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Southern Ghosts and Living Souls Opening

Thursdays and Fridays 1pm to 6pm Saturdays 11am to 2 pm   Through Saturday, April 13 Presented by Bossier Arts Council The Bossier Arts Council is thrilled to announce an expansion of their gallery space to include the Gallery Fine Art Center located at 2151 Airline Dr., Bossier City, in Airline Plaza....
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Annual Student Exhibition

Dates:  March 19 – April 9, 2013 Tuesday, March 19th 5 pm: juror talk, Cristin Nunez, “Gallery Virgins: How to Court Your First Commercial Gallery”, F. .Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center, room#103 6 pm: exhibition reception and awards Gallery Hours:  Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm Location: Louisiana Tech University...
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Tech Students Win Addy Awards

Louisiana Tech communication design majors have participated in the 2013 American Advertising Competition, sponsored by the American Advertising Federation of Shreveport-Bossier (AAFSB).  Five undergraduate students majoring in communication design have won a total of nine awards with their entries featuring designs created as class projects at Tech.  The awards were...
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Congratulations All !

The Masur Museum of Art’s 50th Annual Juried Competition showcases contemporary artists throughout the United States of America working in any medium. This year’s juror, George T.M. Shackelford, Senior Deputy Director of the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, has selected 41 artists out of 291 who entered. Louisiana...
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Tonight- LA Purchase closing reception!

The closing reception for the Louisiana Purchase juried show is tonight! Last chance to see this fabulous exhibition. Food and refreshments provided, open to the public. Tuesday, February 19th, 5 – 7 pm. Juror, Dr. Paul Manoguerra, is unable to attend the closing, but we do hope to have an...
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Choudrant Elementary Visits

We hosted a promising and very well behaved 5th and 6th graders from Choudrant Elementary School. We talked with them about what it is to be an artist and designer. We always enjoy visiting students. This is chance for them to see real artwork in person. Thanks for coming by...
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Cedar Creek Students Visit

We were glad to host 33 students from Cedar Creek High School today. They were able to tour our facilities and view the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition as well as Tech art students’ work. It is always a pleasure to share what we do with others. We hope some of these...
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Louisiana Purchase Exhibition

Because the opening and juror’s talk were canceled due to the threat of winter weather, we have scheduled a closing reception for the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition. This new event will take place on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, from 5:00P — 7:00P in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center. A...
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Annual Freshman Art Tuition Scholarships

We are very pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Freshman Art Tuition Scholarships. Applications came in from all over the country, many showing excellent artistic promise. We look forward to working with these talented young artists next year! First Place ($3,500) – ISABELLA SERTUCHE from Atlanta, Texas Award      ...
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LA Purchase Award Winners

Congratulations to everyone in the show, it looks great! The awards as chosen by Dr. Paul Manoguerra are below. Award Winners Gregory Martin: Best in Show, $500 Jennifer Torres: Juror’s Choice, $300 Tamara Robertson: Honorable Mention, $100 Alison A. Smith: Honorable Mention, $100

LA Purchase juror talk + opening canceled

Unfortunately, due to weather the university has decided to close school effective at 4 pm today through all day tomorrow. We are very saddened that we will not get to hear Dr. Maoguerra’s lecture and have the opening this evening. We will be in touch if a reception is re-scheduled....
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Congratulations to the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition

Louisiana Purchase is the School of Art’s second national juried exhibition. This is a multi-media show for two and three dimensional works exploring any theme. The School of Art received over 165 submissions for a total of over 800 artworks, many of which were from our region. The overwhelming response...
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Come & See

The 1st & 2nd Year MFA Student Art Show Opening is this Friday at the Enterprise Center, @ 6:00-8:00pm. They have been working hard, so you should “Come & See” it all! There will be food and awesome work.

Hamrick at NOCCA

Louisiana Tech University School of Art Associate Professor and Photography Area Coordinator Frank Hamrick recently visited NOCCA – The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, a pre-professional arts high school. There Professor Hamrick lectured to NOCCA’s photography students about the photographs and handmade books he displayed in a two person...
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Duet Talks About Her Work

Studio professor Nicole Duet spent the evening of December 5th talking to students and interested members of the Ruston community about how she approaches her paintings and about her work in general. Thank you Nicole for sharing your process with us all. This was presented in conjunction with the Louisiana...
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Bukowski Exhibits

Professor of Art Marie Bukowski has had print work selected to be included in the PRINTWORK 2012 exhibition at Artists Image Resource by Juror Nicholas Chambers, the new Milton Fine Curator of Art at The Andy Warhol Museum. She was one of 22 artists chosen from over 150 entries, designed...
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Board of Regents Graduate Fellowship

Purpose: To promote broad interdisciplinary collaboration of science and engineering with art at Louisiana Tech To stimulate productivity by broadening the understanding of the interactions of technology, art, and society To initiate joint projects and programs through creative output, and To inspire breakthrough science, art and technology enterprises Eligibility:     Artist/designer...
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Well Done Frank Hamrick

Associate Professor and Photography Area Coordinator Frank Hamrick has been awarded a Louisiana Division of the Arts career advancement grant. Hamrick will use the funding to attend the 50th annual Society for Photographic Education’s national conference in Chicago this coming March. There he will attend numerous lectures concerning the evolving...
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Johnston to present lecture & review ComDes portfolios

Melanie Baecht Johnston will visit the School of Art on Thursday, 11/15 to critique student corporate identity campaigns from the Art 361/Identity Systems classes. She’ll also make a presentation of her work and speak to students about the current job market in this region and on preparing an effective job...
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Alumni, Art Professor Designs Posters Via Screen Printing

By DANIEL HART Assistant professor of art Jude Landry does not teach notorious subjects like calculus, physics or chemistry. Although he said he excelled at them in school, classes such as screen printing, where students learn to design and print posters, are his specialty. Just one among the graphic design...
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A Great Choice

LOUISIANA ART EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (LAEA) CONGRATULATIONS ! – KATHY VELLARD was chosen as the LAEA Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator of the year. She now moves on to nationals. KATHY VELLARD and MARY LOUISE CARTER had a very good trip to the annual conference. In 2015, we will host...
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Bukowski Exhibits in Japan

“Interface: Bukowski & Oso”, a two-person exhibition will open in Iida, Japan showcasing work of Professor of Art Marie Bukowski.  Bukowski and Miwako Oso, one of the jurors from the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, will be displaying their work in the Music Art Cafe Gallery outside of Tokyo.  The exhibition...
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Board of Regents Graduate Fellowship

The School of Art at Louisiana Tech University is proud to announce the availability of a new Graduate Fellowship that provides $45,000 over three years and a full tuition waiver. To learn more about this exciting opportunity or to apply, click here.

Katie's Loss

Our school’s secretary, Katie Wells, has informed us that her Mother has passed away. Katie was there with her when this happened. Though this was expected, the loss of one’s Mother is very tough. As is our custom, we will ask that books be placed in the Prescott library in...
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BAC’s WAM to present artist Jerry Berg

The Bossier Arts Council’s Wine Art Music is thrilled to announce an exhibition of artwork by regional artist Jerry Berg.  His works will be on display in 1800 Prime Steakhouse at Boomtown Casino from October 11th to December 2nd with a WAM opening reception on November 1st from 5:30 –...
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Alumni News: Depth Perception

The many dimensions of Kenn Kotara reveal order amid chaos Written By: Carroll Leggett Abstract artist Kenn Kotara had a difficult time finding his path. “I started drawing as a child, and it always was a passion for me. But my father was very pragmatic,” recalls the Asheville artist. “He thought...
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Very Nice Mary Louise !

This is an article recently published in the Monroe News Star written by William Caverlee Once, when she was 10 years old, Louisiana Tech University art professor Mary Louise Carter visited Mexico with her family. There, among the crowds of people and food stalls and street life, she happened to...
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Bukowski in Japan

School of Art Professor Marie Bukowski has been invited to exhibit her print work in Prints Tokyo 2012.  The 80th anniversary of the Prints Tokyo exhibition will not be competitive but instead will consist of 118 print works from all around the world by artists recommended by members of the...
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