Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Local female artists to be honored at art show during Women's History Month

Ben Bailey Art Gallery - 03/27/13 - 03/27/13

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

Female artists from South Texas will be honored in an exhibit at the Ben Bailey Art Gallery at Texas A&M University-Kingsville this month. Body of Work Exhibition: A Corpus of Figure Art features six female painters in honor of Women’s History Month.

The exhibit begins Monday, March 4, and continues through Wednesday, March 27. An artists’ reception will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 7, in the art gallery.

This exhibit is presented by the students in the Women in Arts course held during the fall 2012 semester. Dr. George Vargas was their instructor and advisor.

The exhibit features the paintings of Chispa Bluntzer, Debbie Cannatella and Grace Barraza-Vega of Corpus Christi and Lisette Chavez, Celeste De Luna and Jessica Monroe from the Rio Grande Valley. All are academically trained artists. 

This exhibit is sponsored in part by the Women’s History Month subcommittee of the Women and Gender Studies committee at Texas A&M-Kingsville. 

The Bailey Art Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 361-593-3401.

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