External Events Archive

October 2020

Oct. 5 – 15: The UNT Union Art Gallery will exhibit work by Christine Drake-Thomas, graduate student in photography, and Shellye Tow, graduate student in new media art. The exhibition Electromagnetic Radiation explores the scientific and metaphorical relationship between humans and light. Drake-Thomas and Shellye Tow experiment with the properties of light, creating abstract representations of manipulated light and challenging viewers’ experiences and optical perceptions. 

Oct. 1: The ArtSpace San Antonio Artist-in-Residence virtual welcome event includes CVAD Adjunct Instructor Letitia Huckaby, ('10, M.F.A., Studio Art: Photography) who was selected as one of three fall 2020 resident artists who were selected by Lauren Cross, Ph.D., ArtSpace guest curator and CVAD assistant professor, Interdisciplinary Arts and Design Studies

September 2020

Sept. 12 – Oct. 10: Taylor Barnes, ('19, M.F.A., Studio Art: Fibers); Pressure exhibition at the Big Medium Gallery, Austin, Texas

Sept. 30: A peer-reviewed article by G. Dean McBride, doctoral student, Art Education, titled Living Art Out Loud: Performances at the Texas Tech University Public Art Collection, was accepted for publication by the Curriculum and Pedagogy Group's book Making a Spectacle: Examining Curriculum/Pedagogy as Recovery from Political Trauma

Sept. 14: Grace "grace otten" Otten, ('20, B.F.A., Studio Art: Printmaking) and Brooks Oliver, assistant professor, CVAD Studio Art: Ceramics; selected for the 500X Gallery's 1st Annual LGBTQIA+ Virtual Exhibition, juried by Chuck and George.

Sept. 1: Caitlin Spencer, ('20, Art History); Denton County Office of History and Culture, Denton, Texas; "Century of Action: Women and the Vote", a virtual exhibit commemorating the centennial of the ratification of the 19th amendment in 1920. The physical exhibition is planned to be on display at the Denton County Courthouse on the Square Museum in Denton at a later date.

August 2020

Aug. 31: Last day of the Distant Planet exhibition and online interview at Versa Gallery, Chattanooga, Tenn., of Matthew Ryan Johnson, graduate student in Studio Art: Drawing and Painting.

Aug. 12 and 15–22: Matthew Bourbon, professor, Studio Art: Drawing and Painting, is participating in the Conduit Gallery's collaborative group exhibition Exquisite Corpse, a fundraiser with an online preview, Aug. 12, 2020, and a physical exhibition in the gallery available to view in person by appointment Aug. 15–22. Also in the exhibition will be artworks by Martha Falsetta ('96, M.F.A., Studio Art: Fibers) and Vincent Falsetta, CVAD art faculty emeritus. 100 percent of the sales will be divided equally between the Dallas-based artist support fund, EASL, and the Black Voters Matter Fund.

Aug. 21: Dana Tanamachi, ('07, Communication Design), stamp designer and lettering artist; U.S. Postal Service release of Thank You Stamp

Aug. 13–18: Nasher Sculpture Garden features works by Karla García, ('19, M.F.A., Studio Art: Ceramics and Museum Education Certificate) in the artist's Home and Land Project in the Nasher Windows.

Aug. 15, 7 p.m.: Over Magazine Student Organization and Bloom at Collective VR Exhibition and Zoom reception for the Over Magazine Virtual Reality Gallery

Aug. 13: Last day of The Clay Studio National 2020, biannual exhibition, Philadelphia, Pa.; juried artists include Eliza Au, assistant professor, studio art: ceramics.

Aug. 3: Deadline for Interior Design Society Scholarship Applications. The average award is $1,000 for selected interior design majors. Contact the UNT Writing Center for help with your essay. 

July 2020

July 1–Aug. 15: Ana M. Lopez, associate professor, metalsmithing and jewelry; Exhibition: Invisible Metal, Appalachian Center, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tenn.

July 2–Aug. 2: The University Union Art Gallery is accepting proposals for the fall 2020 semester. Apply to exhibit your work: UNTunion.slideroom.com or for more information, visit the Union Art Gallery web page.

July 22, 11 a.m.: Invitation to the Dallas Contemporary Conversation Series! Webinar conversation about the important work creatives in the DFW area are doing to promote change, accountability and justice in Dallas, Lauren Cross, assistant  professor, and others; registration link at the Dallas Contemporary