Dorothy Hood: The Edge of Being
Opening Reception and Colloquium
Thursday, October 14th, 2021
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Public Art UHS hosted an opening reception and colloquium for the exhibition Dorothy Hood: The Edge of Being, organized in partnership with Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries and the Art Museum of South Texas (Corpus Christi). The exhibition is on view at Special Collections through 2023.
Remarks and colloquium addressed Dorothy Hood’s relevance to 20th-century Texas art as well as the University of Houston’s unique position as a significant partner in elevating the artist’s standing within the narrative of modern art.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Reception and Exhibition Viewing
6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Remarks and Colloquium
Colloquium featured Deborah Colton, Managing Director, Deborah Colton Gallery; Maria C. Gaztambide, PhD, Executive Director and Chief Curator, Public Art UHS; and Christian Kelleher, Head of Special Collections, UH Libraries. Moderated by Dean Athena Jackson, UH Libraries.