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*Updated* Art + Art History Open House

The Art + Art History Department, in the College of Liberal Arts, would like you to join us for our open house in conjunction with our NASAD student creative work review and the opening of he Faculty Biennial XIV show. Artwork completed during the previous two semesters by our students will be on display throughout the art building along with scheduled demonstrations in the Studio Art Center and the Fine Arts Building. Please save the date and join us for the first UT Arlington Studio, Media Art, and Art History Open House.

The open house runs 1pm - 5pm concluding with the Faculty Biennial XIV Art and Research Exhibition, Reception from 5:30-8:00pm on Friday, January 31st. All events and exhibitions are free and open to the public and will be held in the Fine Arts building as well as the Studio Arts Center. All students, faculty, staff and their families, as well as members of the local community are encouraged to attend. For more information please contact the Art + Art History Department at 817.272.2891 or visit us online at We look forward to seeing you there!


Studio Arts Center: 810 S. Davis Drive, Arlington TX 76010

Silk Screen Photo Based Printmaking Demonstration Studio Arts Center #B124, 1:00-4:00pm  (Graduate Students)

Mixed Media Painting Demonstration Studio Arts Center #121, 1:00-4:30pm (Painting Students)

Neon – Illuminated Glass and Sculpture Studio Arts Center #160, 2:00-3:00pm (Don Beck, Visiting Artist)

Sculpture Foundry Pour Studio Arts Center #161, 3:00pm (Darryl Lauster, Francis Giampietro, Faculty)

Modern and Traditional Glass Techniques Studio Arts Center #146, 3:30pm (Justin Ginsberg, Faculty)


Fine Arts Building: 502 S. Cooper Street, Arlington TX 76019

Workshop: Drawing Session (Materials Provided) Fine Arts Building - North Section - 2nd floor #290A, 1:00-2:30pm (H. Schenck, Faculty)

Filmmakers:Art Direction and Set Design___A Spaceship

Art Direction with Gyorgy Beck and Brendan Feltrup-Exum

Presentation of latest scene production, tour of the studio Fine Arts Building - North Section - 1st floor #134, 3:00-3:45pm

Short Narrative, Documentary, and Animated Films in discussion of the program. Fine Arts Building - North Section - 1st floor #166, 4:00-5:00pm

Gaming Arts: Exhibition And Demonstration Showcasing Newest Work Fine Arts Building  North Section - 2nd floor #280, 1:00-4:30pm (Tuan Ho, Faculty, Josh Wilson, Graduate Student)

CorPro:3D Packaging System And Point Of Sale Display Demonstration Fine Arts Building North Section - 1st floor #155, 3:00pm (Ben Dolezal, Faculty)

Art Historian LecturesFine Arts Building - North Section -  2nd floor #2102A, 4:00-5:30pm:  

Dr. Melia Belli, Taj Mahal

Dr. Ben Lima, Richard Serra 

Dr. Mary Vaccaro, Leonardo da Vinci

Color Photography With Digital Tools Review Fine Arts Building - North Section - 2nd floor, 2:00-4:00pm

Large scale cyanotype demonstration (Daniel Miller, undergrad senior)
Tintype portrait demonstration (Scott Hilton, Faculty)
Large scale inkjet photo print demonstration (Kenda North, Faculty and Jackson Echols, grad)
How a Digital Image is constructed on a computer demonstration (Andy Ortiz, Faculty)
Tours of the photo area by members of FOCUS, our student organization
Juried exhibition of student work from the photo area

Sound Studio Demo Fine Arts Building - North Section - 2nd floor #284, 1:00-4:00pm (Ryan Britton, Graduate Student)

 App. Concept Development Demo Fine Arts Building - North Section – 2nd floor #295A, 2:00-5:00pm (Gladys Chow, Ginnie Hsu, Graduate Student)

More about our Entrepreneurship Initiative Fine Arts Building - North Section - 2nd floor #280B, 3:30-4:30pm (Matt Clark, Faculty)

Jonathan Campbell & Tanya Dowdey African Art Collection and Exhibit Fine Arts Building - North Section - 2nd floor #2109, 1:00-5:00pm (Rita Lasater, Curator VRC, Cheryl Mitchell, Faculty and Collections Specialist)

Guided Tours Of The Fine Arts Building, Studio Arts Center, (Letterpress Facility) 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm (Art Advisors)

Concluding with:
Faculty Biennial XIV Art And Research Exhibition, Reception: Conversation, Refreshment, And Music Fine Arts - North Section - 1st floor #169, 5:30-8:00pm

A UTA Music Department Jazz Triowill start to perform at 5:00pm at the Gallery at UTA in the North Wing of the Fine Arts Building. Daniel Cavanagh, Brian Mulholland and Jerrett Shedd will play during the Faculty Biennial XIV Art and Research Exhibition.