UT Tyler Meadows Gallery features exhibition - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

UT Tyler Meadows Gallery features 28th Annual International Exhibition

Posted: Updated:

University of Texas at Tyler:

TYLER (KYTX) - The University of Texas at Tyler Meadows Gallery currently features the 2013 International Exhibition, Ray Sikes, gallery coordinator, announced.

Wade Wilson of the Wade Wilson Art Galleries in Houston and Santa Fe served as this year's juror. He will present a lecture about his selections for the exhibition during a reception, which will be 6 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at the gallery.

"We receive entries from across the United States and other countries by some of the best contemporary artists in the world. This year we received 289 entries, some as far away as Taiwan," Sikes said. "Twenty-nine were selected for this exhibition."

The exhibition will continue through Friday, Feb. 8.

The Meadows Gallery is located in the UT Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and by special appointment.

Wilson founded Wade Wilson Art in 2006. He holds a bachelor of arts in environmental design with a minor in art history from the School of Architecture at the University of New Mexico. Wilson also holds a master of arts in English and a Ph.D. – ABD in interdisciplinary study of post-modernism in art, architecture and Literature both from Texas Christian University.

As an art critic, Wilson has published more than 300 reviews and critical essays on art in a variety of national and international publications. He served as a visiting professor of art history at TCU while completing his doctoral studies there. He also was a visiting critic at the Memphis College of Art in Tennessee.

Wilson received the 2001 Museum District Business Alliance Award for Excellence for establishing art programs that bring art to disenfranchised groups such as the physically challenged and for re-establishing Art League Houston as a leading force in the cultural community of the city while serving the league's executive director.

For more information, contact Sikes, 903.566.7237 or rsikes@uttyler.edu, or call the UT Tyler Department of Art and Art History, 903.566.7250.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 7,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.  

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • In somber ceremony, Dutch welcome home first remains of MH17 victims

    In somber ceremony, Dutch welcome home first remains of MH17 victims

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:47:58 GMT
    CNNCNN
    (CNN) -- A lone bugler sounding the traditional military farewell "Last Post" marked the arrival Wednesday in the Netherlands of the first dead from the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.More >>
    (CNN) -- A lone bugler sounding the traditional military farewell "Last Post" marked the arrival Wednesday in the Netherlands of the first dead from the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.More >>
  • Washington family says dog reunited with Texas family belongs to them

    Washington family says dog reunited with Texas family belongs to them

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:25:07 GMT
    It was a joyous reunion for one family and a devastating loss for another. The Miller family of Tyler lost their beloved Maltese named Reese seven years ago. The little white dog escaped while the Millers were visiting family in Balch Springs.More >>
    It was a joyous reunion for one family and a devastating loss for another. The Miller family of Tyler lost their beloved Maltese named Reese seven years ago. The little white dog escaped while the Millers were visiting family in Balch Springs.More >>
  • ‘Operation Coyote’ targets human smuggling networks

    ‘Operation Coyote’ targets human smuggling networks

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:43:13 GMT
    photo: (ICE)photo: (ICE)
    WASHINGTON (KYTX) — In a news conference Tuesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, joined by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol and U.S. Deputy Attorney General announced the progress of ongoing enforcement efforts by ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Department of Justice to target human smuggling networks in the Rio Grande Valley.More >>
    WASHINGTON (KYTX) — In a news conference Tuesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, joined by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol and U.S. Deputy Attorney General announced the progress of ongoing enforcement efforts by ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Department of Justice to target human smuggling networks in the Rio Grande Valley.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.