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ASU to Host Fort Worth Artist Exhibit

January 09, 2013

Angelo State University will present an exhibit of paintings by Fort Worth-based artist John Hartley Jan. 14-Feb. 20 in the Carr Education-Fine Arts (EFA) Building, 2602 Dena Drive.

Hartley’s exhibit, titled “Childhood Play/Adult Realities” will feature works that reflect his interests, including the human figure, toy collecting and social issues.  It will be on public display from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays in Room 193 of the EFA Building.  Hartley will also present a gallery talk at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in Room 101 of the EFA Building.  Both the exhibit and the lecture are open free to the public.

A seasoned artist, Hartley earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from Texas Christian University.  His work has been exhibited and critically received throughout Texas and the United States, including exhibitions at the Kidder Smith Galleries in Boston and Martha’s Vineyard, the Arlington Museum of Art, The Barth Galleries in Columbus, Ohio, and galleries in Fort Worth, Dallas and Houston.  In 1990, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth purchased two of his monoprints for its exhibition, “Forty Texas Printmakers.”

Hartley is director of Gallery 414 in Fort Worth and is an associate professor of art at Tarrant County College Northwest Campus in Fort Worth.

For more information about the exhibit, call the ASU Department of Visual and Performing Arts at 325-942-2085.


Visual and Performing Arts Department