Texas Tech University

Fall 2021 Speakers' Series

Race & Social Justice in the Arts Speakers' Series

Alayna N. Pernell: Our Mothers' Gardens
Friday, October 8, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM via Zoom (register for link here)

Alayna N PernellAfrican American photographer Alayna N. Pernell utilizes archived photographs of Black women and the language of vernacular images in her photo series Our Mother's Garden to bring to light the loss of identity throughout Black history and the negative impact it continues to have. She has a Master of Fine Arts degree in photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is currently an Associate Lecturer in the Art & Design Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts. Her photographs will be on display in the Art Building SRO Photo Gallery from September 29th through October 31st.

Texas Painting Symposium 
Lubbock September 2-4, 2021

Texas Painting Symposium


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 Helen Jones Foundation of Lubbock. Additional support comes from Cultural Activities Fees administered through the J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts.