Archive for February, 2016

LARRY BAMBURG – New Show Opening This Weekend

Larry Bamburg (1997 BFA in Painting & Metalsmithing) has a new exhibition opening this weekend. This exhibition, entitled TalctoTile, PL’d to MDOwill be on view from February 16-March 20 at the Simone Subal Gallery in New York, NY. The opening reception will take place on Sunday, February 14 from 6-8 p.m. 

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PHILIP MONAGHAN’S “Why Are You Doing This To Me” Opens in New York

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Philip Monaghan’s exhbition entitled “Why Are You Doing This To Me” Philip Monaghan and David Trinidad opened this week at the Fales Library & Special Collections at New York University in Manhattan, New York. The exhibition presents 73 oil paintings whose subject matter is taken from David Trinidad’s poem “The Late Show.” The exhibition continues through May 6, 2016.

This exhibition was originally organized by the School of Art and presented in Lubbock during fall 2015. You can learn more about the exhibition [here].

Opening reception held at Fales Library on February 9th.

Opening reception held at Fales Library on February 9th.

Philip Monaghan is a New York based alumnus of School of Art (BFA in studio art 1976) who has led a distinguished and successful career as a freelance art director in New York and Milan. After receiving an MFA from Pratt in 1979, he was art director for Fiorucci in the early 1980s. From 1986 Philip held a variety of posts at Limited Brands, involved in brand positioning and creative direction for Express, Bath & Body Works, Henri Bendel and New York & Company. During this time in the fashion industry his creative career was highlighted by collaborations with artists, designers and photographers such as Andy Warhol, Francesco Scavullo, Antonio Lopez, Steven Meisel, Patrick DeMarchelier, Bruce Weber, Peter Arnell and Peter Lindbergh. He retired in 2001 to devote himself fulltime to art. His first major exhibition was presented in 2011 at the New York University Fales Library. The exhibition entitled “At Moments Like These He Feels Farthest Away” was reviewed by Holland Cotter of The New York Times.

CAROL CUNNINGHAM – Solo Exhibition at the Abilene Center for Contemporary Arts

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Carol Cunningham (2014 MFA in Painting) has a new solo exhibition coming up this month entitled Honey, Smoke & Gold: The Tale of Bears. The exhibition will be at The Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene, TX. The opening reception will take place on Saturday, February 13th from 4-7 p.m. There will also be an artist talk with Carol at 5 p.m. The exhibition will be on view until the end of April.

Carol was also recently at the University of Wisconsin-Baron County as a Visiting Artist to deliver two lectures. While there, Carol also installed a solo show entitled Hooked, which was open from October 14-December 1.

Carol Cunningham, a San Antonio, Texas-based artist, received her BFA from Cameron University and an MFA from Texas Tech University. Currently, Cunningham is an Adjunct Professor at Northwest Vista College and The Art Institute of San Antonio. At both of these locations, she teaches an array of classes from Design, Drawing, Color Fundamentals, Photoshop, Painting and Art Appreciation. When not teaching you can find Carol working as a Co-Director/ Resident Artist at Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery. She is also currently conducting personal research at the San Antonio Zoo where she works part-time in the education department.