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[handmade paper and silkscreen on cotton velveteen artwork]

Description: This detail view of the artwork shows the geometric shapes that float through the atmospheric landscape. The colors are in the dull pink, muted blues and beige ranges. Deep space is depicted with mountainous shapes reaching into water.
Date: 1987~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[full moon in front of grids]

Description: The majority of the artwork consists of a large moon shape in a gradation from white to blue. This moon is situated in front of a brown horizontal grid pattern and from the moon shape hang cotton tapes.
Date: 1987~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Number 132

Description: This orange and black painting consists of vertical curved, wavy, and parallel lines.
Date: 2003
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

BS 03-7

Description: Light green painting contains many vertical wavy parallel black lines contrasted with perpendicular lined texture.
Date: 2003
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

BI 02-8

Description: This predominately yellow painting includes vertical curved and wavy orange lines with horizontal lined texture.
Date: 2002
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

BJ 02-9

Description: This predominately orange/red painting contains lined texture at various horizontal angles and contains curved vertical yellow parallel lines.
Date: 2002
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Silk Panel I

Description: The vertically running piece consists of a predominately dark ground with some vertical stripes in lighter colors and shades. Moving inward from the lower two corners are some mountainous shapes that overlap on the lower edge and meet again in the upper portion of the piece in front of the vertical striping.
Date: 1982~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Silk Panel III

Description: The fabric yardage consists of a dark ground with some horizontal pink stripes and running vertically the length of the yardage are some ribbon shapes in purple, pink, brown and blue.
Date: 1983~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Clouds

Description: The horizontally situated artwork depicts deep receding space and wide ribbons of gradated colors disappearing into the distance. The sky or space is a greenish blue hue and the ribbons range from rich orange brown to blue-green, dull yellows and beiges.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Silk Panel IV

Description: The yardage consists of light and dark horizontal cloud like forms intersecting with each other and occasionally overlapped with floating rectangular shapes.
Date: 1983~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[room divider]

Description: The room divider consists of long strips of fabric dyed and decorated with ribbons that resemble waves of water. The colors of the strips range from orange to blue-green and browns.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[silk yardage, batiked]

Description: The length of the silk yardage contains geometric shapes set at an angle and amongst the geometric shapes are smaller wave type shapes. The colors are dark blue to light blues and some warm yellow-browns.
Date: 1982~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[room divider]

Description: The vertical oriented room divider depicts a landscape type of scene with moon and sun type shapes floating through and among wave like shapes. The colors are in a range from warm orange and pale yellow to blue greens.
Date: 1979~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blessing of the Sea

Description: The vertical strip of printed cloth depicts at forty-five degree angle wave like forms resembling water. At the left edge are orange square checkerboard shapes.
Date: 1979~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blue Tide

Description: This queen sized bedspread, screen printed on cotton velvet, was created while Spear studied at Cranbrook Art Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. The bedspread gradates from purples to blues with long wave shapes in a pale yellow gold color.
Date: 1978
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Canyon

Description: The almost square cotton velvet artwork consists of ribbon like shapes on edge receding into the distance creating a canyon like imagery. The colors are gradated in browns, purples and blues.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Canal

Description: Water rushing into or out of this gradated in light brown tunnel creates a deep recession into space.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Texas Series

Description: Acrylic paint on paper depicting two large squares, one turned forty-five degrees and both filled with small lines, dots, and dashes creating many more small grids. Light blues and purples dominate.
Date: 1978
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[room divider]

Description: The room divider is of various muted ranges of reds, purples with some blues and greens. On the left side is a red wave form reaching into the distance or top edge of the room divider.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Storm, NYC Rooftop

Description: Long multi-colored pieces are arranged on a rooftop in an urban setting. The pieces are arranged both in organic lines as well as straight lines filling the rooftop area. Some pieces partially move above the base and some appear suspended in space.
Date: 1981
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Study of Forms and Color

Description: The strong colors and vertical orientation with definite geometric shapes and stripes contribute to the graphic design. Blue and white stripes on the right hand side with a gradated purple sphere on the left and orange sphere at the top right are linked with some angled green lines.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

86-3

Description: Dark background with many small geometric shapes, lines and dots in bright colors evenly spaced around the canvas over a structured linear pattern.
Date: 1986
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design