Jared Steffensen: Torque and Axis

Jared Steffensen: Torque and Axis

May 7 – September 12, 2015

Jared Steffensen was born in Fairfax, Virginia. He earned a BFA in Intermedia Sculpture from the University of Utah in 2002 and an MFA from The University of Texas at Austin in 2006. Steffensen seemingly joins disparate realms through geometric abstraction. He was a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant in 2006. His work has been exhibited throughout the US, as well as in Mexico, Germany, and The Netherlands. He is currently the Curator of Education at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Jeff Williams: is what is

artwork on wall

February 12 – May 2, 2015

Jeff Williams was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and raised in Plymouth, Michigan. His work questions the relationships between materiality, abstraction, and their correlation to time. He studied at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art and Design in 1998, and his Master of Fine Arts from Syracuse University in 2002. From 2006–2008, he was a fellow and artist-in-residence at the Core Program at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston. He received the Texas Prize from The Contemporary Austin in 2012. Williams lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and Austin, where he is an assistant professor in Sculpture in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Anna Collette: Gathering Ground


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October 2, 2014 – February 6, 2015

Anna Collette is an assistant professor in Photography in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin. She leverages her medium to register images narrowly perceptible to normal vision, and consequently, our conception of the natural world. Collette received her Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Massachusetts College of Art. She lives and works in Austin.

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Anna Krachey: Lovelady

abstraction of upholstered fabric

May 1 – September 26, 2014

Anna Krachey was born in 1979 in Nashua, New Hampshire and received her MFA in photography from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008. Her work has been featured in 15 to Watch: New Art in Austin at Austin Museum of Art, 31 Women in Contemporary Art Photography at Humble Arts Foundation at Affirmation Arts in New York, and Always the Young Strangers at Higher Pictures in New York. Krachey currently lives in Austin and is a member of the photography collective Lakes Were Rivers.

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John Yancey: Dueling Dualisms

tile mosaic of figures dancing

February 13 – April 25, 2014

Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, John Yancey received his BFA in Painting and Drawing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1980. After receiving the Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship in 1991, Yancey attended Georgia Southern University where he received his MFA. Yancey relocated to Austin in 1993 to join the faculty at The University of Texas at Austin. He served as Chair of the Department of Art and Art History from 2005–2011 and holds the John D. Murchison Regents Professorship in Art.

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