art by Vicki Stephens
"Banned in America," diptych, vinyl on aluminum,
by Vicki Stephens

UTSA Satellite Space hosts exhibit by Vicki Stephens

By Connie Swann
Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Art and Art History

(Nov. 5, 2008)--The UTSA Satellite Space and the Department of Art and Art History will present the exhibit "Four Walls Four Rooms," an M.F.A. project featuring new work by Vicki Stephens. Pieces in the exhibit are made of vinyl on aluminum or Plexiglas.

Using signs and symbols, the work reflects an ongoing exploration into what it means to be a gay American woman and an artist. Gender roles and sexual identity are cast in a social and political light, as well as from personal and private perspectives.

Free and open to the public, the exhibit runs Nov. 6-23 at the Satellite Space, Blue Star Arts Complex Suite 115.

An opening reception is 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6; the gallery also will be open 6-9 p.m., Nov. 7 for First Friday, the monthly gallery open house in the Southtown district.


The UTSA Satellite Space is in the Blue Star Arts Complex at South Alamo and Probandt streets. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m., Friday-Sunday, or by appointment. For appointments or a private showing, contact Connie Swann at (210) 458-4391.

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