Photography faculty Susan Kae Grant will be recognized as the Society's Honored Educator at the 51st SPE National Conference for 2014. Congratulations Susan!
Wichita Falls Museum of Art is hosting "Texas Sculpture Inside and Out", an invitational exhibition.The WFMA celebrates Texas sculptors through outdoor monumental sculptures, indoor sculpture and works on paper made by sculptors. TWU Sculpture Faculty Tanya Synar has work in the exhibition and on the cover of the show card. The exhibition will be on display from November 1, 2013 through February 22, 2014.
Chair of the TWU Department of Visual Arts , Michelle Hays, and Graphic Design Professor, Jana C. Perez are participating in The OpEd Project's 2014 "Public Voices Thought Leadership" program. This is a national initiative to increase the number of women contributing to newspaper opinion columns, television and radio talk shows which are forums traditionally dominated by men.
TWU Ceramics Faculty Colby Parsons has a solo show at Brookhaven College in the Studio Gallery. Parsons' works consist of wall-mounted three dimensional ceramic sculpture with digital video projections. The reception will be held January 30 from 6 to 8 pm.Vance Wingate and Susan kae Grant are included in the 500X exhibition, "Creative Differences: 35 Years at 500X” This exhibition features a variety of media, including painting, photography, installation, assemblage, video, drawing, and performance by a selection of twenty-nine former members. The show will be up from December 7, 2013 to January 5, 2014 with an Opening December 7 from 7-10pm.
FACULTY NEWS - Colby Parsons has work included in a group show "New Directions" at the Lacoste Gallery in Concord, MA. His ceramic and video mixed media work is featured in an article on ArtDaily.org.FACULTY NEWS - Susan kae Grant is co-juror for the exhibition "Tangibles: Beauty and Purpose in the Art of the Book", which will be on view September through November, 2013 at the Northern Arizona University Art Museum in Flagstaff, Arizona. For more information click here.
FACULTY NEWS - Photography faculty Susan kae Grant in a video interview for the Dallas Museum of Art.
TWU Photography Faculty Susan kae Grant's work is included in the 2013 SPE South Central Members Exhibition. The exhibition is at the Galveston College Art Gallery from September 24 to October 24.
FACULTY NEWS - Susan Kae Grant - Photography Faculty Susan Kae Grant is featured on the cover of Adore Noir magazine "Issue 11" along with an 18 page featured article on her work. The issue is now available for download at www.adorenoir.com.FACULTY NEWS - John Calabrese's works "Heart of the Matter", "Little Girl Lost", "Solar Wind", "The Magnetic Field (Concerto for Emily)" and "This Island Earth" have been selected for the “14th Annual Painting, Drawing, Photography & Print Juried Online International Art Exhibition” presented by Upstream People Gallery. The exhibition will debut worldwide on November 1, 2012 at www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.com.
FACULTY NEWS - Susan Kae Grant is on the cover and has several reproductions inside of this month's Diffusion: Unconventional Photography, Volume IV. For more information: http://shop.diffusionmag.com
FACULTY NEWS - Dr. John Calabrese has had papers accepted at 5 conferences for the upcoming year. 'The Returning Vet and Film Noir: The Problematic' / Third International Conference on the Image, Poznan, Poland & Hawaii University International Conference on Arts, Humanities and Social Studies, Honolulu, HI, Jan. 6-8, 2013; 'The Power of Art; How Art Objects and Artists Impact upon Characters, Scenes and Plots in the Films of Alfred Hitchcock.' / Texas Association of Schools of Art Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, Oct. 11-14, 2012 & Hawaii University International Conference on Arts, Humanities and Social Studies, Honolulu, HI, Jan. 6-8, 2013.;'A Pedagogy for Two Part Art History Studies Abroad Courses' / Fourth Annual International Conference on Fine and Performing Arts, Athens, Greece.'
FACULTY NEWS - An exhibition of works by Susan kae Grant titled, "Theatrical Worlds of the Whimsical and Tragic" opens at Conduit Gallery in Dallas, Texas on September 8th and runs through October 6, 2012. For more information and directions to the gallery: www.conduitgallery.com
FACULTY NEWS - Tanya Synar's work will be featured in an outdoor sculpture installation in Abilene for their 32nd Outdoor Sculptour. The work will be at the Center for Contemporary Arts / 220 Cypress Street / Abilene, Texas for 2 years. For more information: http://abilenecac.org/galleries/sculpturetour/
FACULTY NEWS - Asst. Professor Jana Perez and Adjunct Instructor Raul Varela presented research recently at the UCDA Design Education Summit held this year at Virginia Tech. http://ucda.com/educonf.lasso
Perez and Varela lectured on "Curriculum that creates Designers of the Future", sharing program objectives, course projects and resulting student work that addressed the summit's topic of "Catch 22: being stuck between technology and design in the classroom". Among the ideas shared, TWU graphic design curriculum fosters "design thinking" through three main ideas: eliminating silos, fostering design leadership and creating interaction points.
FACULTY NEWS - Tanya Synar / Her work "Pangea" was selected for an exhibition at Blue Star Contemporary by curator Phillip King. The exhibition was May 31- August 20, 2012. The show is in conjunction with the conference, "Scale: A Gathering of Sculptors". bluestarart.org/
FACULTY NEWS - Dr. John Calabrese was accepted into the 500XPO 2012 at 500X Gallery in Dallas, Texas. The exhibition was juried by Aaron Parazette, nationally known artist from Houston, TX.
FACULTY NEWS - Professor Susan kae Grant interviewed online as the Featured Educator at MAC-ON-CAMPUS.com.FACULTY NEWS - Professor Susan kae Grant is included in three upcoming group shows. One in Florida and two in China!
Contemporary Complexities / J. Johnson Gallery [website] / Jackson Beach, Florida / September 17 to November 5, 2011
Symbiosis / Curator: Susan Dooley / 2011 Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China / September 19-25, 2011
This exhibition includes the work of nine leading U.S. photographic educators and three of their students (from TWU are Ashley Whitt, Daniel Khoury and Elizabeth Claffey). [website]
Pictures Are Words Not Known / Curator: Sean Justice / The LiShui Museum of Photography, LiShui, China [website] / October 30 to December 30, 2011 FACULTY NEWS - Assistant Professor Jana Perez was awarded Second Prize by Ruth Fremson, the juror for Professional Women Photographer's International Call for Entry. The award includes $500, inclusion in a group show in Manhattan, an online gallery exhibition and inclusion in an article in PWP's Imprint Magazine. Ms. Perez's "Personify" was the artwork selected for the award. More information at www.pwponline.org.
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