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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Internships at Greater Denton Arts Council

Interested in receiving training and real-life experience in the arts? The Greater Denton Arts Council is looking for interns and volunteers! You can receive course credit for an internship by working with a printmaking faculty member.

The Greater Denton Arts Council seeks interns to assist in the following areas: education and exhibitions, development, marketing and social media, and visitor studies and evaluation. To learn more, click here: http://dentonarts.com/internships.

The Greater Denton Arts Council also relies on volunteers to help present and support the arts in our community. Volunteers can assist with mailings, special events/fundraisers, participate in the docent program, and more. Click here for more information.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Sarah Ellis, SGCI Student Representative / Summer 2016

Download the latest edition of Graphic Impressions to read a letter from Sarah Ellis, Southern Graphics Council International Student Representative. Sarah will be working with student members to foster a sense of community. Her letter details ways that you can get more involved in SGCI, including having your work featured on a new Instagram account, @students.of.sgci.

Here's more about Sarah: Currently an MFA Candidate in Printmaking at UNT, Sarah received her BFA in Printmaking from The University of Akron in 2014. Through a variety of print media and book arts, her work explores the dynamics between domestic craft, gender roles, and the continuity of human behavior. During her first year of graduate school, she worked as the Graduate Assistant at P.R.I.N.T Press as well as a Teaching Assistant in Drawing.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Oaktopia t-shirt design contest

Make your mark on the Oaktopia Nation! We're hosting our first-ever t-shirt design contest and we want YOU to participate. For complete information, visit: http://theoaktopian.tumblr.com/

Entries will be accepted until 11:59 PM CST on Wednesday, July 6th.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Iris Xiao Liu at Artspace 111

Congratulations Iris Xiao Liu (BFA 2017)for being selected for Artspace 111's Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, juried by distinguished Driector of the Kimbell Art Museum, Eric M. Lee.
Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibition
June 24 - August 6, 2016
111 Hampton Street | Fort Worth, Texas | 76102
Opening Reception: Friday, June 24,2016  5:00pm - 8:30pm  | 

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Call for Submissions: Art in the Garden

Show your work at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden! Artist's entry form, fee and image(s) are due June 13, 2016.

For entry form and checklist, click here.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Lari Gibbons receives GDAC Microgrant

First Friday Award Ceremony with Grant Recipients
Professor Lari Gibbons received a Microgrant from the Greater Denton Arts Council to restore a letterpress. Thank you to GDAC for supporting the arts in Denton, Texas!

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Job announcement: UNT Printmaking Tech

The Studio Art Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Printmaking Technician.
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Managing and maintaining equipment, purchasing supplies, setting safety standards, supervising hourly workers and Area Assistants, keeping records, and conducting general office duties in the Printmaking program studios. Responsibilities are oriented towards ensuring that students are able to perform the work required of them in their classes and program progress. The Printmaking Technician will also perform similar or related tasks at P.R.I.N.T Press including lab maintenance and safety and off campus errands.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrate experience and/or capability managing a printmaking studio.
  • Demonstrate experience and/or capability maintaining and/or repairing a Variety of printmaking presses and equipment.
  • Demonstrate strong familiarity with safety issues related to printmaking chemistry and processes.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safe and efficient studio practices.
  • Demonstrate experience and/or capability managing an inventory and budget successfully.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate experience and/or capability of carrying out physical demands of the position.
  • Preferred active professional exhibition record and practice in studio art.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application. If an online studio art portfolio is available please include this URL in resume.Job Open Date: 06-01-2016
Job Type: Full-time Permanent

Online Application Form and Complete Description at:

The University of North Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Jon Vogt (MFA 2015) receives 2016 Innovative ETD Award

Jonathan Vogt, Static Bustle installation
Congrats to Jonathan Vogt (MFA 2015)! He received the 2016 Innovative Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Award for "Static Bustle: Patterns Achieved Through Repetitive Processes." Sponsored by the UNT Libraries and Toulouse Graduate School, the award recognizes UNT students who employ creative approaches and use innovative technologies to enhance the scholarly and popular impact of their electronic theses or dissertations (ETDs) and related graduate works.

Jon Vogt's winning thesis can be found at the UNT Digital Library.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Kayla Seedig awarded UNT Raupe Travel Grant

Kayla Seedig (MFA 2017) was awarded the Raupe Travel Grant ($600) for her travel to Omaha, Nebraska to be a Workshop Assistant at the Frogman's Printmaking Workshops. Kayla will Assist Curtis Jones' digital printmaking course during the first week and take Meghan O'Connor's collagraph course for the second week. Congratulations Kayla!

Friday, May 13, 2016

Congratulations Melody Vaughan-MFA!

Congratulations to our latest Master of Fine Arts Melody Vaughan!  Melody Completed Her MFA.  Her thesis Exhibition Just Bury It! was held at the The Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theatre Art Gallery in April.  Melody is an alum of Middle Tennessee State University where she studied before coming to the University of North Texas.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Jessie Barnes Featured in TWO

Jessie Barnes' monotype screenprint, Beckon, 2015

Jessie Barnes (MFA 2017) will be featured in the exhibition TWO at Art Room Fort Worth.

ART ROOM Gallery

May 14th, 2016 - June 4th
Opening: May 14th @ 2 pm

With Reception 6 - 9 pm
Live Music by Mr. Cooley and Food by Lee’s Grilled Cheese.

ART ROOM Gallery
2712 Weisenberger 

Fort Worth, TX 76107

Art Room is pleased to announce its upcoming group exhibition entitled “TWO,” representing the work of local and regional artists including Jessie Barnes, Kyle Hobratschk, Felice House, Alessandra Khraish, Jessica McClendon, Ryan Schroeder, Liz Trosper, Vance Wingate, and Dana Younger.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Clean Up Day!
Thank you all for all your hard work to make our studios beautiful again!