since the 1950s, with Associate Professor Cherise Smith on January 29, 2015.

The talk was summarized by the Daily Texan.