Release Date Aug. 28
The Brookhaven College Art Department is pleased to present exhibitions by 10 distinguished artists working in printmaking in the Forum Gallery and new paintings by Dallas artist Vance Wingate in the Studio Gallery of the Brookhaven College School of the Arts, Aug. 19-Sept. 26.
The public is invited to a reception for both exhibitions on Sept. 26 from 6-8 p.m.
Semographics II: The Philadelphia Portfolio 2010 exhibits 58 collaborative works in screenprint. Artists Sandra Fernandez and Timothy High, professors at the University of Texas at Austin; Stephanie Hunder, professor at Concordia University in St. Paul; Brian Johnson, professor at Texas State University; Catherine Kernan, master printer at Mixit Printmaking Studio; Lynwood Kreneck, professor emeritus at Texas Tech University; Kathryn Maxwell, professor at Arizona State University, Tempe; Bradlee A. Shanks, professor at University of South Florida; Justin Strom, professor at University of Maryland-College Park; and Hui-Chu Ying, professor at University of Akron; worked in collaboration for five days during the Southern Graphics Council International printmaking conference in Philadelphia in March 2010 to produce the works. The screenprints challenge preconceptions of process, motif and individual authorship through the interactive process of collaborative creation.
Vance Wingate exhibits new paintings in the Studio Gallery. Wingate's works combine painting, drawing, collage and printed elements, informing the exploration of spatial structure with a richness of the visual surface. Wingate earned the Master of Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University and is gallery director at Texas Woman's University, where he also teaches in the graphics design program of the Department of Visual Arts.
The exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public. Brookhaven College is located at 3939 Valley View Lane, between Midway Road and Marsh Lane in Farmers Branch. The Forum Gallery is located in Bldg. F, Room F101, and the Studio Gallery is located in Bldg. D, Room D127. Both galleries are open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about the exhibitions, contact David Newman, gallery director, at 972-860-4101 or at dNewman@dcccd.edu.
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