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    School of Design Open House

    The School of Design at Louisiana Tech University is hosting an OPEN HOUSE on Tuesday, November 11th from 6 pm – 8 pm. The event will be held throughout buildings and spaces of the School of Design on the university’s main campus: Hale Hall, the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center and the 13th floor… Read more »

  • Joey Slaughter featured in Bayou Life Magazine

    Associate Professor Joey Slaughter was featured recently in the latest issue of Bayou Life Magazine. Read the article here http://www.bayoulifemag.com/joey-slaughter/

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    NCARB/IDP Meeting

    Jenny Pelc, State IDP Coordinator, is coming on Wednesday, October 29 at 4:30pm to give a presentation on the IDP process and changes in the architecture program. The presentation will be in GTM 105. Students are now able to enroll in IDP and earn credit immediately following high school graduation, so the presentation is applicable to all… Read more »

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    Exhibition Opening & Lecture

    The School of Design invites you all to the opening reception and a related artist lecture by photographer Thomas Allen. Work courtesy of Foley Gallery, NY. Opening Reception: Moffett Gallery, F Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center 6pm Reception food by generous support of Ponchatoulas Tom Allen artist talk: 5pm VAC 103 All events are free… Read more »

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    I’m Planning to be Spontaneous…Tomorrow

    Exhibition of New Quilted Works by Damon Caldwell (SOD Faculty) Thursday/October 23 (Opening Reception) 6:00-8:00pm Enterprise Center at Louisiana Tech UniversityStatement Regarding Creative Work I am intrigued by the parallels between quilts and walls: two outer layers with interior insulation; the “front” assembled as a complex composition of geometric elements which investigate pattern, color, and… Read more »

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    INSITE: Lecture by Meryati Johari Blackwell

    INSITE   Lecture by Meryati Johari Blackwell (Fayetteville AR) Tuesday/October 21 6:30pm Visual Arts Center, Room 103 The School of Design is happy to welcome architect and interior designer Meryati Johari Blackwell to the Louisiana Tech University campus. Marlon Blackwell Architects is a design centered critical practice that has been producing award winning and environmentally responsive architectural projects since… Read more »

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    Scott Marble to discuss WORKFLOW

    WORKFLOW   Lecture by Scott Marble (Brooklyn) Tuesday/October 14 6:30pm Visual Arts Center, Room 103 The School of Design is happy to welcome architect Scott Marble to the Louisiana Tech University campus. Scott Marble is a founding partner, with Karen Fairbanks, of Marble Fairbanks, located in New York. He is Director of the Integrated Design Studios… Read more »

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    Hamrick Interviewed

    Associate Professor Frank Hamrick was interviewed on Light Leaked (http://www.lightleaked.com), an online photography journal. Be sure to check out Hamrick’s work and his insights on process, academia and the profession of photography.

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    Exhibition Opening

    The first show of the season at Louisiana Tech University’s Enterprise Center opens this Friday, September 26th. In Ephemera of World War I: The 100th Anniversary of The Great War, Professor Saul Zalesch chronicles the years before, during, and after the war through his extensive collection of ephemera of this era . The opening reception… Read more »

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    Upcoming Lectures

    October 14, 2014 6:30PM VAC Room #103 Scott Marble Marble Fairbanks Brooklyn, NY October 21, 2014 6:30PM VAC Room #103 Meryati Blackwell Marlon Blackwell Architects Fayetteville, AR December 09, 2014 6:30PM VAC Room #103 Hazy Belzberg Belzberg Architects, APC Santa Monica, CA

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    Artist Lecture: September 23, 2014

    Artist Lecture featuring Cig Harvey (via Skype) This Tuesday, September 23 11am VAC 103 http://www.cigharvey.com/ The photographs and artist books of Cig Harvey, MFA, have been widely exhibited and remain in the permanent collections of major museums and collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas; the Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine; and the… Read more »

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    Congratulations

    Congratulations to Sarah Kathryn Delphin (’10) of Prevot Design Services for winning the 2014 American Society of Interior Designers South Central Chapter Excellence in Design Award for the St.Jude’s Catholic Church in Benton, Louisiana. Congratulations to Krista Scruton, a senior in Interior Design, for winning the 2014-2015 Robert “Bob” King Memorial Scholarship. Here Ms. Scruton is accepting the… Read more »

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    Architecture Students participate in the Cross Bayou Corridor Workshop

    Professors Robert Brooks and Brad Deal’s third year architecture studio is participating in the Cross Bayou Corridor Workshop with Providence Engineering, Waggoner Ball Architects, the City of Shreveport and the EPA.      

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    ARCHICULTURE Documentary Showing

    Tuesday/September 16/6pm/Wyly Auditorium The School of Design is happy to host a showing of the documentary film Archiculture at 6:00pm on Tuesday, 16 September in Wyly Auditorium. Archiculture takes a thoughtful, yet critical look at the architectural studio. The 25-minute film offers a unique glimpse into the world of studio-based, design education through the eyes of a group… Read more »

  • Exhibition to open September 15, 2014 with lecture by artist MICHAEL PETRY at 5PM

    Michael Petry: Kali Cig Harvey: You Look at Me Like an Emergency Opening Reception: Monday, September 15, 2014 / 6PM Artist Lecture featuring: MICHAEL PETRY Monday, September 15, 2014 / 5PM / VAC 103 http://www.michaelpetry.net/index.html Michael Petry (b. Texas, 1960) has lived in London since 1981. He studied at Rice University, Houston (BA), London Guildhall University… Read more »

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    Michael Petry & Cig Harvey / September 15 – October 14, 2014

    Michael Petry: Kali Cig Harvey: You Look at Me Like an Emergency Opening Reception: Monday, September 15, 2014 / 6PM   Artist Lecture featuring: MICHAEL PETRY Monday, September 15, 2014 / 5PM / VAC 103 http://www.michaelpetry.net/index.html Michael Petry (b. Texas, 1960) has lived in London since 1981. He studied at Rice University, Houston (BA), London Guildhall… Read more »

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    All School Meeting

    September 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm All students of the SOD: We will have our all-School meeting to introduce you to our new School, new identity, new website and new opportunities. We will introduce you to your professors, including three new members of our faculty (provided they don’t lock themselves out of their houses). You will catch… Read more »

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    Congratulations

    Congratulations to Marla Emory (Interior Design) and Robert Brooks (Architecture) for receiving the 2014 Dean’s Research Award at today’s College of Liberal Arts Convocation. Their presentation, entitled “Muddy Boots and Black Shirts: An Alternative View from the Ivory Tower,” was presented at last Spring’s Liberal Arts Symposium. Also recognized was Frank Hamrick (Studio) for his… Read more »

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    Hamrick in Group Exhibition

    Associate Professor Frank Hamrick is one of several artists exhibiting at The University of South Carolina’s Photography Invitational titled Pathways from August 28-October 4, 2014. PATHWAYS is invitational exhibition that explores historical photographic methods in use today. The photographers included have rediscovered some of the forgotten early processes, bringing a distinctive style to present-day image… Read more »

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    Student Published

    Senior photography major, Hannah Merritt Johnston is published in the current September 2014 issue of The Sun. Way to go Hannah!

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    Game Launch Spring 2014

    Louisiana Tech University, School of Design’s class ART464 will be hosting our Game Launch event which is the culmination of this quarters Game Design class. Students from both Computer Science and the School of Design have teamed up to explore game design and development. Come join us to hear brief presentations by each team, PLAY… Read more »

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    An MFA Thesis Show

    An MFA Thesis Show is the work of seven graduate students in the School of Design. Opening reception: Thursday, April 24th @ 6:00 pm Artist talks: Thursday, April 24th @ 5:00 pm: Jake Dugard, Peter Hay, Jaime E. Johnson Monday, April 28th @ 5:00 pm: Mary Catherine Davis, Brittany Spencer Thursday, May 1st @ 5:00… Read more »

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    Bustamante to be Interviewed

    Associate Professor Nicholas Bustamante will be interviewed tomorrow, April 17, 2014, on Channel 8 KNOE (5AM & 515AM) about the progress of The Monroe Mural. Tune in and check it out!    

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    Casey Parkinson – Best in Show

    Graduate student Casey Parkinson was awarded 1st place for the 2014 20”x20”x20”: A National Compact Competition and Exhibit for her artwork.  She was awarded an $1800 check for her ceramic installation, Fragile 1 – 21. The show was juried by Shana Barefoot, Collections and Exhibitions Manager at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Atlanta, Georgia.  The 20x20x20 show will be… Read more »

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    Faculty Concert Series

    Musical extravaganza in the School of Art Gallery at Louisiana Tech on Tuesday at 7:30pm. Dr. Cain Budds of the Department of Music will perform works for guitar. Musical guests will include Dr. Gregory Lyons (marimba) and Karl Puljak (cello). Should be a fun evening of music in the acoustically wonderful F. Elizabeth Bethea Gallery with the… Read more »

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    Bustamante Launches Mural Project

    The mural will be based off of an original painting by local artist Nicholas Bustamante titled Finding Home.   Bustamante moved to North Louisiana in 2004 from Los Angeles California.  He currently teaches as an Associate professor of Art at Louisiana Tech University. Finding Home explores the beauty of Louisiana, specifically referencing images of Black Bayou and celebrates the… Read more »

  • 2014 Annual Student Show

    Louisiana Tech School of Art is pleased to announce the opening of the Annual Student Show. Over 400 artworks were submitted to Juror Will Bryant who has selected approximately 43 pieces to be shown in the Bethea and Moffett Galleries from March 18- April 8th. Mr. Bryant will give a talk on March 18th at… Read more »

  • Joey Slaughter in Group Show

    Congrats to Joey Slaughter, Associate Professor for being selected into the group show, INSPIRED RESISTANCE, at the Crosstown Arts Gallery in Memphis.  The exhibition will be on display through 1 March. http://crosstownarts.org/inspired-resistance

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    Bustamante’s Painting to become Mural

    Finding Home, a painting by Associate Professor Nick Bustamante explores the beauty of Louisiana, specifically referencing images of Black Bayou and celebrates the rich culture of the region. Soon, this painting will be transformed into a large-scale presence in downtown Monroe. As a fervent supporter of the Arts, Monroe property owner Mr. Michael Echols has… Read more »

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    Jonathan Donehoo Retires

    Jonathan Donehoo, who has been associated with Louisiana Tech University for over 30 years, has formally announced his retirement effective January 4, 2013. Professor Donehoo received is MFA in Graphic Design from Louisiana Tech in 1980 and began his academic career as the Head of the Commercial Art at East Tennessee State University thereafter. In… Read more »

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    Megan Singleton visits Tech

    St. Louis artist and educator Megan Singleton visited the Louisiana Tech University School of Art this week where she installed an exhibition titled “Eight Thousand Daughters Woven Into Bayou Braids” in the Bethea Gallery. The exhibition addresses invasive plant species in Louisiana waterways. Singleton also presented a public lecture about her work, which involves collecting these… Read more »

  • 2014 Student Show Deadline Extended

    The 2014 Louisiana Tech University School of Art Student Exhibition deadline has been extended to Midnight on February 3, 2014. Students can enter 5 pieces for $5.00 online at https://artlatech.slideroom.com.

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    App Class Visits Twin Engine Labs

    Associate Professor Jerry Berg took the App Design class to Shreveport today to visit Twin Engine Labs.  This is a hot up and coming App Design firm in Shreveport.  The class spent about 2.5 hrs. meeting with their team, going through their design process, and Q/A session. Keith Hanson, the founder (also on the left… Read more »

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    Singleton & Estabrook Exhibition

    Please join us on Tuesday, January 21st, at 5pm at the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center (VAC 103) for an Artist talk by our guest artist, Megan Singleton. An opening reception will follow at 6pm in the School of Art Galleries, featuring work of Megan Singleton and Dan Estabrook.  

  • NCLAC Honors to the School of Art!

    Congratulations to Associate Professor Frank Hamrick for his 2013 Artist of the Year award, presented at the January  North Central Louisiana Arts Council meeting. Communication Design graduate student Jake Dugard and School of Architecture alum Cassidy Keim were also awarded the NCLAC Arts Business of the Year award  for their Makers Union store in Downtown Ruston. Well done!

  • 2014 NCLAC Board Members

    Assistant Professor Nicole Duet has been elected as a new board member of the North Central Louisiana Art Council. She joins a board with includes Associate Professor Jerry Berg and Associate Professor Saul Zalesch. The President of NCLAC’s Board of Directors is Professor Emeritus Peter Jones. We appreciate your service to this fine organization!

  • Hamrick & student work featured at PhotoNOLA

    Associate Professor of Photography, Frank Hamrick had his body of work “Keep Moving” selected for inclusion in the closing slideshow presentation at the 2013 PhotoNOLA Photography Festival in New Orleans. The closing event was juried by Sethasak Boonchai, President, New Orleans Photo Alliance, Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography, Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Loc Pham, Creative Director, Cathedral Creative Studios. The… Read more »

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    Deck the Halls

    GUILD presents presents DECK THE HALLS A STUDENT EXHIBITION DECEMBER 17th – 6:30pm Main Hallway in VAC (the art building) FREE SNACKS AND EGGNOG 

  • The MMMmmm Show

    School of Art faculty members Todd Maggio & Patrick Miller are having an exhibition featuring work created with the tools and technology related to The Thingery @ Louisiana Tech University. The exhibition opens with a reception at the Enterprise Center 6-8PM on Friday, December 13, 2013 and runs through January 18, 2014.

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    OPEN HOUSE ART STUDENT WORK SHOWCASE

    OPEN HOUSE ART STUDENT WORK SHOWCASE LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH 5-7P LOCATION: VISUAL ARTS CENTER 1 MAYFIELD STREET, RUSTON, LOUISIANA

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    Game Launch

    The is the culmination of 10 weeks of game design and development by 5 teams made up of Computer Science and School of Art students at Louisiana Tech.  This collaborative effort has allowed each team of students to create their own mobile game. Throughout the quarter, the students have learned about game design and development,… Read more »

  • Well Done Professor M.L. Carter !

    The Louisiana Art Education Association nominated School of Art Associate Professor Mary Louise Carter for the Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator award at their fall conference in New Orleans.  Carter’s nomination has been submitted to the National Art Education Association in conjunction with their annual convention to be held in San Diego in March… Read more »

  • Berg Featured on Dr. Guice's Blog

    Associate Professor Jerry Berg, II has a nice write up on Dr. Guice’s blog regarding his work as a realist painter, interactive designer and professor. Way to go Jerry! http://guiceblog.latech.edu/2013/10/21/faculty-feature-prof-jerry-berg-a-touch-of-art-and-technology/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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    Brandon Anshultz, Well Done !

    The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Announces $20,000 Winners In Great Rivers Biennial 2014 BY: CHRISTOPHER REILLY The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis—along with the Gateway Foundation—has announced the three artists selected for the Great Rivers Biennial 2014. Brandon Anschultz, Carlie Trosclair and Cayce Zavaglia will each receive $20,000 and a major exhibition in CAM’s… Read more »

  • A Great Evening of Art

    The Louisiana Tech University was very well represented last night at the Downtown Monroe Gallery Crawl. Alumni Joni Dollar and Whitney Newson both had solo shows while many of our current students exhibited their talents in a group show. Very well done all !

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    Zalesch Display at the LA Tech Enterprise Center

    Watching Saul Zalesch, art historian for the School of Art, talking to our ACDC 5th graders is like watching magic! He has these kids totally engaged and excited! And Saul is visibly having a blast… Thanks for sharing Hannah Bustamante !

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    Digifest South – Bossier City

    Showcasing all the awesome things #latechschoolofart #latechschoolofarchitecture and #thingery has to offer! #digifestsouth

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    Art Exhibitions

    SCHOOL OF ART GALLERIES Louisiana Tech University September 23 – October 22, 2013 LUPITA MURILLO TINNEN AND GREGORY MARTIN – Exhibition opening reception will be at 6:00PM on Monday, September 23 – An artist’s talk by Lupita Murillo Tinnen will be at 5:00P on Monday, September 23 – An artist’s talk by Gregory Martin will… Read more »

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    "We will always have Paris"

    In a feature article in the magazine, Stone Voices, Louisiana Tech University School of Art alumnus Rebecca Leo recounts her time in Paris with the school’s studies abroad program. Wonderfully written, Leo’s article returns each of us to our first trip to the City of Lights and one of the world’s great art centers. “Time… Read more »

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    Advancing Realism

    Congratulations to Communication Design Associate Professor Jerry Berg on having his work selected for the eighth annual International Guild of Realism Juried Exhibition. This event will be held at the Tempe Center for the Arts in Tempe, Arizona and will open on October 6, 2013. In an article about this important show in the October… Read more »

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    Slaughter Promoted

    Joey Slaughter has been promoted to Associate Professor of Art and has been granted tenure at our university. In addition, he has been awarded the Gladys Lawson Rogers Professorship for excellence in teaching. Very well done Joseph.

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    Congratulations Maggio

    We want to congratulate Todd Maggio, Associate Professor of Communication Design for having been selected as this year’s recipient of the Dean of Liberal Arts Teaching Award in recognition of his innovative teaching methods and course content. Maggio has established strong interdepartmental relationships with other programs on our campus and is, without compensation, on of… Read more »

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    ComDes CONVO

    All Communication Design Majors are invited to attend our first annual convocation. It will be held at 3PM on Friday, September 6, 2013 in VAC 103. We will be talking about software, printers, magazines and all kinds of exciting things relating to our major. Drinks & FREE PIZZA will be provided. E-mail: pmiller@latech.edu for more… Read more »

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    Nicely Done Dr. Zalesch

    School of Art art historian, Dr. Saul Zalesch, had an article about him posted on a recent Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library on-line newsletter. http://museumblog.winterthur.org/

  • Jessica Bryan and Rhyan Emery Taylor

    Louisiana Tech University BFA graduates Jessica Bryan and Rhyan Emery Taylor will soon have a collection of their photography focusing on childhood imagery on display at Crescent City Coffee. The Opening Reception will be on Sunday September 1st, from 2-4pm, and the work will remain on display until December 2nd. Jessica Bryan’s work is a… Read more »

  • Well Done !

    Congratulations Mary Dunn, MFA in Studio, on having her work published in the current issue of Creative Quarterly. Thanks for helping us look good.

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    Joey Slaughter featured in The Monroe News Star

      Via the Monroe News Star Ruston’s Joey Slaughter didn’t plan on becoming an art professor. He grew up learning to draw and paint from his artist mother. That, plus learning to work with wood in neighborhood back yards and garages. As a boy, he was always building things, tinkering, drawing, creating. Today, Slaughter is… Read more »

  • We're Hiring!

    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(S) in Art | SCHOOL OF ART | LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY Tenure Track Position(s): Assistant Professor(s) of Art in Photography or Printmaking or Sculpture Disciplines. Applicants who are able to demonstrate expertise in a combination of these disciplines are highly desirable. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation includes full benefits. Deadline: Applications will be reviewed immediately… Read more »

  • New in the Wood Shop

    Another nice piece of needed equipment has been added to out wood shop facility.This Panel Cutter is one of the safest pieces of equipment in our wood shop !

  • Photo Students on KEDM Public Radio

    Ten graduating photography students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program at Louisiana Tech University present their work in a BFA exhibit.  An opening reception is Friday night at the Enterprise Center. Featured on KEDM 90.3 Public Radio Air Date: Tue, 04/23/2013

  • Nicole Duet / Artist's Talk

    “Nightblooming Jasmine” Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Brinson Fine Arts Gallery 100 East University Magnolia, AR 71753 Artist Talk “Lecture” Thursday April 25th at 3pm, with a closing reception to follow @ 4pm.

  • Mukhopadhyay Photograph Published

    Photography major, Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay, has one of his images published in the May 2013 issue of The Sun Magazine. Deepanjan is one of many Louisiana Tech University art students to have their work featured in this national magazine over the past several years. The photograph selected was from a portfolio of images Deepanjan produced during… Read more »

  • Upcoming Berg Gallery Talk

    “I just wanted to remind everyone of my upcoming show at the Livaudais Gallery this coming Thursday evening from 5-9pm in 122 S. Grand, Monroe. I hope to see everyone there. I’ll also have my “Flora” painting on display as well along with some of my other work.”       -Jerry Berg

  • Well done, sir!

    Two paintings by Nicholas Bustamante have been selected to be part of a national juried exhibition at the MASS Visual Arts Gallery in Gainesville, Florida. This exhibition is a prominent showcase for contemporary artists. The exhibition “Underground” opens on Friday, March 29th.

  • What a Great Show!

      On Tuesday evening, March 19, the School of Art hosted an opening reception for the Annual Art Students’ Exhibition. Cristin J. Nunez, the Assistant Director of Cole Pratt Gallery in New Orleans was this year’s juror and preceded the opening with a special talk about this year’s student work. Selected of note this year… Read more »

  • From the North Central Louisiana Arts Council

    SAC Teacher Feature Hello, everyone! I’m Jennifer Downs, one of the interns here at NCLAC. Summer Arts Camps are a few months away, but it is never too early to celebrate the teachers who dedicate their time and effort to showing children how to draw, paint, sculpt, and perform on stage. Every Tuesday for the next… Read more »

  • Congratulations to our Photography Students

    Two photography students have recently received a well earned “pat on the back”. Kayla Frith and Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay both have had their work selected for publication in an upcoming issue of The Sun Magazine based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Mr. Mukhopadhyay also received an Honorable Mention for one of his pieces in the 33rd… Read more »

  • Southern Ghosts and Living Souls Opening

    Thursdays and Fridays 1pm to 6pm Saturdays 11am to 2 pm   Through Saturday, April 13 Presented by Bossier Arts Council The Bossier Arts Council is thrilled to announce an expansion of their gallery space to include the Gallery Fine Art Center located at 2151 Airline Dr., Bossier City, in Airline Plaza. The Opening exhibition “Southern Ghosts… Read more »

  • Annual Student Exhibition

    Dates:  March 19 – April 9, 2013 Tuesday, March 19th 5 pm: juror talk, Cristin Nunez, “Gallery Virgins: How to Court Your First Commercial Gallery”, F. .Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center, room#103 6 pm: exhibition reception and awards Gallery Hours:  Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm Location: Louisiana Tech University F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts… Read more »

  • Tech Students Win Addy Awards

    Louisiana Tech communication design majors have participated in the 2013 American Advertising Competition, sponsored by the American Advertising Federation of Shreveport-Bossier (AAFSB).  Five undergraduate students majoring in communication design have won a total of nine awards with their entries featuring designs created as class projects at Tech.  The awards were presented to the students on… Read more »

  • Congratulations All !

    The Masur Museum of Art’s 50th Annual Juried Competition showcases contemporary artists throughout the United States of America working in any medium. This year’s juror, George T.M. Shackelford, Senior Deputy Director of the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, has selected 41 artists out of 291 who entered. Louisiana Tech University’s faculty and students… Read more »

  • Tonight- LA Purchase closing reception!

    The closing reception for the Louisiana Purchase juried show is tonight! Last chance to see this fabulous exhibition. Food and refreshments provided, open to the public. Tuesday, February 19th, 5 – 7 pm. Juror, Dr. Paul Manoguerra, is unable to attend the closing, but we do hope to have an online video of his talk… Read more »

  • Choudrant Elementary Visits

    We hosted a promising and very well behaved 5th and 6th graders from Choudrant Elementary School. We talked with them about what it is to be an artist and designer. We always enjoy visiting students. This is chance for them to see real artwork in person. Thanks for coming by to see us! Thank you… Read more »

  • LA Purchase Exhibition- closing reception scheduled

    A closing reception for the Louisiana Purchase juried show has been scheduled! The reception will take place on Tuesday, February 19th, 5 – 7 pm. Juror, Dr. Paul Manoguerra, is unable to attend the closing, but we do hope to have an online video of his talk in the future. We will post when it… Read more »

  • Cedar Creek Students Visit

    We were glad to host 33 students from Cedar Creek High School today. They were able to tour our facilities and view the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition as well as Tech art students’ work. It is always a pleasure to share what we do with others. We hope some of these talented high school students will… Read more »

  • Louisiana Purchase Exhibition

    Because the opening and juror’s talk were canceled due to the threat of winter weather, we have scheduled a closing reception for the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition. This new event will take place on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, from 5:00P — 7:00P in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center. A taped lecture from Dr. Paul… Read more »

  • Annual Freshman Art Tuition Scholarships

    We are very pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Freshman Art Tuition Scholarships. Applications came in from all over the country, many showing excellent artistic promise. We look forward to working with these talented young artists next year! First Place ($3,500) – ISABELLA SERTUCHE from Atlanta, Texas Award       ($2,500) – CHRISTOPHER DAVIS from… Read more »

  • LA Purchase Award Winners

    Congratulations to everyone in the show, it looks great! The awards as chosen by Dr. Paul Manoguerra are below. Award Winners Gregory Martin: Best in Show, $500 Jennifer Torres: Juror’s Choice, $300 Tamara Robertson: Honorable Mention, $100 Alison A. Smith: Honorable Mention, $100

  • LA Purchase juror talk + opening canceled

    Unfortunately, due to weather the university has decided to close school effective at 4 pm today through all day tomorrow. We are very saddened that we will not get to hear Dr. Maoguerra’s lecture and have the opening this evening. We will be in touch if a reception is re-scheduled. The gallery will also post… Read more »

  • Congratulations to the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition

    Louisiana Purchase is the School of Art’s second national juried exhibition. This is a multi-media show for two and three dimensional works exploring any theme. The School of Art received over 165 submissions for a total of over 800 artworks, many of which were from our region. The overwhelming response reflects a continued commitment and… Read more »

  • Come & See

    The 1st & 2nd Year MFA Student Art Show Opening is this Friday at the Enterprise Center, @ 6:00-8:00pm. They have been working hard, so you should “Come & See” it all! There will be food and awesome work.

  • LOUISIANA PURCHASE: 2nd National Biennial Juried Exhibition

    Juror Talk: Dr. Paul Manoguerra, 5:00P, Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Exhibit Reception and Awards: 6:00p, Tuesday, January 15, 2013 These events will take place in the Bethea and Moffit Galleries in The F. Jay Taylor Visual Art Center on the Louisiana Tech Campus. All are welcome

  • Hamrick at NOCCA

    Louisiana Tech University School of Art Associate Professor and Photography Area Coordinator Frank Hamrick recently visited NOCCA – The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, a pre-professional arts high school. There Professor Hamrick lectured to NOCCA’s photography students about the photographs and handmade books he displayed in a two person exhibition in NOCCA’s gallery. The… Read more »

  • Duet Talks About Her Work

    Studio professor Nicole Duet spent the evening of December 5th talking to students and interested members of the Ruston community about how she approaches her paintings and about her work in general. Thank you Nicole for sharing your process with us all. This was presented in conjunction with the Louisiana Tech University Enterprise Center. The… Read more »

  • Bukowski Exhibits

    Professor of Art Marie Bukowski has had print work selected to be included in the PRINTWORK 2012 exhibition at Artists Image Resource by Juror Nicholas Chambers, the new Milton Fine Curator of Art at The Andy Warhol Museum. She was one of 22 artists chosen from over 150 entries, designed to showcase the best of… Read more »

  • Board of Regents Graduate Fellowship

    Purpose: To promote broad interdisciplinary collaboration of science and engineering with art at Louisiana Tech To stimulate productivity by broadening the understanding of the interactions of technology, art, and society To initiate joint projects and programs through creative output, and To inspire breakthrough science, art and technology enterprises Eligibility:     Artist/designer interested in technologies through artistic… Read more »

  • Well Done Frank Hamrick

    Associate Professor and Photography Area Coordinator Frank Hamrick has been awarded a Louisiana Division of the Arts career advancement grant. Hamrick will use the funding to attend the 50th annual Society for Photographic Education’s national conference in Chicago this coming March. There he will attend numerous lectures concerning the evolving field of photography, visit exhibitions… Read more »

  • Johnston to present lecture & review ComDes portfolios

    Melanie Baecht Johnston will visit the School of Art on Thursday, 11/15 to critique student corporate identity campaigns from the Art 361/Identity Systems classes. She’ll also make a presentation of her work and speak to students about the current job market in this region and on preparing an effective job search portfolio. Her talk will… Read more »

  • Alumni, Art Professor Designs Posters Via Screen Printing

    By DANIEL HART Assistant professor of art Jude Landry does not teach notorious subjects like calculus, physics or chemistry. Although he said he excelled at them in school, classes such as screen printing, where students learn to design and print posters, are his specialty. Just one among the graphic design courses he teaches, Landry’s screen… Read more »

  • A Great Choice

    LOUISIANA ART EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (LAEA) CONGRATULATIONS ! – KATHY VELLARD was chosen as the LAEA Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator of the year. She now moves on to nationals. KATHY VELLARD and MARY LOUISE CARTER had a very good trip to the annual conference. In 2015, we will host the conference here at Louisiana… Read more »

  • Bukowski Exhibits in Japan

    “Interface: Bukowski & Oso”, a two-person exhibition will open in Iida, Japan showcasing work of Professor of Art Marie Bukowski.  Bukowski and Miwako Oso, one of the jurors from the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, will be displaying their work in the Music Art Cafe Gallery outside of Tokyo.  The exhibition will open on November 19… Read more »

  • Board of Regents Graduate Fellowship

    The School of Art at Louisiana Tech University is proud to announce the availability of a new Graduate Fellowship that provides $45,000 over three years and a full tuition waiver. To learn more about this exciting opportunity or to apply, click here.

  • Katie's Loss

    Our school’s secretary, Katie Wells, has informed us that her Mother has passed away. Katie was there with her when this happened. Though this was expected, the loss of one’s Mother is very tough. As is our custom, we will ask that books be placed in the Prescott library in her Mother’s memory. Those of… Read more »

  • BAC’s WAM to present artist Jerry Berg

    The Bossier Arts Council’s Wine Art Music is thrilled to announce an exhibition of artwork by regional artist Jerry Berg.  His works will be on display in 1800 Prime Steakhouse at Boomtown Casino from October 11th to December 2nd with a WAM opening reception on November 1st from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. There is a… Read more »

  • Alumni News: Depth Perception

    The many dimensions of Kenn Kotara reveal order amid chaos Written By: Carroll Leggett Abstract artist Kenn Kotara had a difficult time finding his path. “I started drawing as a child, and it always was a passion for me. But my father was very pragmatic,” recalls the Asheville artist. “He thought I should have a profession,… Read more »

  • Very Nice Mary Louise !

    This is an article recently published in the Monroe News Star written by William Caverlee Once, when she was 10 years old, Louisiana Tech University art professor Mary Louise Carter visited Mexico with her family. There, among the crowds of people and food stalls and street life, she happened to see a local artisan making… Read more »

  • Bukowski in Japan

    School of Art Professor Marie Bukowski has been invited to exhibit her print work in Prints Tokyo 2012.  The 80th anniversary of the Prints Tokyo exhibition will not be competitive but instead will consist of 118 print works from all around the world by artists recommended by members of the Japan Print Association. The recent… Read more »

  • GUILD Meeting

    The official design club of Louisiana Tech University Informational meeting: 9.27.12 / 5pm / VAC 103 http://guildis.us/

  • Congratulations !

    Congratulations to Associate Professors Jerry Berg and Frank Hamrick for having had their work selected for publication in Creative Quarterly #27. It is good to see members of our School of Art recognized for their excellent work. Also included in this issue is work of alumnus Andy Bloxham, MFA in Photography and faculty member of… Read more »

  • Help Us Spread the News

    Louisiana Tech University’s School of Art annually offers $15,000 in scholarships to eligible incoming students. Application Packets Due: January 11, 2013 Go here for complete details: http://www.art.latech.edu/students/scholarships/ or contact us at the School of Art.

  • Duet Exhibits Work in San Diego Show

    Ghosts of Halloween Past Group Exhibition Guest Curated by Jeff Yule October 12th – November 9th, 2012 This fall, we’re offering a seasonal something new: a group show that will look at Halloween and the nostalgia that surrounds it from a variety of perspectives and through a variety of media. Classic motifs and pieces (jack-o-lanterns, postcards, candy containers,… Read more »

  • Slaughter's Work in National Shows

    Recent work of Assistant Professor of Art Joey Slaughter is on exhibit in two national shows, one at the Memphis College of Art and another at the ADA Gallery in Richmond, Virginia. Slaughter is also exhibiting at Grambling State University and Shreveport, Louisiana. From the Richmond Arts Review, “Joey Slaughter’s work ‘This  Very Moment’ in… Read more »

  • Jungeun Lee and Brad Wreyford

    September 18 – October 16, 2012 F. Elizabeth Bathea Gallery Jungeun Lee, Silenced Suffering: The Comfort Women Project Mary Wilfred Moffett Gallery Brad Wreyford Sum of Our Parts _______________________________________ Jungeun Lee statement During the Second World War (1932-1945), hundreds of thousands of Korean women became “Comfort Women,” which is a euphemism for women forced into… Read more »

  • Uninstructed Life Drawing and Painting Workshop

    A workshop with long poses open to anyone interested in drawing and painting. All majors, all levels of experience are welcome! Begins Thursday, September 13, 2012- November 1st, 2012. Thursday’s session will begin at 6:30P in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center. The workshop runs for 8 weeks, with a $20.00 model fee payable… Read more »

  • Our Haunted Selves

    A solo-exhibition of recent work by NICHOLAS BUSTAMANTE Friday, September 14th, 6:00P-8:00P at the Louisiana Tech University Enterprise Center, 509 West Alabama. Free and open to the public

  • Former Professors Honored

    Please join us as we dedicate the School of Art Galleries honoring F. Elizabeth Bethea and MaryWilfred Moffett Professors of Art and leaders in our program Hosted by the the Louisiana Tech University School of Art Friday, September 14, 2012 at 4:00PM in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center

  • Congratulations!

    Heart felt congratulations go to Marie Bukowski on her promotion to full professor in the School of Art.  Also promoted this year was Associate Professor Frank Hamrick who also received tenure. Well done !

  • Senator Duet

    Congratulations to Assistant Art Professor Nicole Duet on being elected to the Louisiana Tech University Faculty Senate. She joins Associate Professor Saul Zalesch and Assistant Professor Jes Schrom on this important campus organization.

  • Bukowski Presenting in Poland

    Professor of Art Marie Bukowski will be presenting the “Visualization of Science & Technology through Art” in an interactive session at the International Conference on the Image in Poznan, Poland on September 14, 2012.  The conference aims to shed light on the boundaries of language, culture, scientific research, artistic production, and visual communication in relation… Read more »

  • Jerry Berg's Big Italian Adventure

    You will enjoy following Associate Professor of Art Jerry Berg’s travels through la bella Italia this summer. You can read his daily essays at http://www.jerryberg.com/2012/07/01/italy-adventure-day-4-pitti-palace-and-museums/ . Just click on the dates on the calendar on the right side of the page. Bon viaggio Jerry !

  • Bukowski has Been Selected

    School of Art Professor Marie Bukowski has been selected to exhibit her work in RE OPEN 2012.  In order to promote the best in contemporary printmaking, and to spotlight new talent, the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers (RE) is launching a brand new printmaking exhibition: the RE OPEN. Designed as a showcase for excellence in… Read more »

  • Homer Louisiana Mural Dedication

    Congratulations to Studio Associate Professor Nick Bustamante and his students on completing this special Louisiana Tech University Service Learning project. The Homer Mural Project dedication will by held this coming Saturday, May 26 at noon in the Court House Square 309 North Main Street, Homer Louisiana. Well done indeed.

  • Marie Bukowski, Honorable Mention

    Marie Bukowski, Honorable Mention in New Works in Contemporary Printmaking Left: Interstices #41  Right: Interstices #43 Artist Statement I present conclusions. I record the spontaneous appearance of a thought. My work contains the results of an investigation into the nature of relationships; or it is the clear declaration of a complex idea. Ideas generated in my… Read more »

  • Frank Hamrick Published

    Louisiana Tech assistant professor of photography Frank Hamrick snapped into the May 2012 issue of “The Sun Magazine” with a photograph of his clothesline. Hamrick said he was excited upon hearing news of this publication. “It always feels good to have your work selected for a publication or an exhibition,” he said. “In this case, it… Read more »

  • Sculpture / Installation Mix Media

    The recent installation at Turbo Goat in downtown Ruston is the creation of Louisiana Tech Architecture graduate student James Lamb.  James produced the work in response to a sculpture / installation mix media curriculum assignment in Art 541, a studio sculpture class offered in the School of Art. The large-scale panel work, designed for and… Read more »

  • Studio BFA Exhibition at School of Art Galleries

    School of Art Galleries: Studio BFA Exhibition Exhibition dates: May 10 – 17, 2012 Opening reception: Thursday, May 10th, 5 – 7 pm Louisiana Tech University School of Art Studio BFA Exhibition 2012 is hosting their opening reception in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center from 5 – 7pm. It features a selection of… Read more »

  • School of Art Galleries: exhibition opening and lecture

    Point of Advent: MFA Thesis Exhibition Exhibition dates: April 19 – May 3, 2012 Thursday, April 19th 5 pm: graduate lectures by Ashley Feagin and Dan Snow, VAC room 103 5.30 pm: exhibition reception Please join the Louisiana Tech University School of Art for the show Point of Advent: MFA Thesis Exhibition. Point of Advent… Read more »

  • Artist Lecture at Enterprise Center this Wednesday

    Please join Jes Schrom for her artist lecture, Process, Performance, Needles, and Guns on Wednesday, April 18th at the Enterprise Center in conjunction with her exhibition, Connective Gestures. Lecture begins at 7 pm. Exhibition runs through April 20th. Gallery hours are Monday- Friday 8 am – 5 pm. The Enterprise Center is located at 509… Read more »

  • 2012 College of Liberal Arts Faculty Reseach Symposium

    2012 FACULTY RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM featuring our very own JAY GOULD ! Wednesday, March 28 from 6:30PM to 8:00PM in G.T. Madison Hall, room 105.

  • The Annual Student Art Show

    THE ANNUAL ART STUDENT SHOW, Thursday, March 29 in the F. Jay Taylor  Visual Arts Center Galleries. 5:00P – Juror Talk, KELLI CONNELL, VAC 103 6:00P – Opening Reception and Awards Presentation The exhibition will run fro March 29 – April 10, 2012

  • Connective Gestures

    Please join us for a reception for Connective Gestures,  art work by Assistant Professor of Photography Jes Schrom  Friday, March 30th at the Enterprise Center. The reception for Connective Gestures will be held on Friday, March 30th from 6-8 pm. The show runs through April 20th. Gallery hours are Monday- Friday 8am – 5pm. Jes… Read more »

  • Homermural Project

    You will want to check out the Homermural site (http://homermural.wordpress.com/) and keep up with this terrific project lead by Associate Professor of Art Nick Bustamante. This is a great opportunity for our students to learn new skills while giving back to our community. Well done!

  • Annual Student Show reception and juror talk

    Join the Louisiana Tech University School of Art next week for the opening of our Annual Student Show, along with a lecture and book signing by juror Kelli Connell. When: Thursday, March 29 5 pm: lecture by Kelli Connell, juror (room 103) 6 pm: exhibition reception and awards (gallery) -Kelli will also be signing copies… Read more »

  • ComDes Students Win Awards

    Louisiana Tech communication design majors have participated in the 2012 American Advertising Competition, sponsored by the American Advertising Federation of Shreveport-Bossier (AAFSB).  Five undergraduates and one graduate student majoring in communication design have won a total of eight awards with their entries, and most of them featured designs created as class projects at Tech.  The… Read more »

  • 100 under 100 – The New Superstars of Southern Art

    Frank Hamrick, an assistant professor of art and photography area coordinator at Louisiana Tech University, has been included in the article “ – As Selected by Their Peers” in issue 76 of Oxford American Magazine. Hamrick was nominated to be on the list by Jim Sherraden, curator at Hatch Show Print in Nashville. When the… Read more »

  • Hatch Show Print Exhibit and Workshop

    Printmaker, Jim Sherraden from Hatch Show Print in Nashville, TN visited the Louisiana Tech University School of Art this week for a series of lectures and letterpress workshops, which coincided with a major exhibition in the School of Art’s Main Gallery. Hatch Show Print is a letterpress design and print shop that has been in… Read more »

  • Public Art Project: A collaboration between Louisiana Tech and AE Phillips students

    Unveiling/ Reception: Thursday, February 16, 3 p.m. free and open to the public work will remain installed at locations after the reception for at least 1 month Location: The entrance to the playground at AE Phillips School on Mayfield Street in Ruston, Louisiana, across the street from the Louisiana Tech University F. Jay Taylor Visual… Read more »

  • Exhibition opening and artist lecture

    Join the Louisiana Tech University School of Art next week for two new exhibitions. When: Tuesday, February 7 5 pm: lecture by Jim Sherraden, Director of Hatch Show Print (room 103) 6 pm: exhibition reception free and open to the public, refreshments served at reception What: Main Gallery: Hatch Show Print Hatch Show Print will… Read more »

  • Cedar Creek Visits

    Today we had a very nice group of students taking art classes from MaryAnn Wiloughby at Cedar Creek High School. They were here to view the Art Faculty Exhibition currently showing in our School of Art Galleries. Tech art professors Marie Bukowski, Mary Louise Carter, Frank Hamrick, and Todd Maggio were on hand to discuss… Read more »

  • Frank Hamrick Published

    Assistant professor and photography program coordinator, Frank Hamrick has a portfolio of his work included in the revised textbook “The Elements of Photography”. The portfolio focuses on Hamrick’s choice of presenting his photography via handmade books as a way to join it with his writing and other creative outlets. In his statement Hamrick writes, “If… Read more »

  • Bag This

    Art classes at A. E. Phillips are participating in a public art installation with a group of art students taught by Jes Schrom from the Louisiana Tech School of Art. This is an amazing opportunity for them and they are very  excited! We are in need of plastic Shopping bags and new or use tarps. … Read more »

  • Master of Fine Arts Show and Talk

    A selection of the artists from the MFA Show currently on display at the Enterprise Center Gallery will conduct a gallery walk-through and talk on Wednesday, January 25th at 7pm. The Masters of Fine Arts students will discuss their individual projects and answer questions. MFA students participating in this are Joni Dollar, Peter Hay, Matthew… Read more »

  • Endowed Art Scholarship Announced

    It is indeed with a grateful heart that we are pleased to announce the Lenora McDonald Neel and Oliver Fulton Neel School of Art Endowed Scholarship. Dr. Reba K. Neel created this $100,000 scholarship in memory of her parents. This scholarship will help art undergraduates with their college expenses. Dr. Neel is a retired Louisiana… Read more »

  • Call for Entries

    It is time to gather up your year’s best work for the Annual Student Show. The deadline for entries is Sunday, February 5 at 11:59PM. This show is opened to all current Tech art students. Instructions for submitting work can be found by clicking here. Cash awards and prizes will be given to the best… Read more »

  • Tech Photography Teachers Exhibit

    Louisiana Tech University Assistant Professors in our Photography program, Jay Gould and Jes Schrom currently have some of their work on display at the University of Louisiana at Monroe Bry Art Gallery. This gallery is a part of the School of Visual and Performing Arts on the Monroe campus. This exhibition will run from Wednesday,… Read more »

  • Hamrick Photography Selected

    Assistant Professor Frank Hamrick has had one of his photographs selected to be published in the upcoming issue #26 of Creative Quarterly Magazine, which will be in stores later this winter. The accepted image was one of the photographs Hamrick included in his exhibition this past fall at the Enterprise Center.

  • Photography Major's Work Published

    Louisiana Tech University photography major, Ciara Futch, has had one of her photographs selected to be published in an upcoming issue of The Sun Magazine. Futch submitted a portfolio of her photography this past fall quarter as part of the final for her digital photography course, Art 171, with Assistant Professor Frank Hamrick.

  • ‘Giving Back, Moving Forward’

    Posted on January 7th, 2012 by Dave Guerin The Division of University Advancement at Louisiana Tech has released Giving Back, Moving Forward, the 2011 edition of its Tech Report, which highlights the university’s academic and research accomplishments during the past year as well as the contributions it has made to strengthening the region and the State. The… Read more »

  • An MFA Show

    The Louisiana Tech University School of Art MFA students will hold an exhibition of their work from Friday, January 13 through Thursday, February 2 in the Enterprise Center Gallery. Gallery hours are from 8:00AM until 5:00PM. MFA students participating in this show are Mary Chatherine Davis, Jake Dugard, Joni Dollar, Joli Livaudais Grisham, Peter Hay,… Read more »

  • School of Art Faculty Exhibition.

    Join the Louisiana Tech University School of Art for a reception of the School of Art Faculty Exhibition. Where: School of Art Galleries, located in the F Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center 1 Mayfield Street, Ruston (next to Natatorium and across from AE Phillips school) When: Tuesday, January 10,  5 pm What: School of Art… Read more »

  • New Orleans Area Ceramist Visits

    John Oles, a New Orleans area ceramist will be demonstrating his work on Thursday, January 5 in the Art Annex ceramics area.  A slide presentation and demonstrations will begin at  8:00 am.  In the afternoon, John will continue with additional throwing and assembling demos. All are welcome to attend!

  • Kiplinger ranks Louisiana Tech among its Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges

    Posted on January 4th, 2012 by Dave Guerin Kiplinger, one of the nation’s most popular and respected personal finance publications, has named Louisiana Tech University one of the Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges for 2011-2012. This year’s rankings list Louisiana Tech along with LSU as the only public institutions in Louisiana to make… Read more »

  • Exhibition Reception: Tuesday, January 10, 5 pm

    Exhibition Reception: School of Art Faculty Show Tuesday, January 10th at 5 pm (free and open to the public) Louisiana Tech University School of Art (F Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center) located at 1 Mayfield Street, Ruston, LA 71272 (between Tech Drive and Mayfield Street, next to the Natatorium, and across from A.E. Phillips School)… Read more »

  • Artist(s) Talk: Thursday, December 8th, 5 pm

    Artist Talk: Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman, Geolocation: Mapping the Data Stream Thursday, December 8th at 5 pm (free and open to the public) Louisiana Tech University School of Art (Visual Arts Center), room #103 Visual Arts Center is located at 1 Mayfield Street, Ruston, LA 71272 (between Tech Drive and Mayfield Street, next to… Read more »

  • New Museum of American Art Opens in Arkansas

    The best new museum of American art to open in 25 years just opened in November in Bentonville Arkansas.  The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the lifelong project of Walmart heiress Alice Walton, houses a sensational collection of American painting from colonial days to the present in a building by famed architect Moshe Safdie. … Read more »

  • World War Two Exhibit Opens

    This Friday is the opening reception for our World War II ephemera show at the Louisiana Tech University Enterprise Center.  The show includes 160 examples of rare printed ephemera from the war era.  Dr. Saul Zalesch put it together from his collection.  The show commemorates the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, December… Read more »

  • Service-learning project benefits students, community

    If it takes a village to raise a child, then perhaps Louisiana Tech, along with the North Central Louisiana Arts Council and Arcadia High School, have succeeded. Four graduate students and one undergraduate student from Tech, led by Jes Schrom, an assistant professor of photography, worked with NCLAC to teach a photojournalism course for students… Read more »

  • Leaving the Nest

    Congratulations to our fall graduates ! In Communication Design – Laila Al-Agha, John Biggio, Cheyenne Morrow, Jacob Newton, Reuben Delery. In Studio – Laura Cook, Emily Medlin, Cheyenne Morrow, Christine Robinson. We are all proud of this milestone in each of your lives and wish you the very best.

  • Bukowski Receives Merit Award

    School of Art Professor Marie Bukowski had her work, “Untitled”, selected to receive a Merit Award of $500 in the SECAC juried exhibition, Text + Texture: an intersection of academics and the arts.  The juror is Dan Cameron, Founder and Artistic Director of U.S. Biennial, which organizes the Prospect New Orleans biennial and related exhibitions.

  • Mark Your Calanders

    2011 HOLIDAY ARTS TOUR The North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC, http://www.nclarts.org/ ) will be having their famous annual artists’ tour on Friday, November 18 (4:00P-8:00P), Saturday, November 19 (11:00A – 6:00P), and  Sunday, November 20 (11:00A – 6:00P). Local artist will be set up all over town displaying and selling their great arts and… Read more »

  • Third Annual Enterprise Center Juried Student Art Exhibition

    Third Annual Enterprise Center Juried Student Art Exhibition Submission Deadline: December 9th, 2011 at 11:59 pm February 10  – March 8, 2012 www.latechenterprisecenter.com Once again the Enterprise Center at Louisiana Tech is holding a call for entries for Art From the G.U.T. (Grambling, ULM and Tech) our annual Juried Student Exhibition. For the past two… Read more »

  • Bukowski Exhibits Work

    School of Art Professor Marie Bukowski was selected to exhibit her work in “Text + Texture: an intersection of academics and the arts” hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design.  This exhibition will run in conjunction with the 67th annual 2011 Southeastern College Art Conference.  The exhibition will take place from November 10… Read more »

  • Congratulations Todd Maggio

    We want to congratulate Todd Maggio, Associate Professor of Communication Design for having been selected as this year’s recipient of the Dean of Liberal Arts Teaching Award in recognition of his innovative teaching methods and course content. Maggio has established strong interdepartmental relationships with other programs on our campus and is, without compensation, on of… Read more »

  • School of Art Galleries Exhibition Reception: Tuesday, Nov. 1st

    Louisiana Tech’s School of Art will feature work of professional artists Nate Larson, Marni Shindelman and Peter Jones. Jones will speak at 5 p.m. November 1 in the Bellocq Gallery followed with a reception at 6 p.m., and Larson and Shindelman will speak at 5 p.m. December 8 in the Main Gallery. All events are… Read more »

  • Bukowski Recognized for Research / Invention

    Associate Professor Marie Bukowski was recognized as co-inventor for the invention entitled “Dielectric Nanoparticle Paint and Microfluidic System to Enhance the Economics of Variable Matrix Printmaking”. This is paint that is polarized by an electric field and applied to a plate with precise control and manipulation of fluids that are constrained to small, microchannels. This… Read more »

  • Artist Talk: Tuesday, October 11th, 5 pm

    Artist Talk: Stephen Eakin, Remains Tuesday, October 11th at 5 pm (free and open to the public) Louisiana Tech University School of Art (Visual Arts Center), room #103 Visual Arts Center is located at 1 Mayfield Street, Ruston, LA 71272 (between Tech Drive and Mayfield Street, next to the Natatorium, and across from A.E. Phillips… Read more »

  • Thank you Steve.

    “No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is… Read more »

  • Well Done Scholarship Winners!

    CONGRATULATIONS ! Anna Broussard was chosen to receive this year’s Kristy Fontenot Endowed Scholarship in Communication Design Scholarship. Additionally, we were given permission this year to distribute the unclaimed freshmen tuition scholarship funds to some of our juniors and seniors. Congratulations to these students, as selected by their faculty: Communication Design Bryana Alvidrez and Megan… Read more »

  • We are mobile!

    Be sure to check out the School of Art website on your mobile phone or tablet. Get the information you need while on the go.

  • Jonathan Donehoo Q&Art with Russel Pirkle

    Jonathan Donehoo, designer, photographer, and Director of the School of Art at Louisiana Tech University sits down with Russell Pirkle for his latest Q&Art. You can see Jonathan’s work at 102: A Bistro at the solo exhibition “Magical Place Between”, opening October 5th at 5pm. Click here to check it out!

  • Tech’s School of Art galleries to feature professional artists’ work

    Louisiana Tech’s School of Art will feature the work of professional artists’ Liz Miller and Stephen Eakin. Exhibitions will take place Sept. 22 through Oct. 25 at the School of Art Galleries, 1 Mayfield St. Miller’s mixed-media installations and drawings from her “Capricious Eradication Prototype” series will be displayed in the Main Gallery, and Eakin’s… Read more »

  • Artist Books to be featured in National Exhibition

    Five handmade artist’s books by Louisiana Tech School of Art Assistant Professor and Photography Area Coordinator Frank Hamrick will be featured in a two-person exhibition at the SFCC Photography Gallery in Spokane, Washington. This exhibition will coincide with the Society for Photographic Education Northwest Regional Conference in November. Hamrick is a member of SPE’s south… Read more »

  • Professor’s images enhance exhibition

    Images from a Louisiana Tech associate professor’s art collection will be featured in a fall exhibition at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, located in Kansas City, Mo. Copies of Saul Zalesch’s “Captain Marvel” cover and “The Good Earth” will be used in Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s exhibition, To Make a World: George Ault and 1940s America,… Read more »

  • Service-learning project to impact Arcadia students

    Four graduate students and one undergraduate from Louisiana Tech will have the opportunity to touch high school students’ lives this quarter in an art service-learning project. Click here to read more!

  • Tech Grad Ken Kotara featured in Tech Triumphs

    A Tech education, a steady confidence and a classmate connection help land the work of this multi-talented craftsman on an HBO series about his home. Click here to read more!

  • Nicole Duet Q&Art with Russel Pirkle

    New painting professor Nicole Duet sits down with NCLAC’s Russel Pirkle for his latest Q&Art. Be sure to check it out!

  • Genius is Mysterious

    School of Art Professor Marie Bukowski was selected to exhibit her printmaking work in “Genius is Mysterious” in New York, NY for the month of September. Several of her Sensing Terrains prints, created during her fellowship with the Institute for Micromanufacturing, will be on exhibition.

  • Traditions for the 21st Century: Three Louisiana Realists – Art Exhibition

    The show is featuring artists: Peter Jones, Alibino Hinojosa and Jerry Berg. The opening is on Sunday Aug. 21 from 2-4 pm and the show will run through Oct. 14. Be sure to support this group of fabulous artists!