Master Arabic calligrapher Pablo Casado will give a public lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 7.
School of Art News
For over 30 years, Gallery 1010 has allowed students to showcase their work and gain professional experience. It is the only nonprofit student-run exhibition space in Tennessee.
Artist, activist, and educator Morehshin Allahyari, who has used 3D printing to reconstruct artifacts destroyed by ISIS, will visit UT to lecture and display some of her work.
Posters bearing slogans about civility, free speech, and other timely topics will be displayed clothesline-style and distributed along the John Ward-Joe Johnson Pedestrian Mall on Friday.
Master of Fine Arts student Dana Potter grew up working beside her mother, a ceramic artist, in an arts center in her small Iowa hometown of Okoboji. “I saw her bringing people together and creating a sense of community through art,” said Potter, who will be attending UT’s highly ranked printmaking program as part of the first class of recipients of the Tennessee Fellowship for Graduate Excellence.
Stone, Mesh and Metal: Prints by Beauvais Lyons, Althea Murphy-Price and Koichi Yamamoto is the featured exhibition in the Clayton Center for the Arts’ Blackberry Farm Gallery through September 1.
Sierra Plese, a senior in graphic design from Farragut, Tennessee, is about to see her work go to press. Her design, featuring carefully selected type, has been chosen to grace the cover of Athens of the New South, published by UT Press.
Graduate education at UT earned high marks in the new U.S. News and World Report rankings, with programs in business, law, engineering, information sciences, nursing, and education listed among the best in the nation.
UT presents its 70th annual Student Art Competition featuring work from students in the School of Art this spring. The exhibit began on February 28 and will remain on display through March 19 in the Ewing Gallery in the Art and Architecture Building. The Daily Times reported on the exhibition opening and award ceremony, which took place on Monday, February 27, prior to the event.
The half-excavated body of a faux centaur—part man, part horse—showcased on the main floor of Hodges Library has been chosen as the Sight of the Week by the editors of RoadsideAmerica.com. The popular display is a work of art, made from tea-stained bones of a pony and a medical school skeleton. The centaur will be featured as the lead story on RoadsideAmerica.com for this week.