Attend the FREE TWU Transfer Connection on Sat., Nov. 3, and learn how you can transfer to TWU.
TWU Student Jessica Reddin
Finalist in the 2012 Silk Cut Awards
Jessica Reddin has been selected as a Finalist in the 2012 Silk Cut Awards. Her work has been donated to the Silk Cut Gallery and will become a part of their permanent collection. For more info: http://www.silkcutlino.com/index.html
TWU Visual Arts Students in 'New Crop: 500X College Expo'
Amanda Amaral (BFA Photography), Sheryl David (BFA Sculpture), Ashley Kauschinger (MFA Photography), Glen Rust (MA Sculpture), Kristina Smith (MFA Photography) and Lisa Tremaine (BFA Painting) have been accepted into the annual 500X College Expo at 500X Gallery in Dallas, Texas. The exhibition was curated by Barry Whistler (Barry Whistler Gallery) and Allison Smith (professional photographer). The exhibition opens October 6, 7-10pm with a reception for the artists and runs through October 20th. For more information on the gallery and exhibition, please go to: 500X.org
Susan Kae Grant / Photography Faculty
Featured in Diffusion Magazine
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/product/diffusion-unconventional-photography-volume-iv-2012
Call for Entries / 2012 Alliance Juried Student Exhibition
East | West Galleries new exhibition'Joseph Melançon' and 'TWU Alumni Painting Exhibition' Joseph Melançon graduated from TWU in 2000 with a MFA degree in painting. He credits his studies at TWU with allowing him opportunity to pursue some new avenues of painting and ideas in his work. In 2011 Joseph's family created an endowed scholarship in his name to allow other students to study art at TWU. This exhibition showcases work from his time at TWU, to the present. TWU is also proud to present alumni from our MFA painting program in this exhibition. The show features TWU alumni: Penny Bisbee, Mark Collop, Tim Harding, Sunny Jacquet, Tammy Wascovich, and Leigh Ann Williams. The show is curated by Professor Gary Washmon, who taught and advised these students during their time at TWU.
The show will be October 2 to October 26, with an opening reception on Tuesday, October 2nd, 5-7pm. More info
TWU Alumni Featured Artists!Arthur Fields & Morgan Ford / MFA Photography, are featured on the website TICKA / http://www.ticka-arts.com//. Their work was chosen as one of three artists to be featured in the online gallery for the month. Congratulations Arthur and Morgan!
Visual Arts Faculty Papers Accepted at Conferences
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.'
Allison Proulx Work in Third Coast National Exhibition
Allison Proulx, MFA Painting, is included in the Third Coast National Exhibition at K Space Contemporary in Corpus Christi, Texas. Christina Rees, Director of Fort Worth Contemporary Gallery is the juror. For more information: Third Coast National. Congratulations Allison!
School of the Arts Calendar now availableThe new SOA calendar, designed by TWU Graphic Design students Michelle Blakey, Whitney Greiner, Stephen Platt and Mehreen Rizvi, with guidance from their advisor Jana Perez. The calendar is available at all of the SOA department offices and is here as a pdf download. SOA Calendar [pdf]
Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition Now Accepting Entries!The annual JEG Photography Competition is now accepting entries. The official site is: twuvisualarts.slideroom.com. More information on the show can be found on the JEG page of this website. And the official brochure for the competition is available here: JEG Brochure [pdf].
Susan kae Grant / Photography Faculty
New Work at Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas
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
Tanya Synar / Sculpture Faculty
Work Exhibited at 32nd Abilene Outdoor Sculptour
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/
TWU Alumni Michele Mikesell
Painting Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia
Michele Mikesell studied painting and graphic design at Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX for her BFA and then completed her MFA at the University of Oklahoma in Norman in 2004. Mikesells work has been continually exhibited throughout the United States in both solo and group shows. Her exhibition at Alan Avery Art Company will be September 21 to October 27, 2012. For more information: www.alanaveryartcompany.com.