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100th Annual School of Art & Art History Student Exhibition

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100th Annual School of Art & Art History Student Exhibition

Nancy Johnston Records Gallery

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The annual OU student art show turns 100! This competitive juried show is held each spring and highlights the diverse works of art created by art and art history students from the University of Oklahoma. Multiple cash awards are presented to students, including the top award, the T.G. Mays Purchase Award, offered to a student whose artwork becomes a part of the museum’s permanent collection. This year’s guest juror is American painter Michael Ray Charles, Professor of Art at the University of Texas at Austin.

A public opening reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17; awards will be announced at the reception at 8 p.m. In honor of the centennial anniversary, an exhibition of alumni work will be held in the Lightwell Gallery inside the OU School of Art & Art History through Friday, Feb. 14.

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To view a list of winners, click here.

Lecture

Thursday January 16, 7 pm

Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium

Michael Ray Charles, Guest Juror

Charles was one of the first artists featured in the PBS series Art 21, which chronicles the top contemporary art and artists of the 21st century. Charles earned his B.F.A. from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and his M.F.A. from the University of Houston. This lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Lecture

Thursday January 23, 6 pm

Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium

Sterling Gates, OU SoAAH Alum

OU School of Art & Art History alumnus Sterling Gates will visit OU to speak with students and the community about his work, his time at the School of Art & Art History, and his career post-graduation. Gates earned his B.F.A. in 2005 specializing in film and media arts and has gone on to work as writer’s room production assistant on TV’s Blade: The Series, and later became assistant to comic book industry giant, Geoff Johns. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles, California, and writes JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: VIBE every month and is working on his first novel. Gates’ work will be part of the alumni exhibition at the OU School of Art & Art History, which will be held in conjunction with the 100th Annual School of Art and Art History Student Exhibition in January 2014.  This lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Gallery Talk

Tuesday January 28, 12:30 pm

Nancy Johnston Records Gallery

100th Annual School of Art & Art History Student Exhibition

Todd Stewart, Co-Interim Director and Associate Professor of Art, Technology and Culture, OU School of Art & Art History

Stewart will moderate a walking tour of the exhibition with several of this year’s award winners to discuss their work.

 


Gallery Talk: Student Research

Tuesday February 4, 4 pm

Nancy Johnston Records Gallery

Students from the department of Art History have been selected to present their original research on an area of the museum’s permanent collection. The students will lead visitors on a tour of the main galleries through this 50-minute gallery talk.

 

Student Film Screening

Thursday February 13, 7 pm

Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium

Join us for an evening of OU student work screened as part of the 100th Annual School of Art & Art History Student Exhibition. Selected students from the School of Art & Art History will show and discuss their film, video, sound and other time-based work. This first screening will develop into an annual event open to the public as a forum for students to engage with the larger community. To learn more, read the press release or view the flyer.

Logo designed by Hoang Truong, Visual Communications Junior, OU School of Art & Art History.