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Advancing Realism

Congratulations to Communication Design Associate Professor Jerry Berg on having his work selected for the eighth annual International Guild of Realism Juried Exhibition. This event will be held at the Tempe Center for the Arts in Tempe, Arizona and will open on October 6, 2013. In an article about this...
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Slaughter Promoted

Joey Slaughter has been promoted to Associate Professor of Art and has been granted tenure at our university. In addition, he has been awarded the Gladys Lawson Rogers Professorship for excellence in teaching. Very well done Joseph.

Congratulations Maggio

We want to congratulate Todd Maggio, Associate Professor of Communication Design for having been selected as this year’s recipient of the Dean of Liberal Arts Teaching Award in recognition of his innovative teaching methods and course content. Maggio has established strong interdepartmental relationships with other programs on our campus and...
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ComDes CONVO

All Communication Design Majors are invited to attend our first annual convocation. It will be held at 3PM on Friday, September 6, 2013 in VAC 103. We will be talking about software, printers, magazines and all kinds of exciting things relating to our major. Drinks & FREE PIZZA will be...
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Nicely Done Dr. Zalesch

School of Art art historian, Dr. Saul Zalesch, had an article about him posted on a recent Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library on-line newsletter. http://museumblog.winterthur.org/

Jessica Bryan and Rhyan Emery Taylor

Louisiana Tech University BFA graduates Jessica Bryan and Rhyan Emery Taylor will soon have a collection of their photography focusing on childhood imagery on display at Crescent City Coffee. The Opening Reception will be on Sunday September 1st, from 2-4pm, and the work will remain on display until December 2nd....
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Well Done !

Congratulations Mary Dunn, MFA in Studio, on having her work published in the current issue of Creative Quarterly. Thanks for helping us look good.

Joey Slaughter featured in The Monroe News Star

  Via the Monroe News Star Ruston’s Joey Slaughter didn’t plan on becoming an art professor. He grew up learning to draw and paint from his artist mother. That, plus learning to work with wood in neighborhood back yards and garages. As a boy, he was always building things, tinkering,...
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We're Hiring!

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(S) in Art | SCHOOL OF ART | LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY Tenure Track Position(s): Assistant Professor(s) of Art in Photography or Printmaking or Sculpture Disciplines. Applicants who are able to demonstrate expertise in a combination of these disciplines are highly desirable. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation includes full benefits....
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New in the Wood Shop

Another nice piece of needed equipment has been added to out wood shop facility.This Panel Cutter is one of the safest pieces of equipment in our wood shop !

Photo Students on KEDM Public Radio

Ten graduating photography students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program at Louisiana Tech University present their work in a BFA exhibit.  An opening reception is Friday night at the Enterprise Center. Featured on KEDM 90.3 Public Radio Air Date: Tue, 04/23/2013

Nicole Duet / Artist's Talk

“Nightblooming Jasmine” Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Brinson Fine Arts Gallery 100 East University Magnolia, AR 71753 Artist Talk “Lecture” Thursday April 25th at 3pm, with a closing reception to follow @ 4pm.

Mukhopadhyay Photograph Published

Photography major, Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay, has one of his images published in the May 2013 issue of The Sun Magazine. Deepanjan is one of many Louisiana Tech University art students to have their work featured in this national magazine over the past several years. The photograph selected was from a portfolio...
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Upcoming Berg Gallery Talk

“I just wanted to remind everyone of my upcoming show at the Livaudais Gallery this coming Thursday evening from 5-9pm in 122 S. Grand, Monroe. I hope to see everyone there. I’ll also have my “Flora” painting on display as well along with some of my other work.”    ...
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Well done, sir!

Two paintings by Nicholas Bustamante have been selected to be part of a national juried exhibition at the MASS Visual Arts Gallery in Gainesville, Florida. This exhibition is a prominent showcase for contemporary artists. The exhibition “Underground” opens on Friday, March 29th.

What a Great Show!

  On Tuesday evening, March 19, the School of Art hosted an opening reception for the Annual Art Students’ Exhibition. Cristin J. Nunez, the Assistant Director of Cole Pratt Gallery in New Orleans was this year’s juror and preceded the opening with a special talk about this year’s student work....
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From the North Central Louisiana Arts Council

SAC Teacher Feature Hello, everyone! I’m Jennifer Downs, one of the interns here at NCLAC. Summer Arts Camps are a few months away, but it is never too early to celebrate the teachers who dedicate their time and effort to showing children how to draw, paint, sculpt, and perform on stage....
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Congratulations to our Photography Students

Two photography students have recently received a well earned “pat on the back”. Kayla Frith and Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay both have had their work selected for publication in an upcoming issue of The Sun Magazine based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Mr. Mukhopadhyay also received an Honorable Mention for one of...
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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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