Alumnus David Waddell named Chair of the Visual Arts Department at HSPVA
Wed. April 20, 2016
David Waddell (B.F.A. in Studio Art, 2003) has been named the Chair of the Visual Arts Department at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas. He recently had an video installation at the Silos in Houston and a solo show at Box13.
Zack Ingram (M.F.A. candidate in Studio Art) presents work at grayDUCK gallery
Sat. May 7, 2016
Zach Ingram (M.F.A. candidate in Studio Art) presents work in a two person exhibition at grayDUCK gallery. The exhibition will be on view May 7 – June 5, 2016. An opening reception will be held May 7, 7–10 p.m.
Current Affairs explores the dichotomy of looking to the future and exploring your past. Rachel Bury is investigating the future with her unconventional paintings and science fiction attractions. Ingram’s work touches on how his past and ancestors affect him and his process. Both artists are dexterous, inventive sculptors that use material and paint in innovative ways.
This body of work uses symbols of masculinity and power to examine my upbringing in the Deep South, as well as the relationship between labor and the men in my family. Born into a lineage of truck drivers, carpenters, and farmers, I think about where I see myself in that history, as both an artist and the last carrier of the family name.