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Monday, June 19, 2017

UNT Printmaking at Frogman's Workshops


Christin Clemons (BFA 2017) and Sam Cowan (BFA 2018) will be participating in the Frogman's Printmaking Workshops this July.  They will share a Frogman's Scholarship.  Congratulations!  Kayla Seedig (MFA 2017) will be a Frogman's Workshop Assistant. The Frogman's Printmaking Workshops will host several exhibitions featuring UNT Printmaking alumni and faculty. Kayla Seedig will also have a solo exhibition entitled Questions of Perception, while professor Andrew DeCaen will be featured in the 2017 Frogman's Portfolio Exhibition and the Androdexterous exhibition.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Adam Palmer at Ro2 Magnolia Theatre


Adam Palmer (MFA 2012) has an exhibition at the Magnolia Theatre in Dallas.

Sister's Sticker Collection: Adam PalmerRo2 Art - Magnolia Theatre

Opening Reception: June 15, 6:00 - 8:00pm
On view: June 14- July 18, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

Printmaking studios Open Hours


The Printmaking Studios are open for any CVAD student currently enrolled in a printmaking course.

Summer Building Hours Hickory Hall:
Sun: 7 am – 7 pm
Mon – Thurs: 7 am – 10 pm
Fri: 7 am – 5 pm
Sat: 7 am – 7 pm

Summer Building Monitor Hours:
Mon – Thurs: 5pm – 10 pm
Fri: No monitors. Buildings close at 5 pm
Sat/ Sun: 12pm –7pm

Exceptions due to Facilities Maintenance:
Power outage at Hickory Hall on June 15 – 16, starting at 5:00 PM Thursday until 8:00 AM Friday.
Power outage at Hickory Hall on July 6-10, starting at 5:00 PM Thursday until 8:00 AM Monday. 
Power outage at Hickory Hall on June 22 – 25, starting at 5:00 PM Thursday until 8:00 AM Sunday. 

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Congratulations to the class of 2017!

Introducing the class of 2017! Congratulations to . . .


. . . our MFAs! (L – R):
Kayla Seedig
Jessie Barnes
David Villegas



. . . our BFAs! (L – R):
Xiao Liu
Christin Clemons
Grady McConnell
Jessica Gengenbach
Fransuel Guerrero
Xiao Liu
Samarpan Majarhan

We are proud of your accomplishments and excited for your futures. Congratulations to this hard-working, talented group of people!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Maria Razo's artwork at UNT's Marquis Hall


UNT Printmaking alumna and artist Maria Razo recently donated a painting to UNT International in hopes of inspiring the UNT community to celebrate the beauty of Mexican culture.

Maria Razo attended UNT as an international student and studied Printmaking at the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

Razo incorporates a mixture of "nature imagery and indigenous Mexican culture" to create vibrant prints that beautifully represent her heritage.

Classic Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera inspire Razo's artmaking, but she also admires the work of contemporary street artists like Neuzz.

A global citizen herself, Razo has lived in various places in Latin America and the United States such as Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico City, and Florida. She hopes her art will inspire Denton to recognize the beauty of Mexican culture and be proud of it. 

You can view Razo's piece "La Tierra Que Nos Vio Nacer" in Marquis Hall.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Print with Lari Gibbons at Anderson Ranch!

Image courtesy Nicole Hand / Murray State University
Create unique, one-of-a-kind monoprints by combining traditional and cutting-edge approaches in this one-week workshop at Anderson Ranch in Colorado. Workshop participants will use the Anderson Ranch Fabrication Lab and the Patton Print Shop to examine how laser-cut stencils, blocks and overlays can expand the possibilities of a painterly, playful and multilayered approach to making hand-pulled prints.

New Approaches to Monoprinting is taught by Lari Gibbons, an artist who explores new and traditional approaches to printmaking through collaborative, interdisciplinary projects. She is Professor at the University of North Texas and also directs P.R.I.N.T, a nonprofit fine art press. She received an M.F.A. from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

For more information, see https://www.andersonranch.org .

UNT Printmaking students can now get course credit for approved workshops through ASTU 4302 / 5302: Printmaking Remote Research, which formalizes the off-campus experience into a series of projects that focus on demonstrating new technical skills, presenting awareness of contemporary practices, documentation of professional development, and participating in professional networking opportunities.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Zackary Petot included in Juried Exhibtion


Current MFA Zackary Petot will be included in an exhibition at Healdsburg Center for the Arts in Healdsburg, California.

POP! The Power of Printmaking, is a juried exhibition that explores the unique ability of printmakers to express concerns about the world around them and share thoughts, ideas and visions through printmaking.

Exhibition Dates: May 20 thru July 16, 2017

For more information please visit: http://healdsburgcenterforthearts.org/pop-the-power-of-printmaking/

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

FALL 2017 PRINTMAKING COURSES NOW OPEN

 Carol Hernandez and Connor Elliott make Polyester Plate Lithographs in Artist Books 


 ASTU 3315 Monotype: Monday & Wednesday’s, 8:00 - 10:50am
 
Maria Razo, Advanced Monotype, Fall 2016


ASTU 3310 Etching: Monday & Wednesday’s, 11:00am - 1:50pm
 
Samarpan Maharjan, Advanced Etching, Fall 2016
 

 ASTU 3340 Relief: Monday & Wednesday’s, 2:00 - 4:50pm

 Christin Clemons, Print Studio, Fall 2016 


 ASTU 3320 Screenprint: Tuesday & Thursday’s 11:00am - 1:50pm

Carson Webster, Beginning Screenprint, Spring 2017


ASTU 3330 Lithography: Tuesday & Thursday’s 2:00 - 4:50pm

 Sarah Ellis, Print Studio, Spring 2017


Friday, April 28, 2017

Jessica Gengenbach Awarded Internship


BFA student Jessica Gengenbach has received an internship at Art Farm in Nebraska. Art Farm's program for interns offers farmhouse accommodation and a small work space to pursue their artwork. In addition to her studio time Jessica will contribute weekly time to help renovate and maintain Art Farm's buildings and grounds and assist the resident artists.

She will intern August 1st through September 1st. Congratulations Jessica!

Monday, April 24, 2017

PANTS spring cleaning sale!


PANTS (Printmaking Association of North Texas Students) is selling printed goods this week from Tues. 25th to Thurs. 27th, noon to 5 pm, on the lawn outside the Art Building on UNTs campus. Come support our students!

Sunday, April 23, 2017

ONE NIGHT ONLY!


Thursday, April 27, 2017
5 - 8 PM

Come join us for Graduate Open Studio Night at UNT! For one night, the graduate students in Oak Street Hall will open their studios to the public. Some of the participating grads will have work for sale, and all will be happy to talk about their work and process.

Location: Oak Street Hall, 1120 W Oak St, Denton, TX 76201

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Not Only, But Also: An MFA Thesis Exhibition by Kayla Seedig and David Villegas


Not Only, But Also: Navigating The In-Between 
An MFA Thesis Exhibition of work by Kayla Seedig and David Villegas
Not Only, But Also: Navigating the In-Between presents prints and 3D artworks by University of North Texas MFA candidates Kayla Seedig and David Villegas. Both artists explore the subject matter of identity – Villegas explores Hispanic identity through body sacrifice resulting from labor and paradoxical media portrayals while Seedig explores the social and visual construction of the gendered body through classification, categorization and labeling. Both artists expand printmaking to include digital photography, video and traditional printmaking methods. Join us for an exploration of identity, rich in textures and lavish in formal elegance, from two unique perspectives. – Liz Trosper
Exhibition: April 22 - May 27, 2017
Reception: April 22, 6-9 pm
Artist Talk: April 22, 7:30 pm

Umbrella Gallery
2803 Taylor St. Dallas, TX 75226
214.651.0633

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 7 am - 7 pm, Saturday & Sunday 9 am - 2 pm

For more information, see Facebook invitation.