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UTSA Department of Art and Art History hosts B.F.A. fall exhibit through Dec. 18

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Selection from UTSA B.F.A. Fall Exhibition 2013

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(Dec. 12, 2013) -- The UTSA Department of Art and Art History announces the 2013 B.F.A. Fall Exhibition running through Dec. 18 in the UTSA Art Gallery on the Main Campus.

These emerging artists and UTSA bachelor of fine arts degree candidates work in the full range of traditional methods and materials as well as in interdisciplinary and new media. Themes range from social and cultural critique to investigations that are challenging and exquisite explorations in creative form and image.

>> Free and open to the public, a closing reception will be 2-4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18 at the gallery.

The 31 participating artists are:

  • Rachael Acosta
  • Brandi Adams
  • Matthew Anderson
  • Owen Bush
  • Nadia Butt
  • Christy Campbell
  • Madison Cowles
  • Rachel Covarrubia
  • Giselle Diaz
  • Heather Dunn
  • Elayne D. Estrada
  • Kelsi Frost
  • Jason E. Gonzales
  • Vanessa L. Hollingsworth
  • Eduardo Hults
  • Davis James
  • Justin Kaufman
  • Abigail Marquez
  • Nely Mendoza
  • David Moras
  • Sheridan O'Neal
  • La Tasha Parham
  • Ashley Parr
  • Mitchell Pegoda
  • Ray Perez
  • Jason Rudd
  • Lindsay Smith
  • Kat Tabuchi
  • Michelle G. Treviño
  • Karla A. Valdez
  • Evan Wagoner

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

For more info, contact Laura Crist at Laura.Crist@utsa.edu at 210-458-4391.

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Directions: The UTSA Art Gallery is in the Arts Building on UTSA Main Campus, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249. From Interstate 10, take exit 557 to UTSA Boulevard going west. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Valero Drive. Turn left onto East Campus Drive and then make an immediate right into ECL/Lot 13. Shuttle buses travel directly to the Arts Building.

 

 

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