Texas Border Business
Topic: Cut Paper Design Workshop with Dr. Lisa Irby
When: Feb 23, 2021 3 p.m.
Register for this webinar: https://southtexascollege.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BLniSu9HQ9unrKKG6cltpA
MCALLEN, TEXAS – South Texas College Library Art Gallery continues its monthly spring semester series, “Parallels,” which highlights the connections between seemingly unconnected disciplines—Mathematics, AEDT, History, and Science– with Art.
“Mathematically Artistic and Then Some,” featuring paintings and paper cut designs by Dr. Lisa Irby, will be on view at the STC Pecan Campus Library Art Gallery, second floor, Feb. 1 to March 23, 2021. The STC Pecan Campus Library Art Gallery is located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd., Bldg. F in McAllen, Texas.
Dr. Lisa Irby received her Educational Doctorate in 2002 and a Masters of Counseling and Guidance in 1987. From 1988 to 2018 as a teacher, instructional facilitator, and school administrator she served students, teachers and parents in both the public and private school sectors.
Her instructional approach to education allowed her to incorporate artwork as a means of connecting the various educational disciplines. Irby is now a full-time artist, working mostly in acrylic painting and more recently, drawing on her previous experience as a stained glass artist. She creates vibrant and intricate cut paper designs.
Dr. Irby also serves in local committees that seek to uplift African American history and voices in the Rio Grande Valley.
“My paintings and works are invitations for my viewers to experience color through subtle nuances or bold, dramatic displays. The unique characteristics of each of my images are meant to inspire conversations, penetrate imaginations, and ultimately entice viewers to linger longer and experience my passion for art and creative expression,” said Irby
STC’s Library Art Gallery Program organizes exhibitions and educational programs to engage student understanding of art and its role in culture, support academic curriculum, and inspire continued education through direct engagement with artists, scholars, and original works of art.