UT Tyler

UT Tyler Office of Marketing and Communications

The University of Texas at Tyler Faculty Studio Art Exhibit to Feature Ceramics, Collage, Sculpture

Follow @UTTyler

Tweet - @UTTyler

August 24, 2017

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

Unique artwork including ceramics, collage and sculpture by The University of Texas at Tyler faculty will be featured in the Studio Art Faculty Exhibition beginning Monday, Aug. 28 at the Meadows Gallery.

"Our faculty's continually evolving work evidences dedication, discipline and passionate commitment to their art. We are extremely fortunate to have such gifted and generous artists in our department," said gallery and media coordinator Michelle Taff.

University faculty represented in this opening exhibition include Merrie Wright, associate professor of ceramics and department chair; Gary Hatcher, professor of ceramics, art and film, and jewelry and metal-smithing; James R. Pace, professor of printmaking and collage; Dewane Hughes, professor of sculpture; and Alexis Serio, professor of painting and drawing.

A public reception with gallery talks will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 at the gallery. The exhibition concludes Friday, Sept. 29.

The Meadows Gallery is in The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and by special appointment.

For more information, contact Taff, 903.566.7237 or mtaff@uttyler.edu or call The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Art and Art History, 903.566.7250.

One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at The University of Texas at Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 10,000 high-ability students. The University of Texas at Tyler offers courses at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.

UT Tyler