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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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[silk screened cotton velveteen artwork]

Description: This screen printed cotton velveteen artwork depicts in a horizontal orientation two curved brown boardwalk type images. These boardwalks reach through the sky and enter into two rectangular frame shapes. Mountainous shapes line the bottom edge of the work.
Date: 1988~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[silk screened cotton velveteen artwork]

Description: The horizontally oriented work consists of shapes that resemble floating sidewalks in the sky. Running from the upper left corner to the lower right is a long ribbon shape that floats into almost a calligraphic word. The ground depicting distance gradates from a darker blue to a pink at the horizon. In the far distance appears some shapes resembling mountains. The left and upper edge of the work is bordered by gradated stripes.
Date: 1984~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Space Behind the Dark Wall

Description: The dark ground of the piece also contains square shapes that create great depth and floating on the surface appear trapezoidal pink shapes. The blue ground contains square that gradate from very dark to somewhat lighter and pink in tone. The pink shapes on the surface, floating parallel to the ground, gradate from a lighter pink to darker pink.
Date: 1982~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Space Beyond the Definition

Description: The horizontally oriented piece consists of gray gradations on the left and upper sides in rectangular shapes. On the right side are circular gradations in pinks. Flowing from the right lower corner toward the upper left are ribbon shapes that create the illusion of deep space.
Date: 1983~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Space for Eternity

Description: The horizontally oriented picture depicts water and a brown boardwalk of sorts receding into the deep space. Some small cloud like forms float in the top portion of the work and one-half of a rectangular shape floats in the top right hand portion of the picture. Some white tops of waves move out from the boardwalk area toward the right hand edge of the piece.
Date: 1983~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Stream

Description: The horizontally oriented artwork depicts ribbon like shapes floating from foreground to background with blue gradated wave like forms and a geometric thick wall-like form in the center right of the composition. Emerging from the left side of the piece is a rectangular frame in pale gray.
Date: 1983~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Sunset View from My Window

Description: The horizontally oriented work of art consists of three vertical panels. Each panel depicts space through a series of gradated horizontally running lines and stripes. Moving from the foreground to the background are white ribbon shapes.
Date: 1981~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[tie-dyeing in a tall vertical artwork]

Description: This long vertical work consists of a tie dyed or shibori method of screen printing. The imagery in the top portion of the work is a large red circle floating on an orange colored ground. The bottom portion of the work is a purple with many dark streaks running horizontally and a large light purple wave shape moves from the bottom edge of the work towards the top.
Date: 1977~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[two vertical striped panel artwork]

Description: The vertical artwork consists of two long vertical panels with horizontal stripes that do not match between panels. Floating wave or cloud like shapes overlap and float between both panels. The colors gradate from pink to dark blue and the ribbon like wave shapes gradate from dull pink to blue.
Date: 1988~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[two vertical striped panel artwork]

Description: The vertical two panel artwork depicts horizontal stripes in gradations of blues and pinks. Floating across the two panels is a long wave shape that moves vertically and is an orange pink color. A ribbon like form floats across the two panels and is blue and purple.
Date: 1988~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[vertical striped shibori artwork]

Description: Tie-dyed cotton tapes hang in front of dyed fabric. The colors are warm and cool and gradate simultaneously from side to side and top to bottom. The piece is striped vertically with some angled from high left to low right in a paler version of the underneath hue.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[waves and bird-like ribbons]

Description: Underlying horizontal dyed silk with depictions of rolling waves receding into the distance with bird-like ribbons above and in the foreground a framed section of the sea at opposing angle.
Date: 1992
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Whereabouts of Clouds

Description: The horizontally oriented artwork depicts a series of ribbon like forms moving from the foreground and lower edge of the work into the distance and the top edge of the work. The sky is a light pink color and the ribbon forms gradate from dark to light blue-greens.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wind

Description: The work depicts a landscape sort of space with a striated mountainous shape on the left side of the work and at the bottom of the mountain are some white ripples of water. On the right side of the work are two white shapes, resembling the sheets of floating paper, may depict snow covered mountains. Floating down through the sky are several white shapes that appear to be sheets of paper. Some very think ribbons float horizontally through the space.
Date: 1982~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wind

Description: Two striated architectural type shapes, one beige-orange, one gray-green, consisting of two sides opening toward the right have moving between them three-striped ribbons. The work is horizontally oriented.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blindly Follow

Description: Image of painting that depicts two hooded men chained together. The view is from below showing the ceiling which resembles a cathedral.
Date: 2012
Creator: Swihart, Samuel
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Empty

Description: Image of still life painting that consists of an empty beer bottle and glass on a table with a couch in the background. Remote controls on the coffee table are in the bottom left of the painting. The style is realistic and the colors subdued. The painting was included in an exhibition in the Lightwell Gallery, Art Building in October, 2012.
Date: 2012
Creator: Swihart, Samuel
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design