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Variety of art to be showcased in 2015-16 Wright Gallery season

Variety highlights Wright Gallery 2015-16 lineup

posted October 5, 2015
Through next summer Wright Gallery patrons will experience drawings of increasingly inundated landscapes, a room-sized architectural installation, art protesting sexism, and exhibits featuring residential home designs and Texas landscape photography.
Exhibit displays transformable building designs by students

Exhibit displays transformable building designs

posted September 8, 2015
Texas A&M students explore transformable design, structures that can change form or configuration, in an exhibit through Sept 25 in at the J. Wayne Stark Galleries in the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus.
Beach walking-figures’ creator to lecture at Texas A&M on Nov. 18

Beach walking-figures’ creator to lecture on Nov. 18

posted August 31, 2015
Dutch artist Theo Jansen will discuss Strandbeests, sculptures he makes with PVC pipe and wind-catching sails that resemble giant animals walking on the beach, at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 in Rudder Theatre.
Real, virtual sculptures created in kids' camp co-sponsored by IAC

Sculptures made in summer camp sponsored by IAC

posted August 24, 2015
Miniature monsters inhabited real and virtual worlds after their creation by high school-age students in a 2015 summer camp co-sponsored by Texas A&M’s Institute for Applied Creativity.
Former design prof’s paintings are on display in MSC gallery this fall

Former architecture prof’s paintings on display this fall

posted August 24, 2015
Expressionist paintings reflecting the landscapes and colors of the American Southwest by award-winning artist Joe Hutchinson, a former architecture professor, will be displayed in the Memorial Student Center Sept. 16 – Oct. 24, 2015.
Ciani's ‘Flood’ exhibit inundates Wright Gallery through Oct. 14

Ciani's ‘flood’ exhibit inundates gallery through Oct. 14

posted August 20, 2015
Artist Mary Ciani, recently retired from the Texas A&M visualization faculty, uses water imagery to emote feelings from tranquility to rage in a series of 40 increasingly inundated landscapes visualizing, in part, the consequences of global climate change.
Portraits of activists by retired prof displayed in Germany

Portraits of activists by retired prof displayed in Germany

posted August 7, 2015
Portraits of Europeans who publicly opposed anti-Semitism and genocide during the turbulent 20th century, painted by Robert Schiffhauer, retired associate professor of architecture, are on display at the Academy for International Education in Bonn, Germany.
Awards roll in for former student’s ‘human-sized’ birdhouse design

Former student’s ‘birdhouse’ design garners honors

posted July 7, 2015
A ‘human-sized’ birdhouse temporarily on display at a San Antonio park in 2014, designed by former Texas A&M design student Patrick Winn, delighted park visitors and racked up numerous honors including a design award from the Texas Society of Architects.
Former students help build top sand sculptures in AIA contest

Former students help build best entries in sandcastle contest

posted July 1, 2015
Sand sculptures depicting dinosaurs, dragons and Dr. Seuss characters built with help from former students at snagged the top two awards in an annual sandcastle building competition hosted by the Houston chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Forsyth Gallery exhibit features  profs’ new looks at paintings

Forsyth Gallery show features profs’ new looks at paintings

posted July 1, 2015
“A Second Look,” a multimedia exhibit at Texas A&M’s Forsyth Gallery, features traditional paintings from the gallery's collection displayed alongside reinterpretations of the pieces by area artists, including two faculty members at the College of Architecture.
Three visualization students land $10K scholarships from Sony

Three visualization students land $10K Sony scholarships

posted July 1, 2015
The technical and artistic abilities of three Texas A&M Master of Science in Visualization students earned each of them a $10,000 scholarship from Sony Pictures Imageworks, an Academy Award-winning, state-of-the-art visual effects and character animation studio.
Exhibit of student art displayed in Wright Gallery this summer

Wright Gallery hosts student art exhibit

posted June 22, 2015
“Formations,” a multimedia exhibit of work by students from all four departments in Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, will be on display through August 21, 2015 at the Wright Gallery, second floor, Building A of the Langford Architecture Center.
Texas A&M ranked with top animation schools in nation

Texas A&M named among U.S.’s top animation schools

posted May 4, 2015
Within weeks of gaining prominence among the world’s best game design schools, Texas A&M was ranked as one of the nation’s best animation schools, placing third among public institutions in a 2015 analysis conducted by Animation Career Review, an online career resource for aspiring animators, game designers and digital artists.
Mixed-media collages, paintings explore urban path of L.A. River

Wright Gallery art show explores urban journey of L.A. River

posted April 20, 2015
An exhibit of images by Michelle Robinson ’91, portraying the urban journey of the Los Angeles River, is on display from April 28 - June 5 at the Wright Gallery.
College faculty, staffers reveal creative pursuits at IAC event

Creative pursuits are revealed at IAC event in Stafford Theater

posted March 27, 2015
Faculty and staff from the Texas A&M College of Architecture discussed their creative pursuits March 10, 2015 in a unique presentation format at a downtown Bryan event co-sponsored by the Institute for Applied Creativity.