TAMIU Art Exhibit ‘Goin’ Mobile’ Opens at 5 p.m.

TAMIU Art Exhibit “Goin’
Mobile” Opens March 5

Texas A&M International University’s Center for the Fine and Performing Arts (CFPA) invites local and area residents to attend the new spring exhibit “Goin’ Mobile” at TAMIU’s CFPA Gallery starting Thursday, March 5 – Thursday, March 26. A reception will be held Thursday, March 5 from 5 to
8 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

The exhibit presents artwork by primarily San Antonio-based artists. The exhibit will include paintings, photography, and installations.

Artists featured include Adam Blumberg, Min-Tse Chen, Mark Hogensen, Tao Rey, Mark Schatz, and Ethel Shipton.

Laredo native Shipton is currently living and working in San Antonio. She has been actively showing work in San Antonio and nationally since 1990.

Blumberg was born in Collinsville, Ill., and currently lives in New York, N.Y. where he is a master of fine arts candidate at the International Center of Photography-Bard. He received his bachelor of fine arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Min-Tse Chen was born in Taipei and currently lives and works in Beijing. She received her master of fine arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from National Taiwan University.

Painting by Min-Tse Chen
Painting by Min-Tse Chen that is a part of the “Goin Mobile” exhibit on display at the Texas A&M International University Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Gallery March 5 - 26.

Mark Hogensen was born in Corvallis, Ore. He is currently living and working in San Antonio, where he is an art instructor at Palo Alto College.

Painting by Mark Hogensen
Painting by Mark Hogensen that is a part of the “Goin Mobile” exhibit on display at the Texas A&M International University Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Gallery March 5 - 26.

Tao Rey was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is currently living and working in Miami, Fla. He is self-taught and is one of the founders of the alternative space, The House, and of the artist collaborative group, Placemarker.

Mark Schatz received his master’s in fine arts in sculpture from the University of Texas at Austin and his bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. He is currently an instructor at Glassell School of Art and at San Jacinto College, both in Houston.

Sculpture by Mark Schatz
Sculpture by Mark Schatz that is a part of the “Goin Mobile” exhibit on display at the Texas A&M International University Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Gallery from March 5 - 26.

For more information, please contact Alma Haertlein, TAMIU assistant professor of studio art, at 326.3041 or e-mail almah@tamiu.edu

Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday, 12 – 5 p.m. or by appointment.

For a complete list of upcoming TAMIU arts events, click on tamiu.edu/coas/fpa/coe


Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu

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