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Over the next few days, we will recognize the outstanding achievements of our School of Design students with awards and scholarships. Typically, the SOD AWARDS event has been an on-campus ceremony at the end of the Spring Quarter. As we all know, these are different times. We have decided to share the...
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Lecture: Titus Smith

Titus Smith Lecture Wednesday, 12 February at 5:00pm in TVAC103 Titus Smith is a self-taught graphic designer with no formal art education. He grew up on a farm in Kansas before moving to west Tennessee for college. After (barely) graduating with a history degree, he started working as a booking...
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LECTURE: Vivian Beer

Vivian Beer “Making In and Out of the Studio” Monday, 10 February at 4:30pm in TVAC103 Vivian Beer is a furniture designer and maker based in New England. Her sleek, abstracted metal and concrete furniture combine the aesthetic sensibilities of contemporary design, craft, and sculpture to create objects that alter viewers’...
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MFA Pop-Up Exhibit in Monroe

The work of the current MFA students will be featured for a Pop-Up show as part of Monroe’s Art Crawl 5-9pm, Thursday, February 6th #latechMFA2020 Pop-up Exhibit Upstairs Gallery 135 Art Alley Monroe, Louisiana

Opening Reception and Artist Lecture: Clifford Tresner

Another Day Tripping Over Cypress Artist Lecture, 15 October 2019, 5-6pm TVAC 103 Reception to follow, 6-7pm Bethea Gallery, TVAC The School of Design invites everyone to join us for the Opening Reception of Clifford Tresner’s exhibition of painting and sculptural works: Another Day Tripping Over Cypress. Mr. Tresner is...
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SOD awards celebrate student achievement

The School of Design celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of our students at the annual SOD Awards on Friday, 17 May at 3:30pm in the George T Madison Auditorium (room 105). A reception follows at the Ruston Artisans (203 W Alabama Ave) at the opening of the Senior Exhibition of the Graphic Design Program...
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MERAKI: 2019 SOD BFA Studio Art Senior Exhibition

The School of Design is excited to invite everyone to the opening reception of the 2019 BFA Studio Art Senior Exhibition: MERAKI. This group exhibition represents the culmination of a body of work that each student has developed over the course of the Studio Art Program and includes paintings, sculpture,...
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EXPORT 19: Senior Graphic Design Exhibition

EXPORT 2019   The SOD proudly invites you to a reception to celebrate the Louisiana Tech University Graphic Design class of 2019.   Join us at:  Ruston Artisans 203 W Alabama Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270 May 17, 2019 5-7:00pm   *Food and drinks will be served*

ARCH50 Alumni Lecture Series welcomes Lindsay Carlisle

The School of Design is happy to welcome back Architecture Alumna, Lindsay Carlisle (BSAS 2010, M.Arch 2011), as part of our ARCH50 Lecture Series, celebrating 50 years of architecture at Louisiana Tech University. Her lecture, entitled Starting from Scratch, will take place in Wyly Auditorium on Monday, 15 April at 4:30pm. Lindsay is currently a...
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ARCH50 Alumni Lecture Series welcomes Michael McCune

The School of Design is happy to welcome back Architecture Alumnus, Michael McCune (BSAS 2007, M.Arch 2008), as part of our ARCH50 Lecture Series, celebrating 50 years of architecture at Louisiana Tech University. His lecture, entitled Design-Technology-Imagineering, will take place in Wyly Auditorium on Monday, 1 April at 4:30pm. Michael is currently an Imagineer...
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4th Annual Game Jam!

Interested in designing video games? Are you a developer or an artist/designer or just interested in games? This is the event to attend!! —> 4rd Annual 48hr LaTech Game Jam Where: School of Design – FJ Taylor Visual Arts Building, 1 Mayfield Ave., Ruston, LA 71272When: March 29 (5pm) – March 31 (4pm)  –...
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Artist Lecture: Seth Daulton

SETH DAULTON Monday, 18 March at 5pm FJ Taylor Visual Arts Center, Room 103 Seth Daulton is a Texas artist who makes prints and drawings. Seth believes in the power of travel and the enjoyment, fear and excitement when one is suddenly immersed in a place that is entirely unknown. Seth...
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Jonathan Donehoo: 1954-2019

The School of Design was shocked and heartbroken to learn that Jonathan Donehoo, Professor Emeritus and former Director of the School of Art, passed away suddenly on 28 February 2019. Jonathan Edward Donehoo was born on January 22, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He grew up in San José, Costa...
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Causey Exhibits paintings to bring awareness to AS

Extreme Happiness and Excitability 15 February – 15 March, Louisiana Tech University Enterprise Center Opening: Friday, 15 February from 6p-8p The Enterprise Center Gallery is honored and humbled to host an exhibition of paintings by Whitney Trisler CauseyAssistant Professor of Art at Louisiana Tech University. The exhibition is an ongoing...
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ARCH50 Alumni Lecture Series welcomes Jeff Spikes

The School of Design is happy to welcome back Architecture Alumnus, Jeff Spikes (B.Arch 2001), as part of our ARCH50 Lecture Series, celebrating 50 years of architecture at Louisiana Tech University. His lecture, entitled Brand Loyalty, will take place in Wyly Auditorium on Monday, 11 February at 4:30pm. Jeff is owner of...
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Lithography Demonstration: 8 February

PRINTMAKING DEMONSTRATION:  LITHOGRAPHY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8 @ 1pm Art & Architecture Workshop South Campus (1350 Agriculture Drive)   What is lithography? Great question!  Studio Art Printmaking faculty Raluca Iancu will demonstrate the stone lithography process from start to finish.  Demonstration free and open to the public. Contact Raluca Iancu for...
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#latechMFA hosts Pop-Up Exhibit

#latechMFA Pop-up Exhibit 5-9pm, Thursday, February 7 Downtown Gallery Crawl Downstairs Gallery 137 North 2nd Street – Art Alley Monroe, Louisiana Louisiana Tech University School of Design MFA Candidates: Rebecca Clements Hannah Fulton Kaitlin Maloy Srdjan Marjanovic Kayla O’Neall Pankita Patel Hannah Taylor Paul Trichel Dellanee Dello Wade

Gov. John Bel Edwards appoints Singh to Board

Kevin Singh was appointed to the State Board of Architectural Examiners by Governor John Bel Edwards. Singh is a registered architect and associate professor of architecture at Louisiana Tech University. As required by statute, he will serve as an architect employed full time in architectural education. The State Board of...
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Bustamante, Causey Win Hospitality Award

The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the 2018 Hospitality Award will be given to Nicholas Bustamante and Whitney Trisler Causey for their design and implementation of three murals in Ruston. The award will be presented at the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Tuesday,...
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BFA Studio Candidates to Exhibit COVEN in Monroe

The School of Design at Louisiana Tech University is pleased to announce the opening of the group exhibition COVEN, featuring new works of the 2019 Bachelor of Fine Arts degree candidates. COVEN will open at Upstairs Gallery in Monroe (135 Art Alley) on February 7th, 2019 with a reception from...
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Jeff Brown & Benjie Heu to Exhibit, Present Work

Exhibition Dates: January 15 – February 7, 2019 Brown Heu Moffett Gallery Ceramics and Sculpture by Jeff Brown Benjie Heu Thursday January 17, 5pm TVAC 103: Artists Lectures, and Q and A with audience Reception follows, 6-7pm The School of Design invites everyone to the opening reception for current exhibitions in the...
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Singh is Louisiana’s USGBC Innovation Champion 2018

An architect and associate professor in the School of Design, Louisiana Tech’s Kevin Singh is more interested in designing students than buildings. This fall the Louisiana chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), dedicated to building green buildings and communities worldwide, presented Singh its Innovation Champion Award for 2018...
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