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Clay Underground is hosting their annual Chili Bowl Sale on Thursday, November 6 from 10:00am-1:00pm.  If you buy a handmade bowl, you receive free chili!  The proceeds go to the Clay Underground organization.  The event will be held in the foyer of the Art Building.

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 Undergraduate Drawing and Painting student Suedabeh Husseinzadeh has her solo exhibition in the 010 Gallery titled "Adventures into an Unknown World".  The exhibition will be on display from October 27 - November 7 with an Opening Reception on October 29, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.

TWU Gallery Coordinator Vance Wingate is having a solo exhibition at Pogue Art Gallery in Ada, Oklahoma.  The gallery is at East Central University and runs from October 20 to November 25.  Congratulations Vance! For more information...

TWU Photography faculty Susan kae Grant has 26 pieces from the "Night Journey" installation in the exhibition "Shadows of the Invisible" she also taught a lecture and gave an artists' talk at Oakland University prior to the opening reception.  The show runs from October 11 through November 23 in Oakland, Michigan.

TWU Graphic Design faculty Jana Perez is featured in the October issue of LandEscape Magazine. Congratulations Jana!  Click here to see the magazine.

The Annual Italian Night Scholarship Fundraising Dinner will be October 28th, 5-7pm in the Department of Visual Arts.  Tickets for the event are $8.00 in advance or $10.00 at the door, the night of the event. Cash or Check accepted / No Credit Cards. Tickets will be on sale in the Art Building and at the Graduate Open studios. Contact Kaye Kvancz at for more information.

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 Graduate students Kalee Appleton, Allison Jarek, Deedra Baker, and alumni Kristina Smith have work in a group exhibition titled Common Threads.  The show is up from October 9 - November 29 in the Lillian Bradshaw Gallery in the Dallas Public Library.  There will be a reception with the artists and curator on Saturday, October 11 with a brief curatorial and artists lecture at 3:00pm.

TWU Sculpture Graduate student Bernardo Vallarino is creating an art installation in the 010 Gallery that will be on display from October 13-24.  The exhibition is titled Insignificant Pests and the reception will be Wednesday, October 15 from 4-7pm.

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 Photography Graduate student Kalee Appleton has a solo exhibition at Gallery 76102 at UT Arlington / Fort Worth Center.  The exhibition was curated by Erin Starr White and will be on display from October 9th-November 30th with the opening reception Thursday, October 9th from 6-8pm. For more info...

TWU Alumni Katie Murray and Gallery Coordinator Vance Wingate were accepted into the 2014 "Art in the Metroplex" Works by 33 North Texas artists have been accepted for juried exhibition, which will be on view October 3-30 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.  A reception for the artists will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. October 3 at the Arts Center.  An awards ceremony will follow a talk by juror Sara-Jayne Parsons at 6:30 p.m.

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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October 15, 2014

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Art Friday

Encaustic Mini-Workshop with Deanna Wood

Friday October 31, 1-4pm
Room 204 / Fine Arts Building
For TWU Students &
Alumni Only

Free Event!  [Ticket Info]

East | West Galleries

October 28 - November 7

East Gallery
Lucky 7

West Gallery
7x7 Fundraiser

Reception: Saturday
November 1, 2014

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JEG 2015

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Gallery 010

Student Operated Gallery
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Fall 2014 Exhibitions

Suedabeh Husseinzadeh
Adventures into an Unknown World
October 27 - November 7

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