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GUILD Meeting

The official design club of Louisiana Tech University Informational meeting: 9.27.12 / 5pm / VAC 103

Congratulations !

Congratulations to Associate Professors Jerry Berg and Frank Hamrick for having had their work selected for publication in Creative Quarterly #27. It is good to see members of our School of Art recognized for their excellent work. Also included in this issue is work of alumnus Andy Bloxham, MFA in...
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Louisiana Tech University’s School of Art annually offers $15,000 in scholarships to eligible incoming students. Application Packets Due: January 11, 2013 Go here for complete details: or contact us at the School of Art.

Duet Exhibits Work in San Diego Show

Ghosts of Halloween Past Group Exhibition Guest Curated by Jeff Yule October 12th – November 9th, 2012 This fall, we’re offering a seasonal something new: a group show that will look at Halloween and the nostalgia that surrounds it from a variety of perspectives and through a variety of media. Classic motifs...
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Slaughter's Work in National Shows

Recent work of Assistant Professor of Art Joey Slaughter is on exhibit in two national shows, one at the Memphis College of Art and another at the ADA Gallery in Richmond, Virginia. Slaughter is also exhibiting at Grambling State University and Shreveport, Louisiana. From the Richmond Arts Review, “Joey Slaughter’s...
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Jungeun Lee and Brad Wreyford

September 18 – October 16, 2012 F. Elizabeth Bathea Gallery Jungeun Lee, Silenced Suffering: The Comfort Women Project Mary Wilfred Moffett Gallery Brad Wreyford Sum of Our Parts _______________________________________ Jungeun Lee statement During the Second World War (1932-1945), hundreds of thousands of Korean women became “Comfort Women,” which is a...
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Uninstructed Life Drawing and Painting Workshop

A workshop with long poses open to anyone interested in drawing and painting. All majors, all levels of experience are welcome! Begins Thursday, September 13, 2012- November 1st, 2012. Thursday’s session will begin at 6:30P in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center. The workshop runs for 8 weeks, with...
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Our Haunted Selves

A solo-exhibition of recent work by NICHOLAS BUSTAMANTE Friday, September 14th, 6:00P-8:00P at the Louisiana Tech University Enterprise Center, 509 West Alabama. Free and open to the public

Former Professors Honored

Please join us as we dedicate the School of Art Galleries honoring F. Elizabeth Bethea and MaryWilfred Moffett Professors of Art and leaders in our program Hosted by the the Louisiana Tech University School of Art Friday, September 14, 2012 at 4:00PM in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center


Heart felt congratulations go to Marie Bukowski on her promotion to full professor in the School of Art.  Also promoted this year was Associate Professor Frank Hamrick who also received tenure. Well done !

Senator Duet

Congratulations to Assistant Art Professor Nicole Duet on being elected to the Louisiana Tech University Faculty Senate. She joins Associate Professor Saul Zalesch and Assistant Professor Jes Schrom on this important campus organization.

Bukowski Presenting in Poland

Professor of Art Marie Bukowski will be presenting the “Visualization of Science & Technology through Art” in an interactive session at the International Conference on the Image in Poznan, Poland on September 14, 2012.  The conference aims to shed light on the boundaries of language, culture, scientific research, artistic production,...
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Jerry Berg's Big Italian Adventure

You will enjoy following Associate Professor of Art Jerry Berg’s travels through la bella Italia this summer. You can read his daily essays at . Just click on the dates on the calendar on the right side of the page. Bon viaggio Jerry !

Bukowski has Been Selected

School of Art Professor Marie Bukowski has been selected to exhibit her work in RE OPEN 2012.  In order to promote the best in contemporary printmaking, and to spotlight new talent, the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers (RE) is launching a brand new printmaking exhibition: the RE OPEN. Designed as...
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Homer Louisiana Mural Dedication

Congratulations to Studio Associate Professor Nick Bustamante and his students on completing this special Louisiana Tech University Service Learning project. The Homer Mural Project dedication will by held this coming Saturday, May 26 at noon in the Court House Square 309 North Main Street, Homer Louisiana. Well done indeed.

Marie Bukowski, Honorable Mention

Marie Bukowski, Honorable Mention in New Works in Contemporary Printmaking Left: Interstices #41  Right: Interstices #43 Artist Statement I present conclusions. I record the spontaneous appearance of a thought. My work contains the results of an investigation into the nature of relationships; or it is the clear declaration of a complex...
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Frank Hamrick Published

Louisiana Tech assistant professor of photography Frank Hamrick snapped into the May 2012 issue of “The Sun Magazine” with a photograph of his clothesline. Hamrick said he was excited upon hearing news of this publication. “It always feels good to have your work selected for a publication or an exhibition,” he...
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Sculpture / Installation Mix Media

The recent installation at Turbo Goat in downtown Ruston is the creation of Louisiana Tech Architecture graduate student James Lamb.  James produced the work in response to a sculpture / installation mix media curriculum assignment in Art 541, a studio sculpture class offered in the School of Art. The large-scale...
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Studio BFA Exhibition at School of Art Galleries

School of Art Galleries: Studio BFA Exhibition Exhibition dates: May 10 – 17, 2012 Opening reception: Thursday, May 10th, 5 – 7 pm Louisiana Tech University School of Art Studio BFA Exhibition 2012 is hosting their opening reception in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center from 5 – 7pm....
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Artist Lecture at Enterprise Center this Wednesday

Please join Jes Schrom for her artist lecture, Process, Performance, Needles, and Guns on Wednesday, April 18th at the Enterprise Center in conjunction with her exhibition, Connective Gestures. Lecture begins at 7 pm. Exhibition runs through April 20th. Gallery hours are Monday- Friday 8 am – 5 pm. The Enterprise...
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The Annual Student Art Show

THE ANNUAL ART STUDENT SHOW, Thursday, March 29 in the F. Jay Taylor  Visual Arts Center Galleries. 5:00P – Juror Talk, KELLI CONNELL, VAC 103 6:00P – Opening Reception and Awards Presentation The exhibition will run fro March 29 – April 10, 2012

Connective Gestures

Please join us for a reception for Connective Gestures,  art work by Assistant Professor of Photography Jes Schrom  Friday, March 30th at the Enterprise Center. The reception for Connective Gestures will be held on Friday, March 30th from 6-8 pm. The show runs through April 20th. Gallery hours are Monday-...
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Homermural Project

You will want to check out the Homermural site ( and keep up with this terrific project lead by Associate Professor of Art Nick Bustamante. This is a great opportunity for our students to learn new skills while giving back to our community. Well done!

Annual Student Show reception and juror talk

Join the Louisiana Tech University School of Art next week for the opening of our Annual Student Show, along with a lecture and book signing by juror Kelli Connell. When: Thursday, March 29 5 pm: lecture by Kelli Connell, juror (room 103) 6 pm: exhibition reception and awards (gallery) -Kelli...
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ComDes Students Win Awards

Louisiana Tech communication design majors have participated in the 2012 American Advertising Competition, sponsored by the American Advertising Federation of Shreveport-Bossier (AAFSB).  Five undergraduates and one graduate student majoring in communication design have won a total of eight awards with their entries, and most of them featured designs created as...
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100 under 100 – The New Superstars of Southern Art

Frank Hamrick, an assistant professor of art and photography area coordinator at Louisiana Tech University, has been included in the article “ – As Selected by Their Peers” in issue 76 of Oxford American Magazine. Hamrick was nominated to be on the list by Jim Sherraden, curator at Hatch Show...
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Hatch Show Print Exhibit and Workshop

Printmaker, Jim Sherraden from Hatch Show Print in Nashville, TN visited the Louisiana Tech University School of Art this week for a series of lectures and letterpress workshops, which coincided with a major exhibition in the School of Art’s Main Gallery. Hatch Show Print is a letterpress design and print...
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