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Ziningful Expressions

A ZINE (pr: zeen) is a form of self-publicated magazine. These often pocket-sized and hand-crafted works on paper are printed in small editions and personally distributed. Containing both original and appropriated artwork and designs, and alternately known as a fanzine, the message of a zine may vary from social commentary to pure, artistic creativity. Though not formally recognized until the 1980s as a category in the arts, these artworks take inspiration from previous forms of artistic books that began to develop as early as the late 19th century. Designed after the basic arrangement of a book, both artforms move beyond the traditional media, to further explore expressions of form, identity, and image.

Donated by Nancy Palmeri and Ron Goodstein, these works were collected at gallery exhibitions, performances, and museums alike, forming an incredibly diverse collection of all shapes, sizes, and styles of zines. Please join us to celebrate these artists and their works throughout the summer.

For more information on these or other artworks from the UT Arlington Fine Arts Collection, please contact Cheryl Mitchell, Collections Specialist at:

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Visual Resource Commons & Gallery, FA2109, 2nd floor, Fine Arts Building
700 Greek Row Drive, Arlington, Tx

Event Type

Arts & Culture


College of Liberal Arts, Art + Art History


Alumni, Local Community, Faculty & Staff, Students, Undergraduates, Students, Graduate



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