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Steve Murphy / Linda Ridgway: Planting a Line
March 8 - April 24, 2004

Reception, Friday, March 26, 6-8:30 and Artists' Talk at 6:30 PM

This exhibition, curated by Benito Huerta, features the artists' creative explorations in other media in conjunction with their sculptural pieces.

work by Steve MurphyMurphy, who is from Houston, will be showing paintings and drawings along with his three-dimensional constructions. His abstract paintings and drawings emphasize formal elements such as line, color, texture and shape, which create a relationship with his sculptural works. His small pencil drawings are precise, almost architectural, renderings that are manifested in his sculptural work.

Ridgway, who is from Dallas, will be creating a site-specific installation incorporating drawings on the gallery wall along with her bronze castings of floral and other organic materials. She also will be showing unique mixed media drawings created by layering a variety of materials on a photographic base.

A reception for the exhibition will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 26, with Gallery Talk at 6:30 p.m. In addition, the artists will each give a slide presentation about their work. Ridgway will speak on Thursday, April 8, and Steve Murphy will present his work on Thursday, April 22. Both lectures will begin at 12:30 p.m. in room 2102A in the Fine Arts Building.

All events are free and open to the public.

The Gallery will be closed March 13 -21 for Spring Break.

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 10 - 5 PM, Saturday 12 - 5 PM.
Located on the north end, first floor of the Fine Arts Building, UTA Campus, 502 S. Cooper St., Arlington, Texas.

For more information, contact Benito Huerta 817-272-3143 or Patricia Healy 817-272-5658. Slides and resumes available by request.

The 2003-2004 exhibition schedule is made possible by the generous support of Arlington Camera, Arlington Hilton, and the Hanley Foundation.

 

 

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