Graphic Design Portfolio Reviews

0 Commentsby   |  05.08.15  |  News & Announcements, Student Work & Recognition

Thanks everyone for your participation in reviews. This is a very busy time so the extra work you put into this is appreciated. We wanted to post a few strong portfolios at the various stages in the program. We hope this gives everyone a view of what’s ahead.

Concentration Reviews (Sophomore)

Third Year Reviews

Senior Reviews

Kitty Wasemiller & Heather Kirby in the Abilene-Reporter News

0 Commentsby   |  05.07.15  |  Alumni Spotlight, Interior Design, News & Announcements



Kitty Wasemiller and Heather Kirby were featured in the Abilene Reporter News on Sunday, April 26! Kitty talks about different interior design tips and techniques to creating a great space to live. The article also talks about Heather Kirby, graduating senior, who had the opportunity to decorate walls in the home of ACU’s dean of the College of Education and Human Services, Dr. Donnie Snider, and his wife, Diane.

Holly Hunt Guest Lecture

0 Commentsby   |  04.29.15  |  Artist/Designer Guest Lectures, Interior Design, News & Announcements

Holly Hunt opened her first interior design showroom in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. Today, there are HOLLY HUNT showrooms not only in Chicago, but also in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, London, and Sao Paulo. Her work has received numerous industry awards for timeless design, innovation and excellence. Holly is a native of West Texas and was honored by Texas Tech with their Distinguished Leadership award in 2012.

Please join us for a FREE lunch with Holly Hunt Monday, May 4th at 11:45am in the Hunter Welcome Center! To RSVP email Lea Watkins.

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Weekly Announcements for 4/27

0 Commentsby   |  04.27.15  |  Art & Design Travel, Artist/Designer Guest Lectures, News & Announcements

Bryon Caldwell Event – Register by THIS Wednesday at noon!

To register, email Jenni Williams.


Foundation (4/30) & Concentration Reviews (5/1)

Please see the blog for further information about reviews. You will find links with examples, downloadable templates and instructional videos embedded in the instructions for reviews.

You will check in at the Art office and Arlene will direct you to your review location.

INTD/ARCH students you reviews will all be in DM 201

Instagram Competition

Thank you to everyone who has entered our Instagram competitions!  It has been invaluable exposure getting your work out before well known successful alumni currently working in your field. Look for more in the Fall.

Study Abroad

We just had our first Study Abroad 2016 interest meeting and it went great! Here are a few important links if you are interested in learning more about this trip.

Get On Our Interest Mailing List! :: Find out about future meetings and events.

I Am Ready To Apply!


Student Show (April 24, 2015)

0 Commentsby   |  04.27.15  |  News & Announcements, Shore & Downtown Art Galleries

Congratulations to all those who got work into the Student Show! We love seeing all the work students have produced in the past year! All the photos from the show can be seen on A&D Flickr account.




7th Instagram Competition Winners!

0 Commentsby   |  04.27.15  |  News & Announcements

The winner of our 7th Instagram competition is Jesse Ray with her interactive portfolio design! Check out the A&D Instagram account to watch the full video! Chera Chaney is our runner-up!


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Bryon Caldwell Guest Lecture – April 30th

0 Commentsby   |  04.22.15  |  Artist/Designer Guest Lectures


We will be hosting Bryon Caldwell on campus on April 30th for a lunch-time presentation/discussion on careers and life in the animation industry. The deadline to register is this Wednesday at noon! To register, email Jenni Williams.

Bryon is a senior 3D animator for Framestore Visual Effects and Animation Studio in Montreal, Canada. Bryon has worked on feature films such as Disney’s A Christmas Carol, Green Lantern, and the award-winning, Gravity.

Weekly Announcements 4/20

0 Commentsby   |  04.22.15  |  Art & Design Chapel, Local Job & Volunteer Opportunities, News & Announcements

FINAL SPRING A&D Chapel – THIS Thursday

Join us at 11am in 141 on Thursday for Senior Charge Chapel.

Student Competition Reception

Make sure you attend the Student Competition Reception this Friday 5:006:30pm.  Pieces that have been selected will be on exhibit and several scholarships and award will be made.

***Foundation (4/30) & Concentration Review (5/1) Calendar

Please follow this link  and make an appointment on the review calendar.

Foundation Reviews can be booked here:

Graphic Design Concentration Reviews can be booked here:

INTD and Architecture Concentration Reviews can be booked here:

Other Concentration Reviews (2D, 3D, Teaching) details to follow.

Instructions for your review are listed on this link:



On Campus Design Job Opportunity

We have been made aware of a graphic design, student employee position in the Library Dean’s Office.  If you are interested in applying please see the attached job description and contact Penny Ruot at

Instagram Competition

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Summer Job Opportunity

0 Commentsby   |  04.21.15  |  Local Job & Volunteer Opportunities

The Library is in need of a student worker for the summer as well as next fall that would have graphic design experience. At this time we are only able to employ someone for 9 hours per week. Please see the full job description in the PDF below.

Library Dean Student Worker Job Description

 Contact Penny Ruot in the Adams Center if you’re interested.

Troy Myatt Guest Lecture

0 Commentsby   |  04.21.15  |  Artist/Designer Guest Lectures, News & Announcements

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Troy Myatt will be here Monday, April 27th doing a guest lecture.