Black Borders: Artists of Color, Reframing Culture, an exhibition featuring new video works and installations that both embrace and challenge notions of what it is to be a contemporary artist and a person of color. The practice of the participating artists navigates, supports and embodies this duality. What does it mean to be viewed as an African American artist, or a female artist of color? How do you make art that is your own within what is often considered a monolithic culture of Black art that is associated with the politics of race and social responsibility? These questions highlight the assumptions of audiences and the art-world expectations other artists, critics, curators and collectors.
The Art Galleries at TCU presents Anochecer, Erika Duque's MFA Thesis Exhibition. Anochecer focuses on a series of paintings that emphasizes the color changes of the landscape as the sun falls below the horizon. The viewer will be immersed through three stages of what Duque has observed to be the differences in night light.
Ensemble Concert Series: Student Composers Concert.
Student Recital Series: Manuel Ordonez, violin.
A play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory covering all the important subjects — mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses and why we only wear black. Based on the bestselling book by Ilene Beckerman.
A repertory concert featuring new choreography by SCCD faculty and guest artists, and the staging of George Balanchine's Elegie.