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Media Contact: Bridget Lewis, Office:817-272-3317, Cell:214-577-9094, blewis@uta.edu

News Topics: art, faculty, liberal arts, students

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.

ART/UTA 2014 Studio Event and Art Auction

Studio Arts Center, 810 S. Davis Drive, Arlington, Texas 76013

Thursday, April 3 – Premium preview event

6-7:30 p.m. - Silent Auction and Studio Demonstration

7:30 p.m. - Live Auction

Tickets are $100 per person at www.uta.edu/artuta

Gourmet hors d’oeuvres and a selection of creative refreshments will be served.

For more information, email specialevents@uta.edu or call 817-272-5300.

Friday, April 4 – Public Glass Art sale

8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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 specialevents@uta.edu 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.

About the 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.

About UT Arlington

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.

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