Harlan Butt, a University of North Texas Regents Professor of Art, will exhibit his work in a retrospective in Dallas in October.
“Extraordinary Journey: 40 Years of Art Metalwork by Harlan W. Butt” opens Oct. 15 at UNT ArtSpace Dallas, 1901 Main St.
The exhibition will feature images of nature, often with incorporated text, including poetry he created while teaching at UNT’s College of Visual Arts and Design. The earliest pieces in the exhibit were made in 1978.
One series of works is vessels that have been inspired by his trips to a dozen national parks since 2003. He likes the form of the vessel for its...