Sunday, October 23, 2011

Demonstration of Japanese Style Printmaking

During the last exhibit at the Lillian Davis Hogan Gallery in the Toner Student Center at Saint Mary's University, Associate Professor of Art Preston Lawing demonstrated traditional Japanese printmaking techniques.

The exhibit featured prints by numerous artists including Lawing, and was in support of relief efforts after the earthquake and nuclear disaster in Japan.

Current and Upcoming Gallery Exhibits

Currently on exhibit in the Lillian Davis Hogan Gallery in the Toner Student Center is a show featuring work by painter Andrew Rieder, entitled "These Things Happen".

Rieder's colorful and powerful paintings, including this work, "It’s All Fun & Games Until It’s At Your Expense", will be on view until November 13, 2011. The gallery is open daily from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm, and is free and open to the public.

The current and upcoming show schedule for the gallery is as follows.

These Things Happen
Paintings by Andrew Rieder
October 13 - November 13, 2011

All Campus Student Art Exhibition and Senior Show
Senior Show featuring the work of Brianna Nelson, Sarah Kraft, Danielle Cossetta, and Charlie Williams.
November 19 - December 14, 2011
Opening Reception November 19, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Faculty Show, title TBA
January 19 - February, 2012 (closing date TBA)
Opening Reception January 19th, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Senior Art Exhibition #1 (title TBA)
March 24 - April 15, 2012
Opening Reception March 24th, 4:30-6:00 pm

Senior Art Exhibition #2 (title TBA)
April 21 - May 12, 2012
Opening Reception April 21, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Please join us as we feature a range of work from students, faculty, and artists from the greater region.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Senior Shows Spring 2011

The two senior shows held in the Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries this spring were a great success! Two groups of seniors displayed their work, the culmination of 4 years of hard work.

Work displayed included photography, design, painting, sculpture, drawing, ceramics, and more.

Congratulations once again to our recent art and design graduates, along with the rest of the newly minted Saint Mary's University alumni!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Undergraduate Show #1 Opening and Second Year Art Major Reviews

Recently, second year studio art and graphic design students displayed their work in Saint Joe's Hall for their second year reviews. This opportunity provides feedback, suggestions, and encouragement for students as well letting the greater campus community see the achievements of art and design majors as they progress in their majors.

Many faculty, staff, and students have taken the opportunity to see what department of art students have been doing.

The opening of the first senior art and design show, held April 2, was well attended by the Saint Mary's community as well as family and friends of the participating students.

Congratulations to our seniors on their many achievements.

Friday, April 8, 2011

First Undergraduate Senior Show

The first senior show of art and design majors graduating this spring is currently on display in the Lillian Davis Hogan Gallery in Saint Mary's University Toner Student Center. The well attended opening was held April 2nd. The exhibit, entitled Through The Lashes after a Van Gogh quote, features the work of nine seniors.

The impressive work by this group of seniors will be on display through the morning of April 24th. The gallery is open from 9am to 8pm daily, and is free and open to the public. The second group of nine seniors will hold the opening of their show April 30th from 4:00-6:00pm, and will be open for the remainder of the academic year. An example of each participating artist and designer's work is below.

Digital composite photography by Andrew Kilpatrick.

Dresses with custom screen printing by Ellen Klug.

Package and logo design by Liz Daugherty.

Prints by Melisse Treptow.

Painting and mixed media by Mike Berg.

Photography by Quinten Castillo.

Photography by Rachel Elbert.

Photography by Rachel Sievers.

Design by Steven Mino.

Please join us in celebrating the achievements of our talented seniors.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Lisa Truax Exhibits at Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries

The spring exhibit schedule at SMU's Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries will feature the work of SMU faculty and students. After the conclusion of the William Berry exhibit on February 20th, the work of new Department of Art and Design faculty member Lisa Schreiner Truax will be featured in a show entitled "Synthetic Harmony".

The show runs February 24 - March 27th, with an opening reception held February 24th from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

The following two exhibits filling out the remainer of the academic year are two shows encompassing SMU's large graduating art class in studio art and graphic design. These exhibits will open April 2nd and April 30th. Opening receptions and show titles will be announced in the coming weeks.

Exhibit at Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries

The spring show line up at the Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries in SMU's Toner Student Center has something for everyone. The exhibition "The Eye Behind the Eye, the Art of William A. Berry" will be on view through February 20th, 2011.

This retrospective exhibit celebrates the life work of this internationally renowned artist, illustrator, and teacher. There are a range of types of work and subjects in this exhibit, including still life colored pencil drawings, portraits, and architectural drawings.

Berry did work during his career for Newsweek, The Reporter, and Esquire magazine among others. A reception will be held February 4th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with a presentation by Dr. John Whelan of SMU's Department of Art and Design and Valerie Wedel, of Missouri Valley College, beginning at 6:15 p.m.