David Stuart interviewed on KERA Think podcast about Ancient Maya
Tue. February 21, 2017
Professor of Art History and Co-Director of the Mesoamerica Center David Stuart joined Think host Krys Boyd to talk about the people who once dominated parts of Mexico and Central America – the subject of the exhibit “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed” at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
To listen to the full podcast, click here.
Nicole Awai's Work Featured in New Publication, Creole in the Archive: Imagery, Presence and the Caribbean Figure
Fri. February 3, 2017
Book jacket for Creole in the Archive
Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing Nicole Awai's photographic work will be featured in Roshini Kempadoo's new book, Creole in the Archive: Imagery, Presence and the Location of the Caribbean Figure, to be published in late February 2017. Creole in the Archive employs photographic analysis to explore the visual arts of the Carribean from 1850 to the present.
Studio Art Professor Michael Smith Selected for 2017 Münster Sculpture Projects
Mon. January 23, 2017
Michael Smith, studio art professor at the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin has been selected for the fifth edition of the world-renowned Skulptur Projekte Münster (Münster Sculpture Projects) that takes place in Germany only once every 10 years.
Founded by Klaus Bussmann and Kasper König in 1977, Skulptur Projekte Münster features site-specific works that explore the relationship between art, public space and the urban environment. This year, Britta Peters and Marianne Wagner are curating the exhibition, expanding its reach into the nearby town of Marl and inviting both sculptural and performative approaches.
Included among more than 30 works, Smith’s contribution promises to remain rooted in his performance work. Smith intends to set up a fully operational tattoo studio for senior citizens.
Moody Gallery in Houston to Feature Work of Dan Sutherland in ‘peat’
Thu. January 5, 2017
Painting and Drawing Associate Professor Dan Sutherland will exhibit new work in peat at Moody Gallery in Houston on Saturday, January 14, 2017. Directly prior to the opening reception at 6 p.m. will be an artist talk with Sutherland at 5:30 p.m.
peat will be on view from Jan 14 – Feb 18, 2017.