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”.
Advancing a position or proposition in visual form, the student artists in this exhibition respond to the contexts of our contemporary world and its challenges with a body of work that is conceptually thought provoking and timely, and conceived in a wide range of material and form
Spring 2015 Diane Marek Series Visiting Artist, Monica Cook presents an Artist’s lecture on Tuesday, February 03, 5:30pm, Room 356 of the UTC Fine Arts Center followed by an Opening Reception. Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series activities in the community and on campus February 02 – February 06, 2015. This exhibition and all Diane Marek Series events are open to the public. Admission is free. And Gallery II: UTC Lillian B. Feinstein Scholarship Award Recipients Exhibition featuring Brooke Craig and Connie Millsaps.
Juror: Joshua Bienko, artist and Professor of Art, UT Knoxville. Juror’s Lecture Tuesday, January 20, 5:30pm, Room 356, UTC Fine Arts Center followed by a Public Reception and Awards Presentation at 6:30pm in the Lobby of the UTC Fine Arts Center! Exhibition runs through Saturday, January 24, 2015. This exhibition is supported by the Friends of the Cress Gallery! Become a Friend of the Cress Gallery today and support the visual arts at UTC!
An orrery is a mechanical model of a planetary system typically centered by a sun. Greg Smith’s version of this machine appears for the first time in his “Breakdown Lane”, that parallel strip along the highway where risk and the unexpected stumble to invent repair and redeem a road trip to the unknown. Smith’s sculptures, drawings, and repurposed objects also serve as props and tools in his associated performative video. Rich in analogy and metaphor, Smith’s exhibition detours the beaten path to arrive at the intersection of the improbable and the possible.
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