February 18, 2013
UHCL Art Gallery hosts ceramic exhibition
Student artists will showcase their sculptural ceramic art Feb. 21 through April 4, all day, in UH-Clear Lake’s Bayou Building Art Gallery, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
Featured artwork was created during Professor of Fine Arts Nick de Vries’ fall sculptural ceramic course that introduced geoscience into the classroom. The exhibition is titled “Houston – A Geological Dynamic Wedge” and explores Houston’s Gulf Coast “clastic wedge” formed by thickly-deposited sediments.
Offered in conjunction with this exhibition is a closing lecture by University of Houston Professor of Biostratigraphy and Petroleum Geoscience Program Director Don Van Nieuwenhuise, director of the Petroleum Geoscience Program at University of Houston, scheduled for March 21, 5 – 7 p.m., Bayou Building, Garden Room.
This free exhibition and the artists-in-residence are funded through the Art Exhibitions, Office of University Advancement, Cultural Arts and the Office of the Dean of the School of Human Sciences and Humanities.
For more information, call Coordinator of Audience Development for UH-Clear Lake Art Gallery Jeffrey Bowen at 281-283-3376, or e-mail Bowen@uhcl.edu.
Leadership live broadcast offers ‘Write Your Own Obituary’
All are invited to attend a free, open-to-the-public live broadcast offered by UH-Clear Lake’s SLICE titled “How to Write Your Own Obituary” presented by Brad Meltzer, Feb. 26, 6 – 7:30 p.m., in the university’s Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
Meltzer is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers “The Inner Circle” and “The Book of Fate” as well as six other bestselling thrillers. His latest novel is “The Fifth Assassin” and his non-fiction bestseller is “Heroes for My Son.” In this broadcast, Meltzer talks about the funny, inspiring and entertaining story behind his quest to find out what would be published in his obituary.
This broadcast will also be presented on the same day and time at the UHCL Pearland Campus, Room 111, 1200 Pearland Pkwy., Pearland, 77581. An encore presentation is scheduled for March 27, noon – 1:30 p.m. in the Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall.
“The Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement program, as well as the National Society of Leadership and Success believes in providing opportunities for our students and the community to expand their self-awareness, understanding and appreciation of others, and to learn about skills that can help them be successful at home, at work and in the community,” says Assistant Director of Student Life Jennifer Clark.
For more information about this event, call Clark at 281-283-2611 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, visit the SLICE website at http://www.uhcl.edu/SLI.
Community Cinema’s ‘Wonder Women!’ presented at UHCL
UH-Clear Lake offers the Community Cinema presentation of “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines,” a movie that explores the legacy of 1940s comic book’s heroine Wonder Woman through the blockbusters of today, scheduled for March 1, 7 p.m., in the university’s Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.
This film by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan also addresses pop-culture’s representations of women and societal anxieties about women’s liberation. Scheduled speakers include Associate Professor of History Barbara Hales and Assistant Professor of Sociology Stephen Cherry.
Community Cinema is a public education and civic engagement initiative featuring monthly film screenings. For more information about this or other Community Cinema films, email email@example.com or call 281-283-2560.