AIGA Meeting – Tuesday, April 7th at 6pm in Room 141

We will be discussing the upcoming AIGA Austin Trip. The trip will be Friday, April 17th. Come to the meeting for more info if you are planning on going or if you are unsure! For questions, email Hannah Bruce (

Senior Show – THIS Friday, April 10th DOWNTOWN GALLERY

Come out and support seniors Hannah Bruce, Hilary Commer, Josh Fralick and Whitney Pittard at their show opening, Nocturne, on Friday night 6pm in the Downtown Gallery.

Project Merge

I am helping with leading Project Merge, a renovation effort led by Interior Design students to help local families in need to make their homes safer and more enjoyable.

This year we are helping Hope Haven, a transitional housing facility for Homeless singles and families (We are only renovating their Kitchen).We are needing volunteers to clean, paint*, potentially aid professionals, and various other tasks. We also need volunteers to prepare “pot luck style” meals for the Residents and Volunteers (20-40 people). Any food/ drink item will be accepted (these donations would be prepared off site). Because we are shutting down their Kitchen, we need to help make this process simple and enjoyable for them. This also provides an opportunity for us to join them and get to know the community! Volunteer hours will be given to those who give meal donations depending on what item(s) is given.If you would like to cook/prepare a meal- We will contact you shortly after your form is submitted. To sign up for Merge shift, follow this link, also have a campus center table during 11:30am-1/1:30pm each day to come and ask questions, sign up for shifts, and give donations. For more information, contact Bryana Guy at Hope to see you there!

NEW Instagram Competition – ends April 11!

Jose Canales is a graphic designer based out of Austin, TX. In 2014, he left the advertising agency, McGarrah Jesse, and started working for himself. He found his passion in branding, packaging, and crafted design and has done work for Shiner beer, Stripes Candy, and Costa Del Mar.

Retirement Reception for Kitty – April 16th

Please mark your calendar for next Thursday, April 16th at 4pm in Shore Gallery!  Join us as we honor Kitty’s 31 years of service to the Art & Design department.

Student Competition

Start preparing your entries for the Student Competition.  Submissions will be accepted onMonday, April 20th 9am4:30.  Entry into this competition is mandatory for all Art & Design majors. Please see this blog post for all relevant information:


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