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Monday, September 18, 2017

visiting artist: Humberto Saenz

Humberto Saenz' Redonda la Ronda en el Mundo
Humberto Saenz, Visiting Artist:

Artist's Lecture: September 21, from 5-6pm, at Wooten 322.

Reception following at Wooten 167.

Co-sponsored with Latino and Mexican American Studies and Studio Art Printmaking Area.

Humberto Saenz will present a lecture of his work that explores migrant perspectives and issues. His lecture is timed to coincide with Hispanic Heritage Month and the opening performance of Deferred Action by Cara Mia Theatre Company at the UNT Theatre. Humberto Saenz is an Assistant Professor in studio art printmaking at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Humberto Saenz is a Mexican artist currently residing in San Antonio, Texas. Humberto’s artwork is exhibited throughout the United States and internationally in solo, juried, and invitational exhibitions. Recent exhibitions include the Flatbed Contemporary Art Fair, Austin, TX, Border Crossings at the La Salle Museum University Art Museum, the 8th International Printmaking Biennial in Portugal. Humberto Saenz’s artwork is held in numerous collections across the U.S.A. and internationally, including: The Museum of Texas Tech, Hamaguchi Study Print Collection, Workshop of Casa Hogar el Refugio at Monterrey, Mexico, Dishman Art Museum, La Salle University Art Museum, the Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi, in Whakatane, New Zealand, and the Museu do Douro Printmaking Art Collection, in Peso da Régua, Portugal. Humberto Saenz has been interviewed for Think, MTV, the Houston Chronicle, the Clandestino radio program, and the Dallas Morning News. His work has also been featured in Art in Print magazine. Humberto currently holds the position of Assistant Professor, and Graduate Faculty at the University of Texas at San Antonio.