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OPAS anniversary exhibit bases  designed, fabricated at college

College contributes to exhibit revisiting OPAS productions

posted March 7, 2013
Students designed and fabricated display stands for a Forsyth Galleries photo exhibit celebrating the 40th anniversary of MSC-OPAS with images from four decades of performing arts venues the organization has shared with Brazos Valley residents.
College of Architecture biennial faculty art show opens March 21

Faculty art show opens March 21 at Stark Galleries

posted March 6, 2013
A diverse array of artwork including interactive multimedia installations, sculptures, photographs, video, drawings and paintings created by faculty from the Texas A&M College of Architecture will be exhibited March 21 – May 19 at the J. Wayne Stark Galleries.
20th Viz-a-GoGo exhibition takes 'Viz to the Future'

Viz-a-GoGo 20 takes 'Viz to the Future'

posted February 27, 2013
Celebrating its 20th year, Viz-a-GoGo, the annual showcase of student work from the visualization programs at Texas A&M University, took its audience on a time-traveling adventure — in a DeLorean, no less — with a series of interstitial stories paying tribute to the program's heritage.
TRC staffer earns President’s Meritorious Service Award

Visual resource coordinator earns president's award

posted February 25, 2013
For his tireless efforts supporting and expanding the digital image collection at the college's Technical Reference Center, visual resources coordinator Ian Muise received a President’s Meritorious Service Award.
Former student helps design  kinetic installation for MSC

Former student’s installation debuts Feb. 22 at MSC

posted February 22, 2013
A high-tech, permanent installation in the Memorial Student Center portraying Texas A&M students past and present, designed in part by a former environmental design student, was activated by university president R. Bowen Loftin during a ceremony Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.
NSF network building momentum to blend art and science learning

NSF group melding art, science learning

posted February 6, 2013
The national Network for Sciences, Engineering, Arts & Design, headed by Carol LaFayette, associate professor of visualization, is advancing the STEM to STEAM movement: adding art and design components, the "A," to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.
Prof shoots time-lapse video of Arts and Humanities Building

Time-lapse video tracks rise of new campus building

posted January 30, 2013
Beam-by-beam construction progress of the Arts and Humanities Building at Texas A&M was captured by Jeff Haberl, professor of architecture at Texas A&M, who photographed the construction site once a week from a perch on the fourth floor of Langford A.
Former student’s giant cross, sculptures attracting visitors

Former student’s cross, sculptures attracting visitors

posted January 16, 2013
A religious sculpture garden in the Texas Hill Country is attracting visitors because of God’s presence at the site, said its builder, Max Greiner Jr. ‘74, a former Texas A&M environmental design student.
Vizzers showcase fall projects

Exhibits showcase Viz student work

posted December 13, 2012
Semester culminating exhibits showcasing the creations of graduate and undergraduate visualization students featured a wide variety of media. See Glen Vigus' photos of the MFA-Viz exhibit and the fall undergraduate visualization show.
Design, engineering students  create new Bright installation

Collaboration yields kinetic installation for Bright building

posted December 12, 2012
“Pop/Op,” a new piece of kinetic art inspired by Pop Art and pop-up books, the result of a collaboration between design and aerospace engineering students at Texas A&M, is a new adornment to the Bright engineering buildling’s south entrance.
Vertical studio  structure enhances visualization learning experience

Viz vertical studio enhances learning

posted November 29, 2012
The teaching this fall of an experimental undergraduate visualization studio was significantly enhanced by the “vertical studio” concept: in addition to learning from peers and interaction with their instructor, the students gained valuable knowledge through mentor/protégé relationships resulting from a unique mix of novice and veteran students.
Final projects garner inaugural MFA-Viz degrees for two students

First Visualization MFA degrees earned

posted November 29, 2012
Art as therapy for chronic pain and “the disembodying effects of the digital age” were themes of final projects by Natalie Pittman and Jose “Weecho” Velasquez, who will walk the Reed Arena stage Dec. 15, 2012 as the first two graduates of Texas A&M’s Master of Fine Arts program.
Projections created by students transform Bryan buildings

Projections enliven Bryan facades Nov. 2

posted October 26, 2012
The facades of buildings in a forgotten urban area on the north end of Main Street in downtown Bryan were enlivened on Nov. 2 with digital projections created by students in a Texas A&M senior graphic design studio.
Architect leads tour highlighting renovations to Austin Arthouse

Architect leads tour highlighting Austin Arthouse renovation

posted October 25, 2012
Paul Lewis, principal of LTL Architects, showed his firm’s award-winning expansion and renovation of the Arthouse at the Jones Center in Austin to design professors at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture.
Special events staged to raise diversity awarness at college

College ushers in Year of Diversity

posted October 24, 2012
A forum, a workshop and a number of special exhibits were staged this fall to usher in the Texas A&M College of Architecture's “Year of Diversity” and more events, arranged by the college’s diversity council, are in the works.