TAMU-CC OSO BAY BIENNIAL XXI

ABOUT THE TAMU-CC OSO BAY BIENNIAL

Beginning 42 years ago, the faculty of the Department of Art + Design at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have coordinated the Oso Bay Biennial, representing the various disciplines practiced in the department.

For 2020, Oso Bay Biennial XXI will focus on artworks and techniques that connect and contribute to the interdisciplinary nexus of Sculpture and three-dimensional artmaking, including installation and ceramics. 

TAMU-CC OSO BAY BIENNIAL
DELAYED and RESCHEDULED 
due to Covid 19 

Student Invitational Exhibition Dates: March 31-April 25, 2020 (Online Only)
Juried Exhibition Dates: August 28-September 26, 2020
Symposium dates: Friday and Saturday, September 25-26, 2020


OSO BAY BIENNIAL XXI: TAPPED
Student Invitational Exhibition

For the Weil Gallery exhibition of Tapped, faculty at 8 community colleges, colleges, and universities in Texas were invited to “tap” students or recent graduates to be included in this invitational exhibition. This exhibition will be on view in the Weil Art Gallery March 31-April 25. However, due to the closure of campus in respect and recognition of the “Stay at Home Emergency Declaration issued by the City of Corpus,” this exhibition will only be available online. 
To see images, please visit TAMU-CC Oso Bay Biennial – Tapped .


OSO BAY BIENNIAL XXI: MATTER MATTERS
Juried Exhibition

A primary component of this year’s biennial will be a national juried exhibition at the Islander Art Gallery, co-sponsored by TAMU-CC, Texas Sculpture Group and Midsouth Sculpture Alliance, and juried and curated by Sculpture Month Houston founder, Dr. Volker Eisele.

This exhibition has been rescheduled for August 28-September 26 and will be on display in the TAMU-CC Islander Art Gallery . To see a list of all selected artists and images of artworks, please visit TAMU-CC Oso Bay Biennial – Juried Exhibition


OSO BAY BIENNIAL XXI: A 2020 VISION
Symposium

The Juried Exhibition at the Islander Gallery will conclude with a symposium on April 24-25 September 25-26 and will include a closing reception, three panel discussions, several art bursts featuring the creative community of Corpus Christi, a talk by Houston-based curator and Oso Bay Biennial XXI exhibition juror Dr. Volker Eisele, and a keynote address by artist and UT Austin Professor Beili Liu. 
To see a tentative schedule of the rescheduled symposium and a list of all speakers, please visit TAMU-CC Oso Bay Biennial – Symposium

The symposium and all related events are open to the public. 

For more information, please visit the Department of Art + Design website at: http://cla.tamucc.edu/art/Events.html