Gardiner Gallery Exhibitions


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Artists who want to submit their work for consideration: Please contact Gallery Director Teresa Holder.


 

20 X 20 Posters for Peace

 

Homa Delvaray

Tehran-Iran + Oklahoma USA

An International invitational poster exhibition taking place simultaneously in Tehran –Iran and Oklahoma – USA, in recognition of United Nations Day for Peace, Sept 21st, 2017
“Devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and amongst all nations and peoples.”

Pouya Jahanshahi, Zahra Pashaie
PASAJ Design Collaborative.

September 7 – September 28, 2017
Reception: Wednesday, September 20, 5pm – 7pm


The Living Language of Clay

LanguageofClay

June 24 – August 30, 2017
Reception: Wednesday, August 23, 5:30 – 7:30pm 

In the 1970s and 1980s Emeritus Professor Ron duBois traveled Asia and Africa to document the traditions of folk and artisanal potters in South Korea, Nigeria, and India. In each culture, techniques and practices were passed down over generations; father to son, mother to daughter, and master to apprentice. Over his long career as a ceramics specialist in the OSU Art Department, Ron duBois strove to both learn this “living language” of clay and to pass it on to the generations of artists whom he taught.

The Living Language of Clay is a celebration of a long and fruitful career; an exhibition that simultaneously showcases the art of Ron duBois, works by the students he taught, and the non-Western pieces collected by duBois in his time overseas.


 

Annual Juried Student Exhibition 2017


Annual Juried Student Exhibition 2015Wednesday, April 19 – Friday, May 5, 2017

Open to students from all levels of undergraduate studies in studio art and graphic design, this highly competitive exhibition honors the artistic excellence achieved by our talented students while they learn and mature as artists at OSU. Each year we invite one visual arts educator and one professional graphic designer to serve as the jurors. The exhibition showcases work hand selected by the jurors. Our student artists offer the viewers a broad range of experiences through their engaging works, some demanding active participation and others requiring a more contemplative examination of content.

Exhibition Reception: : Sunday, April 23, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Gardiner Gallery

Award Ceremony: Sunday, April 23, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Seretean Center Concert Hall
Gardiner Gallery 


 

Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Exhibition

Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Exhibition

GDCapstone S17

Monday, April 3 – Friday, April 14

This exhibition presents work by students graduating in May of 2017 with their BFA degree in Graphic Design. Work on view represents all areas of study – digital animation, web and app design, advertising design, and branding design. This work represents the culmination of each student’s artistic development, achieved after several years of experimentation, research and critical thinking.

Reception: Friday, April 14, 5pm – 7pm
Gardiner Gallery

Monday, April 3 – Friday, April 14

This exhibition presents work by students graduating in May of 2017 with their BFA degree in Graphic Design. Work on view represents all areas of study – digital animation, web and app design, advertising design, and branding design. This work represents the culmination of each student’s artistic development, achieved after several years of experimentation, research and critical thinking.

Reception: Friday, April 14, 5pm – 7pm
Gardiner Gallery 


 

Mayuko Gray: Anything That Takes a Form Will Break Sooner or Later

MayukoGray S17

Wednesday, February 15 – Wednesday, March 15

Mayuko Gray’s current work traces the evolution of her artistic path, from Japanese calligraphy, which she has studied since her childhood in Japan, to the Western traditions of drawing learned in the United States. The result is a historically rich hybridization that exists as part of both Japanese and American culture.

Whether through the literary artifacts of traditional proverbs, or through personal expressions in poetry and pictures, these pieces are reflections upon human nature, place, self, ephemerality, permanence, and universal wisdom. Simply stated, these drawings are expressions of a unique perspective, where East and West combine.

Reception: Thursday, February 16, 5pm – 6pm
Gardiner Gallery

Artist Talk: Thursday, February 16, 5pm – 5pm
Bartlett Center Room 109

Workshop: Friday, February 17, 10am – 2pm 
Stillwater Multi Arts Center
Visiting artist Mayuko Gray will also lead a workshop in which she will guide participants through the process of creating Japanese calligraphy using traditional methods and materials. Gray will then demonstrate how the calligraphy can be applied to contemporary drawing techniques, with the subject matter of the image reflecting upon the writing. 

This workshop is free and open to both the public and students.


 

Laura Moriarty: Moving Mountains

Laura Moriarty1

Tuesday, January 17 – Friday, February 10

Laura Moriarty makes process-driven sculptural paintings whose forms, colors, textures and patterns result from the same processes that shape and reshape the earth: heating and cooling,erosion, subduction, friction, enfolding, weathering, and slippage. 

Moving Mountains is a body of work created following a recent residency at the Baer Art Center in Iceland. The sculptures are informed both by the amazing forms that were observed there as well as the culture that surrounds them. Moving Mountainsrepresents not only the struggle to live in harsh environments, but also the poetry that can be found within that struggle.

Reception: Thursday, January 19, 5 – 6pm 
Gardiner Gallery

Artist Talk: Thursday, January 19, 6 – 7pm 
Bartlett Center Room 109


 

Senior Capstone Exhibition: Studio Art and Graphic Design

SeniorCapstone 2016

 Wednesday, November 2 – Friday, December 2

This inter-program exhibition presents the work of students graduating in December 2016 with their BFA degrees in Studio Art and Graphic Design. Studio work on view includes paintings, drawings, metalwork, ceramics and sculpture, while the work of Graphic Design includes digital animation, web and app design, advertising design, and branding design. The work from both programs represents the culmination of each student’s artistic development, achieved after several years of experimentation, research and critical thinking.

Reception: Friday, November 4, 5pm – 6pm 
Gardiner Gallery

Presentations by Artists: Friday, November 4, 6pm – 7pm 
Bartlett Center Room 109


 

Annual Faculty Exhibition

FacultyShow 2016

Wednesday, September 28 – Friday, October 28 2016

Featuring recent work of full-time, adjunct and retired faculty of Oklahoma State University’s Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History, this exhibition features artwork representing the full spectrum of areas in studio art and design including traditional drawing, painting, sculpture, metal work, graphic design, video, and digital animation. This exhibition offers an opportunity for students to see the talents of their professors, who challenge and inspire them on a daily basis. Faculty members inspire and nurture innovation and creativity in their students, and are equally committed to sharing their work with the general public.

Reception: Wednesday, September 28, 5pm – 7pm 
Gardiner Gallery