Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery

 The Space Between

August 25 to September 23rd, 2018 

The Space Between

Image: Inge Bruggeman, the infinite between us, 2011, letterpress, dry point intaglio, monotype, silkscreen, and pochoir.


Opening Reception: Friday, August 24, Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery & Thompson Loggia

  • Curator remarks | 5:30 to 6:00 p.m.
  • Reception | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Space Between features handmade artist books and printed works that converge around the idea of the space between things in a literal and metaphorical sense.

Exhibition curator, Eileen Wallace, will give remarks at the opening reception on Friday, Aug. 24 at 5:30 p.m. followed by the opening reception in the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery.

The subjects on exhibit range from investigations of the physical and emotional space between people, places, and things, to that transitory moment when things shift and one thing, becomes another.

Contemporary artist books are a dynamic and interactive art form that involves printing, paper-making, typography, and graphic design. Wallace has a selected a talented array of artists whose strong craftsmanship and expression are powerful and engaging examples in the field.

The artists employ design approaches that investigate empty space on the page. The space and shape between letters and form are highlighted. The works allude to that elusive space between things and how we navigate both the distance and the impact.

Exhibiting artists include Inge Bruggeman, Ellen Knudson, Karen Kunc, Alex McClay, Katherine Miller, Leslie Noell, Lisa Beth Robinson, and David Wolske.

Eileen Wallace is a Lecturer in Printmaking and Book Arts at the University of Georgia. She is also a letterpress printmaker and printmaker; she is Co-Director Emeritus of the Paper & Book Intensive (PBI) and has been a board member of Hand Papermaking Magazine. She also curated the book Masters: Book Arts, published by Lark Books, featuring over 40 artists considered to be masters of the craft.

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 Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is located in the Art History Building, the copper clad building  at the corner of campus roads, Gorman Drive and Haggar Circle on the University of Dallas campus at 1845 E. Northgate Drive in Irving. The gallery, which is part of the university's Haggerty Art Village, is free and open will be open in the Fall Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 


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