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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!

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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:...
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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.