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Opening Reception for Spring 2020 Exhibitions

Friday, January 24
5–8 PM
Visual Arts Center
Free and open to the public

people looking at installation in art gallery

Enjoy refreshments and conversation while you view five new exhibitions at the VAC.


Panel Conversation with Carmen Argote, Laura Gutierrez and George Flaherty

Tuesday, January 28
3:30 PM
Art Building, Rm. 1.102
Free and open to the public

Artist-in-residence Carmen Argote is joined by UT faculty Laura Gutierrez and George Flaherty for a conversation about her multidisciplinary practice and her site-specific installation at the VAC.


Artist-Curated Film Series: Poto and Cabengo (1980) with Introduction by Lisa Lapinski

Wednesday, February 5
3 PM
Art Building, Rm. 1.102
Free and open to the public

twin girls making crafts at table

Lisa Lapinski introduces a screening of Jean-Pierre Gorin’s Poto and Cabengo (1980).


Artist-Curated Film Series: The Banana Man (1983) with Introduction by MacKenzie Stevens

Tuesday, February 11
3 PM
Art Building, Rm. 1.120
Free and open to the public

image of yellow man in yellow hat and suit

VAC director MacKenzie Stevens introduces a screening of Mike Kelley’s The Banana Man, the artist’s first complete video work.


Carmen Argote: Me At Market: Gallery Talk with Astrid Runggaldier

Tuesday, February 18
12 PM
Visual Arts Center
Free and open to the public

image of traditional Guatemalan garment (huipil)

Astrid Runggaldier, Art History faculty and Assistant Director of the Mesoamerica Center, leads a gallery talk surrounding objects from the Art and Art History Collection included in Carmen Argote’s site-specific installation.


Juan Pablo González: Artist Talk and Group Viewing of Las Nubes

Tuesday, February 25
2:30 PM
Art Building, Rm. 1.120 and Visual Arts Center
Free and open to the public

photo of fallen tree in field

Juan Pablo González discusses his filmmaking practice in an artist talk, followed by a group viewing of his film Las Nubes at the VAC.


Carmen Argote: Me At Market: Performance Art II Student Activations

Tuesday, March 3
2 PM
Visual Arts Center
Free and open to the public

woman carrying crate of oranges surrounded by many other orange crates

Advanced performance art students activate Carmen Argote’s site-specific installation at the VAC through a series of original performances in response to Argote’s work.


Lisa Lapinski in Conversation with Bruce Hainley and Kyle Dancewicz

Wednesday, March 4
2:30 PM
Art Building, Rm. 1.102
Free and open to the public

pegboard with red toy chair sculpture

Lisa Lapinski is joined by Bruce Hainley and Kyle Dancewicz for a conversation surrounding her multifaceted artistic practice.


Opening Reception for 2020 Design BFA Capstone Exhibition

Friday, April 3
5–8 PM
Visual Arts Center
Free and open to the public

woman putting sticker on wall at art gallery opening

Enjoy refreshments and conversation as you view capstone projects from students receiving bachelor of fine arts degrees in Design.


Opening Reception for 2020 Studio Art Thesis Exhibitions

Friday, May 8
5–8 PM
Visual Arts Center
Free and open to the public

people looking at student work during art gallery opening

Join us for the opening of the 2020 Studio Art MFA Thesis Exhibition and the 2020 Senior Art Exhibition.


 

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