Art & Design Weekly Announcements 10/14/21

Art & Design Weekly Announcements 10/14/21

Faculty Exhibition

The faculty art show opens this Friday with a reception from 5:30-7pm. The show will run through Tuesday, October 26th.

First-Year Students (Freshman) One-on-One’s

Sign ups for one-on-one appointments for all first year A+D students will begin later this week. Additional information will be sent out by tomorrow afternoon.

Videographer Job Opportunity

Below is an ad from the CEO from Right Hand Media (RHM). RHM is an agency-model business on campus that focuses on content and strategy development. They are currently hiring for a videographer. Click on the ad for additional information.

Printing Room

Please be sure that you are using the large format printer only for A+D projects and only if your print job can not be done on another printer in the building. A new printer has been added to the print room for all of your more traditional printing needs. The smaller printer in room 207 that keeps jamming has also been replaced. With the addition of these 2 printers, you should have better options for printing. Please send me an email or shoot me a text anytime you are having trouble with a printer so that we can keep everything in working order for you.

A&D Bible Study

There is no All A&D Bible Study this week.

Professional Development Opportunity

Register for event with this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfxmF2xDD-bs7NOhKkBiUIqAdw6bexLxjd06H26-z94odDg8Q/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0

Mask Reminder

Most Art+Design classes still have a mask requirement. Unless your professor instructs you otherwise, please assume that this is still the case. A number of spaces, such as the Art Office also have a mask requirement. Please pay attention to signage and if you are unsure, ask your professor.

Lockers

Lockers are available on the 2nd and 3rd floor for all students enrolled in art classes. If you would like a locker for storage of your supplies and projects, please come by the A+D office or send an email to kara.taylor@acu.edu to reserve one in your name. All unclaimed lockers will be emptied periodically throughout the year.

Blog and Student Handbook

…an answer to all of your A+D questions – a very important resource for all art majors. Click this link to go directly to the blog: acuartanddesign.com. Be sure to check out the Student Handbook under the Resources section of the blog. The link to the blog is also included in my signature in all emails that I send out. I will go over this blog in detail with all first year A+D students during our one-on-one appointments in September. (You’ll hear more about the one-on-one’s in a few weeks.)

Last but not Least…

We are here to support you in school and life. If you need anything at all, please, please, please talk to me or another A+D faculty member. We want you to be successful not only in your course work but in life as well. My office hours are typically 8am – 3:30pm – feel free to stop by anytime. If there’s anything we can help you with, please let us know!! Seriously!!

Please don’t hesitate to reach out – I can be reached at kara.taylor@acu.edu or 325-674-2085 (or 325-514-0635 for any time I’m not in the office).

Art & Design Weekly Announcements 10/6/21

Art & Design Weekly Announcements 10/6/21

Homecoming Artists and Volunteers Needed

The Homecoming Committee is needing volunteers for the carnival and reunion tents. The main event that they’re needing volunteers for at the moment is the carnival, where volunteers will either be painting faces or working inflatables. Please use the link below to sign up to help. The deadline to sign up is this Friday, October 8th.

Sign up here: https://success.acu.edu/register/homecomingcarnival

Mask Reminder

Most Art+Design classes still have a mask requirement. Unless your professor instructs you otherwise, please assume that this is still the case. A number of spaces, such as the Art Office also have a mask requirement. Please pay attention to signage and if you are unsure, ask your professor.

A&D Departmental Chapel

Join us for the A+D chapel series Juxtaposition. We meet every Thursday at 11 am in the Shore Gallery. Different speakers will present each week. Trey Shirley will be presenting this week. All A+D majors are encouraged to attend, all ACU students are welcome to attend. See you tomorrow!

Printing Room

Good news! The large format printer is working again. Yay! Please be sure that you are using it only for A+D projects and only if your print job can not be done on another printer in the building. Next week a new printer will be added to the print room for all of your more traditional printing needs. And more good news…the smaller printer in room 207 will be replaced next week. With the addition of these 2 printers, you should have better options for printing. Please send me an email or shoot me a text anytime you are having trouble with a printer so that we can keep everything in working order for you.

A&D Bible Study

There is no All A+D Bible Study this week.

AIGA (American Institute of the Graphic Arts) Interest Meeting

All graphic design majors are welcome to join AIGA for an informational meeting and meet and greet —food is provided! Hope to see everyone there!

When: Tuesday, October 12th at 11:30

Where: the art history room (next to the main downstairs office)

Freshman One-on-One’s

First year students – be on the lookout for information on how to sign up for your one-on-one appointments. All first-year students are required to choose an appointment time. Additional information will be sent out later this week.

Lockers

Lockers are available on the 2nd and 3rd floor for all students enrolled in art classes. If you would like a locker for storage of your supplies and projects, please come by the A+D office or send an email to kara.taylor@acu.edu to reserve one in your name. All unclaimed lockers will be emptied periodically throughout the year.

Blog and Student Handbook

…an answer to all of your A+D questions – a very important resource for all art majors. Click this link to go directly to the blog: acuartanddesign.com. Be sure to check out the Student Handbook under the Resources section of the blog. The link to the blog is also included in my signature in all emails that I send out. I will go over this blog in detail with all first year A+D students during our one-on-one appointments in September. (You’ll hear more about the one-on-one’s in a few weeks.)

Last but not Least…

We are here to support you in school and life. If you need anything at all, please, please, please talk to me or another A+D faculty member. We want you to be successful not only in your course work but in life as well. My office hours are typically 8am – 3:30pm – feel free to stop by anytime. If there’s anything we can help you with, please let us know!! Seriously!!

Please don’t hesitate to reach out – I can be reached at kara.taylor@acu.edu or 325-674-2085 (or 325-514-0635 for any time I’m not in the office).

Art & Design Weekly Announcements 9/28/21

Mask Reminder

Several classes in A+D still have a mask requirement. Watch for emails from professors on this. It’s probably best to keep a mask with you (in your backpack or pocket) at all times so that you are prepared if you encounter an unexpected mask-required situation.

ASID

The American Society of Interior Design at ACU invites all interior design majors! Tonight!

**LOCATION CHANGE** The party will be in the Shore Art Gallery due to lightning in the area.

Please RSVP here! – https://forms.gle/DgXhYPHBu9jyRZEq9

A&D Departmental Chapel

Join us for the A+D chapel series Juxtaposition. We meet every Thursday at 11 am in the Shore Gallery. Different speakers will present each week. Kelly Mann will be presenting this week. All A+D majors are encouraged to attend, all ACU students are welcome to attend. See you tomorrow!

A&D Bible Study

All A&D students and their friends (regardless of major!) are invited to A+D Bible Study this Sunday, October 3rd, from 7-8:30 p.m. in Bible 121. This semester we’ll be looking at lesser-known and overlooked works of Christian art as a window into studying scripture.

Space is limited, so please sign up here.

Freshman One-On-One’s

First year students – be on the lookout for information on how to sign up for your one-on-one appointments. All first-year students are required to choose an appointment time. Additional information will be sent out later this week.

Lockers

All unlabeled lockers have been cleaned out. If your lock was cut from your locker, please come see me to retrieve your items.

Blog and Student Handbook

…an answer to all of your A+D questions – a very important resource for all art majors. Click this link to go directly to the blog: acuartanddesign.com. Be sure to check out the Student Handbook under the Resources section of the blog. The link to the blog is also included in my signature in all emails that I send out. I will go over this blog in detail with all first year A+D students during our one-on-one appointments in September. (You’ll hear more about the one-on-one’s in a few weeks.)

Card Access

Card swipe access to all the Art + Design spaces in the Don Morris building is 7 am- midnight including holidays. You are allowed to remain in the building after midnight, but if you leave the building, you will not be able to re-enter the building until the following day at 7am. Card swipe access is active for the following doors: north exterior entrance (across from the gallery), south exterior entrances (1st floor door that looks out towards the library and 2nd floor door that leads up to the Interior Design spaces), both labs and the new print room.

Safety Plan and Mask Policy

In an effort to keep all members of our community safe, the Art + Design department has received university approval to require all students to wear face coverings over their mouth and nose, regardless of vaccination status, while in the Don Morris building, specifically in Art + Design spaces which includes hallways.

Last but not Least…

We are here to support you in school and life. If you need anything at all, please, please, please talk to me or another A+D faculty member. We want you to be successful not only in your course work but in life as well. My office hours are typically 8am – 3:30pm – feel free to stop by anytime. If there’s anything we can help you with, please let us know!! Seriously!!

Please be sure you are reading these announcements. Let me know if you have any questions – I can be reached at kara.taylor@acu.edu, 325-674-2085, or 325-514-0635 for any time I’m not in the office.

Art & Design Weekly Announcements 9/14/21

Art & Design Weekly Announcements 9/14/21

A+D Departmental Chapel

Join us for the A+D chapel series Juxtaposition. We meet every Thursday at 11 am in the Shore Gallery. Different speakers will present each week. Geoff Broderick will be presenting this week. All A+D majors are encouraged to attend, all ACU students are welcome to attend. See you tomorrow!

NYC Spring Break Trip – Sign-up days!

We are only taking 12 students from both interior design and graphic design. The trip cost is around $1,800 which includes airfare and lodging for 6 nights. We will be requiring $200 deposits to save your spot.

Deposit due dates: Bring your deposit to the A+D office on your designated sign up date. The cost of the trip can be charged to your account, including the deposit. Cash and checks are also accepted.

SENIORS ONLY – Wednesday September 15th at 8 am

JUNIORS ONLY – Thursday September 16th at 8 am

SOPHOMORES & FRESHMEN – Friday September 17th at 8am

A+D Mandatory Meeting and Departmental BBQ

The Art + Design Department’s mandatory meeting will take place next Tuesday, September 21st at 4pm in the Shore Art Gallery. The meeting should last no more than 45 minutes. It is critical that all A+D students are in attendance!


Following the meeting, we will host our annual BBQ in the courtyard of the new Bullocks Hall. (Bullocks Hall is the new freshman dorm on EN 16th St near the corner of EN 16th and Campus Court.) Come see Ronnie Rama show off his BBQ skills and maybe you can show us some of your corn hole skills. The BBQ begins at 6pm. See you there!!

A+D Bible Study

All A+D students and their friends (regardless of major!) are invited to A+D Bible Study this Sunday, 9/19, from 7-8:30 p.m. in Bible 121. This semester we’ll be looking at lesser-known and overlooked works of Christian art as a window into studying scripture.

Space is limited, so please sign up here.

ASID

The American Society of Interior Design invites all interior design majors! Please RSVP here! – https://forms.gle/DgXhYPHBu9jyRZEq9

Lockers

We have started cleaning out unlabeled lockers and adding labels to the lockers that have been checked out. Having a lock and no name on your locker is not sufficient. Locks will be cut off of unlabeled lockers. If your locker is not labeled and you would like to keep it, please come by or email me ASAP with your locker # so that I can make note of it and not clean it out.

ACU Health Precautions

Beginning Sept. 7, and for the two weeks following, all faculty and students – regardless of vaccination status – will be required to wear face coverings in classrooms, labs, studios and other instructional spaces, and indoor Chapel gatherings. All other common interior spaces on campus will remain mask-optional, including the Bean.

Blog and Student Handbook

…an answer to all of your A+D questions – a very important resource for all art majors. Click this link to go directly to the blog: acuartanddesign.com. Be sure to check out the Student Handbook under the Resources section of the blog. The link to the blog is also included in my signature in all emails that I send out. I will go over this blog in detail with all first year A+D students during our one-on-one appointments in September. (You’ll hear more about the one-on-one’s in a few weeks.)

Card Access

Card swipe access to all the Art + Design spaces in the Don Morris building is 7 am- midnight including holidays. You are allowed to remain in the building after midnight, but if you leave the building, you will not be able to re-enter the building until the following day at 7am. Card swipe access is active for the following doors: north exterior entrance (across from the gallery), south exterior entrances (1st floor door that looks out towards the library and 2nd floor door that leads up to the Interior Design spaces), both labs and the new print room.

A+D Staff Changes

You might have noticed that you haven’t seen Mike Wiggins around the building this semester. Mike Wiggins, A+D Department Chair, is on sabbatical this semester creating a documentary on creativity. Dr Trey Shirley, A+D Assistant Department Chair, has stepped in as interim department chair while Mike is gone.

Safety Plan and Mask Policy

In an effort to keep all members of our community safe, the Art + Design department has received university approval to require all students to wear a mustache, regardless of vaccination status, while in the Don Morris building, specifically in Art + Design spaces which includes hallways.

Last but not least…

We are here to support you in school and life. If you need anything at all, please, please, please talk to me or another A+D faculty member. We want you to be successful not only in your course work but in life as well. My office hours are typically 8am – 3:30pm – feel free to stop by anytime. If there’s anything we can help you with, please let us know!! Seriously!!

Please be sure you are reading these announcements. Let me know if you have any questions – I can be reached at kara.taylor@acu.edu, 325-674-2085, or 325-514-0635 for any time I’m not in the office.

Art & Design Weekly Announcements 9/8/21

Art & Design Weekly Announcements 9/8/21

Art + Design Weekly Announcements

Please be sure you are reading these announcements. Let me know if you have any questions – I can be reached at kara.taylor@acu.edu, 325-674-2085, or 325-514-0635 for any time I’m not in the office.

 

A+D Departmental Chapel

Join us for the A+D chapel series Juxtaposition. We meet every Thursday at 11am in the Shore Gallery. Different speakers will present each week. Dan McGregor will be presenting tomorrow. All A+D majors are encouraged to attend, all ACU students are welcome to attend. See you tomorrow!

 

Study Abroad – New York Spring Break Trip

Study abroad interest meeting and sign-up days will be next week. Keep a lookout in your inbox for additional information.

 

Lockers

We have started cleaning out unlabeled lockers and adding labels to the lockers that have been checked out. Having a lock and no name on your locker is not sufficient. Locks will be cut off of unlabeled lockers. Lockers are still available on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the Don Morris building if you are still needing one – please come by the office between 8am and 3:30pm to reserve one. If your locker is not labeled and you would like to keep it, please come by or email me ASAP with your locker # so that I can make note of it and not clean it out.

 

ACU Health Precautions

Beginning Sept. 7, and for the next two weeks, all faculty and students – regardless of vaccination status – will be required to wear face coverings in classrooms, labs, studios and other instructional spaces, and indoor Chapel gatherings. All other common interior spaces on campus will remain mask-optional, including the Bean.

 

Blog & Student Handbook

…an answer to all of your A+D questions – a very important resource for all art majors. Click this link to go directly to the blog: acuartanddesign.com. Be sure to check out the Student Handbook under the Resources section of the blog. The link to the blog is also included in my signature in all emails that I send out. I will go over this blog in detail with all first year A+D students during our one-on-one appointments in September. (You’ll hear more about the one-on-one’s in a few weeks.)

 

Card Access

Card swipe access to all the Art + Design spaces in the Don Morris building is 7am- midnight including holidays. You are allowed to remain in the building after midnight, but if you leave the building, you will not be able to re-enter the building until the following day at 7am. Please let me know if you are ever asked to leave the building after midnight – occasionally the staff that works at night is not aware that you are allowed to stay past midnight and I can communicate this policy to them if needed. Card swipe access is active for the following doors: north exterior entrance (across from the gallery), south exterior entrances (1st floor door that looks out towards the library and 2nd floor door that leads up to the Interior Design spaces), both labs and the new print room.

 

A+D Staff Changes

You might have noticed that you haven’t seen Mike Wiggins around the building this semester. Mike Wiggins, A+D Department Chair, is on sabbatical this semester creating a documentary on creativity. Dr Trey Shirley, A+D Assistant Department Chair, has stepped in as interim department chair while Mike is gone.

 

Safety Plan – Mask Policy

In an effort to keep all members of our community safe, the Art + Design department has received university approval to require all students to wear face coverings over their mouth and nose, regardless of vaccination status, while in the Don Morris building, specifically in Art + Design spaces which includes hallways.

 

Last but not least…

We are here to support you in school and life. If you need anything at all, please, please, please talk to me or another A+D faculty member. We want you to be successful not only in your course work but in life as well. My office hours are typically 8am – 3:30pm – feel free to stop by anytime. If there’s anything we can help you with, please let us know!! Seriously!

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