2018 UTEP Department of Art Biennial Faculty Exhibition

Rubin and L Gallery
Thursday, February 01 - Friday, April 06, 2018



The Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts is proud to showcase recent artwork by the distinguished faculty of the UTEP Department of Art in the 2018 UTEP Department of Art Biennial Faculty Exhibition. The exhibition, which only takes place every two years, features 25 members of the Department of Art and a wide range of artistic media including ceramics, metals, sculpture, painting, printmaking, drawing, graphic design and more.   The organization of year’s exhibition will include participation by students in the Department of Art.  Graphic design students, under the supervision of Senior Lecturer of Graphic Design, Clive Cochran, competed to design the identity, invitation and publicity for the exhibit; and the work on display will be complemented by original texts written by students of art history under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Art History, Dr. Melissa Warak. 

Participating Artists: 

Kim Bauer • Therese Bauer • Tom Birkner • Vincent Burke • Angel Cabrales • Antonio Castro H. • Derek Caulfield • Clive Cochran • John Dunn • Christine Foerster • Nicholas Gialanella • Anne M.  Giangiulio • Nabil Gonzalez • David Griffin • Manuel Guerra • Anna Jaquez • Heather Kaplan • Alexandra McGovern • Davinia Miraval • Jacob Muñoz • Irene A. O’Leary • SV Randall • Hector Romero • Daniel Szwaczkowski • Jessica Tolbert

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Art History Lectures:

Bernini and Borromini: Architecture, Patronage and Power in Baroque Rome
Dr. Max Grossman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 12pm
UTEP Library - Blumberg Auditorium
The Clothes Make the Band: Nick Cave’s Soundsuits
Dr. Melissa Warak, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Art History
Friday, March 23, 2018 at 12pm
UTEP Library - Blumberg Auditorium

Gallery Talks with Faculty Artists and Friends
Thursdays from noon-1 pm
February 8 - April 5, 2018
February 8 - Tom Birkner and Kerry Doyle: Painting and Politics
February 15 - Melissa Barba, Anne Giangiulio and Jonna Perrillo: The Art of Balancing Work and Motherhood
February 22 - Derek Caulfield and Daniel Szwaczkowski: Planning and Intuition - Two Methods of Making
March 1 - Kim Bauer and Dominic Dousa: Composition in Art and Music
March 8 – John Dunn and Nick Gialanella: Where Does the Photograph Exist – Digital Versus Analog
March 15 - UTEP Spring Break no talk
March 22 - Terri Bauer, Anna Jaquez and Jessica Tolbert: Subtle Gestures - Working on a Small Scale
March 29 - Manuel Guerra and Karl Whitaker: Prints - Breaking Out of the Time Zone 
April 5 - Antonio Castro and Ben Saenz: The Poetics of Collaboration

All talks take place in the third floor galleries of the Rubin Center.  Parking is available for our off-campus guests, passes can be obtained at 3rd floor reception desk.  Bring a bag lunch and bring a friend.  You’ll be invited to join in on these informal conversations with faculty artists. 

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