UT Arlington’s world-class glass art show and sale has
expanded this year with a premium preview event Thursday, April 3, that will
feature works from virtually every medium in the studio arts and extended
public sale hours on Friday.
Studio Event and Art Auction
Arts Center, 810 S. Davis Drive, Arlington, Texas 76013
Thursday, April 3 – Premium preview event
p.m. - Silent Auction and Studio Demonstration
- Live Auction
are $100 per person at www.uta.edu/artuta
hors d’oeuvres and a selection of creative refreshments will be served.
information, email email@example.com or call 817-272-5300.
Friday, April 4 – Public Glass Art sale
8 a.m. to
Free parking is available adjacent to the Studio Arts
Center. Visit www.uta.edu/maps for directions and adjacent parking information.
On Thursday evening, the ART/UTA 2014 Studio Event and Art
Auction features silent and live auctions of faculty and student works in photography,
painting, sculpture, ceramics and printmaking in addition to glass. The event will
be held at the Studio Arts Center, 810 S. Davis Drive, and will include studio
demonstrations in painting, sculpture and glassblowing and opportunities to
hear artists discuss their creative processes.
Tickets for the Thursday event are $100 per person, with
proceeds benefiting scholarships in Department of Art and Art History. To purchase tickets online,
visit www.uta.edu/artuta. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-272-5300.
“At its best, art broadens our perspectives culturally and
socially, and it sparks our imagination,” said Robert Hower, chairman of the
Department of Art and Art History in the College of Liberal Arts. “We are please to expand this event and provide
additional opportunity to spotlight faculty and student excellence and their
creative and intellectual contributions to our community.”
Thursday’s event will include works by many distinguished
faculty members, among them Justin Ginsberg, visiting assistant professor and
coordinator of the glass art program; Kenda North, professor and coordinator of
the photography program; and professor Benito Huerta and assistant professor
Sedrick Huckaby of the painting faculty.
Other participating faculty members include Darryl
Lauster, assistant professor of intermedia and sculpture; Nicholas Wood,
professor and multi-media artist; and Nancy Palmeri, professor and printmaker.
The traditional public glass art sale will be 8 a.m. to 8
p.m. Friday, April 4, also at the Studio Arts Center.
Department of Art and Art History
The Department of Art and
Art History is home to more than 800 student majors and received full National
Association of Schools of Art and Design accreditation in 2008. Located in the
Fine Arts Building and the Studio Arts Center, the department offers bachelor
of fine arts degrees in art and art with teacher certification; bachelor of
arts degrees in art and art history; and master of fine arts degrees in
film/video, glass, intermedia and visual communication.
The University of Texas at Arlington is a
comprehensive research institution and the second largest institution in The
University of Texas System. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked UT
Arlington as the seventh fastest-growing public research university in 2013. U.S.
News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth in the nation for
undergraduate diversity. Visit www.uta.edu to learn more. Follow #UTAdna on Twitter.