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'Geometry in Reflection' features two noted artists

News Release — 18 August 2009


Media contact: Sue Stevens, Senior Media Relations Officer, 817-272-3317,

ARLINGTON - The Gallery at UTA presents "Geometry in Reflection" Sept. 4 through Oct. 10. The exhibit features internationally known artists Tommy Fitzpatrick and Margo Sawyer who address architectural forms and color relationships in their work.

lipstick buildingThe gallery is in the Fine Arts Building, 502 S. Cooper St. A reception is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, and will feature a brief talk by the artists. The artists also will discuss their work in illustrated, hour-long presentations. Sawyer is to speak at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, and Fitzpatrick is to speak at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.  The talks are in Room 148 of the Fine Arts Building. The exhibit and all events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon until 5 p.m. Saturday.

Fitzpatrick received his master's in fine arts from Yale University School of Art in 1993. He has had numerous solo exhibitions throughout the United States, including several in New York, Houston and in Berlin. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth have collected his work. Fitzpatrick is represented by galleries in Dallas, Houston and Berlin.
Sawyer studied art in the United Kingdom, earning her bachelor's degree from the Chelsea College of Art and Design, before returning to the United States to earn her M.F.A. at Yale in 1982. She received numerous grants, fellowships and awards, including a Fulbright-Hays Research Grant to India, a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, a Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship to Japan, the Japan Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship and a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation award. Sawyer's work has been widely exhibited throughout this country and in the United Kingdom, Italy, India and Japan.

For more information, contact Benito Huerta or Patricia Healy at 817-272-5658 or visit The 2009-10 exhibition schedule is made possible by the support of Arlington Camera, the Bryant and Nancy Hanley Foundation, Hilton Arlington and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Image caption:
Tommy Fitzpatrick, Lipstick Building, 2005, acrylic on canvas

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