College of Visual Arts and Design (CVAD)

The Tappan Zee Bridge Inspires a Sleepy Hollow Artist
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By BROOKE LEA FOSTER

When Jeff White and his wife, Krista, bought their 1890 colonial-style home in an industrial section of Sleepy Hollow six years ago, one feature in particular attracted them: the view of the Hudson River. Perched on a hilltop, the house’s master bedroom has unobstructed views of the water and the Tappan Zee Bridge.

“It’s the last thing I see every night when I go to bed, and the first thing I see every morning...

UNT's downrown gallery resumes weekly shows
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By Lucinda Breeding

Now that class has begun at the University of North Texas, a downtown venue kicks off its two-month series of free jazz concerts. The series runs through Oct. 29.

UNT on the Square, a gallery and performance space, resumes its free Thursday Night Music series tonight with a performance by the UNT Vocal Jazz TF Quartet. The ensemble is made up of teaching fellows in the vocal jazz program in the College of Music. Expect smooth, intricate harmonies and possible a capella work.

The music runs from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays at the gallery, 109 N. Elm St. on the downtown Square.

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Artist will visit UNT printmaking workshop
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Sat, Sep 12, 2015 - 8:45pm

Printmaking artist Susan Goethel Campbell will visit the University of North Texas’ Print Research Institute of North Texas for a weeklong visit that ends Friday.

During her stay, Goethel Campbell is working with UNT graduate students to make about 30 copies of prints from her Aerial print series. She said the prints she will be making resemble photographs at first glance.

“The prints that I do most are generated from wood, which I choose for their inherent beauty and grain pattern,” Goethel Campbell said in a news release. “I then create a field of tonality in black and white, then impose on top of that through...

Fledgling art group hosts ‘Open Haus’
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Thu, Sep 10, 2015 - 7:12am

A pair of University of North Texas art graduates recently started a collective they’ve named Brick Haus.

On Saturday night, the collective will host “Open Haus,” an exhibit, silent auction, sale and concert, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Brick Haus Collective, 215 S. Woodrow Lane, and there’s no cover charge.

The collective has converted an old auto body shop into a gallery and venue.

Rachel Fisher and Abby Sherrill, both of whom earned their Master of Fine Arts degrees at UNT, got a microgrant from the Nasher Sculpture Center. With it, Fischer and Sherrill converted the auto body shop into a space that includes...

Cultural creator and graphic design guru Ben Barry at FLC
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By David Holub

It sounds like a beeping and booping, retro flash-forward operation from a 1970s sci-fi flick. But Ben Barry’s Facebook Analog Research Laboratory, an internal graphic design and print studio and art program, was responsible for defining and developing the internal culture and brand at the social networking behemoth.

One of the first communication designers at Facebook, Barry brings his show, “100 Patterns,” to Fort Lewis College’s Art Gallery, with an opening reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. The show runs through Oct. 7.

Barry’s geometric and...