Pépin's (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2022) A Commitment to What is Before You is a joyful quiet, a call to look, feel, move, breath and be, and will be in the gallery until Feb. 19.
Working across video, performance, sound, and sculpture, Montgomery's (B.F.A., 2008) artwork explores atomic consciousness from a metaphysical feminist POV through investigations of labor. She will be in residence at the LINE January 17 – February 27 and will be working out of a studio on the 2nd floor of the hotel Thursdays and Fridays from 1pm – 5pm.
Zenobi (M.M., Voice and Opera, 2003/D.M.A, Voice and Opera, 2011) continues to excel as a performer and pedagogue. Her debut album, Joys Abiding: Soprano Baritone Duets by Historical Women Composers, recorded with fellow UT alumni baritone Oliver Worthington and pianist Chuck Dillard, is out on the Navona label in February 2022.
This 2021 distinction applauds the heroes of the music industry, the people who saved the day during the pandemic. Lee (B.A., Music, 1998) has been honored for her distinctive advocacy leadership through the pandemic in founding PAMAC (Performing Arts Managers and Agents Coalition) and playing a pivotal role in the industry-wide lobbying effort that led to the enactment of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grants program, providing $16.5 Billion in relief to the U.S. arts and culture industry.
Reminiscent of geologic formations, the intimate sculptures of “Findings” offer a multilayered meditation on deep time, material metamorphosis, and the anthropogenic landscaping of landfills, quarries, and road cuts. Johnson (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2008), an Austin artist, creates mysterious and entrancing weighty sculptures that reveal themselves slowly, asking for close examination and gradual discovery of their origins.
This film-based exhibition is the product of “taking temperature,” or gathering individual testimonies throughout an area. The exhibition weaves interviews, research, images, video, animation, and sculpture to deliver a poetic visualization of shared knowledge about East Austin. Jackson (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2017) uses a weather balloon as a metaphor for gathered testimonials, a cultural technology to sense and detect the climate of a situation or space.
Castro (M.A., Art Education, 2010) writes about arriving to Estonia for her residency, the jetlag and the background of her heritage for Glasstire.
The series begins January 18 with Toros by Tejera (M.F.A., Playwriting, 2020), directed by David Mendizábal. Toros follows three international late-20-year-olds (and one dying golden retriever) as they hang out and more in a garage in Madrid as they try to sort out their lives.
David Wyatt hired on as head of communications and business strategy at Austin-based entertainment studio Mighty Coconut
Wyatt is back in the visual art and design studio world, having been a senior level communications and business strategy expert with over 20 years of experience working with clients in the entertainment, arts and tech industries.
The Christopher Hill Gallery, an established contemporary fine art gallery in St. Helena, CA at in the heart of the Napa Valley, will host Clair's (B.F.A., Studio Art, 1993) paintings.
Blanton Museum assistant curator Howard (M.A., Art History, 2012; Ph.D., 2020) selected this open-call group show which reflects on the shifting relationships to our bodies, each other, and the environment many have experienced during this time of public health and climate crises.
Fletcher (B.M., Violin Performance) has performed with the Texas Chamber Orchestra in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and is a director of orchestra and chamber ensembles as well as a professional classical and jazz violinist. Gov. Greg Abbott appointed the Llano resident to the commission Tuesday, Nov. 16.
Austin artist Letscher (B.F.A., Studio Art, 1985; M.F.A., 1989), widely known for his collage work, began experimenting intaglio printmaking techniques in 2020. The results is straight-foreword and unpretentious prints that play with color, line, style, vision. His exhibition will go through Nov 30. and there will be an artist reception and talk 6-8 p.m.
After graduation, Lopez (B.F.A., Theatre Studies, 2021) applied to Bellaire to teach drama, where he teaches well over a combined one hundred students in all periods except second.