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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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‘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...
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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,...
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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...
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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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