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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Joan Mitchell Foundation Grants for Emerging Artists

The Joan Mitchell Foundation announces the Emerging Artist Grant Program, a new initiative designed to assist emerging visual artists across the United States. The program will award a diverse group of ten artists with an unrestricted grant of $12,000 per artist in addition to professional support throughout the year.

For more information, see: http://joanmitchellfoundation.org .

Friday, April 17, 2015

Fall 2015 P.R.I.N.T Internship

Intern Annavittoria Connor at the press, spring 2015
An internship at P.R.I.N.T Press is available to one undergraduate student for fall semester 2015. It requires 8 to 10 hours per week for 3 credit hours. Duties include assisting staff and visiting artists on special projects and events. This semester, special consideration will be given to students with relief printmaking experience and familiarity with the sculpture shop.

For more information, contact Lari Gibbons, professor and director of P.R.I.N.T Press.

Former interns include . . .
Eileen Fritz

Wednesday, April 15, 2015


Please join us for nanoGalactic, an intermedia performance and immersive installation, including work by UNT Printmaker Jon Vogt (MFA 2015).

When: April 20, 2015 from 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Where: Merril Ellis Intermedia Theater, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

For more information, see Facebook: https://www.facebook.com

MFA Professional Practices Exhibition

Preston Bradley, Luke Ball and Jon Vogt in Order Up Exhibition...

Order Up (MFA Professional Practices Group Exhibition)
Cora Stafford Gallery
April 14th - April 17th 2015 
Reception: Thursday, April 16, 5pm-7pm

Cora Stafford Gallery
University of North Texas,
1120 West Oak Street
Denton, TX 76201 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Congratulations Su Tran

Su Tran's Artist's Book Infinite Paradise, Ink on Vellum, 2014. 

Congratulations Su Tran (BFA 2014) for being selected into the Heart and Hands Juried Book Art Exhibitions for Students at the University of Nebaska Lincoln.  Juror Bonnie O’Connell selected Su Tran's artist's book  Infinite Paradise.  Heart & Hands 2015 showcases the best examples of the broad range of books being made by graduate and undergraduate students in accredited academic institutions.The Heart & Hands Exhibition will be on view in Love Library, University of Nebraska-Lincoln from April 6 – May 22, 2015, and then will be shown at Criss Library, University of Nebraska-Omaha, from May 26 – June 28, 2015.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Congratulations Scholarship Recipients Jessie Barnes & Kayla Seedig

Congratulations Scholarship Recipients Jessie Barnes & Kayla Seedig!

Jessie Barnes (MFA 2017) was awarded the 2015 JoAnn Elliot Bond Memorial Scholarship.

Kayla Seedig (MFA 2017) was awarded the 2015 Donald R. Dennis Scholarship in Visual Arts.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Collaboration in North Texas Daily

Photo courtesy Devin Dakota
Thank you to the North Texas Daily for featuring an article on Sedrick Huckaby and Brian Garner's recent collaboration at P.R.I.N.T: http://ntdaily.com​ . 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Alumni Spotlight: Cat Snapp

Cat Snapp leads a screenprint workshop at Idyllwild Arts Academy. 

Cat Snapp (MFA 2012) has had a furry of activity this Spring.  Follow her on her blog! 

Among her recent activity she was featured in Progressions  a group show at Hunter Gather Project in Houston, gave artist’s talks talks to Art Appreciation students at Lone Star-Montgomery,   screenprinted at Burning Bones Press in Houston, lead a visiting artist’s workshop at Idyllwild Arts Academy in California (hosted by Linda Lucia Santana, MFA Alumni 2013), and she is now preparing to do a Paper & Book Arts Residency at the Southwest School of Art in San Antonio, TX.

Congratulations on all your impressive accomplishments Cat!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Congratulations Kelcey Williams and Michael Slack

Michael Slack'sscreenprint Electric Slides and Kelcey William's screenprint Martic de Ripetizione
Congratulations Michael Slack (BFA 2015) and Kelcey Williams (BFA 2015) for being selected for the 2015 55th Annual Voertman Student Art Competition.  Michael also one an award with a $250 gift certificate for the  Voertman's store.  Congratulations!

55th Annual Voertman Student Art Competition
Apr 9, 2015 - Apr 25, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

Thank you Sedrick Huckaby and Brian Garner

Sedrick Huckaby and Brian Garner at P.R.I.N.T
Thank you to Visiting Artist Sedrick Huckaby and Master Printer Brian Garner, who collaborated at P.R.I.N.T Press from March 30 to April 3. Details about the new print will be available soon.

Many students assisted the project, including Jessie Barnes, Annavittoria Conner, D! Dodd, Eileen Fritz, Leigh Garcia, Nick Luevano, Natalya Hutchison, Ryan Mellot, Lisa Ray, Colton Robertson, Kayla Seedig, Melody Vaughan, David Villegas and Kelcey Williams. Special thanks to Jessie, Annavittoria and D! for volunteering when we needed extra help!

Thank you to the UNT community for attending the open house. It was wonderful to visit with guests in our shop.

For more photos of the collaboration, check out our facebook page.

We are so grateful for all the support from UNT and CVAD's administration, staff, colleagues and sponsors, including Art Education / Art History, Core Drawing, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies (IADS), Printmaking, CVAD Gallery Visiting Artist and Scholar (GVAS).

THANK YOU to the UNT community for all you do for P.R.I.N.T. We couldn't do it without you!

Friday, April 3, 2015

Congratulations Jon Vogt

Jon Vogt, Flicker Room, 2015, 3 video projections, 3 channel audio, dimensions variable
Congratulations to Jon Vogt (MFA 2015) for a successful opening reception at White Space Gallery for his MFA thesis exhibition, Static Bustle. The show runs through 11 April, so stop by to see Jon Vogt's work!

What: Static Bustle: an MFA Thesis exhibition by Jon Vogt
When: through April 11, 2015
Where: White Space, 2001 N. Lamar Street, Suite 500, Dallas TX 75202
Gallery Hours: Mon. through Fri., 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekends by appointment

More information: Jon Vogt's website, Facebook event invitation and White Space Gallery website. Phone: 214.272.2450

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

P.R.I.N.T Open House Thursday 4/2, 4 - 6pm

Sedrick Huckaby and Brian Garner
review proofs at P.R.I.N.T
Please join us Thursday, April 2 from 4 - 6 pm at P.R.I.N.T to welcome Sedrick Huckaby and Brian Garner, who are collaborating on a limited edition of fine art prints. There will be live printing and food. The event is free and open to the public.

P.R.I.N.T is located in Oak Street Annex at 1120 West Oak Street in Denton, Texas (click for map). 

Sedrick Huckaby is a painter who draws inspiration from his African-American roots, assigning new significance to his family history by recontextualizing artifacts and heirlooms. He received an MFA from Yale and a BFA from Boston University and is currently Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Brian Garner is the founder and Master Printer of Litho Shop, a fully equipped printmaking studio. Currently based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Brian earned a Professional Printers certificate from the Tamarind Institute, a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art, and an MFA from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

The collaboration and Open House event is co-sponsored by Art Education / Art History, Core Drawing, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies (IADS), Printmaking, Gallery Visiting Artist and Scholar (GVAS), and P.R.I.N.T.