Aguas Frescas: MFA Thesis Exhibition of Hector Ramirez
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TCU Art Galleries Director, and Gallery Manager
The MFA Thesis Exhibition of TCU Sculpture Graduate Student Hector Ramirez
Moudy Art Gallery, Texas Christian University
September 7 - 14, 2020
The Art Galleries at TCU presents Aguas Frescas, Hector Ramirez’s MFA Thesis Exhibition. Aguas Frescas will be on view at Moudy Gallery from October 5 -12, 2020, with an online gallery and other digital materials coming soon.
Aguas Frescas thesis exhibition explores a vernacular language that references the aesthetic and material adaptation of the Mexican American working class in which I grew up and represents a society familiar to all. I appropriate and playfully recontextualize objects I have found into a form of material poetry. Working with readymade materials, I construct a dialogue between the works in the show. These objects have historical and personal meaning.
Hector Antonio Ramirez-Morales was born in El Paso, Texas. He earned a B.F.A in sculpture from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014. In 2017, Ramirez was awarded a Graduate Assistantship from the Texas Christian University in studio art. While working on his Master Of Fine Arts degree, he worked as a shop technician at TCU (2017-2018), as a teaching assistant in 3D-Design and Ceramics (2018-2019), and as a Graduate Instructor for 3D-Design in 2019-2020.
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Moudy Gallery is located in Moudy North Building on TCU’s campus. 2805 S. University Dr., Fort Worth, Texas. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Art Galleries at TCU will remain closed to the public through the Fall 2020 semester. Current TCU students, faculty, and staff can make an appointment to view this exhibition. Admission is free. For more information about this exhibition, images for press, or details about other activities of The Art Galleries at TCU visit the Galleries website www.theartgalleries.tcu.edu or call 817-257-2588.
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This exhibition will be available on our Artsy Page, as well as a 3D walkthrough and a video tour. Check back for more details.
Monday, September 14, 2020