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Student Published

Senior photography major, Hannah Merritt Johnston is published in the current September 2014 issue of The Sun. Way to go Hannah!

Game Launch Spring 2014

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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An MFA Thesis Show

An MFA Thesis Show is the work of seven graduate students in the School of Design. Opening reception: Thursday, April 24th @ 6:00 pm Artist talks: Thursday, April 24th @ 5:00 pm: Jake Dugard, Peter Hay, Jaime E. Johnson Monday, April 28th @ 5:00 pm: Mary Catherine Davis, Brittany Spencer...
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Bustamante to be Interviewed

Associate Professor Nicholas Bustamante will be interviewed tomorrow, April 17, 2014, on Channel 8 KNOE (5AM & 515AM) about the progress of The Monroe Mural. Tune in and check it out!    

Casey Parkinson – Best in Show

Graduate student Casey Parkinson was awarded 1st place for the 2014 20”x20”x20”: A National Compact Competition and Exhibit for her artwork.  She was awarded an $1800 check for her ceramic installation, Fragile 1 – 21. The show was juried by Shana Barefoot, Collections and Exhibitions Manager at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Atlanta,...
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Faculty Concert Series

Musical extravaganza in the School of Art Gallery at Louisiana Tech on Tuesday at 7:30pm. Dr. Cain Budds of the Department of Music will perform works for guitar. Musical guests will include Dr. Gregory Lyons (marimba) and Karl Puljak (cello). Should be a fun evening of music in the acoustically wonderful F....
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Bustamante Launches Mural Project

The mural will be based off of an original painting by local artist Nicholas Bustamante titled Finding Home.   Bustamante moved to North Louisiana in 2004 from Los Angeles California.  He currently teaches as an Associate professor of Art at Louisiana Tech University. Finding Home explores the beauty of Louisiana, specifically referencing images of...
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2014 Annual Student Show

Louisiana Tech School of Art is pleased to announce the opening of the Annual Student Show. Over 400 artworks were submitted to Juror Will Bryant who has selected approximately 43 pieces to be shown in the Bethea and Moffett Galleries from March 18- April 8th. Mr. Bryant will give a...
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Joey Slaughter in Group Show

Congrats to Joey Slaughter, Associate Professor for being selected into the group show, INSPIRED RESISTANCE, at the Crosstown Arts Gallery in Memphis.  The exhibition will be on display through 1 March.

Bustamante’s Painting to become Mural

Finding Home, a painting by Associate Professor Nick Bustamante explores the beauty of Louisiana, specifically referencing images of Black Bayou and celebrates the rich culture of the region. Soon, this painting will be transformed into a large-scale presence in downtown Monroe. As a fervent supporter of the Arts, Monroe property...
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Jonathan Donehoo Retires

Jonathan Donehoo, who has been associated with Louisiana Tech University for over 30 years, has formally announced his retirement effective January 4, 2013. Professor Donehoo received is MFA in Graphic Design from Louisiana Tech in 1980 and began his academic career as the Head of the Commercial Art at East...
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Megan Singleton visits Tech

St. Louis artist and educator Megan Singleton visited the Louisiana Tech University School of Art this week where she installed an exhibition titled “Eight Thousand Daughters Woven Into Bayou Braids” in the Bethea Gallery. The exhibition addresses invasive plant species in Louisiana waterways. Singleton also presented a public lecture about her...
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2014 Student Show Deadline Extended

The 2014 Louisiana Tech University School of Art Student Exhibition deadline has been extended to Midnight on February 3, 2014. Students can enter 5 pieces for $5.00 online at

App Class Visits Twin Engine Labs

Associate Professor Jerry Berg took the App Design class to Shreveport today to visit Twin Engine Labs.  This is a hot up and coming App Design firm in Shreveport.  The class spent about 2.5 hrs. meeting with their team, going through their design process, and Q/A session. Keith Hanson, the...
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Singleton & Estabrook Exhibition

Please join us on Tuesday, January 21st, at 5pm at the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center (VAC 103) for an Artist talk by our guest artist, Megan Singleton. An opening reception will follow at 6pm in the School of Art Galleries, featuring work of Megan Singleton and Dan Estabrook....
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NCLAC Honors to the School of Art!

Congratulations to Associate Professor Frank Hamrick for his 2013 Artist of the Year award, presented at the January  North Central Louisiana Arts Council meeting. Communication Design graduate student Jake Dugard and School of Architecture alum Cassidy Keim were also awarded the NCLAC Arts Business of the Year award  for their Makers Union store in Downtown Ruston. Well done!

2014 NCLAC Board Members

Assistant Professor Nicole Duet has been elected as a new board member of the North Central Louisiana Art Council. She joins a board with includes Associate Professor Jerry Berg and Associate Professor Saul Zalesch. The President of NCLAC’s Board of Directors is Professor Emeritus Peter Jones. We appreciate your service to this fine organization!

Hamrick & student work featured at PhotoNOLA

Associate Professor of Photography, Frank Hamrick had his body of work “Keep Moving” selected for inclusion in the closing slideshow presentation at the 2013 PhotoNOLA Photography Festival in New Orleans. The closing event was juried by Sethasak Boonchai, President, New Orleans Photo Alliance, Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography, Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Loc...
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Deck the Halls

GUILD presents presents DECK THE HALLS A STUDENT EXHIBITION DECEMBER 17th – 6:30pm Main Hallway in VAC (the art building) FREE SNACKS AND EGGNOG 

The MMMmmm Show

School of Art faculty members Todd Maggio & Patrick Miller are having an exhibition featuring work created with the tools and technology related to The Thingery @ Louisiana Tech University. The exhibition opens with a reception at the Enterprise Center 6-8PM on Friday, December 13, 2013 and runs through January...
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Game Launch

The is the culmination of 10 weeks of game design and development by 5 teams made up of Computer Science and School of Art students at Louisiana Tech.  This collaborative effort has allowed each team of students to create their own mobile game. Throughout the quarter, the students have learned...
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Well Done Professor M.L. Carter !

The Louisiana Art Education Association nominated School of Art Associate Professor Mary Louise Carter for the Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator award at their fall conference in New Orleans.  Carter’s nomination has been submitted to the National Art Education Association in conjunction with their annual convention to be held...
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Berg Featured on Dr. Guice's Blog

Associate Professor Jerry Berg, II has a nice write up on Dr. Guice’s blog regarding his work as a realist painter, interactive designer and professor. Way to go Jerry!

Brandon Anshultz, Well Done !

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Announces $20,000 Winners In Great Rivers Biennial 2014 BY: CHRISTOPHER REILLY The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis—along with the Gateway Foundation—has announced the three artists selected for the Great Rivers Biennial 2014. Brandon Anschultz, Carlie Trosclair and Cayce Zavaglia will each receive $20,000 and...
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A Great Evening of Art

The Louisiana Tech University was very well represented last night at the Downtown Monroe Gallery Crawl. Alumni Joni Dollar and Whitney Newson both had solo shows while many of our current students exhibited their talents in a group show. Very well done all !

Art Exhibitions

SCHOOL OF ART GALLERIES Louisiana Tech University September 23 – October 22, 2013 LUPITA MURILLO TINNEN AND GREGORY MARTIN – Exhibition opening reception will be at 6:00PM on Monday, September 23 – An artist’s talk by Lupita Murillo Tinnen will be at 5:00P on Monday, September 23 – An artist’s...
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"We will always have Paris"

In a feature article in the magazine, Stone Voices, Louisiana Tech University School of Art alumnus Rebecca Leo recounts her time in Paris with the school’s studies abroad program. Wonderfully written, Leo’s article returns each of us to our first trip to the City of Lights and one of the...
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