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Art by Erin Guy (left) and Adrien Carin Ryder

Satellite Space exhibits examine human body, nature

By Tim Brownlee
Assistant Director of Public Affairs

(Jan. 5, 2007)--The UTSA Satellite Space, part of the Department of Art and Art History, presents the exhibits "Thread Bare" and "Slip On" from Jan. 5 to Jan. 21. The exhibits are free and open to the public.

"Thread Bare" features fabric works by Adrien Carin Ryder that examine the fragility of the human body. By abstracting biological images through printmaking processes, she focuses on natural colors, organic lines and amorphous forms that occur naturally in life. Ryder's delicate, hand-printed, installed fabrics are in the forms of sculpture and wall hangings.

"Slip On" is an exhibition of works on paper and wall paintings by Dallas-based artist Erin Guy. Her work investigates the world through abstracted images of clothing and accessories and juxtaposes the images with representations of nature in depictions of leaves and plants.

Gallery hours are noon-6 p.m., Friday-Sunday in Blue Star Arts Complex Suite 115 at South Alamo and Probandt streets. The gallery will be open noon-9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5 as part of the monthly First Friday gallery open house in the Southtown area. A closing reception, free and open to all, is 6-9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 19.

For more information or to arrange a private showing, contact Jasmyne Graybill at (210) 212-7146 or the Department of Art and Art History at (210) 458-4391.

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