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Alex Shows a Competition Winner

Alex Shows, an M.Arch candidate in the School of Design, was recently awarded Honorable Mention in the Open Category of the 15th Annual Steel Competition for his project entitled Sentā. Administered by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), the...
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Parkinson (MFA ’14) featured in NYT article

Congrats to Casey Amelia Parkinson (MFA Ceramics ’14)! Her work for the current exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans has been publicized far and wide, from the inflight magazine of United Airlines to, now, the feature image in the New York Times article! Well done, Casey!

Hamrick’s Work Featured on Album

Associate Professor Frank Hamrick made a quick trip back to Nashville this summer to complete photographic work for the upcoming album of Dave Rawlings Machine. The award-winning duo of Dave Rawlings and Gillian Welch met Hamrick in Nashville in the summer of 2014 when he produced a tintype of the band...
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Cooper-McCauley Recognized as Emerging Talent

Hannah Cooper McCauley, an MFA Photography candidate in the School of Design, was recently selected as one of the fifty most promising emerging photographers in the world today by LensCulture Magazine. The international jury selected from a pool of photographers representing over 110 countries. Hannah’s feature for LensCulture, entitled “A...
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Adam’s Days at the Beach

Earlier this Summer, Assistant Professor Adam Forrester was one of twenty-one artists selected from an international pool and received the coveted “Curator’s Choice Award” at DigitalGraffiti at Alys Beach – a projection art festival located on scenic Highway 30A in Northwest Florida’s South Walton County. In its eighth year, Digital...
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We’re Hiring…

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF STUDIO ART / DRAWING SCHOOL OF DESIGN LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY Tenure Track Position: Assistant Professor of Drawing. Applicants who are additionally able to demonstrate expertise/experience in Printmaking (traditional and digital modes) are desirable. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation includes full benefits. Deadline: Application reviews begin...
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Of the Sky/Of the Earth

Eighteen architecture graduate students in the School of Design will exhibit their final design projects on Friday, 22 May from 6:00pm-8:30pm at 202 North Vienna in Downtown Ruston. The exhibition, entitled Of the Sky/Of the Earth, features the students’ Comprehensive Design Projects, completed as a part of the requirement towards earning...
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GTM Mural Unveiling

Please join the Dean for the unveiling of the new mural in GTM! Thursday, 21 May 2015 3:30pm Paul Pennington Conference Room in GTM. Congrats to Nick Bustamante and the students involved in this project!

Dedication Ceremony for The Chiasmus

Louisiana Tech’s School of Design Takes Aim at Improving MedCamps Experience MedCamps of Louisiana, Inc. and the Louisiana Tech School of Design have partnered to design and construct the Chiasmus archery and paintball range. For several years students in the Architecture program’s Design Build studios have partnered with various organizations...
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GAME LAUNCH 2015

Louisiana Tech University, School of Design’s class ART464 will be hosting our Game Launch event which is the culmination of this quarters Game Design class. Students from both Computer Science and the School of Design have teamed up to explore game design and development. Come join us to hear brief...
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Graphic Design Senior Exhibition

The Graphic Design Senior Exhibition will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015 from 7:00 – 8:30PM in University Hall. The Exhibition will feature the graphic design work of: Cory Alexander Taylor Collins Anne Cranford Rosalynne Fluty Kayla Frith Ariel Hoggatt Drew Leach Sarah Lorio Rob Phillips Adele Richards Brennan...
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School of Design Awards

PLEASE JOIN US AS WE RECOGNIZE STUDENTS FROM: Architecture Interior Design Graphic Design Studio Art FRIDAY, MAY 8TH at 4:00PM UNIVERSITY HALL hors d’oeuvres following awards ceremony  

Resonance: The 2015 BFA Studio Exhibition

The Louisiana Tech University School of Design Galleries will host Resonance: The 2015 BFA Studio Exhibition, which opens Tuesday, May 5th through Friday, May 15th with a reception from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition features work from senior Bachelor of Fine Arts students working in photography, video, sculpture, ceramics, drawing and painting. The...
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Structure, Environment, Biology, Place

Lecture by Mark Husser (LaTech Alumnus) Tuesday, 5 May at 7pm Visual Arts Center, Room 103 The School of Design is happy to welcome back School of Design alumnus Mark Husser (B.Arch 1989) to the Louisiana Tech University campus. Mark Husser, AIA, LEED, is Managing Partner for Grimshaw Architects’ New York office. His...
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Exhibition: Material Landscapes

Exhibition: Material Landscapes  Hale Hall Gallery The work of eight award-winning landscape architecture firms will be featured in the exhibition Material Landscapes, which includes project photographs and drawings. The projects specifically emphasize the employment of materials in landscape design which critically engage contemporary design issues in landscape architecture. Projects such as Stoss’...
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MFA Exhibition

The third year graduate students Catherine Crow, Christian Dunn, Mary Dunn, Jenna Fincher, Meredith McGregor, Rachel Spencer, and Yijun Yao from the Louisiana Tech University School of Design are proud to present Through Lines, an MFA thesis exhibition. This exhibition is one of the final stepping stones on the path...
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Lecture by Kory Bieg: Technique Is Every Thing

Technique is Every Thing Lecture by Kory Bieg Tuesday, 14 April at 6pm Visual Arts Center, Room 103 The School of Design is happy to welcome architect Kory Bieg to the Louisiana Tech University campus. Kory Bieg is an Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. His firm,...
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Bustamante to Exhibit Work

Studio 301 in Ruston, Louisiana (301 North Trenton Street) will host the opening reception and exhibition of paintings by Associate Professor and Studio Art Program Chair Nicholas Bustamante on Friday, 10 April from 6pm through 9pm. The event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you...
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Current & Former Students in Masur Exhibition

Louisiana Tech University School of Design’s 2015 MFA candidate Rachel Spencer currently has her work in the 52nd Annual Juried Exhibition at the Masur Museum in Monroe, Louisiana, which was juried by Sandra Q. Firmin, Director & Chief Curator at the Colorado University of Art Museum. Also included in the...
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Alumnus Jamie Johnson Published & Exhibiting

Louisiana Tech University School of Design alumni Jaime Johnson – 2014 MFA – has had one of her photographs used on a recent edition of the book “Venus In Furs” by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch distributed by Roads Publishing. In the book’s credits Jaime’s image is described as, “a strong and...
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Hannah Cooper McCauley Photos Featured on AINT-BAD

Kudos to Hannah Cooper McCauley whose work is featured in Aint-Bad Magazine this month. Way to go Hannah! http://aintbadmagazine.com/article/2015/04/01/hannah-cooper-mccaule/?mc_cid=f81e6142b4&mc_eid=8696884be5 Aint-Bad Magazine is a bi-annual publication that promotes new photographic art. Founded in Savannah, Georgia by five emerging photographers, the magazine seeks fresh photography and text in support of a progressive...
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2015 Annual Student Show!

We had a great evening celebrating the opening of the Annual Student Show in the School of Design. Our guest juror, Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography, Ogden Museum of Southern Art), selected 61 works from over 500 submissions. He spent two days with our students, talking about work and offering...
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2015 Annual Student Show

The School of Design invites everyone to the opening reception of the Annual Student Show on Tuesday, March 24. Over 500 works by undergraduate and graduate students, including several from colleges in addition to the SOD were submitted to an outside juror. Of these submissions 61 works were chosen. Works...
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CODA

The first and second year graduate students from the Louisiana Tech University School of Design present CODA. A coda in music and literature serves as an ending to one movement or passage as well as a segue for the work into the next movement. For the graduate students, and their...
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Information Design Exhibition

The School of Design is hosting a new exhibition titled: Invisible Architecture: Ladislav Sutnar, Sweet’s Catalog Service and Information Design 1941 – 1960. The exhibit will open on Thursday, March 19 from 5:00 to 6:30PM and will run through Saturday, April 11, 2015.

McCauley wins Grand Prize!

Zach McCauley is the Grand Prize Winner in the fine art/personal category in the current issue of PDNedu magazine that everyone at the SPE conference has received in their welcome bag. Way to go Zach!

Aaron Draplin Invades Louisiana!

AARON DRAPLIN THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015 Wyly Tower Auditorium 6:00-8:30PM Join us for an evening full of inspiration with Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. This is the first time Aaron has traveled to Louisiana to bring us his uncensored, refreshingly sincere perspective on how to make great work. Come...
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Carwile to Lecture

Guy Carwile, Professor of Architecture in the School of Design will discuss his leadership role in the ongoing collaboration between the School and Monroe’s architectural landmark, Walter Burley Griffin’s Cooley House, in a lecture on Thursday, 26 February at 6pm in the Ouachita Grand Plaza (501 South Grand Street, Monroe)....
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Lecture by Robert Rogers: The Impact of Small Things

Tuesday/February 3 6:30pm Visual Arts Center, Room 103 The School of Design is happy to welcome architect Robert Rogers to the Louisiana Tech University campus.   Robert Rogers, FAIA, is a founding partner of ROGERS PARTNERS Architects+Urban Designers, located in New York. “Rob” creates institutional and cultural buildings that are civic works....
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Grab a Hunk of Lightning

The North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) invites the public to a screening of the documentary Grab a Hunk of Lightning, about the life and work of Depression-era photographer Dorothea Lange. The film will be introduced by director and five-time Emmy Winner, Dyanna Taylor, who is Lange’s granddaughter. This free...
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