Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA), Creative Arts Center (CAC), The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC), and now the Business Council for the Arts (BCA) and the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA), are pleased to announce their collaboration called The Business of Art. The workshop series, which began in April 2014, offers hands-on opportunities to explore being in the fine art business.
Eastfield College will present "Things that are now visible," which includes the works of three Dallas-based artists -- Iris Bechtol, Natalie Macellaio and Lesli Robertson. The exhibit will run from Aug. 25 – Oct. 2, with an artists’ reception from 6 - 8:30 p.m. Aug. 29. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For almost a year, a young woman named Jessica Burnham, who’s an MFA candidate in applied design research within the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas, has been working with the business owners along Lowest Greenville, helping them coordinate a business association.
The hope is that a business association will give the business owners along Lowest Greenville a unified voice in the neighborhood.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark. recently announced that the exhibition State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now will feature 102 artists from all over the country. Dallas-based artists, Dornith Doherty and Kim Cadmus Owens' work will be included in State of the Art, which debuts at Crystal Bridges on September 13.
UNT on the Square Exhibition
Robert Jessup New Work: 2013-2014
The exhibition will run from August 25-September 25. Opening reception will be September 5th at 5:30pm. For more information, visit UNT on the Square.
The College of Visual Arts and Design congratulates the seventy-two faculty members, lecturers and librarians entering the 2014-15 academic school year with either tenure or promotion. Out of those seventy-two members, eight individuals are with the College of Visual Arts and Design. UNT's InHouse publication features an article naming all the recipients. Congratulations!
Lisa N. Owen is an associate professor of art history at UNT's College of Visual Arts and Design. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the arts of India. She offers both general surveys and more specialized seminars that focus on the roles of art in devotional practices, constructions of identity, articulations of sacred space, and representations of the body. She is writing her second book on ancient religious practices in India.
On July 24th Lifetime television will begin airing Season 13 of Project Runway. UNT Fashion Design alumni, Emmanuel Tobias will be one of the contestants. Tobias is a hard-working, talented, and award winning designer. He graduated from the Fashion Design program in 2011. He was also one of the judges this year for the UNT ArtWear fashion show.
Congratulations to Dr. Laura Evans on the publication of her co-edited volume, Multiculturalism in Art Museums Today, published by Rowman and Littlefield. Co-edited with Joni Acuff, Evans’s volume also includes contributions by Terry Barrett and Art Education MA alumna Allison Davidson, among other noted art museum educators. As the publisher describes it: