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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Summer Study Abroad Program in France led by Brian Campbell

New Study Abroad Program in France to be led by Drawing/Painting Faculty Brian Scott Campbell in Summer 2018.  for more information, please contact Brian Scott Campbell at Brian.Campbell@unt.edu.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Ben Willis Visiting Artist in Foundations

Ben Willis Visiting Artist in Foundations
Monday, November 19, 201
Drawing I 9 a.m. at Lyceum
Drawing II 10 a.m. at GAB104

Friday, November 9, 2018

Call for entries: 59th Annual Voertman Competition

The Gallery is taking entries for the 59th Annual Voertman Competition, now through Friday, Dec 7. Flyers and lawn signs have been posted. This is different timing than usual, due to schedule needs next semester.
Please contact me with any questions, and spread the word!
Entry details and submission form: https://gallery.unt.edu/voertman/

Deadline: Submissions and entry fee payments should be completed by 5 pm on Friday, December 7.

Exhibition location and dates: The exhibition is planned to be in the new Cora Stafford Gallery (Art 100), from March 19-30, with a reception on Thursday, March 21 from 5-7 pm.

Juror:  Artist Alison Saar will jury the show. Our inaugural exhibition in the new CVAD Art Gallery will be a retrospective of Alison’s prints and sculptures, opening March 8 with a lecture at 3:30 pm and a reception at 5 pm.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

PRINTSMITHING Exhibition at Cora Stafford Gallery

(BFA Senior Printmaking/Metals Exhibition)
November 14-17, 2018

Reception:Thursday, Nov. 15th, 5-7pm 

The Cora Stafford Gallery
University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design
1120 W Oak St, Denton, TX 76201
Gallery Hours:Wednesday-Saturday, 1 - 5 PM

The University of NorthTexas Printmaking Area is pleased toannounce Printsmithing, an exhibition of prints by six printmaking BFA seniors. PRINTSMITHING will be on view from Wednesday, November 14th throughSaturday, November17th.

PRINTSMITHING centers around a collaboration between senior level students in both the Printmaking and Metal smithing BFA programs at the University of North Texas. In this collaboration, the students created etched copper plates and exchanged them in collaborative partnerships that married both disciplines. Each artist then incorporated the plate received in the exchange into the creation of a new artwork altogether. This collaboration examines the relationship between the two disciplines and highlights the ways in which they are complimentary of each other.

The printmakers exhibiting in PRINTSMITHING explore a variety of themes through equally varied approaches and methods. Maria Aleisa’setchings address themes of family and belonging through the lens of Saudi culture and symbolism. Erika Alonzoexplores family and heritage in landscape by appropriating photographs and manipulating them using relief and etching. Joseph Bercen’setchings use abstracted symbolism to address relations between the individual with society, others, and the self. In her relief woodcuts, Halee Hammuses the relationship between human and animal existence to address the morality of organ donation.Wiley Reid’setchings and lithographs consider the endeavors of modern science as a vehicle for a discussion of the archetypal tendencies of civilizations, pulling from both history and myth. Sydney Wilson’srelief prints use pattern and texture to explore commonalities between humanity and the rest of the natural world.

The metalsmiths exhibiting in PRINTSMITHING represent a diverse range of content manifested through a spectrum of techniques and materials. David Enright bases his wearable sculptures on a fictitious society of his own invention while quoting from historic traditions of protective armament. Vince Fisher creates functional housewares, like letter openers and backscratchers, inspired by medieval weaponry for both aesthetic and conceptual reasons. Inspired by the anatomy and movement of animals, Christa Grogan uses miniature sculpting techniques to make playful and humorous jewelry and sculptures. Zach Morris combines hard edge geometric jewelry designs in silver with rich and varied patinas that create a tension between order and chaos. With fine attention to detail, Kelly Perez explores the politics of food through both wearables and miniature tableaus. JJ Thomson’s series of wearables uses a range of digital and hand fabrication techniques to explore issues based on learning differences.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Call for Participation: ImMIGRATION

Call for Participation: ImMIGRATION

The LA Printmaking Society presents a special collaborative project on view in the upcoming 2019 SGCI exhibition at the Union Gallery in University of North Texas; "Perspectives from the West."


Participation Agreement- fill out as soon as possible: ASAP

Prints due in Los Angeles for compiling into mosaic: Feb. 8th, 2019

SGCI Exhibition at Union Gallery, UNT, Denton, TX: March 1-15, 2019

SGCI Opening reception: 1-3PM at Union Gallery , March 8th, 2019

Exhibition Summary:
This is a collaborative exhibition that asks artists to respond to the complicated and layered themes around “Migration” as part of a unique visual exploration.

As a natural process migration brings to mind compelling images of caribou herds, butterfly swarms and flocks of birds. An annual ritual following the seasons that sustains these populations and supports others, connecting flora and fauna. There are also migrations that occur as reactions to disasters, from crisis, fear, hunger, political upheaval or war, with whole populations suddenly becoming refugees, endangered, homeless, and immigrant. The impact of change and transition on the environment, on culture, language and on history, is an eternal process that begins with the process of migration.

Each participating artist is asked to create a 15” right-angle triangular print. These triangles will be pieced together, regardless of orientation, to create one large mosaic print.
It is hoped this collaboration will explore this innovative creative participation as well as present visually the conceptual migration of themes and ideas, interactions and interpretations, as the individual becomes part of the whole.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Jon Vogt Solo exhibition at the Refuge Meditation, Dallas

Oscilloscope, Works by Jon VogtThe Refuge Meditation in Dallas
4140 Commerce St #206
Dallas, Texas 75226

Reception: Sunday, Nov. 18th at 6:30pm

Come see the work of Jon Vogt (MFA, Printmaking, 2015) at The Refuge Meditation in Dallas

Friday, October 26, 2018

Call for Entries: UNT Juried Printmaking Alumni Exhibition

Call for Entries: UNT Juried Printmaking Alumni Exhibition

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018.

UNT on the Square
109 N Elm St.
Denton, TX 76201

More info:  https://forms.art.unt.edu/printmaking-alumni-exhibition

Apply athttps://forms.art.unt.edu/printmaking-alumni-exhibition/form

Exhibition Dates: March 7th - 29th, 2019

Reception: Friday, March 8th during the SGCI Conference. Times TBA.

Jurors:  Susan Roth-Roman and Jordan Roth of Ro2 Gallery.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Free Goya Lecture at the Kimbell Art Museum:

Image sheet: Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, Temeridad de Martincho en la plaza de Zaragoza. (Martincho's recklessness in the ring at Zaragoza), Tauromaquia (Bullfighting) 18, 1815–16m Etching and aquatint with burnishing; first edition, Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard. 25.1173. Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Free Goya Lecture at the Kimbell Art Museum:
"Cut, Bitten, and Scratched: The Persistent Art of Printmaking"
Thomas E. Rassieur, John E. Andrus III Curator of Prints and Drawings, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis
Friday, November 2, 2018 -
6:00 PMto 7:00 PM

Like many of his predecessors, Goya exploited printmaking’s unusual quality of being public and private at the same time—optimal for testing novel and sometimes dangerous ideas. Like the best of his forebears, Goya reveled in the physicality of printmaking, attacking copper and stone with sharp tools and acid and caressing them with brushes and soft crayons. In this talk, Tom Rassieur explores printmaking through the work of Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt, Picasso, Jasper Johns, and,of course, Goya.

Free; seating is limited. Pavilion Auditorium; simulcast in Kahn Auditorium

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Kimbell Art Museum to host first-ever “Print Jam”

Sunday, November 11
Piano Pavilion

How Can I Participate?
This event is for printmaking enthusiasts at any level! Here are some of the ways you can get involved:

· Participate in the Printmakers’ Showcase. This is an opportunity for artists and art students to show off their printmaking skills and favorite working methods. There is no fee associated with participation; the deadline is Friday, November 2.

· Steamroller prints! Click here to reserve a time to printyour pre-carved wooden block.* Space is limited; the deadline to reserve a time is Friday, November 2.

· Get a little messy! We need volunteers (ages 18 and older) to help with the steamroller prints.

· Learn about traditional printmaking methods during guest artist demonstrations led by local university professors.

· Make and take a print! Museum educators will host monotype printmaking activities for all ages in the Piano Pavilion studios.

* Given the timeline, printmakers are encouraged to bring blocks (recommended 24” x 36” for the paper provided by the museum) that they have previously used for steamroller printevents.


Click here to learn about available free parking around the Kimbell campus. Confirmed participants/presenters will receive instructions for loading and unloading via email.

Where will the event be located?
Print Jam will take place inside and in front of the Piano Pavilion. The Printmakers’ Showcase will be in the Pavilion Lobby. Confirmed participants/presenters will receive more detailed information via email.

What if it rains?
This is a rain-or-shine event! In the case of inclement weather, the steamroller press will be located in the Kimbell’s underground garage; all other activities will be inside the Piano Pavilion.

Who may I invite?
Anyone! This is a free community event and there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Will I get to see the Goya exhibition?
There is no charge to see the special exhibition Goya in Black and White, and it will be open on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

Is food available for purchase?
Click here for information about the Buffet Restaurant and Piano Pavilion Café.

Please email education@kimbellmuseum.org or call 817-332-8451, ext. 351.

Connie Hatchette Barganier
Education Manager
Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(T) 817-332-8451, ext. 217
(F) 817-984-3661

Monday, October 22, 2018

CVAD Fab Lab opens Monday, October 22nd.

CVAD Fab Lab opens Monday, October 22nd.

Open Hours: 8AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday. 
Location: ART 361

Users must take the mandatory safety training and receive a shop card before being allowed to work with the equipment. Walk-in group sessions in November on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 2PM, 3PM and 4PM.

For more details on the lab including equipment, scheduling and updates, visithttps://cvadit.unt.edu/fablab. To contact us via email, write us atcvadfablab@unt.edu.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Chris Wright Evans at Union Art Gallery

Cultural Heritage (Chris Wright Evans)
UNT Union Art Gallery
Oct 22-Nov 1, 2018

Reception Nov 1, 5-7pm

PANTS Halloween Sale!

PANTS Halloween Sale!
October 25, 29, 30, 31 from12-5pm
Come buy some cool prints and support the Printmaking Association of North Texas Students