The Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series presents photographer Amy Elkins (Los Angeles, CA). Public Lecture Tuesday February 09, 5:30pm, Derthick Hall, 624 Vine Street, followed by an opening reception, Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine Street. Diane Marek Series activities February 08-12. Amy Elkins explores the human condition through intense strategies of portraiture. This exhibition centers on personal correspondence and extensive research surrounding several men serving life and death row sentences in prisons across the U.S. between 2009-2014. In addition "Parting Words", Elkins monumental visual archive incorporating the last words of some 530 prisoners executed in the state of Texas appears alongside. together these projects earned Elkins the highly competitive and prestigious 2014 Aperture Portfolio Prize.
Juror Vesna Pavlovic, Asst. Professor of Art, Vanderbilt University selected 55 works from 176 submissions created by UTC Art Majors within the curriculum of the Department of Art's programs Pre-Art, BA Art, BS Art Ed., and all BFA concentrations. Juror's Public Lecture will be Monday January 25, 5:30pm Room 356 Fine Arts Center, followed at 6:30pm by the Awards Presentation & Public Reception. For a list of featured students click the website News tab.
Carmen Papalia Fall 2015 UTC Diane Marek Visiting Artist in conjunction with his exhibition “How to Close Your Eyes”. Exhibition dates October 27 – December 08, 2015. Diane Marek Series events October 26 – 30, 2015. Artist’s Lecture Tuesday, October 27, 5:30pm, Derthick Hall, Room 101, 624 Vine Street (Map Here), followed by a reception in the lobby of the Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine Street. This exhibition and all Diane Marek Series events are open to the public. Admission is free.
2015 UTC Department of Art Faculty Exhibition. Opening Public Reception Tuesday September 01, 5:30pm – 7:30pm. A Film Screening in conjunction with the exhibition will precede the opening from 5:00pm – 5:30pm, and again on Tuesday, October 6, 5:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 356, Fine Arts Center. Visitors attending the Film Screening and Opening Reception may park free after 4:30pm in any UTC lot not marked “24-hour reserved”.
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