Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Women Artists Featured at Denton Center for the Visual Arts

Pioneers in Modernism: TWU Women Artists from the 1920s – 1970s features the works of eight renowned faculty artists at the Center for the Visual Arts. This exhibit showcases the works of Marjorie Baltzel, Edith Brisac, Carlotta Corpron, Marie Delleney, Toni LaSelle, Thetis Lemmon, Mabel Maxcy, and Coreen Spellmen. These women represent the core faculty in the Art Department at CIA, TSCW, and today TWU. As artists their work highlights their modernistic style all of whom played a significant role in bringing modernism to Denton and to the university's art students.

This exhibit is free and open to the public. It is on display from January 22nd-February 28th. The Center for the Visual Arts is located at 400 East Hickory Street in Denton. Hours are Tuesday – Sunday 1-5 p.m. Several of the paintings on exhibit are from the University Archives including "In the Mirror" by Edith Brisac, "Sea Wind Hums Outside My Aerie" by Toni LaSelle, as well as others.

--Kimberly Johnson

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