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Monday, September 9, 2019

Visiting Artist Minna Resinick

Visiting Artist Minna Resinick: September 16-20, 2019
Artist’s Lecture: Wednesday, September 18 in Art 223 from 2-3pm

Minna Resnick will be working on a new print in our printmaking studios September 15-20 with the MFA Print Praxis class assisting.

Minna Resnick has lived in Ithaca, New York, since 1987, where she also maintains her studio. She has shown both nationally and internationally and has work in over 50 public and private collections. Her work is represented in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, New York; the Denver Art Museum, Colorado; the New York Public Library; the Newark Museum, New Jersey; the United States Information Agency; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England; and Kunsthaus Grenchen, Switzerland.

Her work is represented in over 25 university and municipal collections. Resnick was the recipient of the prestigious American National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1980 as well as a dozen other funded grants, including New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships in 1991 and 1995, and a Constance Saltonstall Artist Fellowship in 1999. In 2007 and 2009, she organized an international printmaking exhibition and related symposium in China. Resnick continually gives lectures and workshops around the US, and teaches part-time.

Studio Art in Florence Summer 2020 Monotype and Figure Drawing

Study Abroad in Florence, Italy in Summer 2020
Explore the heart of the Italian Renaissance. Sketch on location in Florence's numerous world class museums, elegant palaces, peaceful churches, vibrant piazzas, vast gardens, bustling markets, and engaging exhibitions of contemporary art. Draw from the model and make monotype prints in the studios at the Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA). The Santa Reparata International School of Art will also organize optional weekend trips to various Italian cities.

Impressions in the City: Florence (Instructor: Andrew DeCaen)
This course will focus Monotype printmaking at the SRISA printmaking studios and creative research in the city of Florence. Students will explore various monotype printmaking techniques including additive, subtractive, ghost, trace, and stencil methods with multiple-color printing. Students will also gain a personal perspective of life in Florence while sketching and collecting inspirations in public spaces such as museums, historical sites, piazzas, markets, and train stations.

Figure Drawing in Florence (Instructor: Christian Fagerlund)
This course will focus on drawing the human figure. Special emphasis will be placed on drawing from observation with accuracy and sensitivity to anatomical understanding. Students will draw from nude male and female human models at the SRISA studios. Students will also spend mornings sketching at Florentine museums and piazzas from many of the world's greatest treasures in figurative drawing, painting, and sculpture.

Program Dates: May 20-June 20, 2019

Don't wait to apply for the program: https://studyabroad.unt.edu/FL we can only take 18 students.
Don't wait to apply for the FAFSA and the International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS)

Interested?
Please contact one of the instructors and attend one of the Information Meetings in October...




PRESSED (P.A.N.T.S) @ UNT Union Art Gallery

PRESSED (P.A.N.T.S)
UNT Union Art Gallery
September 16-26, 2019

Reception Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Raluca Iancu's animated prints at 153b



Child's Play
(Animated Prints of Raluca Iancu)
153b 
September 16-20, 7pm-9pm
View from UNT Grad Studio courtyard at Welch Street Complex 1



Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Morgan Conservatory: CALL FOR ZINES:

Image: Cheyenne Holcomb, Artist Books, Summer 2019
Morgan Conservatory: CALL FOR ZINES:
Now - October 11


UNT Special Collection’s 11th Biennial Artists’ Book Competition: Miniature Books

Image: Loren Jones, Artist Books, Summer 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

PRINTMAKING BFA ENTRY REVIEWS


PRINTMAKING BFA ENTRY REVIEWS
art.unt.edu/studio-art-concentration-entry-review

Make an appointment with the Printmaking Area Coordinator for consultations.

Due October 15
Submit all contents through unt.slideroom.com

PORTFOLIO CONTENT REQUIREMENTS

1. 12 to18 Images of Artworks:
Demonstrate proficiency with at least two printmaking processes in creating strong visual matrixes, printing matrixes with fidelity, and curating prints. Image 1-3, 4-6, and 7-9 will consist of three limited editions of three consistent prints each. Additional images may be prints or other related media. Artworks should be photographed or scanned showing the whole print including the deckle, torn, or cut edge of the paper.

Get a reservation now if you want the CVAD photo documentation to photograph your work: https://art.unt.edu/about-cvad/photo-documentation-room
OR photograph/scan the work yourself using camera, lights, and tripod checked out from the 3rd floor CVAD computer lab. Here are general tips for photographing artwork: https://dgillart.wordpress.com/2017/04/05/photographing-artwork/
All images should be color corrected and white balanced as appropriate to professional quality.

2. Transcripts
Upload your transcripts to Slideroom. UNT students must include an unofficial copy of your transcripts, which may be downloaded from my.unt.edu. For transfer students, you must include unofficial transcripts from all previous institutions attended. Acceptance to the program is contingent on 2.75 and in good academic standing. Save as pdf using the following file convention Last_first_transcripts (ex: Smith_Jennifer_transcirpts)

3. Statement
Write a statement (up to 2000 characters) responding to one or more of the following prompts:
· Describe your artwork’s strengths, weaknesses, and your plans for further development.
· Give examples of one historical and one contemporary practice/artist/method that relates to your artwork.
· Describe the relationship between form and content in one of the artworks in your portfolio.
What resonates with you about the concentration to which you are applying?

Saturday, August 31, 2019

FWADA Fall Gallery Night

Visit galleries museums and art spaces during the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association’s Fall Gallery Night, including the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Take in exhibitions, live demonstrations, music, and other special events. The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association (FWADA) invites you to take-in the visual arts and our community’s unique cultural richness during Fall Gallery Night, Saturday, Sept. 7th. Most participants are open from noon to nine. Come take a stroll through participating galleries, museums, retail businesses, and area restaurants, and enjoy the many artists featured during this community event.
Gallery Night is FREE and open to the public.
 RSVP on our Facebook Event Page: Fall Gallery Night 2019 – FWADA
Download the Gallery Night Guide, or pick one up at the more than 40 art galleries (including several pop-ups), museums, and participating venues.
Gallery Night is free and open to the public.

DADA Gallery Walk!


Saturday, September 7, 2019, from noon to 8pm
See exhibitions in the Design District, Downtown, Uptown, Oakcliff, Deep Ellum/Expo Park, East Dallas, Richardson, Park Cities, Farmer's Branch, and North Dallas.
See the Gallery guide at:
http://dallasartdealers.org/dada-presents-fall-gallery-walk-september-2-2019/

Friday, August 30, 2019

1st P.A.N.T.S. meetings of the Semester:


1st P.A.N.T.S. meetings of the Semester:

Info meeting ONE: FRIDAY SEPT 6th @ 3PM in ART 266 (Screenprint Studio)
Info meeting TWO: WEDNESDAY SEPT 11th @ 5PM in ART 274/5 (Main Printmaking Studio)

Come find out what we’ve got planned for this semester!




Saturday, August 24, 2019

Hugo Juarez at Siete Printers: Arts Alive

Hugo Juarez (BFA 2020) will be one of seven printmakers working at Arts Alive.

Arts Alive(Steamroller Printing Event)
Corpus Christi Art Center
Corpus Christi, TX
Labor Day Weekend: Aug 31-Sept 1, 2019


Monday, August 19, 2019

Fall 19 CVAD EVENTS Summary



A few events to look forward to this Fall 2019 at CVAD!:

Interlude 2 (2nd year MFA Exhibition)
Cora Stafford Gallery
Reception: September 5, 5-7pm

PANTS Exhibition
UNT Union Art Gallery
Sept 16-26
Reception: September 19th

Dallas Fall Gallery Nights in Dallas and Fort Worth
Saturday, September 7, 2019

John Currin “Chit Chat” at the Dallas Contemporary
Sunday, September 15, 1pm

Minna Resnick Visiting Artist Lecture
Wednesday, September 18 in Art 223 from 2-3pm.
Photo-litho project with Printmaking Praxis students assisting. Sept 16-20:

Foundations Visiting Artist Lecture: Michael Velliquette 
Monday, September 23rd , 2019
at the Lyceum from 9am-9: 50 am (Drawing I)
at Sage 116 from 10am-10:50am (Drawing II )

Edgar Heap of Birds (CVAD Platform Series Speaker) Aritst’s Lecture
Sept. 30th at 5:30pm at Greater Denton Arts Council
Exhibition at Cora Stafford Reception September 30, 1-2pm

Vernon Fischer (UNT Fine Arts Series) Artist’s Lecture
Oct 11, 1pm, CVAD building
Exhibition at the CVAD Art Building

Full Circle BFA Showcase
October 11, from 5-7pm CVAD Art Building

Foundations Visiting Artist Lecture: May Tveit  
Wednesday, October 30th 
at the Lyceum from 9am-9: 50 am (Design I)
at Sage 116 from 10am-10:50am (Design II)

Foundations Visiting Speaker: Sara-Jayne Parsons
Monday, November 18th
at the Lyceum from 9am-9: 50 am (Drawing I)
at Sage 116 from 10am-10:50 am (Drawing II)

BFA Printmaking Senior Exhibition
Voertman's Gallery 
Dates TBA

CVAD Public Grand Opening
Preview Day
Jack Davis Lecture
Scholarship Event

Oct. 12, times TBA

Ellen Durkan, Visiting Metalsmith Lecture
Nov. 5 at 4pm: 464 Art Building

Derrick Buisch Visiting Artist lecture
November 14 at 2pm, ART 223

Foundations ProgramVisiting Artists' Lectures
Dates and times TBA...