Department of Art and Art History News

Amy Blakemore receives 2015 Artist of the Year from Art league Houston

Mon. April 20, 2015

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Amy Blakemore, Boy in Woods, 2010, Chromogenic Print Ed. of 10, 19 x 19 inches

Amy Blakemore (MFA in Studio Art, 1985) has been selected as the 2015 Texas Artist of the Year by Art League Houston. Blakemore will present work in an exhibition at Art League Houston September 25 – November 7, 2015.

Department presentations at the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting

Thu. April 16, 2015

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Dr. Julia Guernsey, Dr. David Stuart, and PhD candidates in Art History Stephanie Strauss and Elliot Lopez-Finn will present papers at the 2015 Society for American Achaeology annual conference in Chicago.

Assistant Professor Kristin Lucas responds to MoMA/PS1 installation in BOMB Magazine

Mon. April 13, 2015

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Assistant Professor Kristin Lucas pens a response to Samara Golden's installation at MoMA/PS1 in the spring issue of BOMB Magazine.

Marc Dennis featured in Art Voices Magazine

Mon. April 13, 2015

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Work by Marc Dennis (MFA in Studio Art, 1993) is featured on the spring cover of Art Voices Magazine. A profile of Dennis appears on page 24.

California State University Symposium in honor of Linda Schele

Thu. April 9, 2015

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Professors Julia Guernsey and David Stuart present papers at symposium in honor of the late Linda Schele. The symposium was organized by the Art History Society of California State University in Los Angeles April 10–11, 2015.

Department alumni presenters include:

  • Carl D. Callaway, MA in Art History, 2006
  • Rex Koontz, PhD in Art History, 1994
  • Megan E. O'Neil, MA in Art History, 1999
  • Matthew H. Robb, MA in Art History, 1999
  • Carolyn E. Tate, MA/PhD in Art History, 1980/1986
  • Khristaan Villela, MA/PhD in Art History, 1993/2001
  • Marline D. Werness-Rude, MA/PhD in Art History, 2003/2010

Additional UT Austin alumni include:

  • Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, PhD Latin American Studies, 1999
  • F. Kent Reilly III, MA/PhD in Latin American Studies, 1987/1994
  • David M. Schaefer, MA in Latin American Studies, 2011
  • Elaine Day Schele, PhD in Latin American Studies, 2012