Texas Tech University :: School Of Art

SOA Community Open House
February 28, 2009 :: 1:00 – 5:00PM

Saturday, February 28, 1:00 - 5:00 PM

Join the students and faculty of Texas Tech University School of Art for our Open House. There will be a trolley available for transportation between the main Art Building and the 3D Art Annex every 30 minutes, with the last pickup from the 3D Annex at 4:00 PM. Ryan Scheckel, Academic Advisor will be available from 1:00 – 4:00 to answer questions about degree programs and courses from prospective students and parents. Art History students and College of Visual & Performing Arts Ambassadors will be hosting information tables at the entrances, with maps available.

Ceramics: Demonstrations will be given by students and faculty in the 3D Annex.

Jewelry Design & Metalsmithing: Demonstrations will be given by students and faculty in the 3D Annex.

Painting: Live, interactive, collaborative art shows will be presented in Art 103 and Art B-09.

Photography: Students will have an ongoing cyanotype workshop (2:00-4:00 PM) and will guide guests through the photography labs.

Printmaking will present 3 two-hour monotype workshops (10 AM, 12:30 PM, and 3 PM). Free, but limited to 12 persons each on a first come basis. The Print Club will have a sale. Proceeds will support student travel to the Southern Graphics Council Conference in March.

Sculpture: Students will be cutting and welding in the embankment shop. An aluminum casting procedure will be conducted in the foundry area. Sculpture studios will be open and BFA work will be on display in Art SB-15 (Sculpture Alternative).
Landmark Gallery: Beyond Printmaking: 2009 National Juried Exhibition showcases artwork by 29 artists from around the USA.

Studio Gallery: Senior Studio BFA Group Exhibition will be on display. A reception for the exhibition will be held in the Art Foyer from 4:00-5:00 PM.

SRO Photography Gallery: Photography Studio Area MFA Group Show featuring the work of Sarah Jamison, Angélica Muñoz, Chisum Pierce and Zach Nader.

South Entrance Gallery
: The Art History Society presents a Silent Auction of items donated by community businesses such as Art Avenue, 10-20 Boutique, Wicks n Sticks, Fashion Forward, Charles Adams Gallery and others. Proceeds will support an Art History student trip to Marfa. Winning bids will be announced at 4:30 PM
Art Foundations will meet and greet area high school art teachers in Art Room 102 from 1:00-2:00 PM. Student portfolio reviews will be conducted in Architecture 301 beginning at 2:00 PM.

Art History: Zack Hughes will present a slideshow of his study abroad semester in Paris at 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM in Art B-02. Students will discuss the 19th - century plaster casts in Art B-01.

Communication Design: Presentations will be given by faculty members Dirk Fowler, Associate Professor of Communication Design, and Francisco Ortega, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication Design in Art B-19 and Art B-24. Student work will be on display and the motion graphics collective, Factory Shorts, will be shown.

Visual Studies: The Area Public School Art Exhibit will be on display in the hallway outside Architecture Building Room 201. Visual Studies students will be available to discuss their students’ art and the student teaching program.