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UTSA hosts XVI Biennial UTSA Art Faculty exhibition Oct. 16-Nov. 22

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(Oct. 14, 2013) -- The UTSA Department of Art and Art History will present the XVI Biennial Art Faculty Exhibition Oct. 16-Nov. 22 in the Arts Building Gallery on the Main Campus. Art works represent the most recent developments of new and well-established faculty, all of whom have extensive exhibition records.

>> An opening reception will be 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the gallery and is free and open to the public.

The exhibition includes all media, featuring a range from traditional techniques to new, interdisciplinary methods. Themes extend from conceptual experiments with methods, materials and subject matter to critical reflections regarding contemporary society and culture.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 1-4 p.m., Saturday; and by appointment. Exhibitions are free and open to the public.

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

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Directions

The Arts Building Gallery is on the UTSA Main Campus. From Interstate 10, take exit 557 to UTSA Boulevard and go west. At the second traffic light, turn right onto Bauerle Road, where you will see a UTSA sign, then turn immediately left onto Ford Drive. Then, make an immediate right into parking lot BR1.

 

 

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For acclaimed UTSA writer, poetry rhymes with life

Robert Penn Warren said: “How do poems grow? They grow out of your life.” That is certainly true for Carmen Tafolla. An associate professor of practice with the UTSA College of Education and Human Development, Tafolla has authored more than 20 acclaimed books of poetry and prose, including "The Holy Tortilla and a Pot of Beans." It won the Tom´s Rivera Children’s Book Award in 2009.

Tafolla is a San Antonio native who grew up on the West Side. Attending a private high school, she realized that the literature did not positively portray her community or the people who lived there. She determined to change that in her writing. In published works for both adults and children — more than 200 anthologies, magazines, journals, textbooks and readers in four languages — Tafolla reflects on the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio in which she grew up.

Did you know? Tafolla was San Antonio's first Poet Laureate, from 2012 to 2014, and currently serves as the Poet Laureate of Texas.

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