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Past Events

Stick a fork in it


Stick a fork in it features the work of Francis Olvez-Wilshaw, the fourth exchange student from the Royal College of Art (RCA) in London to be hosted by the Studio Art MFA program at The University of Texas at Austin.
 

Dec. 5 ‑ 9, 2017

Visual Arts Center

11 Strangers


11 Strangers is a group exhibition of work by first-year Studio Art MFA candidates, providing a small glimpse into their studios and research across campus.
 

Nov. 28 ‑ Dec. 2, 2017

Visual Arts Center

META_“REAL”_WORLD


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.
 

Nov. 3 ‑ 16, 2017

Visual Arts Center

Room before


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.
 

Nov. 3 ‑ Dec. 9, 2017

Visual Arts Center

Body is a Bridge


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

Nov. 3 ‑ Dec. 9, 2017

Visual Arts Center

Sacred Ground / Tierra Sagrada: Art Education & Cultural Exchange in Antigua, Guatemala


The exhibition Sacred Ground / Tierra Sagrada revisits a group of Art Education graduate students’ process of designing and creating an alfombra during a recent trip to Antigua, Guatemala for Holy Week.
 

Oct. 10 ‑ 20, 2017

Visual Arts Center

BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates


In a site-specific installation commissioned by the Visual Arts Center, Larry Bamburg, the Fall 2017 Artist-in-Residence, 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.
 

Sep. 22 ‑ Dec. 9, 2017

Visual Arts Center

Fool’s Romance / Books from Aeromoto


This exhibition presents over 300 artists’ books from Mexico City-based non-profit art library Aeromoto in a setting made conducive to perusal and discovery by greenery, couches, and hammocks.
 

Sep. 22 ‑ Dec. 9, 2017

Visual Arts Center

American Dream


This exhibition presents work made during a recent course taught by The New Barbizon group, a collective of Russian-born, Israeli-based artists who have returned to the tradition of plein air painting.
 

Sep. 22 ‑ Oct. 20, 2017

Visual Arts Center

Kind of About Michigan


Studio Art MFA candidates Marta Lee and Anika Steppe show new paintings and photography made in response to a shared summer road trip to Michigan.
 

Sep. 22 ‑ Oct. 20, 2017

Visual Arts Center