OSU Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History teachers Jo Lynch and Teresa Holder's art works were chosen to exhibit in the Living Arts' "OH, TULSA! Biennial," This exhibit runs from August 2 to August 23rd 2013 at Living Arts in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The first image above is from artist and OSU watercolor instructor Jo Lynch. It is entitled "Gold in the Vault," an image of an art Deco Lamp in a vaulted ceiling which is upside down.

The second image above is from artist Teresa Holder and the work is called, “Selah: An Homage to Adah Robinson”

In this mixed media piece, Holder has used excerpts of a quote from Adah Robinson's personal letters, which are in Adah's own words, and in her own hand. These words are written to inspire others in the arts.

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We are proud to announce that Graphic Design Professor Justen Renyer is the recipient of the Best Educator Award at the Dallas Society of Visual Communications Conference, April 2013. This presigious award for Best Educator was nominated by students. Justen was the instructor for both Katie Amos and Michael Molholt, two of our OSU graphic design students who won awards for their work at the conference this Spring.

Award: Golden Apple Award - Best Educator - Justen Renyer 

The Latin American and Iberian Institute at the University of New Mexico will host "Colonial Authority and Identity in Ibero-America," a two-day, interdisciplinary conference that will take place April 10-11, 2013 in Albuquerque. The event is made possible by a generous endowment from the distinguished scholar Dr. Richard E. Greenleaf.

Dr. González's talk, entitled "The Imitation of Christ and the Female Body in Ibero-America," considers the relationship between Christological representations and female religiosity in Spain and Spanish America, c. 1600-1800. The work is part of a book project tentatively entitled "Women on the Cross: Female Piety in the Early Modern Spanish World."

One of Dr. Cristina Cruz González's recent articles, "Our Lady of el Pueblito: A Marian Devotion on the Northern Frontier," has just received a Best Article in 2012 award from Catholic Southwest: A Journal of History and Culture and has also been nominated for a Best Article in 2012 by the Catholic Press Association. Dr. González will travel to Texas to get the award in March 2013.

For more information about Dr. González, visit her page on our department website:
Dr. Cristina Cruz González faculty bio

You can read the award-winning article here: "Our Lady of el Pueblito: A Marian Devotion on the Northern Frontier." 

On Friday, November 9, 2012 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Jennifer Borland, Assistant Professor of Art History at Oklahoma State University, will explore the images found in copies of the Régime du corps, a late medieval health guide. These luxuriously-decorated books, likely intended for use by noblewomen managing their households, were apparently designed to move medical knowledge from the university into the home. As such, they alter how we might understand women's roles in late medieval healthcare.

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 Artwork by OSU faculty Chris Ramsay and Brandon Reese as well as alumna Anita Fields was on display at the "Crafting Ritual & Identity: Oklahoma Invitation Exhibition, " which ran through Aug. 23 in Tulsa. The exhibit, which included a total of 14 artists from Oklahoma, is located at Living Art at 307 E. Brady in Tulsa. It was sponsored by the Brady Craft Alliance, headed by OSU alumna Emily Kern.

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Billy Joe "BJ" Smith, 80, died on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. His graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at Fairlawn Cemetery. Memorial service will follow at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at the University Heights Baptist Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma with Pastor John Bugg officiating. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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