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Light Waves - A Photography and Video Based UT Dallas Alumni Exhibition

Light Waves features the work of graduate student alumni from the University of Texas at Dallas in a survey exhibition to celebrate the university’s fiftieth anniversary.  These artists employ light as one of their creative materials, and continue to influence dialogues in the field through exhibitions, publications and education.

View the gallery website and enjoy the art in narrated video format

Among those chosen to represent Visual Arts graduate alumni in photography, and related areas such as video and design, are: Mona Kasra, David Witherspoon, Reynaldo Thompson, Giraud Polite, Christi Nielsen, Tim Kolczak, Lupita Murillo Tinnen, Lillian Love Kennedy, Emily Loving, Cynthia Miller, Lilly Albritton, Sheila Cunningham, Eric Baze, Alan Govenar, and Diane Durant. The exhibition was curated by Professor Marilyn Waligore, Director of the Photography program in the School of Arts and Humanities.

Fall 2020 artist talks took place on WebEx and were recorded. You may watch the recordings below.

Monday, October 26th:

Emily Loving and Tim Kolczak

Tuesday, October 27th:

Mona Kasra

The Spring 2020 live-streamed artist talks took place via WebEx and were recorded.

Monday, March 30th:

Lupita Murillo Tinnen

David Witherspoon

Diane Durant

Tuesday, March 31st:

Giraud Polite

Cynthia Miller

Tuesday, April 7th:

Alan Govenar

Saturday, December 12, 2020


Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.

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Arts & Performances


Campus Life, Arts & Culture



Arts & Humanities
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