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TCU 2018 MFA Candidacy Exhibition: Artist Talks

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts - The Art Galleries at TCU


 Kacie Baker, Daniel Bernard Gray, Bella Jones, and Laura Vasyutynska

New works by TCU’s second year MFA candidates, including painting, video, and installation

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts

January 19  - February 17, 2018
Artist talks, Saturday, February 17, at 1pm

Join us for the Artist Talks held in conjunction with our 2018 MFA Candidacy Exhibition, on February 17th at 1pm.  Browse the artwork and listen to four TCU MFA candidates: Kacie Baker, Daniel Bernard Gray, Bella Jones and Laura Vasyutynska discuss the their pieces in the exhibition.  All events are free and open to the public. 

Baker is a social practice artist and painter. Her work explores her place in society based on her socioeconomic status and race—and what this identity demands of her societal role. A former high school science teacher, Baker works with a range of media to communicate with the natural spaces.

Gray, recently an artist-in-residence at AIR Frosterus, located Finland, examines the basis of conflict as the difference between people’s definitions of truth and reality. His art addresses the world in which we live—a world that is at once beautiful and terrifying, ordered and confusing, safe and violent.

Jones is a multidisciplinary artist with a strong emphasis on drawing and 2D work. Her work explores the conventional narratives that surround the body and human sexuality. Using an array of surreal imagery, Jones creates dreamscapes where feminine sensuality thrives in an uncorrupted way.

Vasyutynska is an accomplished visual artist who primarily works with oils on canvas, but also uses watercolors, graphite, and ceramics to create rich, vibrant artwork influenced her memories of the environment, history and experiences of the Ukraine, her native country. 

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts is one of two galleries that comprise the Art Galleries at TCU. Students and alumni of the College of Fine Arts and guest artists exhibit at these galleries. Fort Worth Contemporary Arts is located at 2900 W. Berry St. on the edge of the TCU Campus, Fort Worth, TX 76109. Gallery Hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 12 – 5 pm, and by appointment. Admission is free.

For more information about this exhibition, images for press, or details about other activities of The Art Galleries at TCU, please contact Sara-Jayne Parsons, Curator, [email protected], 817-257-2588

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