Ink & Paper: Selections from the University of Dallas Print Collection

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The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery at the University of Dallas Presents: Ink & Paper: Selections from the University of Dallas Print Collection

September 8 -Oct 18, 2021

(IRVING, Texas) — The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to present the exhibition: Ink & Paper: Selections from the University of Dallas Print Collection

Curated from over 35 years of The University of Dallas Print Invitationals and prints produced by visiting artists in the Matrix printmaking program, Ink & Paper: Selections from the University of Dallas Print Collection brings together this collection prints for the first time. The Exhibition highlights a diverse array of printmaking techniques and artistic styles.

20 print invitational exhibitions were held at the University of Dallas between 1974 and 2008. Professor Juergen Strunck initiated the project and worked with his printmaking students to select work for each exhibition. The invitationals presented an educational opportunity for the students and brought the artwork of some of the country’s best printmakers to the University of Dallas for exhibition.The University of Dallas purchased prints from these exhibitions for the University’s art collection. 

In 1985, Strunck started the Matrix visiting artist program, which continues today under the stewardship of Associate Professor of Art and Department Chair Steven Foutch. In printmaking, matrix is the term used to describe the elements from which prints are made. At the University of Dallas, matrix is used to describe a program in which advanced printmaking students collaborate with visiting artists to create editions of prints by the artists. It also describes a group of friends of the art department who enjoy prints and support the program. Select prints from past visiting artists are available for purchase. 

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About the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is located in the Art History Building at the corner of Gorman Drive and Haggar Circle on the University of Dallas campus at 1845 E. Northgate Drive in Irving. The gallery, which is part of the university’s Haggerty Art Village, is free and open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. For more gallery information or for current COVID policies and procedures visit: or call 972-721-5087.

About the University of Dallas

The University of Dallas, located in a metropolitan area of nearly 7 million people, is a leading Catholic university widely recognized for academic excellence by well-known publications, organizations, and accrediting bodies. It offers distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs in the liberal arts, business, and ministry that are characterized by academic rigor, an exceptional faculty, and a commitment to shaping principled leaders in the Catholic intellectual tradition. For more information, visit

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