UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)
September 22 - October 20, 2017
"This exhibition presents work made by 2017 UT teaching residents, Israeli-artist collective, The New Barbizon group. The New Barbizon members, Natalia Zourabova, Asya Lukin, Anna Lukashevsky, Olga Kundina, Zoya Cherkassky, have returned to the tradition of plein air painting to depict Austin’s urban environment. American Dream will feature direct paintings from their time in Austin, at locations they and their students felt imparted meaning either politically, contextually or formally."
September 22 - October 20, 2017
A show featuring photographs and paintings by Marta Lee and Anika Steppe. The pieces in the show "examine common tropes of tourism, the functions and perils of leisure, and what it means to ‘know’ and hold pride for something as large as a state."
September 22 - December 9, 2017
Located in Mexico City’s Colonia Juárez, the non-profit art library and community space Aeromoto provides public access to art books and small press publications from around the world. This exhibition brings over 300 artists’ books from Aeromoto’s collection to UT Austin, focusing on editions made in Mexico and Latin America. Hammocks, plants and couches transform the VAC’s gallery into a cozy reading room open to the public.
September 22 - December 9, 2017
"Larry Bamburg uses natural materials to create process-based works that vacillate between living and dead, natural and manmade. For BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates, Bamburg pursues a process of making determined by an arbitrary set of rules, to build a structure as tall as possible using a collection of like materials: burls, hooves and shells."
A screening of Teresa Serrano’s 2003 video work La Piñata. Serrano created the piece “to address the repercussions of the lack of rights for working-class Mexican women.”
“Known for his use of brightly colored, “African” batik-style cloth in paintings, sculptures, installations, photography, and films, Yinka Shonibare has devoted his practice to the...Read More
A show of works created by students studying studying in the university’s Learning Tuscany program.
“This exhibition presents work made by 2017 UT teaching residents, Israeli-artist collective, The New Barbizon group. The New Barbizon members, Natalia Zourabova, Asya Lukin, Anna...Read More
A show featuring photographs and paintings by Marta Lee and Anika Steppe. The pieces in the show “examine common tropes of tourism, the functions and perils...Read More
Located in Mexico City’s Colonia Juárez, the non-profit art library and community space Aeromoto provides public access to art books and small press publications from...Read More
“Larry Bamburg uses natural materials to create process-based works that vacillate between living and dead, natural and manmade. For BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates, Bamburg...Read More
A screening of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s 1977 video work Re Dis Appearing. The piece “evokes themes of exile and displacement through overlaps and interjections of multilingual...Read More
A screening of Animal, a video works that UT Austin commissioned by artist David Ellis.
Rita Myers’ 1973 video Tilt 1 will be on view in the VAC lobby as a part of UT Landmarks’ video screening series.
in order to is the 2017 thesis exhibition of three MFA students in Design at The University of Texas at Austin: Tirza Hutagalung, Em Karimifar,...Read More
An exhibition featuring works by fourteen graduating UT MFA students. Artists include: Zachary Betts Laura Brown Kurt Chung-Liang Cheng Anthony B Creeden Caitlin Halloran Ryan...Read More
A show featuring works from seniors graduating from the UT Austin undergraduate design program.
A show of works by students graduation from the UT Austin art program.
An exhibition that aims to “challenge notions of stability associated with the image of “The Home,” taking ownership over and embracing liminality within identity, not...Read More
An exhibition combining art, science, and engineering. For the past year, artists Daniel Bozhkov, Patrick Killoran, Steven Brower, and James Sham have worked with UT researchers...Read More
A show of photographs by Elizabeth Bick. In this exhibition, Bick argues that “the divisions between the arts are not distinct, and that a true division between...Read More
An exhibition of works made during Ann Hamilton’s process of creating her new public art work for UT’s Dell Medical School. This show includes smaller panels and...Read More
“Fieldwork is a space for projects initiated by faculty and students in the Department of Art and Art History.” Faculty members include Teresa Hubbard, Julie...Read More
An exhibition “bringing together emerging contemporary artists engaging with politics of anti-assimilation. As gayness enters the mainstream, assimilation to white heteronormativity becomes increasingly privileged over...Read More
Experimental music group New Factories, consisting of Houston-based artists Gabriel Martinez and Ronnie Yates present an improvisational sound performance featuring field recordings taken from the...Read More
An exhibition featuring works by James Walker, Michael Mogavero, Jason Urban, Jeff Williams, and Heidi Powell.
A collaborative exhibition by artists Cory Fitzgerald and Bucky Miller.
An exhibition of works by Lima-based artists Edi Hirose and Nancy La Rosa. The show will feature photography, drawing, printmaking, and video installations that comment on the effect natural resource mining...Read More
An exhibition of new video works by Tania Mouraud. “Commissioned by the Visual Arts Center, Mouraud traveled to Texas in June 2016 to film oil refineries along...Read More
An exhibition where Mexico City-based artist Victor Pérez-Rul and curator Leslie Moody Castro collaborate with UT’s student community to create works that explore the “human consciousness...Read More
UT’s annual thesis show featuring works from Design BFA, Design MFA, and Studio MFA students.
Interdisciplinary artist Pablo Helguera discusses his career as an artist, author and educator.
An exhibition of works by 2016 graduates from the UT Department of Art and Art History.
A day of family programs and activities organized around the Strange Pilgrims exhibition currently on view.
“The Visual Arts Center hosts a symposium that brings together scholars and critics, as well as The University of Texas at Austin faculty and students,...Read More
A lecture by NYC-based artist Tom Burckhardt. The lecture will be held in the Art Building, Room 1.120.