UTEP Rubin Center for the Visual Arts

UTEP Rubin Center for the Visual Arts


(915) 747-6151

500 West University Ave.

El Paso, TX 79968


Duality of Presence

UTEP Rubin Center for the Visual Arts

October 12 - February 16, 2018

"Duality of Presence brings together 19 contemporary makers united by their concern with ‘material specificity’ in their work, specifically as a way of looking at how material itself can communicate complex and distinct narratives." This exhibition is co-curated by Kerianne Quick and Jessica Tolbert and features works by:Jessica Anderson • Lynn Batchelder • Thea Clark • Nikki Couppee • Motoko Furuhashi • Steven Gordon Holman • Alexandra Hopp • Masumi Kataoka • Joshua Kosker • Tova Lund • Sharon Massey • Jaydan Moore • Wei Lah Poh • Kerianne Quick • Kaiya Rainbolt • Yumi Janairo Roth • Jina Seo • Demitra Thomloudis • Jess Tolbert


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Luis Safa: Wake Me When I'm Dead

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Sean Caulfield: Imagining Science

Mixed-media drawings inspired by technical scientific language by a Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Alberta.

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