College of Visual Arts and Design Percent for Art Project

Finalists Presentations

PARKING
The Union Parking Garage payment station accepts credit cards and is located near the bus stop between the garage and the Student Union. Visitors must pay in advance and leave the receipt visible in the vehicle. This garage also accepts payment through the Park Mobile app.

September 8
10 am             Coffee Reception with UNT President Neal Smatresk
10:30 am       Keynote Panel on Public Art
1:30 pm         Artist Lectures: Mark Dion, Matthew Ritchie, & Jean Shin
5 pm               Reception

September 11
10 am             Artist Lectures: Humberto Campana & Jim Campbell
12 pm             Reception

KEYNOTE PANEL

  • Veronique le Melle, Director, ArtPace San Antonio, and formerly director of the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Director of Cultural Affairs and Tourism for Queens, NY, and president and CEO of the Boston Center for the Arts
  • Martha Peters, Public Art Vice President, The Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County
  • Norie Sato, Artist, UNT Art Collection and City of Fort Worth Art Collection

The keynote panel is designed to present ideas about the practice and impact of collecting public artworks, from national, civic, and campus perspectives. The purpose of the panel is to articulate the relationship between art and architecture and the impact of art on one’s experience of place.

 PERCENT FOR ART FINALIST LECTURES
Artists will present their existing bodies of work, including studio practice and public art projects, followed by a reception.

Where:
UNT Student Union Room 333

When:
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:00am - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:00pm

How much:
Free

Sponsor:
College of Visual Arts and Design

Event open to:
Open to the public

Contacts:
Tracee Robertson
tracee.robertson@unt.edu
940-369-8914