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East / West Gallery Exhibitions:

BFA Exhibition
April 12th - 21st
Opening Reception April 12th  5 - 7 PM
Graduating Students:
Julie Macke, Painting
Nicola Brady, Painting
Leah Moore, Graphic Design
Erica Zacarias, Graphic Design

MFA Exhibition
April 26th - May 13th
Opening Reception April 26 5 - 7 PM
Graduating Students:
Susan Brents Sheldon, Painting
Deedra Baker, Photography

Student Exhibitions:

Students apply for Gallery 010. Deadline is April 6. Click here for application and details. Submissions should be sent to

Alumni Exhibitions:

Robin McLaurin, TWU Photography Alumni, has been chosen as an Artist in Residence at the Cayman Islands National Gallery during the Summer of 2016.

Faculty News

Susan Kae Grant, Professor of Photography, will be receiving the Cornaro Award this Thursday, April 14, at 2:30pm, in Hubbard Hall TWU.
This is the highest award given to a faculty member and is a great honor. Ms. Grant is the first ever from Visual Arts to receive this award. All are invited to the awards ceremony. 

Professor Tanya Synar has work from her TWU grant-funded project, "Mapping Galaxies in Iron" included in "Texas Atomic Iron Commission: An Exhibition of Texas Sculpture at THE ARTS gallery at Collin College.

Susan Kae Grant, has work included in the exhibition
“Reading with the Senses” in the Roberts Gallery of the Lunder Arts Center at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.
The opening reception March 24th and the exhibition runs from March 10 through April 17, 2016.

Susan Kae Grant, TWU Photography Professor of Art has work included in the exhibition
"Welcome: Page by Page” at The Center for Photography at Woodstock. 0
The show runs from February 20 through April 10 in Woodstock, New York.

Colby Parsons, TWU Professor of Ceramics, gave a presentation to the Visual Arts Society of Texas titled: Hybrid: Clay and Light, on Thursday, March 3, at 7:00pm, at the Greater Denton Arts Council, located at 400 E. Hickory Street. Colby currently has one of his video/sculpture artworks on display as part of this year's Materials Hard and Soft exhibition.

Delta Phi Delta / The Art Honors Society

Delta Phi Delta would like to invite you to join the Society!
What we do each semester:

  • Raise student scholarship money (via our annual fund raising dinner)
  • Go on outings together
  • Participate in other campus events
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Earn honor cords when you graduate as an active member
  • Great experience to put down on your Resume
  • Networking
    Contact Ashlyn Lee:, for more information on joining Delta Phi Delta and for meeting times. Information Flyer.

Visual Arts
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For Spring
October 15

For Fall
January 31

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Gallery 010
Student Operated Gallery

Lower Level-Student Union

Carrie Adamson-Riefler, Dysthymia
Aprill 11th-22nd
Reception: Wednesday 20th 5pm-7pm

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US News & World Report ranked TWU/Visual Arts among the best graduate schools in the U.S.

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