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Spring 2017 Speaker, Symposia & Receptions

Torkwase Dyson: Hiding in Plane Site
Gallery Talk – Landmark Gallery
Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Opening Reception – Landmark Gallery
Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 PM

TJ Tucker, Art Director of Texas Monthly
“11 Years of Texas Monthly Covers
February 16, 2017 at 6:30 PM in Art B-01
Followed by a reception at the Folio Gallery where Covered It: 11 Years of Texas Monthly Covers by TJ Tucker is on display.

Scott Sherer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History and Gallery Director, UTSA Art Gallery and Satellite Space, University of Texas at San Antonio
Juror’s Talk, 30th Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition
February 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM in Art B-01

Peter S Briggs, Ph.D., Helen DeVitt Jones Curator of Art, Museum of Texas Tech
February 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM in Art B-01
“Post-Diploma Dreaming: Theory into Practice”
Peter S. Briggs, the Helen DeVitt Jones Curator of Art at the Museum of Texas Tech University, will discuss career strategies for students in the visual arts. Discussion will be an important part of the presentation. Briggs, who has degrees in art history and has exhibited his artwork in a variety of venues, has worked with local, national and international museums, galleries, artists, art organizations, auction houses, art service companies, and collectors for over 30 years. Presented by Tech Art History Society (TAHS) 

30th Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition
Opening Reception – Landmark Gallery
March 3, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM

BP5 Symposium – March 24-25, 2017
Friday, March 24, 2017
            Registration/Setup Print Fair Tables: 1:00 – 5:00 PM, CASP 5&J Gallery
            Reception: 4:00 – 6:00 PM, CASP 5&J Gallery
Saturday, March 25, 2017
            Print Fair & Other Displays: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, CASP 5&J Gallery [Reserve A Table Here]
            Steamroller Workshop: 9:00 AM – Noon, CASP 5&J Gallery
            Lunch: Food Trucks at CASP 5&J Gallery
            Speaker Presentations: 3:00 – 5:00 PM on TTU Campus venue; tba
            Beyond Printmaking 5: 2017 National Exhibition
            Reception: 5:00 – 7:00 PM - Landmark Gallery

Andrew Uroskie, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Art History and Criticism at StonyBrook
Author of Between the Black and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema in Postwar Art (University of Chicago Press 2014).
April 11, 2017, time and venue TBA

Zabet Patterson, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Media Arts at Stonybrook
Author of Peripheral Vision: Bell Labs, the S-C 4020, and the Origins of Computer Art (MIT Press 2015).
April 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM in Art B-01

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Exhibitions and speaker programs at the School of Art are supported by a generous grant from the Helen Jones Foundation of Lubbock. Additional support comes from Cultural Activities Fees administered through the J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts.