Texas Tech University

Fall 2018 Speakers & Symposia

10.06.2018

2018 Texas Metals Symposium 
Student Union Building Ballroom, 9-5 PM
Reception: Art 3D Annex, 5:30-6:30 PM

International artist and scholar Roberta Bernabei, Lecturer at Loughborough University, UK, will be the keynote speaker at the annual statewide gathering of jewelry-metals artists. Bernabei's recent studio practice explores digital technologies and how they may be seamlessly united with traditional goldsmith techniques, including the manipulation of CAD/CAM, rapid prototyping, precision photo etching and digital embroidery. At Texas Tech her talk will focus on "Digital jewelry: the democratization of authorship and ownership." Kee-Ho Yuen (University of Iowa), Charles Lewton-Brain (Alberta College of Art and Design), Anya Kavarkis (University of Oregon, Eugene), Mary Hallam-Pearse (Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia).

10.15.2018

Chip Lord 
Architecture Building Gallery, 4 PM
Co-presented with College of Architecture 

Trained as an architect, Lord was a founding partner of Ant Farm, with whom he produced the video art classics Media Burn and The Eternal Frame as well as the public sculpture, Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo Texas. His work blends documentary and experimental practice and moves between video, photography and installation.

10.20.2018

Detention Nation Panel Discussion 
4-5 PM, English LH001 (followed by reception)

MFA Thesis Lectures
All Presentations at 7:00 PM in Art B-01

  • 10.16.2018 - Michael Emerson (Painting) 
  • 10.18.2018 - Carolina Alamilla (Ceramics)
  • 10.23.2018 - Jessie Dodington (Painting)
  • 10.29.2018 - Nathalie Lawrence (Sculpture)
  • 11.05.2018 - Lauren E. Lopez (Photography)
  • 11.08.2018 - Samantha Resendez (Painting)
  • 11.13.2018 - Monica Prado (Printmaking)
  • 11.15.2018 - Jeramiah Macha (Painting)
  • 11.20.2018 - Kristine Johnson (Printmaking)
  • 11.27.2018 - Stephanie Berrie (Printmaking)