Spring trip to New York City info meeting #2, Monday, Jan 30th

Spring trip to New York City info meeting #2 on Monday, Jan 30th at noon in room FA 162. This meeting we will discuss flights, payment deadlines, and hotel options. We will begin to collect deposits in February. All are welcome, students, friends, alumni, even if you missed the first meeting you can get caught up on what should be a pretty awesome trip.

Exhibition Opportunity – Texas and Neighbors Exhibition

Announcing the 32nd Texas & Neighbors – $9,000 in awards – deadline to enter Feb. 1

Exhibition Opportunities: 500x Gallery Student Expo 2017

500x Gallery in Dallas TX is looking for Art works for this year’s Student Expo 2017! This year’s juror is Danielle Avram, gallery coordinator at Texas Woman’s University. $300 in cash prizes will be awarded to selected artists! To submit, go to:500x.slideroom.com. The deadline to apply is January 29th by midnight! Many Tarleton students have exhibited here before.

Student Expo 2017 will be on view from February 18 – March 12, 2017. The opening reception is February 18th from 7-10pm.

First application fee for Summer 2017 Italy Study Abroad due Jan 20th.

Now is the time to make your first required payment for the Fine Arts in Italy study abroad program for July 2017. The deadline for 65% of the cost + the $200 application fee is due no later than January 20th.

Student Opportunities: Tarleton Student Publications

(from Tarleton web page) Graphic Designers are responsible for creating marketing materials for the Department of Student Publications and the Division of Student Affairs. The person in this position will work cross-departmentally to aid with marketing campaigns that may include design of banners, brochures, flyers, posters, logos, advertisements, social media graphics, and various other publications or graphics. Job Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Developing marketing campaign ideas to promote Student Affairs programs and services;
  • Creating design projects that specifically meet the needs of the clients (Student Affairs departments and organizations);
  • Working with the Student Publications Graduate Assistants to promote events/activities for the department and the division;
  • Designing advertisements for JTAC News that meet the specifications of the advertiser;
  • Working with the Video Production Manager to develop graphics or images for use in videos;
  • Taking photos or coordinating photo shoots for use in Student Affairs publications;
  • Writing and editing copy for publications;
  • Maintaining and organizing all current projects in the department’s project management system;
  • Meeting deadlines as prescribed by the Director of Student Publications;
  • Working with the university’s Marketing and Communication Office to ensure that all university graphic and branding standards are met and adhered to;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Publications or the Student Affairs Marketing Coordinator.

The desired candidate should possess strong project management skills, be self-motivated, require little to no supervision, be able to work in a collaborative environment and be able to maintain client relationships. The candidate should also be advanced in design software such as Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, etc.).

  • 1-2 years of experience in a related position
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Exhibit good office etiquette
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Exhibit good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate good customer service skills, both internal and external
  • Observe the confidentiality of data

Apply online! You will be provided with further details/instructions once you have submitted your online application.

Call for Entries: SXSW Exhibitions

SXSW, LLC seeks proposals from professional visual artists or artist teams to loan existing artwork to be displayed throughout SXSW exhibitions March10-18. Exhibitions are located in the Austin Convention Center, Palmer Event Center, JW Marriott and Hilton Downtown Austin. The intent for the temporary art exhibition is to spotlight artists from across central Texas, cultivate curiosity, spark imagination, and engage SXSW registrants in a meaningful dialogue about Austin’s local art.

Multiple commissions will be awarded. The budget for artwork ranges from $250 to $500 for each artwork. The selected artist(s) will be responsible for development of a budget to include all necessary aspects of design, fabrication and construction including design and permitting, travel expenses, insurance, installation costs, foundation or bases, and any issues around the piece as part of installation or de-installation.

About SXSW:
SXSW helps creative people achieve their goals. Taking place March 10th-19th, 2017, SXSW hosts the most diverse, collaborative and innovation communities in the world. (from Glasstire)

Congrats Tarleton Art and Digital Media Grads

Congrats Tarleton Art and Digital Media Grads: Alex Adame, Angelica Carlisle, Megan Dahlke, Kenneth Lowery, and Mike Ruiz Jr.