TWU Scuplture Students Exhibiting in Summoned Cast Metal Sculpture at KSpace Contemporary May 3-June 21 2013
These students were selected by the juror-Jack Gron, professor and chair TAMU-Corpus
Students from TWU who were juried into the show include:
Graduate Kim Brewer interview on Art This Week/Red Arrow Contemporary Collaboration-"The Best"Art This Week presents a special series of seven interviews made in collaboration with Red Arrow Contemporary Gallery in Dallas. This interview includes TWU graduate Kim Brewer. Click here for the interview.
2013 Spring Graduating Exhibitions
West / MFA -Photography / Elva Salinas
Reception: Friday, May 10, 5:30-9pm
010 Voting ResultsAngelia Ford & Kim Brewer – There but for the Grace of God
Graduate Art Painters – All Together Now
Lisa Tremaine – Fragile Forms
Candace Heimdal – Connectivity
Amanda Amaral – Grey Lady
Sheryl David – Evocative Configuration
Aisha Sims – Methodical Abstraction
TWU Visual Arts Graduate Student Shervin Haei Awarded DMA PrizeThe Department of Visual Arts at Texas Woman’s University is very proud to announce that Shervin Haei, a graduate student in our Ceramics program, has been chosen for one of the inaugural awards from the Dallas Museum of Art’s / Art Ball Graduate Student Prize of $1500.00 each, work exhibited during the Dallas Art Fair, and being part of the Art Ball Auction on April 13th at the DMA.
There were 71 applicants from 10 Texas universities and the jurors chose 5 artists to award prizes. Ms. Haei is a first year Master of Fine Arts student and received her BFA from TWU in December 2012. Her work focuses on traditional forms from her native Iran melded with logos of U.S. corporate brands to create a unique view of the American culture.
The committee that chose the awardees are: DMA Director Maxwell Anderson; DMA Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art Gabriel Ritter; Texas Christian University Art History Chair Francis Colpitt; University of North Texas Visual Arts Chair Annette Lawrence; and Nasher Sculpture Center Director Jeremy Strick. The prize was created by the DMA and this year’s Art Ball Chairs, Jennifer Karol and Catherine Rose, in an effort to expose and promote top local talent.
TWU Department of Visual Arts Graduate Student included in Juried Group show at Red Arrow Contemporary GalleryTWU Department of Visual Arts graduate student, Kim Brewer, has been chosen to represent TWU in an art exhibition at Red Arrow Contemporary Gallery in Dallas, Texas. The exhibition will be April 6 to May 11, 2013 at Red Arrow, which is located at 1130 Dragon St. Suite 110 Dallas, TX 75207.
Erin and Elissa Stafford are co-owners of the contemporary art space in the Design District in Dallas, which has been open for a year. Earlier this month they visited studios of selected graduate students at TWU and selected Ms. Brewer’s work for the exhibition. There is one artist included from each of the graduate programs at Southern Methodist University, University of Dallas, University of North Texas, University of Texas/Arlington, University of Texas/Dallas, Texas Christian University and Texas Woman’s University.
There will be an opening reception on April 6th, at the gallery for the artists and guests. The online art interview magazine “Art This Week” is also doing interviews with the artists and have visited TWU to interview Kim in her studio about her work and in the departments papermaking lab demonstrating her process of creating the work chosen.
The gallery website has more information at: http://www.redarrowcontemporary.com/newredarrow/Upcoming_Exhibitions.html
If you would like images of the work chosen or more information on Kim Brewer, please contact the Department of Visual Arts Gallery Coordinator, Vance Wingate, at: email@example.com, or 940-898-2533.
Delta Phi Delta The Art Honors SocietyThe Art Honors Society
- Raise scholarship money (via our annual fundraising dinner)
- Organize Italian Night each Fall semester
- Go on outings together
- Participate in other campus events
- Scholarship opportunities
- Earn honor cords when you graduate as an active member
- Great experience to put down on your Resume
Voertman’s Student Art Competition
April 5 to April 17
Opening Reception & Award Ceremony: Tuesday, April 9, 4:00-6:00PM
Spring 2013 Voertman’s Juried Student Exhibition Awards
Juror is Andrea Karnes, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.
There were 178 entries in all media.
This years exhibition has Undergraduate and Graduate work in separate galleries, the Undergraduate work is in the East Gallery and Graduate work in the West Gallery.
34 pieces of graduate student work was chosen.
58 pieces of undergraduate student work was chosen.
The Undergraduate Awards provided by Voertman’s Bookstore
Voertman's Fifth Award / Shannon Van Pelt / for ‘Untitled’ Ceramics
Voertman's Fourth Award / Sheryl David / for ‘The Words I Could Not Say’ Photography
Voertman's Third Award / Travis Francis / for ‘Beneath the Frame’ Handmade Book.
Voertman's Second Award / Amanda Amaral / for ‘As It Was / As It Is’ Mixed Media Photography
Voertman's First Award / Cliff Caster / for ‘Battle of the Towers’ Graphic Design
The Graduate Awards provided by an anonymous donor in the memory of our past Chair, John Weinkein.
The John Weinkein Distinction in the Visual Arts Awards
Weinkein Fifth Award / Lindsey Dunnagan / ‘2 Years & 3 Months’ Watercolor on board.
Weinkein Fourth Award / Angelia Ford / ‘I Get That A Lot’ Graphite on paper drawing
Weinkein Third Award / Lindsey Jones / ‘Perfection’ Mixed media Graphic Design
Weinkein Second Award / Glen Rust / ‘Porcelain Trash’ Mixed media sculpture
Weinkein First Award / Elizabeth Head-Fischer / ‘Ex-Prom Queen’ Mixed Media Ceramics
Anastasia Gabriel and Elizabeth Head-Fischer featured on Glasstire.com
Anastasia Gabriel and Elizabeth Head-Fischer’s A Walk in the Park is a hands-on project where you can join in with molds, or by hand-sculpting pieces of nature-inspired debris to add to the growing forest floor and fallen logs. (Does anyone else suddenly find themselves remembering “Fred Penner’s Place“ on PBS?) And don’t worry—a bucket and sponge is set up at the table for you to wash your hands afterward.
Read the full article here.www.glasstire.com
010 Gallery (lower level of Student Union) Spring Shows
The voting results for the 010 Gallery Spring Shows are in, and the shows and dates are as follows:1/20 - 2/2 - Rachael Christensen / MFA Photograpy - "I'm Not From Here" - Reception: 1/25 5-7pm
2/4 - 2/16 - Kalee Appleton – MFA/Photography - "Bit Rot" - Reception 2/6 4-6pm
2/18 - 3/2 - Photographic Artists Coalition – TWU Photography Organization - "Converging Perspectives" - Reception: 2/20 4-6pm
3/4 - 3/23 - Bailey Chapman – MFA/Painting
3/25 - 4/6 - Amanda Brown – BFA/Painting
4/8 - 4/20 - Heather Magnani – BFA/Drawing & Painting
4/22 - 5/4 - Ashley Kauschinger & Adam Neese – MFA/Photography