Events Schedule

Events Schedule

The Art + Art History department at UTA brings in a wide range of visiting artists and scholars throughout the Fall & Spring semesters. These artists and scholars bring a wide range of resources and experiences, and we welcome all students, faculty, and guests to attend. Listed below are the current and upcoming events.

For more information regarding specific events, contact your area coordinator or email art@uta.edu.
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Event Artist Location Date & Time

Visiting Artist : Andrew Najaran

Andrew Najaran

TBA

Visiting Artist : Andrew Najaran

Co-founder of High polish studios, Andrew’s work relies on very technical cold working techniques. He runs his business and teaches at the Appalachian Center for Craft, in Tennessee.

He will be conducting a 4 day workshop with all levels of students on more advanced cold working techniques and processes. He will also be giving an artist lecture, and lectures on equipment building and maintenance.

Dan Alexander

Dan Alexander

TBA

Dan Alexander

Emerging resident/guest artist 

Dan Alexander will be demonstrating a traditional Itallian technique called Murrine, and leading a two day workshop with Advanced and Intermediate students on this advanced process. He will also give an artist talk on the development of his work, and information about working with the Corning Museum of Glass Traveling hotshop team.

Gyorgy Beck and Sylvia Plachy Exhibition

Gyorgy Beck and Sylvia Plachy

Gallery at UTA

January 20, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Gyorgy Beck and Sylvia Plachy

Reception Friday, January 30, 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Gallery talk with Sylvia PLachy, Thursday, January 29, 12:30 p.m.

 

Gyorgy Beck

Born in Budapest in 1963. Artist, director, cinematographer and photographer, working and exhibiting internationally. Member of the Hungarian Society of Cinematographers (HSC).


Sylvia Plachy (born 24 May 1943) is a Hungarian/American photographer. Plachy was born in Budapest, Hungary. 

Plachy's photo essays and portraits have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Village Voice, The New Yorker, Granta, Artforum, Fortune, and other publications. They have been exhibited in galleries and museums in Berlin, Budapest, Chicago, Minneapolis, New York, Paris and Tokyo, and are in collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Plachy's first book, Sylvia Plachy's Unguided Tour, won the Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography for best publication in 1991. Her book Self Portrait with Cows Going Home (2005), a personal history of Central Europe with photographs and text, received a Golden Light Award for best book in 2004.

Her other books are Red Light: Inside the Sex Industry with James Ridgeway (1996), Signs & Relics (2000), Out of the Corner of My Eye (2008) and Goings On About Town: Photographs for The New Yorker (2007). Plachy has been honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship (1977), a Lucie Award (2004), and the Dr. Erich Salomon Award (2009). She has taught and lectured widely.

Plachy lives in New York City with her husband, and is the mother of Academy Award-winning actor Adrien Brody.

Visiting Artist : Sylvia Plachy

Sylvia Plachy

FAB 148

January 29, 2015 - 12:30 PM

Visiting Artist : Sylvia Plachy

NYC Photographer

Gallery Talk with Sylvia Plachy, Thursday, January 29, 12:30 p.m.

Sylvia Plachy (born 24 May 1943) is a Hungarian/American photographer. Plachy was born in Budapest, Hungary. 

Plachy's photo essays and portraits have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Village Voice, The New Yorker, Granta, Artforum, Fortune, and other publications. They have been exhibited in galleries and museums in Berlin, Budapest, Chicago, Minneapolis, New York, Paris and Tokyo, and are in collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Plachy's first book, Sylvia Plachy's Unguided Tour, won the Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography for best publication in 1991. Her book Self Portrait with Cows Going Home (2005), a personal history of Central Europe with photographs and text, received a Golden Light Award for best book in 2004.

Her other books are Red Light: Inside the Sex Industry with James Ridgeway (1996), Signs & Relics (2000), Out of the Corner of My Eye (2008) and Goings On About Town: Photographs for The New Yorker (2007). Plachy has been honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship (1977), a Lucie Award (2004), and the Dr. Erich Salomon Award (2009). She has taught and lectured widely.

Plachy lives in New York City with her husband, and is the mother of Academy Award-winning actor Adrien Brody.

Jesse Günther

Jesse Günther

FAB 148

January 31, 2015 - 12:20 PM

Jesse Günther

International emerging resident/guest artist 1/31 - 2/5

Jesse Günther will be demonstrating an innovative, and multi process glassblowing technique, and will do a 2-day workshop for advanced and intermediate students to walk them through the process.

Visiting Artist : Jason Christian

Jason Christian

TBA

February 07, 2015 - 12:53 PM

Visiting Artist : Jason Christian

February 7th - 12th 2015

For almost a decade he has been an integral member of Dale Chihuly's boathouse team, collaborating and working with international artists, including Pino Singnoretti. His individual work explores the art of reticello, classical Venetian techniques, and modern simplicity. As of recent, he has been developing art inspired by the works of Faberge- combining the delicate complexity of reticello with the intricate detailing Faberge's eggs are known for.

He will be doing demonstrations of specific techniques and working with students on learning the process. He will leave a piece either for our Glass collection, or for our annual glass sale.

Visiting Artist : Vincent Ramos

Vincent Ramos

FAB 148

February 19, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Visiting Artist : Vincent Ramos

Vincent Ramos was born in Santa Monica. He received his BFA from Otis College of Art and Design in 2002 and his MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 2007. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions, most recently “All Time Greatest” at FOCA, Los Angeles (2009), “Post-American L.A.” at the 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica (2009), and “NY/LA: Artists from New York and Los Angeles” at GBK Gallery, Sydney, Australia (2008).

He had a solo exhibition entitled, “Motown Took Us There and Motown Brought Us Back” at Crisp London Los Angeles in 2008. He will participate in a two-person exhibition at Las Cienegas Projects in Los Angeles next spring and is currently in the process of curating a group exhibition entitled, “8/29/70” for the Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College that will open in the fall of 2011.

His work has been written about in X-TRA, Art Week, and the Los Angeles Times. Ramos is a 2010 recipient of the California Community Foundations Emerging Artist Fellowship. He was raised, lives and works in Venice.

Subject: Disability

Gallery at UTA

February 27, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Subject: Disability

Guest Curator: Stephen Lapthisiphon

Reception Friday, February 27, 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Artist Lecture: Thursday, February 26, 12:30 p.m.

Closed Spring Break - March 9 - 14

Visiting Artist : Meggan Gould

Meggan Gould

FAB 148

March 16, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Visiting Artist : Meggan Gould

Lecture Monday March 16

Meggan Gould is a photographer living and working in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of New Mexico. She received an MFA from the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her photographs have been exhibited widely in the United States and internationally, and she was a resident at Light Work in 2009. Her current work is primarily interested in using photography to examine the practice of photographing, and in the lives of photographs as objects.

Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition

Gallery at UTA

April 13, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition

Reception Friday, April 17, 5 - 7 p.m.

Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition - Spring 2015

Gallery at UTA

May 08, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition - Spring 2015

Reception Friday, May 8, 5 - 7 p.m.