With the right kindling, one idea can set the world on fire. This concept motivates photojournalist Dominic Bracco II. The former Shorthorn photographer has documented the horrors of Mexico’s drug war through images of violence and its aftermath, as well as grieving families and tender scenes of day-to-day urban life. “I feel I have an obligation to produce work that will hopefully educate and evoke […]
The tapestry of art is woven with history, a fact that Sedrick Huckaby celebrates in his own art, which is inspired by his family, faith, and heritage. Huckaby’s canvases and works on paper depicting African-American quilting traditions recently were part of a two-person show at The Gallery at UT Arlington. “Sometimes I see the quilts as the African-American woman’s jazz—a circle of women conversing, improvising, […]
Football reunion, Austin alumni mixer, alumni picnic, Houston alumni mixer, 1895 Society reception, Winspear Gala concert, Bill Nye reception, and Bill Lively dinner.
Alumni Gala and Arlington mixer
Inspiration comes in many forms and from the unlikeliest of places. For art Associate Professor Andrew Ortiz, the inspiration for his recent Semana de Cultura exhibit, Blackbird Speaking, sprang from a “conversation” with a murder of crows perched on telephone wires. “They complained loudly at me, so I, being strongly influenced by magical realism and the belief that they were speaking to me, answered back,” […]