2021 SOD Annual Student Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: March 23 – 30, 2021
Juror: Nick Peña, Visual Artist and Educator

F Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center:
Bethea and Moffett Galleries

Virtual Juror’s Lecture and Award Ceremony:
March 23, 5pm CST via Zoom

Meeting ID: 975 0860 3958
Passcode: 532683


Please join the Louisiana Tech University School of Design for the Annual Student Show, exhibiting the exceptional art work from current Tech students. Works on view include all levels of ceramics, drawing, graphic design, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and video.

We will not hold a traditional reception this year due to COVID, but visitors are welcome to come by during gallery hours, M – F, 9am – 4pm.

Juror Biography:
Nick Peña is a Memphis-based visual artist and educator with an extensive exhibition record and numerous honors and publications, including two New American Paintings features. He earned a B.F.A. from the School of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University –Carbondale; his M.F.A from the University of Missouri –Columbia; and has studied abroad at the Hospitalfield House, Art Centre in Arbroath, Scotland. Peña’s work has been showcased in gallery and museum exhibitions in Memphis, Nashville, New York, Savannah, Seattle, Santa Fe, and Tulsa. He’s participated as an artist in residence at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Crosstown Arts, and North Louisiana Virtual Residency —The Ross Lynn Charitable Foundation in partnership with North Central Louisiana Arts Council.

Thanks to the following sponsors for their support of this exhibition.  Sponsors for student awards include: Studio Brooks + Emory, Fine Line Supply Co., Dick Blick Art Supply, Golden Artist Colors, Red River Paper, and Utility Brewing Company.

For more information: 706.247.2295 or email

All events are free and open to the public.

Hope to see you there!