Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery

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Drone Bueys: Adam Fung and Nick Bontrager

November 17, 2017 to January 21, 2018

* please note we are closed Nov. 20 -26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Drone Bueys

Photo Credit:  Drone Beuys (Nick Bontrager/Adam Fung), "Sleipnir's footprint", digital photograph, 2017

site_midnight_sun>>orangegreengrey features the collaborative work of artists Nick Bontrager and Adam Fung, with art responding directly the unique color palette created by both the light phenomena and the unique landscapes of Iceland.

The two artists operate at the intersection of Art, Science, and Technology often engaging with unfamiliar environments to produce unexpected results. The work on view here reflects the working methodology of an "artist expedition" where materials and imagery are dynamically utilized and the aesthetic of a field sketch is activated to suggest open-ended or ongoing possibilities.

Please join us for an artist talk and exhibition reception for our current exhibition site_midnight_sun>>orangegreengrey, on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, from 5-8 p.m. at the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery. The artist talk will be held in the Art Auditorium of the Haggerty Art Village and begins at 5 p.m. the reception follows directly after in the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery and Thompson Loggia Foyer at 6 p.m. 

A note from the artists regarding the title of the exhibition site_midnight_sun>>orangegreengrey:

We arrived in Iceland on the first day of the Midnight Sun in Iceland, allowing us to experience twenty-four hours of daylight nearly the entire three weeks of our stay. This natural phenomenon invited endless exploration and unending study of the landscape as we routinely were able to hike or film into the late hours of the evening. We have created films, objects and images in response to this unique color palette created by both the light phenomena and the unique landscapes of Iceland.

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is proud to host this exhibition in conjunction with Collin College, Denton who are hosting the partner show site_fjord_fjall>>blueblackgreen at The Arts Gallery on view until December 8, 2017, visit collin.edu/department/artsgallery/ for more information.

Featured Exhibition Events:

Join us! site_midnight_sun>>orangegreengrey includes:

  • Artist Talk: Thursday, Nov. 30, 5- 6 p.m. Art History Auditorium
  • Reception: Thursday, Nov. 30, 6-8 p.m. Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery & Thompson Loggia
  • Partner Exhibition at Collin College: View by Dec. 8, 2017
  • Gallery Curator talk: Wednesday, Dec.13th, 12:30 p.m., Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery

Let us know you are coming by email or on Facebook.

Directions to the Haggerty Art Gallery:

The University of Dallas is accessible from Loop 12, Hwy. 114 or Hwy. 183.
From Hwy. 114, exit Tom Braniff, turn right on Northgate Drive, then right on Gorman Drive.From Hwy. 183 exit Carl Road, turn right on Northgate, then left on Gorman Drive.The Haggerty Gallery, located in the Haggerty Arts Village, is the copper clad building at the corner of campus roads, Gorman Drive and Haggar Circle. Free visitor parking is available throughout campus, with reserved visitor spaces in front of the Haggerty Art Gallery.

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