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Visual Arts Center

Current Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

Larry Bamburg's BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates

Fall 2017 Vaulted Gallery Artist‑in‑Residence

Larry Bamburg: BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates

September 22 — December 9, 2017

For BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates, Bamburg pursues a process of making that is determined by an arbitrary set of rules to build a structure as tall as possible using a collection of like materials: burls, hooves and shells.  Read More

indoor space of Aeromoto non-profit book library in Mexico City

Fool’s Romance / Books from Aeromoto

September 22 — December 9, 2017

Located in Mexico City’s Colonia Juárez, the non-profit art library and community space Aeromoto provides public access to art books and small press publications from around the world. This exhibition brings over 300 artists’ books from Aeromoto’s collection to UT Austin, focusing on editions made in Mexico and Latin America.  Read More

Associated Programs

Aeromoto: In Conversation
September 22, 3:30–5pm

Aeromoto’s Zine Swap Show&Tell Party
October 19, 6–7pm

Fine Arts Library presents “Experiencing Artists’ Books”
November 7, 5:30–7:30pm

person in center of model car track

Room before

November 3 — December 9, 2017

Reception: November 3, 6–8pm

For Room before, the Studio Art MFA candidates at UT Austin invited six MFA students from Yale University, Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of California, Los Angeles to participate in a collaborative exhibition in the spirit of artistic exchange.  Read More

two women white space in between images

Body is a Bridge

November 3 — December 9, 2017

Reception: November 3, 6–8pm

Body is a Bridge includes the work of three artists and details the lived experiences of illness through an intersectional lens.  Read More

Associated Programs

Body is a Bridge: Artists in Conversation
November 3, 4–5pm



November 3–16, 2017

Reception: November 3, 6–8pm

META_“REAL”_WORLD is an exhibition of recent work presented by students from the Fall 2017 Advanced Expanded Media class that focuses on the creative use and misuse of digital technologies at the nexus of art and practice; thoughtful experimentation is celebrated and risk-taking is encouraged over formal mastery.  Read More