Art Events and Exhibition Submissions
Department of Art and Art History
Fall 2021 Exhibitions and Events Schedule
The University of Texas at Tyler Studio Art Faculty Exhibition (Meadows Gallery)
August 23 - September 24, 2021
Reception and Gallery Talks: Thursday, September 23 at 12:30 pm (Meadows Gallery and FAC Back Patio)
Art History Faculty Research Talks: Thursday, September 16 at 12:30 pm (ARC 112)
Reflejos: An Alumni Exhibition featuring Mario Munguia Jr., Veronica Vinaja and Erick Rodriguez (FAC Gallery)
September 6 - 30, 2021
Reception: Saturday, October 2 at 2 pm (FAC Gallery and ARC Courtyard)
Visiting Faulty Exhibition featuring Daisie Hoitsma and Jason Tanner Young (Meadows Gallery)
October 4 - November 5, 2021
MA Thesis Exhibition featuring Heather McCullin (FAC Gallery)
October 11 - 22, 2021
BFA Senior Exhibition #1 (FAC Gallery)
November 15 - December 3, 2021)
MFA Thesis Exhibition featuring Madison Branch (Meadows Gallery)
November 15 - December 3, 2021
BFA Senior Exhibition #2 (FAC Gallery)
December 6 - 17, 2021
MFA Thesis Exhibition featuring Tammy Lawless (Meadows Gallery)
December 6 - 17, 2021
View our online exhibitions here.
UT Tyler Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Invitational Exhibition
The UT Tyler Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Invitational Exhibition was organized by Professor Dewane Hughes. Participating artists include: Robbie Barber, Joe Barrington, Jeff Brewer, Jerry Dodd, Jack Gron, Meredith Jack, Alex Johnson, Julia Ousley, Bill Raney, Luke Sides, Wesley Stolusky and Dewane Hughes. The sculptures will be on display across the UT Tyler main campus until August 2022. The exhibition was made possible through the support of the Department of Art and Art History and the College of Arts and Sciences.
2021 Professional Practices Symposium (Friday, February 12, 2021)
The Department of Art & Art History at the University of Texas at Tyler is organizing a Professional Practices Symposium for our undergraduate and graduate art majors this February 12, 2021. This year's symposium will be virutal. The symposium programming will include presentations related to art and art history career options and professional preparation. Invited presenters will include: studio artists, art historians, museum and gallery professionals, art educators, and others from the field.
We encourage your participation; this is an amazing opportunity that will provide valuable knowledge related to career preparedness and a life in the arts! The symposium is free and open to all UT Tyler art majors, UT Tyler art alumni, and art students and faculty from the east Texas region. Please contact Ms. Karen Lutes (firstname.lastname@example.org) to RSVP.
2021 Summer Art Camp: Art FUNdamentals: A Journey Through Art & Art History
Art FUNdamentals will introduce campers to art and art history through a variety of art materials and processes, including: ceramics, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Art projects will be augementd with art-themed activities and stories, all at levels appropriate to the age group. The camp will culminate in an exhibition of participant artworks in one of our art galleries. No art experience necessary!
Camp #1 (Ages 5-8): June 7-11, 2021, from 9 am - 1 pm daily. Registration includes all materials, daily snack, and a t-shirt. Participants will be asked to bring a sack lunch each day. Registration: $125
Camp #2 (Ages 9-12): June 14-18, 2021, from 9 am - 3 pm daily. Registration includes all materials, daily snack, t-shirt, and lunch each day. Registration: $175
Register at www.uttyler.edu/camps.
2021 Art Educator Printmaking Workshop
The Department of Art & Art History is please to announce the 2021 Art Educator Printmaking Workshop, scheduled for June 24-26, 2021. The event is open to all K-12 and college art teachers, and will feature guest artist D.L. Simmons, Assistant Professor of Drawing and Printmaking at UT Tyler. The workshop will include: an artist talk by D.L. Simmons, demonstrations of several printmaking processes, critiques with the guest artist, and an exhibition of artwork created by the workshop participants. The workshop will take place in the studio art facilities at the University of Texas at Tyler main campus, located in Tyler, Texas.
Further information about the retreat and workshop, as well as registration information and forms, can be found here:
Registration deadline: May 31, 2021
Exhibition Submissions & Call for Entries
36th Annual International Exhibition Prospectus (Open through 11/16/20)
The Annual International Exhibition is a juried visual art competition organized by the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Tyler. Internationally known artists, curators and scholars have served as jurors selecting works for exhibition created by some of the best contemporary artists working today. The department purchases three to six works from the exhibition each year; purchased works are added to our permanent collection. The permanent collection serves as an educational teaching resource; much of the permanent collection is exhibited throughout the UT Tyler main campus.