Art

Zine Making Workshop With Puro Chingón Collective

When: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Learn to make a zine with Puro Chingón Collective! Artists Claudia Zapata and James Huizar will give a brief presentation about their work and publication ChingoZine and lead participants in making their own zines. Supplies will be provided. Drop-ins welcome! This event is presented in connection with the exhibition “Collective Practice: Community Building Through Zines,” on exhibit October 20-December 17 in the Hawn Gallery of the Hamon Arts Library. The workshop is in partnership with DIG Makerspace and the Hawn Gallery.

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Hawn Gallery Exhibit: “Collective Practice: Community Building Through Zines”

When: 
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 5:00pm - Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00pm

An Opening Reception will be held in the gallery on Friday, October 20th, 5-7pm, wherein the artists will speak about their work.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information, call 214.768.3813 or visit https://www.smu.edu/CUL/Hamon/Exhibitions/Current.

Hawn Gallery Exhibit: “Collective Practice: Community Building Through Zines” - Opening Reception

When: 
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Hawn Gallery presents Collective Practice: Community Building Through Zines, works by Puro Chingón Collective, comprised of James Huizar, Claudia Zapata and Claudia Aparicio-Gamundi. The works on display include prints, short films, and zines largely from the collective’s own publication, ChingoZine. Zines are similar to magazines, but rather than ones seen on newsstands, they are noncommercial, often homemade or digitally created. They specialize in unconventional subject matter that reflects the subcultures or communities the creators belong to.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Emily Rueggeberg
erueggeberg@smu.edu
214.768.3813

Visiting Artist Lecture: Robyn O’Neil

When: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

Robyn O’Neil is an American artist known for her large-scale graphite-on-paper drawings. Her work was included in the 2004 Whitney Biennial and has been featured in solo exhibitions in Des Moines, Houston, Seattle and other cities. She is the recipient of numerous awards and grants and created the award-winning animated short We, the Masses. O’Neil received a B.F.A. from Texas A&M University-Commerce and did graduate work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also studied at King’s College London. Her narrative drawings most often contain a cult-like group of characters.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2698.

Pollock Gallery Exhibit: Let’s See Action

When: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 11:00am - Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:00pm

Opening reception: Saturday, February 3, 5-7 p.m.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information email abastidas@smu.edu or call 214.768.4439.

Pollock Gallery Exhibit: Let’s See Action - Opening reception

When: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Let’s See Action considers the uniquely cooperative and internationally oriented approach to the creation and dissemination of contemporary art that has been a characteristic of Japanese art practice, post-war to present day. The exhibition focuses on a group of artists active within Japan and abroad over the past 10 years; however, the exhibition is rooted in, and in some cases directly influenced by, the practice of historical collectives such as Jikken Kobo/ Experimental Workshop (1951-58) and High Red Center (1963-64).

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information email abastidas@smu.edu or call 214.768.4439.

Pollock Gallery Exhibit: “Wide Open”

When: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 11:00am - Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

Opening reception: Friday, November 3, 5-7 p.m.

Documentary screening: “The Forgotten Space,” Saturday, November 4, 7 p.m. at The Power Station, 3816 Commerce St., Dallas 75226

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information email abastidas@smu.edu or call 214.768.4439.

Pollock Gallery Exhibit: “Wide Open” - Opening reception

When: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Since the late 1800s, Dallas has imagined itself as the center of economic trade, equidistant to major ports and hubs throughout the United States. The Port of Dallas, a vision for an inland port stretching from Dallas to Houston via the Trinity River, was a topic of conversation for over 125 years. The massive engineering feat of rerouting the river around Dallas’ city center was embraced by Dallas visionaries regardless of its environmental effects on the community and ecosystem.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information email abastidas@smu.edu or call 214.768.4439.

Material Decisions: Women, Process, Form

When: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

Guest Art Lecture
Jenni Sorkin, Art Critic and Author

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2698

Pollock Gallery Exhibit: “Acts of Aggression: An Exhibition About Community” - Opening Reception

When: 
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

With objects, images, texts and social projects by 12 contemporary artists from Guatemala, Acts of Aggression considers the many ways we construct and process experiences of community, especially within dystopic day-to-day realities. From affective processes of remembrance, solitude, play, misunderstanding, collaboration and care, we experience myriad forms of encounter in our interactions with others. Through these shifting points of contact, connection and disconnection, we outline the (ever-changing) parameters of our communities and define our own situations within them.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information email abastidas@smu.edu or call 214.768.4439.

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