Betsy Williamson: Rewriting Art History
to 5 PM
1800 Main Street , #1000 , Dallas, TX
Start date: Thursday, May 17, 2012
End Date: Saturday, June 23, 2012
As part of the McKinney Avenue Contemporary's community outreach program, the MAC has teamed up with Mercantile Coffee House to extend its contemporary artistic vision and educational support to downtown Dallas. This partnership will promote and support emerging talent with monthly exhibitions throughout the year. Donations from Mercantile Coffee House will benefit artistic programming at the MAC.
The MAC and Mercantile Coffee House are pleased to present Rewriting Art History by Betsy Williamson. Betsy Williamson is a mixed media artist currently teaching studio art in the DFW area. In 2011, Williamson received her MFA in Photography and MA in Art History from The University of North Texas. She received her BFA in Photography from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2006. Williamson has exhibited in numerous spaces in Texas and will soon be presenting a solo exhibition, Mining the Textbooks of Art History at the ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation in Chicago, Illinois.
Williamson’s Rewriting Art History focuses on the presentation of art history in book form as well as the classroom setting. Williamson employs appropriated images of art historically relevant works and sentences from Art Forms textbooks to investigate the experience and interpretation of the viewer. The opening reception will be on May 17 from 6:00 - 7:00pm. Betsy Williamson: Rewriting Art History will be on view at Mercantile Coffee House through June 23.
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