The First Exhibitions of 2008!Jan. 8, 2008
Gallery I - January 22 - March 1
Marc Burckhardt lives in Austin, Texas and his work has been commissioned by clients that include M&G Saatchi, Volkswagen, Rolling Stone, TIME, SONY Records, the New York Times, and Major League Baseball. His paintings have been exhibited at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and the Experience Music Project in Seattle, are feature in the book "The Greatest Album Covers that Never Were", and can be found in the private collections of Oprah Winfrey, Ralph Lauren, Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner and the late Johnny Cash. Burckhardt received his degree in Art History from Baylor University in 1986.
Mike Benny lives in Austin, Texas and has been illustrating for over 15 years. Clients include Rolling Stone, Time, New Yorker, GQ, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Major League Baseball, NFL, Arena Stage, Random House, Harper Collins, Simon and Schuster, Greenwillow and Scholastic. His work has received two gold and two silver medals from the Society of Illustrators New York.
Gallery II - January 22 - March 1 Photography
Amy Holmes George is a fine art photographer and educator. As a Fulbright Scholar, George will be completing a 4-month photo project in Italy during 2008. She is a former professor of photography and digital media from the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas. George's work has been feature recently at Silver Eye Center for Photography, Orange County center for Contemporary Art, Houston Center for Photography, Soho Photo Gallery in NYC, and the PingYao annual International Photography Festival in China. Holmes currently resides in New Jersey.
The Martin Museum of Art is located in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center on the Baylor University campus. Hours are 10-5 Tuesday through Friday, and 12-5pm on Saturday. The museum is closed during university holidays. Admission is free and all events are open to the public, unless specified. For more information call 254-710-1867 or visit the museum website at www.baylor.edu/martinmuseum.