December 18, 2009
The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University will feature artwork by John D. McClanahan, professor and Chair of the Department of Art at Baylor University and Director of the Allbritton Art Institute, in Gallery I beginning January 21. An opening reception and artist talk will be held January 21 from 6:30 - 8:30pm in the museum. This exhibition is a forty-five year retrospective of Professor McClanahan's career as an artist. McClanahan joined the Baylor Department of Art faculty in 1976 and has served as Professor and Director of the Division of Visual Arts (1985-1989) and as Chair of the Department of Art since 1989. His work has been exhibited in more than 200 regional, national, international, invitational and group exhibitions that include twelve solo shows and twenty-two awards and honors.
In Gallery II, the Martin Museum of Art will host the University of Dallas 20th National Print Invitational. The exhibit features print artists Andrew DeCaen, Joseph D'Uva, Craig V. Fisher, Scott S. Frish, Donald Furst, John D. Gall, Victoria Goro-Rapoport, Yuji Hiratsuka, Abner Jonas, Anthony Lazorko, Tonia Matthews, Brian Paulsen, Roslyn Richards, Mark D. Sisson, and Caroline M. Thorington. The work in this exhibition was selected and prepared by the graduate students in printmaking at the University of Dallas under the direction of Professor Juergen Strunck.
Both of the exhibitions will run January 21 - February 27, 2010.
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.
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