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Movement to integrate science, art education gathering STEAM

Initiative fusing arts, technology education gains momentum

posted September 18, 2013
A remarkably diverse coalition including national science, arts and education groups assembled by Carol LaFayette, associate professor of visualization at Texas A&M, is advocating for the inclusion of the arts in science and technical education, an idea gaining traction among educators across the United States.
Student art installations adorn public space in downtown Bryan

Students transform downtown Bryan with public art

posted June 20, 2013
Several giant cube-shaped art installations created by Texas A&M visualization and environmental design students have temporarily transformed a formerly empty city block in downtown Bryan into a public art exhibit for ArtFill, a community art project .
Vizzers' short film earns screening at NYC film fest, SIGGRAPH nod

Vizzers' animated short film earns NYC festival screening

posted June 6, 2013
A student-made animated short film about a boy who crashes into reality after a fanciful, albeit harrowing sled ride down a towering mountain earned a screening a the New York City Film Festival and a SIGGRAPH 2013 award.
Undergrad Viz students’ murals reflect style of Mexican masters

Viz students craft Mexican-styled murals for play

posted June 4, 2013
Collages echoing a style of art born in an early 20th century Mexican cultural renaissance were created by visualization students at Texas A&M in a collaboration with their counterparts in the university’s performance studies program.
Arch grad student creates wall for students to mark their life’s goals

Campus installation prompts students to reflect on life, goals

posted May 29, 2013
In her search for meaning after her mother's death, Texas A&M graduate architecture student Nesserine Mansour built a chalkboard on Rudder Plaza, a busy area on the College Station campus, and prompted passersby to complete the phrase “before I die I want to … “
MFA student work shown at semester-culminating exhibit

Asterisk* multimedia exhibit showcases MFA-Vizzer's work

posted May 29, 2013
“Asterisk*,” a multimedia exhibit May 2013 in the College of Architecture's Wright Gallery, showcased artistic explorations by students in VIZA 631 Contemporary Art Studio/Seminar, offered through the Master of Fine Arts in Visualization program.
College of Architecture honors six distinguished former students

College names six outstanding alumni

posted May 9, 2013
Six former students from Texas A&M’s College of Architecture who have risen to the top of their professional field while making significant public service contributions were honored Oct. 11, 2013 as outstanding alumni.
Former student, partner creating marketing videos for design firms

Alumnus shooting architectural videos for design firms

posted April 19, 2013
Architecture firms are turning to video as a branding tool that combines a design philosophy and visuals of completed projects, said former Texas A&M environmental design student Andrew Pogue, ’07, a Denver-based videographer and photographer.
Doctoral student’s colonia settlers sketch shown at New York exhibit

Student's sketch chosen for NYC gallery exhibit

posted April 19, 2013
A sketch by Texas A&M Ph.D. architecture student Bara Safarova depicting the imaginary arrival of settlers to a new colonia was part of Sketch. 2013, an exhibit investigating the role sketches play in design communication shown at Fordham University in New York.
Students use recycled materials to craft installations along walkway

Recycled materials incorporated into bridge installations

posted April 17, 2013
A series of architectural installations created from recycled materials and designed to interact with the surrounding architecture, nature and viewers were erected last March on the second floor bridge connecting the Langford Architecture Center at Texas A&M.
Hillier’s work on display in  Houston gallery this spring

Hillier’s work to be displayed in Houston

posted April 8, 2013
Intricate handkerchief drawings by Karen Hillier, a former visualization faculty member at Texas A&M, will be on display in Houston’s BLUEorange Contemporary Art Gallery from April 13 - May 12, 2013.
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.