MICHAEL VASQUEZ | "The Guarded Entry" 2008 | acrylic on canvas | 48 x 36"  

The John and Diane Marek Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Michael Vasquez : What Comes With the Territory

August 13 - October 12, 2010

Artists’ public lecture followed by an opening reception

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 5:30pm – 7:00pm

The artists will be on campus and in the community

September 13-16 for Marek Series Visiting Artist events

Parking and Admission

Admission to the gallery and all gallery activities is free. All receptions and lectures are open to the public. Gallery patrons arriving between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm may obtain a visitor’s parking pass from the UTC Parking Services Office located in the lobby of the Administrative Services Building, 600 Palmetto Street. After 5:00 pm Gallery patrons attending Artist’s lectures and receptions may park on any level of the Lupton Library parking garage, next to the Fine Arts Center on Vine Street, or in Lot 16 next to the Administrative Services Building, corner of Fortwood and Palmetto Streets. Hanidcap parking and unloading zones are available at the main entrance to the Fine Arts Center on Vine Street.

Gallery hours are 9:30am – 7:00pm Monday-Friday

The Gallery will be open through intermission for all Fine Arts Center Patten Series events.

For more information:
(423) 304-9789
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MICHAEL VASQUEZ | Untitled 2008 | acrylic on canvas | 84 x 60" 

Michael Vasquez : Portrait of an Artist Blog

The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery has selected nine artists of The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2009's semifinalists to be a part of their "Portrait of an Artist" blog series.