Archive for September 22nd, 2014

Study Abroad Fair this Thursday

The art/digital media program have always supported Study Abroad opportunities as a valuable part of the higher education experience.  Come find out about the programs for the 2014/15 calender year at the Study Abroad Fair, sponsored by Tarleton International Programs, this Thursday (the 25th) from 11 am to 2pm at the Student Center ballrooms.  Meet with Study Abroad program directors from all TSU departments, meet students who have participated in past programs, and get information from financial aid representatives.

Come take a look at the photographs taken by students during the Study Abroad 2013-2014 session at the Photography Expo, including those taken on the Photography in South Africa trip.

We have a new art/digital media study abroad program for next summer….professor Knut Hybinette is taking an art appreciation class to South Korea. Stop by fair for more info.


Visiting Artist Lecture: Diane Durant: Tuesday, September 23rd, at noon

The Department of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the second visiting artist lecture of the 2014 semester.  Photographer and writer Diane Durant  will be presenting her work on  Tuesday, September 23rd at noon in FA room 103 (workshop theater).  Diane’s work is featured in the current gallery exhibit From the Faraway Nearby.  Much of her work in the exhibition was based on her doctoral research of the American road story and her own 18-day trip around the country-from Cool, Texas to Cool, California to Cool, Iowa and back to Texas.

Diane Durant is a writer and photographer from Weatherford, Texas. She is a member of the Ghost Town Arts Collective, The Junior Ward, and current president of 500X Gallery. Diane is a Senior Lecturer in Photography at the University of Texas at Dallas where she also earned her Ph.D. in Humanities – Aesthetic Studies. She is a former editor of The Grass BurrThe RopeSojourn, and Reunion: The Dallas Review. 

More about her work can be seen here: