"Conversations: Art, Politics and North Texas" discussion series

Conversations: Art, Politics and North Texas

Conversations: Art, Politics and North Texas is a series of five discussions featuring DFW artists and scholars who will speak about their socially engaged work as it relates to urban contexts, civic institutions, culture and history within various cities in North Texas.

The series is sponsored by the Gallery/Visiting Artist/Scholar Committee and the Department of Art Education and Art History at the College of Visual Arts and Design at UNT.

All discussions in this series take place from 6-7:30pm in Art 101.


  • Sept. 29 – Christopher Blay, installation artist and curator at Art Corridor Gallery at TCC Southeast Campus
  • Oct. 27 – Lauren Woods, multimedia artist and visiting assistant professor at Southern Methodist University
  • Feb. 2 – Sara-Jayne Parsons, curator of TCU Art Galleries, and Giovanni Valderas, assistant director of Kirk Hopper Fine Art and former vice chairman of the Cultural Affairs Commission for the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs
  • March 2 – Darryl Ratcliff, artist specializing in socially engaged art and co-founder of Ash Studios and Michelada Think Tank

University of North Texas
1201 W. Mulberry, Denton, TX
Art Building
Room 101

Visitors may park at Highland Street Garage and Union Circle Garage for $2 an hour or $10 a day or at the parking meters on Highland Street and West Sycamore Street for $1 an hour.
Learn more at http://transportation.unt.edu/visitor_info.html

Lauren Cross

Jennifer Way