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The Guerrilla Girls are coming to TWU for a lecture at the Margo Jones Auditorium in the Music Building, TWU Denton Campus on February 26th at 7:30pm. The Guerrilla Girls are feminist masked avengers who use facts, humor, and outrageous visuals to expose discrimination and corruption in politics, art, film, and popular culture. The Margo Jones Performance Hall is located in the Music Building at 1100 Oakland St. Denton, TX 76201.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  Free Admission first come, first seated. Parking available in lot south of the Fine Arts Building for other parking check the parking map. For any questions please contact Vance Wingate at

TWU Graduate student Angelia Ford is having a solo exhibition of drawings and prints titled, Benevolent Threads.  The show will be at Haley-Henman at Gallery 422 from March 4 - 28 with an opening reception Saturday, March 7, from 5-8pm.  There will be a conversation with the artist on Saturday, March 28 at 3pm. For more info...

TWU Drawing and Painting Graduate student, Bailey Chapman, has an interview with Do It Dallas, an online publication featuring art, culture, and events. Click here for the Interview.

The John Weinkein Student Juried Exhibition is taking entries March 11 & 12 in the East Gallery.  The Juror this year is Pam Campbell, of William Campbell Contemporary Arts.  The reception will be held March 24 from 5:00-7:00pm.

TWU Sculpture professor Tanya Synar took her sculpture students to participate in the iron pour in Lubbock, TX for the Texas Sculpture Symposium.  There they participated and watched the process of pouring iron, in addition to enjoying the lectures and art at the symposium. [Event Photographs]

TWU Visual Arts students, Bailey K Chapman, Allison Proulx, Carrie Adamson-Riefler, Heather Ross, Tiffany Milow, Susan Brents-Sheldon and Madeline Potter have been selected by jurors Susan Roth Romans and Jordan Roth for the Student EXPO 2015 at 500X Gallery in Dallas, Texas. The show will run from February 14th - March 8th. Opening reception - February 14th, 7-10 PM.
TWU Drawing and Painting Graduate Student Susan Brents-Sheldon has been selected by Juror Chris Ramsey for the 49th National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.  The exhibition runs from February 20 through May 8.

TWU Gallery Coordinator Vance Wingate is having a solo exhibition at Gray Matters Gallery titled Ergo; Superergo / New Work by Vance Wingate. The opening reception is on February 7 from 6:00 to 9:00pm. 

TWU Drawing and Painting graduate student James Zamora is having a painting exhibition at Ro2 Art entitled: For Real: Sarah Atlee & James Zamora.  The show will be on display from February 7 - March 8 with an opening reception on Saturday, February 7, from 7:00-10:00pm. For more information...

The University Gallery at Texas A&M University-Commerce presents Edge: a Ceramic Sculpture Exhibtion featuring the work of TWU Ceramics Faculty, Colby Parsons.  The exhibition will be on display from January 20 through February 13 with a panel discussion at 4:00 and the opening reception from 5:00-7:00 on Tuesday, January 27.

TWU student Heather Ross has been selected by juror Chris Bennett for the Black and White exhibition at Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon. Exhibition Dates are February 1-20, 2015. 

TWU's Photographic Artists' Coalition is having a Pop up Show called Coalition Collective.  The exhibition will be on display in the 010 Gallery in the TWU Student Union from January 26 to February 6 with an opening reception January 28, from 4:00 - 6:00pm.

Fort Work Art Gallery at Alto 211 present their inaugural art exhibition, "10 Under 30" featuring TWU Drawing and Painting graduate students Jessica Lennett McClendon and Bailey K Chapman.  The opening reception is on Thursday, January 22 from 6-8pm. For directions and more info...

TWU Drawing and Painting student Heather Ross has been chosen by James Thurman, exhibition juror, to be included in the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) 9th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition. Exhibition dates are January 16 – February 2, 2015. VAST is hosting a public reception celebrating the opening of the exhibition on January 16, 5:30 – 7:30 pm; awards presentation will be at 6:30 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX.
TWU Drawing and Painting Graduate students, Bailey Chapman and Allison Proulx have been selected for a group show titled Americana at the Crockett Community Gallery in Ft. Worth.  There will be an opening reception on January 17, from 6-9 and the exhibition will be run from January 12 - March 7th, 2015.

TWU Graphic Design professor Jana Perez and three Alumni, Angilee Wilkerson, Shawn Saumell and Mary Kathryn Wimberly are included in the exhibition Levitas: A Photographic Investigation of Weightlessness.  The exhibition is at the Bath House Cultural Center from December 6 - January 31 with a reception on December 6th from 7-9pm. For more info..

Artists have been selected for 010 Gallery's upcoming Spring exhibitions. The students selected are: LaRae Rippetoe; Kimberly Schaefer & Carrie Adamson-Riefler; Karalee Brown; PAC-Photographic Artists' Coalition; Martha Roberts; Brittany Cooper & Blair Rankin; Andrew Scott; Christina Phillips. Congratulations to all who will be exhibiting in Spring 2015.

TWU Art History faculty Dr. John Calabrese is hosting a study abroad trip this upcoming summer.  The class is called The Art of Spain : Medieval to 20th Century.  Pick up an information packet from Dr. Calabrese for details.  If you have any questions regarding the trip, email Dr. Calabrese at

Delta Phi Delta / The Art Honors Society

Delta Phi Delta would like to invite you to join the Society!
What we do each semester:

  • Raise student scholarship money (via our annual fundraising dinner)
  • Go on outings together
  • Participate in other campus events
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Earn honor cords when you graduate as an active member
  • Great experience to put down on your Resume
  • Networking Contact Amanda Hernandez:, for more information on joining Delta Phi Delta and for meeting times. Information Flyer.

Visual Arts
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Art Friday


East | West Galleries

14th Annual
JEG Exhibition

February 11 to
March 13

Lecture: April Watson
West Gallery

Reception: Tuesday
February 17, 2015

Gallery Hours

Gallery 010

Student Operated Gallery
Lower Level-Student Union

Brittany Cooper & Blair Rankin
Colorful Corrosion

February 9 - February 20

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