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Thank you to all who attended the Graduate Open Studios last week.  Students, Faculty, and Administrators, including Dr. Feyten herself all came to the Patio Building to see the current work of the MFA/MA students.



TWU Photography Professor, Susan kae Grant's "Night Journey" series is featured in the Barcelona based magazine, Dodho.

Congrats to the 010 Gallery solo show winners, and thanks to everyone who voted!  The winners for Spring 2015 are:
1.  Nicola Brady and Andrew Scott:  Exploration in Stroke
2.  Ashlyn Lee and Lydia Williams:  Natural Curiosity
3.  Madeline Potter:  We Live in Boxes
4.  Savannah Guerra:  Branching
5.  Bernardo Vallarino:  Fallen Comrades
6.  Diane Chenault & Michele Poindexter:  People and Places:  An explorations of portraiture and landscape photography
7.  Photographic Artists Coalition (PAC):  Coalition Collective
8.  Brittany Cooper:  Translation:  Collage to Paint

TWU Photography Undergrad, Heather Ross has been accepted by juror Dr. David Coleman, Director of the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX, for the TPS 24: The International Competition. The exhibition will hang at the Wittliff Galleries at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX, from June 1 through July 25, 2015. A public reception with the juror will be held on Saturday, June 6 from 3:00-5:00pm. TPS 24 will also travel to the San Antonio Public Library during FotoSeptiembre in the fall, followed by The Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene.

The Ft. Worth Community Arts Gallery is hosting Graduate Students from the Visual Arts Department in an exhibition titled "Variable Array".  The show will be on display from April 2 through April 27. There is an opening reception for the artists on April 10 from 6:00pm-9:00pm.  Students selected for the exhibition are: Bernardo Vallarino, Amber Hall, Deedra Baker, Carrie Adamson-Riefler, Kim Shaefer, Bailey Chapman, Susan Brents-Sheldon, Lindsey Dunnagan, Angelia Ford, and Joy Ellis.

TWU Drawing and Painting Graduate student, Bailey K Chapman is included in a group exhibition at 500X Gallery called "Family Ties".  The show was curated by Bonny Leibowitz and Julie Torres.  "Family Ties" will be on display from April 11 - May 3 2015 with an opening reception on Saturday, April 11 from 7-10pm.

TWU Art Education Professor Dr. Diane C. Gregory has been awarded the Outstanding Lifetime Service Award for AET (Art Education Technology, a special interest group of the National Art Education Association. Congratulations Diane!

TWU Photography Alumni, Kalee Appleton has five pieces from her series "Bit Rot" in a group exhibition titled A Flexible Arrangement at Gray Matters Gallery in Dallas, TX.  

TWU Drawing and Painting Alumni Katie Murray is participating in an exhibition titled, "Timeless: Contemporary Configurations".  The show is at Gallery 414 in Ft. Worth and will be up from March 28 - May 3 with an opening reception Saturday, March 28, from 2:00 - 9:00 during Spring Gallery Night.  Congrats Katie!
TWU Photography Graduate Rachael Banks has been recently published in two online publications and an educational book.  The book is the second edition of "Teaching Photography: Tools for the Imaging Educator" which is available for purchase on  She was also given a nice write-up and a several image spread in Dodho Magazine and she is included in the 72nd issue of Fraction Magazine

TWU Photography professor Susan kae Grant has seven pieces from "Night Journey" in the exhibition, "Unconscious Metaphors" at Walker Fine Art , in Denver, Colorado from March 20 - May 1, 2015 with an opening reception for the artists on March 20.  The exhibition features work by Susan kae Grant, Anne Arden McDonald, Bonnie Lhotka, and Aelda Zinn.

TWU Sculpture professor Tanya Synar took her sculpture students to participate in the iron pour in Lubbock, TX for the Texas Sculpture Symposium.  There they participated and watched the process of pouring iron, in addition to enjoying the lectures and art at the symposium. [Event Photographs]

TWU Drawing and Painting Graduate Student Susan Brents-Sheldon has been selected by Juror Chris Ramsey for the 49th National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.  The exhibition runs from February 20 through May 8.

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

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 Ashlyn Lee:, for more information on joining Delta Phi Delta and for meeting times. Information Flyer.

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Spring 2015
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April 15 to April 23
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