Wright Gallery

The Wright Gallery displays visual art exhibits which honor diversity in all forms. The gallery serves as a center for campus and community visual arts engagement, education and enjoyment.

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Location
Langford A, second floor 

Hours
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Contact
979.458.0539
wrightgallery@arch.tamu.edu

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Exhibits

On View

The Constructed Self

The Constructed Self

Karen Navarro

September 19 – October 27, 2022

Participating space of FotoFest Biennial 2022

Artist Talk: Wednesday, October 5 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Reception: Wednesday, October 5 4:00–6:00 p.m.

Wright Gallery. Open to the public.

  • From left to right a sign of information about the exhibit, and 4 abstract portraits on display. The first is larger than the other 3, and is a colorful portrait of a young woman with squares of color inserted into the painting. The next is a portrait of a young woman with circles cut out of the face and left side of the body. The third is a portrait of a young man cut into vertical strips and rearranged. The last is a portrait of a young woman cut into horizontal strips.
    Karen Navarro. Fractional. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 20 x 24 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #16. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #4 variation 2. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #15 variation 1. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in.
  • 3 pieces of art on display. From left to right an abstract sculpture of a portrait of a woman separated in long, horizontal pieces hanging from the ceiling. A colorful portrait of a young man with squares cut out and rearranged. A portrait of two men with many small squares rearranged so they blend together.
    Karen Navarro. Twisted. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy, and metal rope. 52 x 18 x 18 in. Karen Navarro. Fragment A.P. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 28 x 24 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #6 variation 1. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 18 x 14 x 1.5 in.
  • 4 pieces of art on display. From left to right a portrait of a man cut into vertical strips and rearranged with squares of color throughout the portrait. A large portrait of a man made out of small rectangular panels with some of the panels switched and displaced. A rectangular purple panel with orange edges and the words “i am large” in a darker purple near the bottom of the panel. A rectangular blue panel with darker blue edges and the words “i contain multitudes” in the center of the panel.
    Karen Navarro. Displaced. Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 24 x 23 in. Karen Navarro. Segmented. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 66.5 x 45 in. Karen Navarro. I am large II. Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 16 x 12 in. Karen Navarro. I contain multitudes II. Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 16 x 12 in.
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    Karen Navarro. Fractured. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy, vinyl. 50 x 40 in. Karen Navarro. Segmented. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 66.5 x 45 in.
  • A large portrait of a man made out of small rectangular panels with some of the panels switched and displaced.
    Karen Navarro. (detail) Segmented. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 66.5 x 45 in.
  • A close up view of a large portrait of a man made out of small rectangular panels with some of the panels switched and displaced.
    Karen Navarro. Segmented. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 66.5 x 45 in.
  • A large portrait of a man made out of small rectangular panels with some of the panels switched and displaced.
    Karen Navarro. Puzzled. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 50 x 36 in.
  • 5 abstract portraits displayed on two walls perpendicular to each other, all with the subjects wearing red tops on pink backgrounds. From left to right a portrait of a man cut into horizontal strips, A portrait of a man with strips cut out of his head in the shape of a square, a portrait of a woman wearing a cowboy hat but into horizontal strips, a portrait of a woman with strips cut out of her face and body in the shape of circles, and a portrait of a woman with strips cut out of her face and body in the shape of rectangles and rearranged.
    Karen Navarro. Subject #4. Archival inkjet print. 18 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #3 variation 1. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 18 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #11. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 18 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #9 variation 1. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 18 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #12. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 18 x 14 in.
  • From left to right, a large portrait of a man made out of small rectangular panels with some of the panels switched and displaced. A rectangular purple panel with orange edges and the words “i am large” in a darker purple near the bottom of the panel. A rectangular blue panel with darker blue edges and the words “i contain multitudes” in the center of the panel. A sculpture of a portrait of a man cut into horizontal strips and twisted to stick out each way.
    Karen Navarro. Segmented. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 66.5 x 45 in. Karen Navarro. I am large II. Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 16 x 12 in. Karen Navarro. I contain multitudes II. Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 16 x 12 in. Karen Navarro. Twisted variation. Archival inkjet print, wood, gesso, metal, acrylic paint, epoxy. 24 x 24 x 15 in.
  • A side view of a large portrait of a man on a bent wooden and vinyl panel with a circle cut out of the face
    Karen Navarro. Fractured. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy, vinyl. 50 x 40 in.
  • From left to right, a colorful portrait of a young man with squares cut out and rearranged. A sculpture of a portrait of a man cut into horizontal strips and twisted to stick out each way. A rectangular, white panel with yellow and blue edges and the words “glimpses of ourselves” near the bottom of the panel. A rectangular, yellow panel with blue and yellow edges and the words “what is real?” in a darker yellow toward the bottom of the panel.
    Karen Navarro. Fragment A.P. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 28 x 24 in. Karen Navarro. Twisted variation. Archival inkjet print, wood, gesso, metal, acrylic paint, epoxy. 24 x 24 x 15 in. Karen Navarro. Glimpses of ourselves (yellow). Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 12 x 18 in. Karen Navarro. What is real? (yellow). Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 12 x 18 in.
  • A large portrait of a man on a bent wooden and vinyl panel with a circle cut out of the face
    Karen Navarro. Fractured. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy, vinyl. 50 x 40 in.
  • A picture of a large portion of the gallery showcasing many of the pieces of art on display. A sculpture of a portrait of a man cut into horizontal strips and twisted to stick out each way.
    Karen Navarro. Fragment A.P. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 28 x 24 in. Karen Navarro. Twisted variation. Archival inkjet print, wood, gesso, metal, acrylic paint, epoxy. 24 x 24 x 15 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #4 variation 1. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 18 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #5. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 18 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Fractional. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 20 x 24 in. Karen Navarro. (detail) Subject #16. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #4 variation 2. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #15 variation 1. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in.
  • An abstract sculpture of a portrait of a woman separated in long, horizontal pieces hanging from the ceiling
    Karen Navarro. Twisted. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy, and metal rope. 52 x 18 x 18 in.
  • A picture of a large portion of the gallery showcasing many of the pieces of art on display. A sculpture of a portrait of a man cut into horizontal strips and twisted to stick out each way.
    Karen Navarro. Fractured. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy, vinyl. 50 x 40 in. Karen Navarro. Fractional. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 20 x 24 in. Karen Navarro. Twisted variation. Archival inkjet print, wood, gesso, metal, acrylic paint, epoxy. 24 x 24 x 15 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #16. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #4 variation 2. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #15 variation 1. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Glimpses of ourselves (yellow). Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 12 x 18 in. Karen Navarro. What is real? (yellow). Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 12 x 18 in Karen Navarro. Segmented. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 66.5 x 45 in.
  • A sculpture of a portrait of a woman cut into horizontal strips and twisted to stick out each way.
    Karen Navarro. Twisted variation. Archival inkjet print, wood, gesso, metal, acrylic paint, epoxy. 24 x 24 x 15 in.
  • From left to right a sign of information about the exhibit, and 4 abstract portraits on display. The first is larger than the other 3, and is a colorful portrait of a young woman with squares of color inserted into the painting. The next is a portrait of a young woman with circles cut out of the face and left side of the body. The third is a portrait of a young man cut into vertical strips and rearranged. The last is a portrait of a young woman cut into horizontal strips.
    Karen Navarro. Fractional. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 20 x 24 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #16. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #4 variation 2. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #15 variation 1. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in.
  • From left to right a sculpture portrait of a woman and 2 colored panels. The first is a pink sculpture of a woman cut into horizontal strips that are twisted and stick out each way. The second is a purple panel with yellow trim and the words glimpses of us. The last is a yellow panel with purple trim and the question: what is real?
    Karen Navarro. Twisted variation. Archival inkjet print, wood, gesso, metal, acrylic paint, epoxy. 24 x 24 x 15 in. Karen Navarro. Glimpses of ourselves (yellow). Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 12 x 8 in. Karen Navarro. What is real? (yellow). Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 12 x 8 in.
  • From left to right a hanging sculpture and 2 portraits. The first is a hanging sculpture of a woman with red hair in a leopard shirt cut into strips and suspended from a wire cable. The next is a green portrait of a man with parts of his face offset by squares of color. The last is a portrait of a man cut into strips and basket weaved together in an offset pattern.
    Karen Navarro. Twisted. Archival inkjet print, wood, epoxy, acrylic paint, metal rope. 52 x 18 x 18 in. Karen Navarro. Fragment A.P.. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 28 x 24in. Karen Navarro. Subject #6 variation 1. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 18 x 14 x 1.5 in.
  • From left to right, a portrait and a sculpture. The left portrait is of a man cut into squares with his face offset by squares of green. The right is a sculpture of a woman cut into srtips that are twisted and go in each direction.
    Karen Navarro. Fragment A.P.. Archival inkjet print, wood, acrylic paint, epoxy. 28 x 24in. Karen Navarro. Twisted variation. Archival inkjet print, wood, gesso, metal, acrylic paint, epoxy. 24 x 24 x 15 in.
  • From left to right there are 3 portraits. The first is a portrait of a woman in a red shirt with circles cut into her face and body. The next is a portrait of a man in a red shirt cut into vertical strips. The last is a portrait of a woman in a blue shirt cut into horizontal strips.
    Karen Navarro. Subject #16. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #4 variation 2. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in. Karen Navarro. Subject #15 variation 1. Laser-cut embossed archival inkjet print. 11 x 14 in.
  • A portrait of a woman with red hair on a green background cut into 9 squares.
    Karen Navarro. Name TBC. Acrylic wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 20 x 20 i.
  • A portrait of a man with braided hair in a striped shirt on a peach background cut into four rectangles with squares of color inserted.
    Karen Navarro. Dislodged. Acrylic, wood, archival inkjet print, acrylic paint. 23.5 x 29.5 in.

Upcoming

Transient Nature

A Transient Nature

Dameon Lester, Shawn Camp and Shannon Faseler

November 7 2022 – January 13 2023

Closed for holidays: November 23 – 25 & December 22 – January 4.

Artist Talk: Tuesday, November 15 , 2–3 p.m.
Reception: Tuesday, November 15, 4–6 p.m.
Wright Gallery. Open to the Public

View Past Exhibits

The gallery provides rotating exhibits and hosts lectures and special events. The Wright Gallery displays many different artworks and artists with emphasis on featuring:

  • Work created by women and other underrepresented groups
  • Works that promote dialogue on topics of social and cultural importance
  • Artists who challenge conventional art practice 
  • Emerging and established artists, architects and designers of local, regional, national, and international acclaim

The gallery was named to honor donor James Wright, who earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Texas A&M in 1954. 

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