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The Fall 2014 Master of Fine Arts Graduating Exhibition is on display now in the East and West Galleries and the Art Building Foyer, the exhibition will be up through December 12.  The opening reception is Wednesday, December 3 from 5:00-9:00 pm.

TWU Drawing and Painting MFA student Bailey K Chapman is a part of TRUST, a collaborative experience including 40 artists of all different media.  The exhibition will take place at Hyperspace Gallery in Dallas and has an opening reception with live music on Saturday, December 13 from 7-10. For more info...

TWU Graphic Design professor Jana Perez and two Alumni, Angilee Wilkerson and Mary Kathryn Wimberly are included in the exhibition Levitas: A Photographic Investigation of Weightlessness.  The exhibition is at the Bath House Cultural Center from December 6 - January 31 with a reception on December 6th from 7-9pm. For more info..

TWU Ceramics Faculty Colby Parsons and Graduate Ceramics student Anastasia Gabriel are included in the 500X Exhibition called Co Action.  The exhibition features artists and their mentors.  The opening reception is December 6th at 7pm and will be on display until January 4th.

TWU Undergraduate Painting student Nychelle Grant and Graduate Art History student Amanda Hernandez are displaying their collaborative exhibition titled Collision in the 010 Student Union Gallery from November 24 through December 5. 

Haley Henman at Gallery 422 will present The Salon Show which is a group show that TWU Drawing and Painting Graduate Student Angelia Ford is a part of.  The exhibit will be on display from November 28 through January 3 with the opening reception on December 6.

TWU Drawing and Painting Graduate Student Angelia Ford is featured on the front page of The Lasso for her portraits of local homeless persons.  Her upcoming exhibition "Creating Invisibility for the Invisible" will be on display at the TWU Fine Arts Building in the West Gallery from Decmber 3 - 12.

TWU Photography Alumni Sheryl Anaya has works on exhibition in "The View Through the Lens: Capturing Cultural Shifts with the Latino Barrios of Dallas, at the Latino Cultural Center from November 14 - January 3.  Anaya and four other artists were commissioned by the center to document everyday life in Latino-centric neighborhoods.  The exhibition captures a dynamic city constantly shifting into the 21st century.

TWU Photography Faculty, Susan kae Grant exhibited 15 pieces in the "2014 International Photographic Festival" and the "12th Shanghai International Photographic Art Exhibition" in Shanghai, China during the month of October 2014. The exhibition was curated by Yan Li of Beijing, China.

Artists have been selected for 010 Gallery's upcoming Spring exhibitions. The students selected are: LaRae Rippetoe; Kimberly Schaefer & Carrie Adamson-Riefler; Karalee Brown; PAC-Photographic Artists' Coalition; Martha Roberts; Brittany Cooper & Blair Rankin; Andrew Scott; Christina Phillips. Congratulations to all who will be exhibiting in Spring 2015.

TWU Graphic Design Faculty Jana Perez has four of her collage pieces selected to be in the 16th Annual Collage, Digital & Mixed Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition at Upstream People Gallery and juried by Professor Larry Bradshaw.  For more information...

TWU Photography Faculty, Susan kae Grant's Shadow Portraits are included on TIME LightBox in the essay, "How the Past Shapes Modern Photography", curated by Deborah Willis, PhD, NYU, NYC. October 2, 2014. Read the article.

TWU Art History faculty Dr. John Calabrese is hosting a study abroad trip this upcoming summer.  The class is called The Art of Spain : Medieval to 20th Century.  Pick up an information packet from Dr. Calabrese for details.  If you have any questions regarding the trip, email Dr. Calabrese at

Three of our BFA graduating Graphic Design undergraduate students have secured careers prior to graduation: Kevin Smith has been hired as Marketing Communications Specialist at Chippenhook, Erica Tolbert has been hired as a Graphic Designer at the Fort Worth Business Press, and Billie Buck has been hired as a Graphic Designer at Transmission Events, in Austin.  Congratulations!

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 fundraising 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 Amanda Hernandez:, for more information on joining Delta Phi Delta and for meeting times. Information Flyer.

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January 31, 2015

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Art Friday


East | West Galleries

December 3 to
December 12

East Gallery
Kalee Appleton

West Gallery
Angelia Ford

Art Building Foyer
Jenna Murray

Reception: Thursday
December 3, 2014

Gallery Hours

JEG 2015

Exhibition Entries Closed

Gallery 010

Student Operated Gallery
Lower Level-Student Union

Fall 2014 Exhibitions

Amanda Hernandez
& Nychelle Grant

November 24 - December 5

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