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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Jon Vogt (MFA 2015) in MFA Showcase

Congratulations to Jon Vogt (MFA 2015), whose work is highlighted in UNT Art Galleries' current exhibition, 2015 CVAD MFA Showcase. The show takes place from May 21 to July 25, 2015 in the UNT Art Gallery and UNT ArtSpace Dallas.

A summer tradition at the UNT Art Galleries since 2008, this exhibition features recent works in varioius media by artists enrolled in the graduate Studio Art and Design programs at the College of Visual Arts and Design. Curated by gallery staff and focused on process, criticism and ideology, the CVAD MFA Showcase presents an open environment in which to consider works by emerging artists of our time.

Participating artists include Lindsey Bass (ceramics), Lynné Bowman Cravens (photography), Kelly Ingleright-Telgenhoff (drawing and painting), Rachel Fisher (drawing and painting), Kanupriya Pande (fashion), Jon Vogt (printmaking), and Sarah Westrup (fibers).

More information: 
InHouse article
UNT Art Gallery
UNT ArtSpace Dallas

Monday, May 18, 2015

Congratulations New BFA Alumni

Congratulations to our newest BFA alumni:  Leigh Garcia, Lisa Ray, Annavittoria Connor, Kelcey Williams, Natalya Hutchinson, Michael Slack, Eric Opsahal, Ryan Mellot and Nick Luevano! The future is bright!

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Congratulations MFAs Luke Ball, Preston Bradley and Jon Vogt!

(L – R) Jon Vogt, Preston Bradley and Luke Ball
Congratulations to Luke Ball, Preston Bradley and Jon Vogt, who received their MFAs in Printmaking from the University of North Texas on May 15, 2015. We're proud of your accomplishments and excited for your future!

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Congratulations Jessie Barnes

(L – R) Laura Drapac, Jessie Barnes, Lari Gibbons,
Eileen Fritz and Kayla Seedig at Flatbed
Congratulations to Jessie Barnes (MFA 2017), who received a Raupe Travel Grant to participate in the 2015 Flatbed Contemporary Print Fair in Austin, Texas. Jessie helped represent P.R.I.N.T at the fair and assisted Professor Lari Gibbons' Maker's Matrices demonstration. Jessie also received funding to attend the 2015 Southern Graphics Council International conference in Knoxville, Tennessee.

See photos of the fair on P.R.I.N.T's Facebook page.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

VAST 26th Annual Vast Member's Exhibition

What: 26th Annual Vast Member's Exhibition
When: Entries accepted 6 August, 2015 at UNT on the Square
Where: UNT on the Square is located at 109 N. Elm, Denton, TX, 76201
Link(s): for more details, download the prospectus at http://vastarts.org (pdf) and visit www.VASTarts.org

Friday, May 8, 2015

Call for entries: BLUEorange Contemporary / Duende Art Project

Call for Entries:  Printers of Tomorrow
Submissions Deadline:  Saturday, June 06, 2015
Exhibition dates: July 10 to August 15, 2015
Venue:  BLUEorange Contemporary / Duende Art Project
1208 West Gray, Houston, TX 77019
Eligible:  undergraduate and graduate students 

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Call for Entries: Artspace 111 Fort Worth

Call for Entries:  2nd Annual Regional Juried Exhibition
Venue:  Artspace 111, Fort Worth
Juror:  Vernon Fisher
Apply:  https://www.callforentry.org
Entry Deadline: 5/31/15
Exhibition Dates: June 26th through August 7th 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Congratulations Annavittoria Conner!

Work by Annavittoria Conner
Congratulations to Annavittoria Conner (BFA 2015), who has been accepted to the MFA program in Printmaking at the University of Oklahoma. Annavittoria received the Madeline Colbert Steed Scholarship of $7,000 and a tuition waiver of $2,000 per semester from the School of Art & Art History.

Congratulations, Annavittoria!

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Take Relief Printmaking this Summer!

Relief Prints by Instructors Luke Ball and Jon Vogt
Space is Still Available in Summer Relief Printmaking Classes:

SUMMER 2015:
Relief Printmaking ASTU 3340 Summer 3-Week 1
Relief Printmaking ASTU 3340 Summer 5-Week 2

Drawing 1 & 2, Design 1 & 2
These classes are all open to register without permission codes.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Congratulations J. Leigh Garcia!

J. Leigh Garcia
Congratulations to J. Leigh Garcia (BFA 2015), who has been accepted to the MFA program in Printmaking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Leigh received an Advanced Opportunity Program Fellowship, which carries a stipend, tuition, health insurance and travel award.

The Printmaking MFA program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is ranked #2 on the U.S. News & World Report and the overall Art Department #18.

Congratulations, Leigh!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Professor Lari Gibbons at the University of Arkansas

Photo courtesy University of Arkansas Printmaking
Professor Lari Gibbons recently returned from the University of Arkansas, where she served as a visiting artist in Printmaking. Assistant Professor Sean Morrissey, MFA candidate Mike Pennekamp, and undergraduate students Shasta Blackford, Tom Blakely, Ayla Dharamsey, Michael Ramirez, Justin Seymore, Lindsey Shackelford, and Kim Tomlinson collaborated with Lari Gibbons to pull two editions of prints. 

The project was made possible by the University of Arkansas' Department of Art, Red Ridge Editions, and Registered Student Organizations (R.S.O). 

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Second State Fellowship opportunity

Second State Press is pleased to announce the Cindi Royce Ettinger Fellowship.  The candidate will be granted 24-hour access to the facility for the one month during the summer, two flat file drawers, a modest stipend, and all the critical feedback that membership in a communal print shop like SSP provides.

For more information, see http://secondstatepress.org/scholarship-opportunities.