Fancy Dancer at SMU by
John Nieto, SMU Class of '59
John Nieto, SMU Class of '59, will
receive the SMU Distinguished Alumni Award on Thursday, November 9th, 2006.
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information about the event.
LIMITED EDITION SERIGRAPHS
of Fancy Dancer at SMU FOR SALE
John Nieto is one of America’s
most dynamic contemporary artists, concentrating on themes that transcend mere
representation. He utilizes intense primary color, applied in bold strokes to
give dimension and character to the canvas. An innovative interpreter of his
native southwest, Nieto’s dramatic compositions and bold use of color
translate classic American themes into modern images that escape the
boundaries of time. Nieto graduated from SMU in 1959 with a degree in
Nieto created the painting
Fancy Dancer at SMU to commemorate the opening of the Clements Center for
Southwest Studies in 1996. The original painting is found in the Offices
of the President, Perkins Hall Administration Building, on the campus of SMU.
A limited edition of signed
serigraphs (30" x 26") of "Fancy Dancer at SMU" are being sold for $1,000
each, plus tax and handling. A 20% discount is offered to members of
Colophon/Friends of the SMU Libraries and the SMU community which includes SMU
faculty/staff (present and retired), students and alumni.
All proceeds from sales are
applied towards Clements Center-DeGolyer Library Research Travel Grants.
These grants are awarded to applicants who live outside the greater
Dallas-Fort Worth area in order to encourage a broader and more intensive use
of the rare books, manuscripts and special collections of the DeGolyer
Library. Over 29 grants have been awarded since the Clements Center
Please call the DeGolyer
Library at 214-768-3231 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org to determine availability.