Congratulations to Louisiana Tech University School of Design second year graduate student Marcus Journey for being selected to receive a travel award from the Society for Photographic Education’s south central region to attend the SPE national conference in Las Vegas this month.
An exhibition of student video work from the Winter 2016 course Moving Pixels. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. Course was led by Adam Forrester, Assistant Professor in Studio Art (Photography/Videography). Tuesday, 1 March 6:30-8:00pm The Norton Building / 200 West Mississippi... Read More
Congratulations to our Interior Design students who were honored at the 2016 ASID South Central regional student design competition. Callie Hammerbeck, silver award for Retail Design, Laken Hampton, silver award for Product Design and Tori Smith, bronze award for Retail Design.
The School of Design is excited to announce the opening reception of the Annual Student Show on Tuesday, February 23 in the Bethea and Moffett Galleries of the F Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center. Juror Joshua Chambers has selected exemplary student 2D and 3D work from over 400 submissions. Chambers... Read More
Interested in Video Game Design? The School of Design is hosting the very first Game Jam at Louisiana Tech. If you are interested in Game Design (from a programming side, art side, or even just interested in concept development) then this is the event for you. What is a Game... Read More
Professor Guy W. Carwile and co-author Karen Kingsley have recently completed a monograph, entitled The Modernist Architecture of Samuel G. and William B. Wiener: 1920-1960, Shreveport, LA published by LSU Press. “Authors Karen Kingsley and Guy W. Carwile examine the work of the Wiener brothers from the 1920s through the... Read More
Jerry Berg, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, has been selected as the Louisiana Tech University representative to participate in the International Week in Paris at the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci. This week-long conference includes gathering of international faculty. Jerry will be giving a presentation on Game Design during the conference. Felicitations!
A new Digital Painting course (ART 320/420), led by Associate Professor of Studio Art Nick Bustamante, investigates the value of digital art as a visual means of communication and its role in scientific research. In ART 320/420, students also develop emerging skill sets that can be applied to a variety... Read More
Congratulations School of Design students Whitney Trisler Causey, Sarah Prescott, Jamie Baker and Best in Show Winner Mariel Ali Davenport for sweeping the awards ceremony at the Art From The G.U.T.S. Exhibition, a show highlighting art students from universities along the I-20 corridor in Louisiana. Thanks to Caleb Daniel at the Tech Talk... Read More
A new exhibition opened Wednesday, January 27, at Parish Press Coffee House. It celebrates Valentine’s Day through romance-oriented movie posters from around the world. These examples range in date from 1939 to 2005 and geographically from Russia and Jugoslavia to the United States. Many of the movies that this paper... Read More
Studio 301 is proud to present Raluca Iancu’s “Things That Go Pop”, an exhibition centered around just that: things that do in fact go pop. Iancu examines tragedy through a humorous lens: this exhibition centers around the contrast between automobile airbags and other, more innocuous, things which pop such as... Read More
Nicole Duet, Assistant Professor of Studio Art will be among the panelists discussing the exhibition Well Worn Truths, currently on display that the Masur Museum of Art. The panel will also include the co-curators, Adjunct Professor Benjamin M. Hickey and Vitus Shell. Additional information about Well Worn Truths and other events... Read More
The School of Design recently learned that our guest speaker, Craig Schwitter, had to postpone his visit to the Louisiana Tech campus. We will reschedule the lecture at a later date and keep you informed. kp Performative Surfaces: Structural Solutions for a Changing World Lecture by Craig Schwitter Wednesday, 13... Read More
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas has added to its collection two pieces of artwork by Louisiana Tech University School of Design Associate Professor Frank Hamrick. The museum selected Hamrick’s tintype photograph “The Marshall”, which is a shadowy portrait of recently retired marshall Mike Hilton.... Read More
For the second year in a row, William Hartman, Assistant Professor of Architecture, has won an Honorable Mention in the HALS Challenge, an annual competition sponsored by the National Park Service. The Historic American Landscape Survey (HALS) was created in 2000 as a federal program to document historic landscapes in... Read More
Jerry Berg, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, has been awarded the 2015 Art in Science Faculty Fellowship at Louisiana Tech University. He will work with the faculty and staff of the Institute of Micromanufacturing (IfM) and Nanotechnology to develop an interactive experience and public awareness campaign about the value of nanotechnology and how it impacts our... Read More
Joey Slaughter, Graduate Coordinator of the MFA program, will exhibit work at the Arender Gallery in Monroe in a solo show titled “Hills and Valleys.” The opening is scheduled for Thursday, 3 December from 5-9pm as part of the Monroe’s Downtown Art Crawl. The Arender Gallery is located at 131... Read More
You are invited to join us for the artist talk and opening reception of two exhibitions at Louisiana Tech University, on Tuesday, December 8 in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Art Center – The Theories, featuring work by Armando Ramos, and Tech Mex: Work from the Permanent Collection, curated by Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture... Read More
Professors Joey Slaughter, Nicole Duet and Jerry Berg will be featured in the annual Holiday Arts Reception. The event will take place at 7pm on Tuesday, 1 December at the Bank of Ruston, located at 505 North Vienna Street in Ruston. The event is open to the public. The exhibition will... Read More
Assistant Professor Adam Forrester will present two films on Thursday, 12 November at 6:30pm at the Dixie Center for the Arts in historic downtown Ruston. Eat White Dirt is a short documentary film, which Forrester describes as, “A look at the bizarre and beautiful relationship we have with a particular mineral found... Read More
Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design recently held a bookmaking workshop for a local Girl Scouts troop hoping to earn their bookmaking badges. The workshop came about when Associate Professor of Art Frank Hamrick, who specializes in photography and book arts, was contacted by a fellow campus employee who has... Read More
Please join us for the opening reception of the School of Design Biennial Faculty Exhibition at Louisiana Tech University, on Tuesday, 27 October from 5pm until 7pm in the Visual Art Center Galleries. The Exhibition, featuring recent work from the current faculty of the Studio art, Graphic Design, Interior Design and... Read More
The School of Design at Louisiana Tech University is hosting an OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, October 29th 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... Read More
The School of Design is happy to welcome architect Kim Yao to the Louisiana Tech campus. Kim Yao, AIA, holds the position of principal at Architecture Research Office (ARO), located in New York City. ARO is an award-winning firm that runs as a laboratory for architectural design. With projects ranging from... Read More
Lines of Sight: Painting, Drawing and Film Making Lecture by Brian Lotti Monday, 12 October at 5:30pm Fj Taylor Visual Arts Center, Room 103 The School of Design is happy to welcome painter, filmmaker and skateboarder to the Louisiana Tech University campus. Brian Lotti was born in Okinawa, Japan in 1972... Read More
Congratulations to School of Design Alum Bridget Benditz (BID 2015). Bridget has been selected to attend the American Society of Interior Designers/ASID GO PRO 2015 conference in Brooklyn, New York. Specifically developed for emerging designers within their first few years of practice and graduating design students, GO PRO 2015 invites... Read More
The Enterprise Center Gallery presents Silver Thaw, an exhibition of collaborative work between Kansas City, Missouri based artist Rain Harris and Louisiana Tech Assistant Professor of Studio Art Kyle Triplett. Triplett and Harris’s artwork, an ongoing series of large format backlit digital prints, began this past summer as a result... Read More
You are invited to join us this Thursday, October 8 at 3:30 PM in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center, Room 103 for an artist talk with Diana Synatzske. Sculptor Diana Synatzske (MFA ’13) will discuss her work included in the current exhibition Riding in Cars Without Seat Belts. ... Read More
Kevin Singh, Associate Professor of Architecture, was featured in a recent podcast of Entrepreneur Architect, discussing architectural practice, his successful post “21 Rules for a Successful Life in Architecture” and a new ebook, Beginning Your Career in Architecture. Congratulations, Kevin!
The School of Design is pleased to announce the first opening reception of the 2015-2016 season. These events are free and open to the public. Reception generously sponsored by Ponchatoulas Restaurant. / Printmaker Kristin Knowlin “Carving Out Roots” (Bethea Gallery) Sculptor Diana Synatzske “Riding In Cars Without Seatbelts” (Moffett Gallery)... Read More