Fall 2013 Speakers – Visiting Artists - Symposia
Art History Faculty Lectures
The annual art history faculty lectures present current research by a select number of faculty.
Constance Cortez, Ph.D., associate professor of art history – Latino/Latina art, Post-Colonial Studies, and Memory
Wednesday, September 4th at 6:00 PM in Art B-01
“Tlazolteotl as Floating Signifier – OR – The use (and abuse) of an ersatz Aztec icon in popular culture & contemporary art”
Brian Steele, Ph.D., associate professor of art history – Renaissance & Baroque, Venetian School
Wednesday, September 11th at 6:00 PM in Art B-01
“Picture Puzzles: Contemplating Veronese’s Marriage at Cana”
Esen Öğüş, Ph.D.,
Monday, September 16th at 6:00 PM in Art B-01
“Reconsideration of ‘Baubo’ Figurines from Priene, Turkey: Personification of Female Reproduction in the Hellenistic Period”
Carolyn Tate, Ph.D.,
Wednesday, September 25th at 6:00 PM in Art B-01 “Exhibitions as Public Education: How the American public learns about Mesoamerican art”
2013 Texas Metals Symposium
Saturday, October 5, 2013
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Escondido Theatre, TTU Student Union Building
Organized by Robly Glover, professor of jewelry design and metalsmithing, this symposium will bring in nationally recognized jewelry and metals artists from around the country including:
Cappy Counard, professor of art, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Robert Ebendorf, Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor of Art, East Carolina University School of Art and Design
Sarah Perkins, professor of art, Missouri State University
Anya Kivarkis, associate professor of art, University of Oregon, Eugene
Visiting Artists & Scholars
Crystal Wagner, assistant professor of art, printmaking area head, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA, Artist’s Talk, Monday, September 30, 2013, at 6:30 PM in Art B-01
Anne Wood, full-load adjunct professor, San Jacinto College, Houston, TX
Artist’s Talk, Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 7:00 PM in Art B-01
Martina Lopez, associate professor of photography, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.
Artist’s Talk, Thursday, October 24th at 7:00 PM in Art B-01
Jessica Powers, Ph.D., Gilbert M. Denman, Jr. Curator of Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World, San Antonio Museum of Art
Tuesday, November 12th at 7:00 PM in Art B-01
“Encounters with Ancient Greece and Rome in San Antonio”
Abstract: The San Antonio Museum of Art is home to the largest public collection of Greek, Roman and Egyptian art in Texas. I will present highlights from this collection and its development over the last thirty years. My lecture will also include a "behind the scenes" look at the work of caring for and displaying this collection, as well as an overview of current research projects.
Exhibitions and visiting speakers programs at the School of Art are supported by generous grants from the Helen Jones Foundation and The CH Foundation, both of Lubbock. Additional support comes from Cultural Activities Fees administered through the College of Visual & Performing Arts.