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UTSA hosts San Antonio Ethnic Arts Society 30th Anniversary Exhibition


Carmen Cartiness Johnson, "Too Many Cooks," acrylic on canvas, 2004

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(May 30, 2013) -- The UTSA Department of Art and Art History will host the San Antonio Ethnic Arts Society 30th Anniversary Exhibition from June 5 to Aug. 9 in the Arts Building on the UTSA Main Campus. The exhibit honors the vitality of the respected San Antonio artist collective and features the work of current members.

>> An opening reception, free and open to the public, is 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 5 at the gallery.

Themes and treatments are wide-ranging. Inspiration comes from personal stories, investigation of African-American history and the umbrella of American culture, fascination with the singular beauty of individuals and special places, and the possibilities inherent within art-making methods, materials and forms.

Featured artists include John Coleman, Glen (Frank) Franklin, Carthelya Ann Harris, Claudette Hopkins, Paul Hurd, Carmen Cartiness Johnson, Gracie Poe, Trudy Rafelson, Howard Rhoder, Cecilia Z. Schwartzott, Ronney Stevens, Ronn Turner and Allee Wallace. The exhibit was curated by Scott Sherer and Elizabeth Abston.

The gallery hours are 1-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, and by appointment; closed Saturday and Sunday and July 4. Exhibitions are free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Laura Crist at 210-458-4391.


Directions to gallery

The UTSA Arts Building Gallery is at the UTSA Main Campus, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249. From Interstate 10, take exit 557 to UTSA Boulevard, heading west. At the second traffic light, turn right onto Bauerle Road, turn immediately left onto Ford Drive and make an immediate right into Bauerle Road lot 1. View a map of the UTSA Main Campus.



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