Weekly Announcement 10/17/16

Thursday: A&D Departmental Chapel

Join us this Thursday at 11am in 141 for Art & Design Departmental Chapel. Please come out and hear Kaylen Nelson, graphic design major, share with us.

Thursday: A&D Departmental BBQ

5pm in the courtyard between the Art office and Shore! Come by and enjoy a little of the culinary magic that Ronnie will create for us. Even if you have a pledging or HOCO responsibility, you will need to eat anyway! You do not have to stay long, just stop by and meet a few A&D students you may not know.

Senior Show Opening: Postcards From Abroad

Join us this Friday night at 5:30pm in Shore Gallery for the opening of the Study Abroad Show, Postcards From Abroad. This show is always a highlight!

BIG NEWS! Etsy VP of Design will be a guest speaker in the Department on 10/25 at 10am in Shore

We are super excited to announce Randy J. Hunt, Etsy’s VP of Design, as our guest speaker on Tuesday, October 25th at 10am. He will be talking to us about the importance and value of design. The talk will be held in the Shore Art Gallery. We strongly encourage you to attend!

BCAA Art Competition

The BCCA Regional Art Competition is to be hosted in the ACU Downtown Gallery. Works are to be hand delivered Friday, Nov 4 from noon to 3PM or Saturday, Nov 5 from 9-noon. That afternoon they can find out if they were accepted and, if so, there will be an Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony at Art Walk on Nov 10.
These are the links to the entry information:


There is an entry fee but there are also cash awards and it is a great opportunity for our students to participate in a professional show.

Springboard Elevator Pitch Competition

This competition and all of the free resources provided by the Griggs Center are for students from EVERY MAJOR! We recognize and celebrate the fact that entrepreneurs come from many different fields and disciplines.
We hope students from your department will enter for a chance to win $1500 in 2 minutes or less and represent Art & Design!
An Elevator Pitch is a succinct and persuasive sales pitch and an instructional video can be found here.

Karen Heflin
Springboard Program Coordinator
ACU Griggs Center for Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy
325.674.6485 o 325.665.2843 c

Guest Speaker Brian Floca

Illustrator Brian Floca Guest Speaker

Be sure to come hear Caldecott-award winning book illustrator Brian Floca’s presentation at 9 a.m. this Friday in the gallery! Floca is the illustrator of Locomotive (2014 Caldecott Medal winner and a New York Times bestseller), Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11, Lightship,The Racecar Alphabet, and many others. Floca will also be giving a talk at 5:30 this Thursday at the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature.







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