Feb. 20, 2018 | Fort Gansevoort
Laurel Shear (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2015) gained gallery representation with Fort Gansevoort in New York. Known for shape-shifting in a competitive gallery environment, Shear’s representation signals further expansion to the west coast for the gallery.
Feb. 12, 2018
Jarrod Beck (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2007) is the artist-in-residence for the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, through April 2018. His piece Origin, 135 degrees was commissioned by Rice Public Art.
Jan. 21, 2018 | Into Action
Natalia Anciso (B.A., Studio Art, 2008) has been selected to show work in INTO ACTION, a pop-up group exhibition, Jan. 13 - 21, in Los Angeles.
Jan. 10, 2018 | Art Works Downtown
Kathryn St. Clair (B.F.A., Studio Art, 1993) has been selected to show work in "Color Emotion," an upcoming group exhibition, Jan. 12 - Feb. 23, that examines the relationship between color and emotion.
Jan. 8, 2018 | Icosa Collective
Jonas Criscoe (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2006) is presenting work in “Call & Respond,” a two-person exhibition at ICOSA Collective in Austin, TX, Jan 13 - Feb 3.
Dec. 18, 2017 | Winthrop University
Leah Dyjak (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2015) has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Video and Photography at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Dyjak’s work combines performance, labor, film and photography, and is represented by the Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown, MA.
Nov. 29, 2017 | Art Daily
Roja Najafi (Ph.D., Art History, 2016) was announced curator of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. She will curate the spring exhibition, The New Art: A Controversial Collection 50 Years Later.
Nov. 29, 2017 | Art Museum of Southeast Texas
Ellen Tanner (B.F.A., Visual Art Studies, 2004) will present Fables, Families and Myths at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont from Dec. 16 through March 4. An opening reception is from 6 to 8 p.m., Dec. 15.
Alton DuLaney elected to city council, will be featured on Rachael Ray and Harry Connick Jr shows
Nov. 29, 2017
Alton DuLaney (B.F.A., Studio Art, 1995) will demonstrate holiday gift wrapping skills on Dec. 18 on "The Rachael Ray Show" and Dec. 21 on Harry Connick Jr.'s show, "Harry." DuLaney was also just elected to City Council in his hometown of Splendora, Texas.
Nov. 16, 2017 | Charlie Rose
Cartoonist Chris Ware (B.F.A., Studio Art, 1990) was interviewed on Charlie Rose’s PBS program.
Nov. 16, 2017 | Women and their Work
Rachel Stuckey (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2016) will present the exhibition Good Days & Bad Days on the Internet at Women and Their Work in Austin from Nov. 18 to Jan. 11.
Nov. 16, 2017 | Dimension Gallery
Jonas Criscoe (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2006) has work in Dimensions Gallery's Paved Garden, a large-scale outdoor curated sculpture exhibit. It is a collaboration between Dimensions Gallery and the City of Austin's Cultural Arts Division. The exhibit sits under an industrial awning and is accessible and illuminated 24 hours a day and runs for a year.
Nov. 16, 2017 | Art News
Ade Omotosho (B.A., Art History, 2017) was named by the Pérez Art Museum Miami as the first participant for its Ford Foundation Curatorial Fellowship program. For the next two years, Omotosho will work with the museum’s curatorial team to help oversee upcoming exhibitions and re-installations of its permanent collection.
Nov. 6, 2017 | University of Arizona
Natalia Anciso (B.A., Studio Art, 2008) will have a solo exhibition, Natalia Anciso: They Try to Bury Us, at the Joseph Gross Gallery at the University of Arizona. It features extensive forms of media including paintings, drawings and tapestries, and the exhibition highlights a range work from the past six years. The exhibition, which will run Nov. 13–Jan. 26, is supported by the Dr. Joseph F Gross Endowment, Lionel Rombach Endowment and the University of Arizona School of Art.
Oct. 31, 2017 | Cargo Collective
Landscape architect Courtney Goode (B.F.A., Design, 2008) spoke at Northwestern University recently about her design process, design thinking and prototyping.
Oct. 22, 2017 | University of Houston-Downtown
Natalia Anciso (B.A., Studio Art, 2008) will have a solo exhibition, Natalia Anciso: Aspire | Aspirar, at the O'Kane Gallery of the University of Houston-Downtown. It includes examples of individual works from several of her series over the past six years. The opening reception is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, and will include conversations with the artist as well as UHD President Juan Muñoz. The exhibition runs through Dec. 7.
Oct. 12, 2017 | 500x Gallery
Jonas Criscoe (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2006) has work in Expo 2017, a juried exhibition at Dallas's 500x Gallery.
Noah Simblist appointed chair of paint and printmaking at VCU
Oct. 12, 2017
Noah Simblist (Ph.D., Art History, 2015) was appointed chair of the Department of Painting + Printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Ruth A. Keitz exhibition on view at Fort Worth Community Center
Oct. 12, 2017
Ruth A. Keitz (M.F.A., Art Education, 1970) will showcase "Silent Interiors That Speak" at the Fort Worth Community Art Center. The exhibition opens Nov. 3, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., and runs through Nov. 21. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Sep. 28, 2017 | Marcia Santore
Marcia Green Santore (B.F.A., Studio Art, 1982) has two solo exhibitions this fall. "Pattern in Motion" at the UConn-Stamford Art Gallery is Oct. 28-Nov. 30, and "Inexteriors" at the O'Brien Art Gallery at Roane State Community College, Harriman, is Oct. 16-Dec. 1. In April 2017, Santore curated an exhibition of small abstract work at Twiggs Gallery in New Hampshire.