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Local art teacher’s artwork on display at The Kemp Center for the Arts

Local art teacher’s artwork on display at The Kemp Center for the Arts

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 29, 2019


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When walking through the halls of The Kemp Center for the Arts attendees now will find the artwork of Wichita Falls High School teacher, Chris Mayfield hung up along on the walls. Mayfield said, he is doing is what he expects out of his students, and having his work on display gives him and w...

Photos, ceramics displayed as part of March 8 opening

Photos, ceramics displayed as part of March 8 opening

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

March 11, 2019


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As the staff of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art opened the doors students, faculty, and members of community trickled in to view the two new opening art galleries on display. Judy Sherrod and S. Gayle Stevens, Nocturnes and Other Murmurations focused on the work of Sherrod, a pinhole camera builder and artist...

Artist displays vulnerability at medical art gallery open

Artist displays vulnerability at medical art gallery open

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter

April 8, 2018


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The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery welcomed about 50 attendees to Dallas artist Vicki Meek's gallery opening of her show Vulnerable on April 6. Meek focused her latest pieces on her recent surgery and unpredictable health status. More than just the surgery itself, Meek focused on the unexpected hardships...

Photographer engages with students about photography and art

Photographer engages with students about photography and art

Justin Marquart, Visuals Editor

February 6, 2018


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Photographer Kenda North discussed her artwork with students in and outside of the classroom before the opening reception for her Retrospective Exhibition: “Seeing is a Nervous Habit.” Her reception showed a 40 year history of her photography. “Kenda has been a very prominent figure in photograph...

Senior art exhibition opening begins Dec. 8

Senior art exhibition opening begins Dec. 8

Tre' Jones

December 5, 2017


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For more than 40 years, graduating art seniors host a senior exhibition show to display their final art pieces for the MSU and Wichita Falls community to see. This year's opening reception will take place at the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6-8 p.m. Aaron Campbell, Michelle...

Fremaux exhibit explores nudism and human nature

Fremaux exhibit explores nudism and human nature

Denush Vidanapathirana

October 2, 2017


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Students, faculty and art enthusiasts all listened in silence, captivated by artist Ghislaine Fremaux, as she explained how the artwork that surrounded them explored the ever-shifting nature of the human body and society's concept of human beauty. About 70 people attended the opening for the "Ski...

Gallery brings awareness to city and Native American history

Lane Riggs

January 26, 2017


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The opening reception for "Secrets in Life and Death," by Cheyenne and Arapaho artist Hock Aye VI Edgar Heap of Birds, will be on Jan. 27 from 6-8 p.m. During the reception, Heap of Birds will host an informal talk after which the floor will be open to questions. Heap of Birds is a multi-disciplinary ar...

Kip Fulbeck brings photographs to art gallery for Artist-Lecture series

Kip Fulbeck brings photographs to art gallery for Artist-Lecture series

Caleb Sneath

November 16, 2016


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Dozens of photographs of self-proclaimed “hapas” gaze upon visitors of the art gallery ever since artist-lecture speaker Kip Fulbeck brought his exhibit upon the “Hapa Project” Nov. 11.“It's amazing. It makes me laugh, makes me cry, makes me want to think," Emily LaBeff, professor of sociol...

Art exhibition contains printmaking by Irving Herrera

Dierrica Smith

February 18, 2016


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The Juanita Harvey art gallery is hosting an exhibit containing several printmaking pieces by artist Irving Herrera. The definition of  Printmaking is the process of creating prints that have an element of originality and uniqueness versus just being a photographic reproduction of a paintingGary Goldberg,...

Artist’s presence felt in Herrera’s prints

Artist’s presence felt in Herrera’s prints

Lane Riggs

February 12, 2016


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Featuring the indigenous young women of an untouched culture, the woodblocks printing by Irving Herrera went on display in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on Feb. 12.The artistic maturity that was found within the tiniest nicks of a wood frame brought to life the model as well as the history of her cultureHerr...

Local artists win big in annual high school show

Local artists win big in annual high school show

Lane Riggs

February 10, 2016


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The art on the walls invited spectators to understand not only art, but the artists behind the art, all competitors in this year's high school art competition.The talents of middle school and high school students on display at the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery illustrated talents and came to a close on Fe...

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