Art Events and Exhibition Submissions
Department of Art and Art History
Fall 2019 Events
Thursday, August 29, 6 pm: UT Tyler Studio Art Faculty Exhibition' reception and gallery talks
Thursday, September 5: UT Tyler’s Career Success Conference
Saturday, September 14, 6 pm: Artifacts of Wayfinding (A Visual Play in Three Acts)' exhibition reception
Tuesday, September 17, 12:30 pm: Art History Faculty Research Presentations
Friday, October 4, 9 am - noon: Annual High School Art Day
Thursday, October 17, 6 pm: Texas State University Studio Art Faculty Exhibition' reception
October 17-18, TBD: Workshops/Demonstrations/Lectures by Texas State Faculty
Thursday, October 24, 6 pm: MA Exhibition Reception (Michael O’Hara)
TBD: BFA Exhibition Receptions
Fall 2019 Gallery Schedule
Studio Art Faculty Exhibition (Meadows Gallery)
August 26 - October 4, 2019
Reception: Thursday, August 29, 6 pm
Artifacts of Wayfinding (A Visual Play in Three Acts): Work by artist James R. Pace (FAC Gallery)
August 26 - October 11, 2019
Reception: Saturday, September 14, 6 pm
Texas State University Studio Art Faculty Exbhition (Meadows Gallery)
October 14 - November 15, 2019
Reception: Thursday, October 17, 6 pm
MA Thesis Exhibition: Michael O'Hara (FAC Gallery)
October 21 - November 1, 2019
Reception: Thursday, October 24, 6 pm
BFA Senior Exhibition (Meadows Gallery)
2020 Professional Practices Symposium (February 20-21, 2020)
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 7-8, 2019. The symposium programming will include panel presentations and breakout sessions 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 Mrs. Gail Andrews to RSVP for session registration.
2020 Summer Art Camp (TBA)
Campers will expand their knowledge of sculpture through a series of art projects, art history lessons, and exploration activities that introduce the vocabulary of art, sculptural materials, and methods of construction. Campers will look for inspiration in nature and non-traditional materials. The camp will culminate in an exhibition of the sculpture created throughout the week.
Campers must be 11-14 years old, no experience with art making is necessary. All activities will take place on the UT Tyler campus. Lunch cost is included in registration, and will be at The Met in the University Center; daily snacks will be provided. All art materials will be provided.
Camp Dates: June 24-28, 2019, 8 am - 4 pm
Please see the links below for more information and camp registration.
2020 Art Educator Retreat & Watercolor Workshop (TBA)
The Department of Art & Art History will host the first annual Art Educator Retreat and Watercolor Workshop during the summer of 2019. The event is open to all K-12 and college art teachers, and will feature guest artist Alexis Serio Hughes, Professor of Drawing and Painting at UT Tyler. The retreat and workshop will include: an artist talk by Alexis Serio, demonstrations of aquamedia techniques and materials, critiques with the guest artist, a Liquitex demonstration by Peter Andrew, 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: April 1, 2019
Exhibition Submissions & Call for Entries
35th Annual International Exhibition Prospectus (Open through 11/15/19)
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.