Department of Art and Art History News

Alumnus David Waddell named Chair of the Visual Arts Department at HSPVA

Wed. April 20, 2016

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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.

Penelope Davies presents paper at the National Univesrity of Ireland

Sun. April 17, 2016

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Penelope Davies presents a paper entitled, “Challenging the public transcript: vandalism and resistance in Republican Rome," at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Review of Eddie Chambers' Black Artists in British Art: A History Since the 1950s published in Art History journal

Fri. April 15, 2016

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Art History, the journal of the Association of Art Historians, reviewed Black Artists in British Art: A History Since the 1950s by Eddie Chambers in Volume 38, Issue 3.

Alumna Xochi Solis featured in The Daily Texan

Thu. April 14, 2016

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Xochi Solis (B.F.A. in Studio Art, 2005) discusses her studio practice and projects in The Daily Texan.

Andy Campbell featured on Free Beer, an Austin art podcast

Thu. April 14, 2016

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Andy Campbell (Ph.D. in Art History, 2012) speaks with Free Beer, an Austin based art podcast.