TAMUCC’s newest member of the sculpture department, Professor Leticia Bajuyo, accompanied with an all-female group of sculpture students, traveled 18+ hours to attend the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance Conference: Knoxville 2018. The conference was held at The University of Tennessee- Knoxville campus, where Bajuyo received her MFA. She was invited to join the board for the MSA the previous year and is making efforts to connect sculptors of Texas to the group.
This year’s conference featured sculptors Chakaia Booker, Elizabeth Turk, and Mary Bates Neubauer, held numerous artist panel lectures, presentations, workshops, demonstrations, and also ventured off-campus to various art galleries. The 3-day conference explored both indoor and outdoor sculptures and installations, inspiring students and working artists alike.
Video Art Screening Series presents – Gerhard Richter Painting
Thursday, October 18th
in the Weil Gallery on campus.
As part of this semester’s Video Art Screening Series, organized by Art History Professor, Dr. Laura Petican, Gerhard Richter Painting, 2012, 97mins, will be shown October 18th from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Weil Gallery.
Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), a German painter of both photo-realistic and abstracted works. In 2015, one of his paintings set the record for highest auctioned price from a from a living European artist. Richter’s Abstraktes Bild (1986) sold for $46.3 million at the Sotheby’s auction in London.
Left: Gerhard Richter, Right: Abstraktes Bild (1986)
Ghorashi, Hannah. “New Records for Gerhard Richter, Jonas Wood at Buoyant $188.2 M. Sotheby's London Sale.” Art News. http://www.artnews.com/2015/02/11/new-records-for-gerhard-richter-jonas-wood-at-buoyant-188-2-m-sothebys-london-sale/. (Accessed October 15, 2018).
This October Art Walk you can find TAMUCC’s Undergraduate BFA Exhibition by Ali Dunman at Urbana Market~Deli.
Just Another Perspective
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
October 5th – October 31st, 2018
Friday October 5th, 2018 6-9pm
Urbana Market- Deli
424 N Chaparral St, Corpus Christi, Tx 78401
Monday – Thursday 7:00am – 9:00pm
This week two of our departments will be embarking on their separate journeys to conferences across the nation.
Printmaking Professor Ryan O’Malley‘s printmaking crew, Full Court Press, will be traveling to his hometown of Laramie, Wyoming to the Mid American Printmakers Council Conference. There, they will attend panels, demonstrations, and open portfolio sessions.
Sculpture Professor Leticia Bajuyo and her team of women sculptors will be making their way to Knoxville, Tennessee to attend the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance Sculpture Conference: Knoxville 2018. Professor Bajuyo is one of the board members of the MSA and received her MFA at The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where the conference will be hosted this year. The conference will host a number of artist panels and presentations, workshops, demonstrations, and exhibitions both on campus and at various local galleries.