Weekly Announcements 2/5/2018

Mandatory Meeting!!!

Students, tomorrow at 4:30 we will have our mandatory meeting in Shore Gallery at 4:30.  You are expected to be there and attendance will be taken.  If you are unable to attend please email me and give me the reason so I can forward that to Mike.  We have changes to the Fall schedule that you need to be aware of.

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Upcoming Important Dates

(Several of you have requested important dates for the semester.  Please put these in your planners or google calendar.  If this makes you anxious, please just take note of the very next thing and I will keep sending reminders of upcoming events. And we all breathe together)

Feb 23-27 – We will have guests in the department and gallery for accreditation
March 1 – A&D Chapel (Drop the Mic – Geoff & Kenny)
March 7 – Senior Exhibition – Chancey Sanders (Center for Contemporary Arts) Reception is 3/24
March 12 – Spring Break
March 22nd – Faculty & Student Karaoke Night – Ruthie’s studio in the Rec at 7pm
March 23rd – Senior Show: Vanessa, Jonathan, Nichola, Jaden, Byron
March 29th – Senior Exhibition – Nicki Dicicco (Center for Contemporary Arts)
April 5th – A&D Chapel (Drop the Mic – Ronnie & Dan)
April 6th – Senior Show: Kaylen, Christi, Janine, Audi
April 19th – Senior Exhibition – Anthia Nibizi (Center for Contemporary Arts)
April 23rd – Student Competition entries to be taken to Shore Gallery
April 27th – Student Competition Show Opens and Scholarship Awards announced
May 3rd – Foundation Reviews
May 4th – Concentration Reviews
May 7th – Dead Day
May 8th – Finals begin
May 9th  (Seniors, I will confirm this closer to the time)
May 12th – Graduation

Weekly Announcements 2/5/2018

Thursday: Art Walk & ISAC awards

Head downtown on Thursday night and earn those art event credits by going to the galleries and museums downtown.  The Intercollegiate Student Art Competition show will be open at the Center for Contemporary Art.  Congratulations to all our students who had work selected for the show.  We had 27 pieces selected from 20 students.

Friday: Senior Show

Come out and support, Daniel Tapia, Denver Gravitt, Kristal Borjas, Madi Ray & Paulina Servin at their senior exhibition, young done and baroque (round of applause on that title, see what they did there?). The show will open Friday, Feb 9th in Shore Gallery at 5:30.

Mandatory Meeting

Please put Feb 13th on your calendar now.  Our Mandatory Department Meeting will be held at 4:30 in Shore.  Art Education will be dismissed so you can attend.  We ask you to move around any other obligations and ask ahead about being off from work.  Thank you!  If you are unable to attend please let me know the reason and I will forward it to Mike.

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Please make sure you are entering your work for our competitions!

Next Department Chapel – Drop the Mic – March 1

Karaoke Night – Thursday, March 22nd

Go ahead and begin practicing.  Faculty/Student Karaoke Night at 7pm on the 22nd.  Location TBD.  You do not want to miss this and we can’t have a fun night without your willingness to participate.

Weekly Announcements 1/29/2018

Art & Design Chapel – THIS Thursday!

Join us at 11 on Thursday, Feb 1, in DMC 141 for departmental chapel!  Our Spring theme is Drop the Mic.  We will have pairs of faculty face off about an artist or piece of art work.  You asked for this and here we are!  Our first battle, Art Style, will be Robert Green & Trey Shirley.  Not only do you want to hear this debate, you want to hear the “walk on” songs they have picked.

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Mandatory Meeting

Please put Feb 13th on your calendar now.  Our Mandatory Department Meeting will be held at 4:30 in Shore.  Art Education will be dismissed so you can attend.  We ask you to move around any other obligations and ask ahead about being off from work.  Thank you!  If you are unable to attend please let me know the reason and I will forward it to Mike.

Weekly Announcements 1/22/2018

Competitions

Earlier this week I sent info about the Intercollegiate Competition and the Abilene Artists Coalition competitions. Enter your work!

Senior Exhibition THIS Friday!

Please come out on Friday at 5:30 to Shore Gallery and support our seniors, Shelby Woodard, Sydney Jones, Cynthia Quesada, and Alanna Lively in their senior exhibition, Rooted.

Art & Design Chapel

We only have 4 Spring chapels, once per month.  Watch this space for dates an amazing new series.  Think Rap Battle. Think Dance Off.  Think Presidential Debate.

Shinnery Review Cover Design Competition:

ACU’s annual literary magazine, The Shinnery Review, is in need of an eye-catching cover design, and you are encouraged to create and submit your own design. Please see the attached flyer for contest details. Traditionally the design involves trees, and you are welcome to follow this tradition, but feel free branch off from this theme as well.

The artist whose design is selected will receive a $75 Amazon gift card!

Please direct any questions and send your final designs to theshinneryreview@gmail.com.

Weekly Announcements 11/27/2017

Art Event Credits

Students, please check the blog about your art event credits.  You need to have recorded everything on the form linked to the blog post or have created your own.  You can turn those in to me to hold for you until reviews or you can keep them until reviews in April.  Either way, make sure you have every art event credit you are claiming written up.

Thursday: Art & Design Department Chapel

Join us on Thursday in 141 at 11 to hear Erika Wong share in our series “Global Faith.”
This will be chapel credit and an art event credit (if you have not already claimed your 2 art event credits earned by attending chapel).

Friday: Simon Walker AIGA workshop

AIGA members please make sure you have read your email from Paulina and have signed up to attend this workshop.  As of this morning there were still 3 participant spots open and several spectator spots.
Simon is a freelance designer and custom-typographer working in Austin, Texas. Some of his clients, past and present, include Nickelodeon, American Eagle, Ed Helms, Vanity Fair, Pepsi, ESPN, Brené Brown, Nike and Target.

Friday: Senior Show

Come out on Friday night to support Shannon Major as she hosts the show, Details.  It will open at 5pm in Shore Gallery.  Earn an Art Event credit by attending and writing up your response.

Monday: Fine Arts Org Workshop with Jill Maxwell

Fine Art students keep an eye out for an email from Julia Teel to sign up for a fine art workshop with Jill Maxwell.  This will be a good time to get to know Jill, fellow fine art students and have a little fun doing a creative project.
Theme: “Dine-ing Out”
Come join us for a delectable afternoon of inspiration through the viewing and emulation of the symbolic works of American artist, Jim Dine.

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