Texas Tech University

Exhibitions - Betting on the Sun 2023

School of Art
Landmark Arts

FALL 2023 Exhibition Schedule


THERESA NEWSOME (San Antonio, Texas)
What My Mother Told Me, What My Grandmother Refused to Say
SRO Photo Gallery
August 28 – September 24, 2023

UNBOX: Graphic Design Student Exhibition
Studio Gallery
August 30 – November 5, 2023
TTU Family Day-UNBOX Game Play-day, Saturday, September 30th from 10 AM - 5 PM

Graphic Design students have meticulously crafted custom-made game boards. Each board is a work of art, thoughtfully designed to immerse players in captivating worlds and narratives. From fantasy realms to futuristic landscapes, these boards transport players into extraordinary adventures.

Material Memory: Bodies, Things, and Space
(Master of Art Education Group Exhibition)
SOA Satellite Gallery at CASP
First Friday, September 1, 2023, 6:00-9:00 PM
Satellite Gallery open Saturdays in September 10 AM-2 PM

Art, Environment, Sustainability
Garden Arts Center (4215 University Avenue, Lubbock)
September 1-30, 2023
Artists will be on-site during Fall Festival event, Saturday, September 9, 2023, 2-3pm

Featuring artwork by students in summer Art, Environment, Sustainability projects in Colorado and on the Llano Estacado: Gabriel Peralta, Sawyer Crane, Avery Bonnette, Yashua Batista-Milk. Also participating are Western Colorado Students Ashley Favor and Natalie Pax and TTU PhD student Lauren Peterson. 

Junli Song: Monoprints
SOA Folio Gallery
September 5 – October 1, 2023
Reception: Tuesday, September 26th, 3:00-5:00 PM
Artist's Talk: Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30 PM in Art B:01

2nd Year MFA Student Exhibition
Landmark Gallery
September 28 – December 3, 2023

AUSTIN CULLEN (Houston, Texas)
A Natural History (Built to be Seen)
SRO Photo Gallery
September 28 – November 5, 2023

Welcome Art Foundations Students Exhibition!
SOA South Gallery
October 2 – 15, 2023
Pin Up Party Monday, October 2nd, 11 AM – 12 PM
All SOA invited to meet the students in ART 1100 Introduction to Art while they pin up headshots with their top ten art/design list.  Refreshments provided.

Third Floor Window x Folio Gallery
For the camera, for the screen, for the audience.
Curated by Carolina Alamilla
SOA Folio Gallery
October 4 – 29, 2023
Art MFA alumna Carolina Alamilla has curated a selection of videos, for TTU School of Art, by artists she has presented via her Third Floor Window project in Pittsburgh. The selected artists presented use their bodies as actor and as prop.

Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead (2002)
Video short by Kirk L Kelley, HouseSpecial, Portland, OR
SOA Folio Gallery
October 30 – November 4, 2023

Nathaniel Gilchrist: Out with the Boys: League Night
SOA Satellite Gallery at CASP
October 6, 2023, 6:00-9:00 PM
Satellite Gallery open Saturday 7th and 14th, 10 AM-2 PM

Ali Waller Plaster Cast Exhibition & Reception
(Presented in collaboration with TTU Title IX)
SOA Satellite Gallery
Friday, October 20, 2023, 6:00-9:00 PM

Ali Waller Plaster Casting
(In collaboration with TTU Title IX)
SOA Studio D at CASP, by appointment
October 15 – November 15, 2023

BETH BURSTEIN (Montclair, New Jersey)
SRO Photo Gallery
November 2 – December 10, 2023

Studio Art BFA Senior Group Show
SOA Studio Gallery
November 11, 2023 - February 4, 2024


Coming in Spring 2024

BELONGING: Contemporary Native Ceramics from the South Plains

Curated by Klinton Burgio-Ericson, Ph.D.

Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts

February 02  -  March 23, 2024



SOA Landmark Gallery

February 16 -  April 16, 2024


Selected Previous Exhibitions


Curated by Bethany Springer

February 16 - April 16, 2023

Betting on the Sun - Gretchen Marie Schaefer

THE TAP: Visioning the Ogallala Aquifer on the Llano Estacado

March 25 - April 22, 2022

The Tap


Curated by Chad Dawkins

September 4 - November 7, 2021

EVERYDAY - Vincent Valdez

Detention Nation: Sin Huellas Collective Installation Exhibition

October 20 - December 15, 2018

Detention Nation

Landmark Arts exhibitions and speaker programs in the Texas Tech University School of Art are made possible in part with a generous grant from the Still Water Foundation, Austin. Additional support comes from Cultural Activities Fees administered through the J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts.