UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)


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University of Texas 2015 Thesis Exhibitions

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, […]

Latoya Ruby Frazier: Riveted

Themes of intergenerational dynamics, arcs of boom and bust, environmental racism, and the personal as political permeate the Frazier’s photographs.

Your Pleasure

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 […]

Forces at Work

Photographs from Lily Brooks, Christine Collins and Kate Greene that examine the often futile human desire to connect with the natural world.

David Brooks: Repositioned Core

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.

Girls Gone West

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, […]

Michael Sieben: It Will All Happen Again

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 […]

Step Right In

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 […]

Laurie Anderson: Landfall

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 […]

V: 2013 MFA Studio Art Exhibition

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, […]

Making Moves: 2013 Senior Art Exhibition

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 […]

Fade In: three years by Skye Ashbrook

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 […]

Zoe Berg: Til sjøs (At sea)

Berg crafts an absurd yet deeply sincere Norwegian-American identity through historical research, family heirlooms, and pathetic aesthetic.

Diego Bianchi: Into The Wild Meaning

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 […]

Lead Pencil Studio: Diffuse Reflection Lab

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 […]

A Nation of Fear

A group exhibition confronting issues surrounding the current climate of violence in Mexico, with work by Miguel A. Aragon, Adriana Corral, and Raymundo Delgadillo.

Cruz Ortiz: Hecho Farm

Ortiz transforms the VAC gallery into a working “farm,” fleshed out with utilitarian sculptures, drawings, collages, posters, and a pirate radio station as a stage […]

Liz Hingley: Under Gods

Intimate works study the myriad of faiths that make up the fabric of contemporary British society by carefully observing the diversity of people on one […]

Emily Roysdon: Pause, Pose, Discompose

The lineaments of love, politics, sexuality, and gender, explored by fall artist in residence Emily Roysdon. Curated by Andy Campbell.

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