Head into fall with UNT art exhibitions
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Artworks by award-winning guest artists, noted faculty members, students and more will be on display at various galleries on the University of North Texas campus this fall. Please include the following information about the university’s art exhibitions and other visual arts-related events in briefs and calendars.
UNT Art Gallery
The UNT Art Gallery, part of the UNT College of Visual Arts and Design, will present the following events. UNT Art Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit www.gallery.unt.edu or call 940-565-4316. Admission is free.
Aug. 28 (Tuesday) – Sept. 22 (Saturday)
Featuring sculptures by Austin Ballard, photographs by Robin Dru Germany and paintings by Kirsten Macy and Gary Passanise
Curated by Tracee W. Robertson, gallery director
Opening Reception: 5 – 7 p.m. Aug. 30 (Thursday)
Sponsored by the UNT Fine Arts Series
(See attached image: Austin Ballard, Scaffolding (Character Study), 2011, mirrored glass and sewn plastic pennants, 6 x 3 x 11 inches; courtesy of the artist.)
Regents Professor Elmer Taylor: A Retrospective
“Welcome to My World, 1972 to 2012”
Presented in the College of Visual Arts and Design tradition to honor Regents professors
Oct. 9 (Tuesday) – Nov. 10 (Saturday)
Opening Reception: 5 – 7 p.m. Oct. 11 (Thursday)
Artist’s Reception: 5 – 9 p.m. Oct. 13 (Saturday)
Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition
Nov. 27 (Tuesday) – Dec. 15 (Saturday)
Opening Reception: 5 – 7 p.m. Nov. 29 (Thursday)
UNT on the Square
The following exhibitions will be at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. in downtown Denton. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended hours until 8 p.m. Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.
Cloth Talks: West African Arts Exhibition and Symposium
Sept. 4 (Tuesday) – Sept. 29 (Saturday)
Central to the textile traditions of the Ashante of Ghana, West Africa, are Adinkra and Kente cloths. Printed or woven, these fabrics are a visual embodiment of proverbs, events and cultural values. “Cloth Talks” presents a collection of these textiles, subtle and striking, drawn from private collections and from the Boakye family workshop in Nthonso, one of the only remaining traditional Adinkra villages.
Exhibition from Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (UAEM)
Oct. 10 (Wednesday) – Nov. 7 (Wednesday)
David Blow – Retrospective
Nov. 30 (Friday) – Feb. 6 (Wednesday)
The following exhibitions will be in the Union Gallery, located on Level 3 of the University Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. Hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 940-565-3829. Admission to Union Gallery exhibitions is free.
Aug. 27 (Monday) – Sept. 13 (Thursday)
Reception: 7 – 9 p.m. Sept. 4 (Tuesday)
Drawing and painting
Sept. 17 (Monday) – Oct. 4 (Thursday)
Chelsey Williams and Michael Garlitz
Reception: 7 – 9 p.m. Sept. 18 (Tuesday)
Fibers and ceramics
Oct. 8 (Monday) – Oct. 26 (Friday)
Reception: 7 – 9 p.m. Oct. 9 (Tuesday)
Nov. 5 (Monday) – Nov. 15 (Thursday)
Payton Lower, Ryan Piper, Thomas Rodgers
Reception: 7 – 9 p.m. Nov. 6 (Tuesday)
Nov. 19 (Monday) – Dec. 16 (Sunday)
Reception: 7 – 9 p.m. Nov. 27 (Tuesday)
The following exhibitions will be displayed on the outside wall of the Union Gallery.
Sept. 10 (Monday) – Sept. 27 (Thursday)
Reception: 7 – 9 p.m. Sept. 11 (Tuesday)
Oct. 1 (Monday) – Oct. 18 (Thursday)
Reception: 7 – 9 p.m. Oct. 2 (Tuesday)
Oct. 22 (Monday) – Nov. 8 (Thursday)
Reception: 7 – 9 p.m. Oct. 23 (Tuesday)
Nov. 12 (Monday) – Nov. 29 (Thursday)
Laura Drapac and Adam Rowlett
Reception: 7 – 9 p.m. Nov. 13 (Tuesday)
Three additional galleries – the Cora Stafford Gallery, Lightwell Gallery and North Gallery – show student work on a rotating basis. For more information about these galleries, visit http://gallery.unt.edu/exhibitions. Admission is free.