UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)
September 23 - December 10, 2016
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 has on the Peruvian landscape.
September 23 - December 10, 2016
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 the Houston Ship Channel: sites that represent the dangerous monumentality and surreal everydayness surrounding energy use and production in the United States. Filmed at night, the installation captures a haunting vision of metal cities filled with toxic smoke and threatening power."
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
A collaborative exhibition by artists Cory Fitzgerald and Bucky Miller.
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.
A lecture by Brooklyn-based artist Jules de Balincourt. A seminar with the artist for current department students will follow the lecture in the Art Building, Room 3.206....Read More
This is an opening reception for Strange Pilgrims, an exhibition of works that attempt to define “experiential art.” Adding to the experience of the exhibition is its...Read More
Three art and design thesis exhibitions: Studio Art MFA show Agree To Disagree (Peter Abrami, Georgia Carter, Leah Dyjak, Nick Francel, Aaron Meyers, Laurel Shear,...Read More
Themes of intergenerational dynamics, arcs of boom and bust, environmental racism, and the personal as political permeate the Frazier’s photographs.
Works by UT MFA candidates Bryan Martello, Annie Miller, and Anne Rogers, on the theme (as far as we can tell) of playful orifices, dark...Read More
Photographs from Lily Brooks, Christine Collins and Kate Greene that examine the often futile human desire to connect with the natural world.
Photographs and videos by the NYC-based artist that address the preponderance of technology in contemporary life.
Current artist-in-residence David Brooks bisects the VAC’s big gallery with a 70-foot long geologic core sample. Like the kind you’d find in an oil field.
Informed by the romanticized notion of a westward journey, this show chronicles a road trip by five young artists; Ally Acheson-Snow, Karina Eckmeier, Maia Schall,...Read More
An exhibition of Fleming’s 4×4-inch gouache studies from his 1964 journey from Morocco to the Greek island of Lesbos. These gouaches, inspired by the colors,...Read More
Capistran considers his art practice to be a form of visual “bootlegging.” He takes canonical artworks and transforms them through literary and music references while...Read More
The exhibition features a range of artists important within the development of American and African-American Art. Selected works by Romare Bearden, Radcliffe Bailey, Boscoe Holder,...Read More
Known for his work as a designer-illustrator for publications such as Vice and Thrasher, artist-in-residence Sieben embraces a nostalgia for adolescence. In this exhibition, his...Read More
Redefining the typical notion of collage as cut-up-paper-on-paper, the exhibition Step Right In brings together the diverse work of contemporary artists who refigure the relationships...Read More
The kaleidoscopic exhibition Landfall showcases the artwork of performance artist and contemporary music pioneer Laurie Anderson. Presented in conjunction with her performance Landfall with the...Read More
The thesis exhibition for the Studio Art MFA class 2013, representing the culmination of three years of development and work for Janaye Brown, Adriana Corral,...Read More
Making Moves includes selected work by students graduating with bachelor degrees from the Studio Art, Visual Art Studies, and Art History divisions of the Department...Read More
Renowned artist and writer Coco Fusco in conversation with Dr. George Flaherty, Associate Director of the Center for Latin America Visual Studies (CLAVIS), In the...Read More
For March’s edition of Focus Group, the VAC presents the July 1975 episode of Screening Room with Suzan Pitt, an animator and painter whose surreal...Read More
A newly commissioned work three years (2012, NR) by Skye Ashbrook, a recent alumnus of the Department of Art and Art History at UT. Composed...Read More
Berg crafts an absurd yet deeply sincere Norwegian-American identity through historical research, family heirlooms, and pathetic aesthetic.
36 works from 2,600 submissions.
Everyday objects become actors on a stage in new roles. Viewers explore a space composed of found objects in various states of disrepair, reuse, and...Read More
A collaboration of Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo, Diffuse Reflection Lab blurs the line between art and architecture with environments and structures exploring the affects...Read More