Gardiner Gallery Exhibitions

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


Studio Art Senior Portfolio Exhibition


November 20 - December 06 2013

This exhibition celebrates senior studio art students graduating in December 2013 with BFA degrees. Works on view feature painting, drawing, metalwork, and sculpture, and represent our student artists' achievements obtained through synthesis, analysis, and reflection on their rigorous studies at OSU. Mentored by faculty, students demonstrate their critical thinking and communication skills, as well as an awareness of professional exhibition practice.


Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Exhibition



This exhibition presents work by students graduating in December 2013 with their BFA degrees in graphic design. Work on view represents all areas of study - illustration, digital animation, advertising design, and branding design. The artwork on view represents the culmination of each student's artistic proficiency, achieved after several years of experimentation, research, and critical thinking.

Sunday, November 3, 2-4 pm 
Gardiner Gallery


Art and Graphic Design Faculty Exhibition

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Left: Jack Titus,Excavations VIII
Right: Jo Lynch, Gold in the Vaults

The Art and Graphic Design Faculty Exhibition surveys recent works from all current and emeritus faculty in the Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History. The compelling display features works over a diverse range of themes and media, including drawings, paintings, sculpture, metalwork, printmaking, ceramics, graphic design and multimedia. This exhibition offers an important opportunity for students and community to view the talent of our faculty artists, who challenge and inspire them on a daily basis.


Summer 2013 OSU classes in Taos, New Mexico

JUNE 10-21 in Taos (OSU Summer Session 2 or Summer Session 3)

JULY 8-19 in Taos (OSU Summer Session 4)

Sponsored by the Doel Reed Center for the Arts


Dr. C. Arzu Aytekin visits OSU for Spring Semester


Dr. Cemile Arzu Aytekin
Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi
Visiting Researcher
Painting / 2-D Foundations

Dr. Cemile Arzu Aytekin comes from the Department of Fine Arts at Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi in Izmir, Turkey where she teaches Studio and Design courses. She holds a studio masters, and a doctorate in education. Arzu, as she prefers to be called, is a course lecturer, and thesis advisor at her home university in Turkey. She comes to the Oklahoma State University Department of Art, Graphic Design, and Art History as a Visiting Researcher in partnership with Yükseköǧretim Kurulu — YÖK — Turkish Higher Education Council. Arzu will be spending the spring semester with us learning about the American higher education process.


Call For Entries: 2013 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition April 10—30, 2013


Oklahoma State University Museum of Art (OSUMA) calls for submission for 2013 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition.


Winners of the Research Week Art Competition

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The seven winners of the Research Week Art Competition have been announced. Students were asked to

Create a work of art that embodies the role of artists in communicating the meaning of science to the general public. The theme is simply, "Science."

Purchase Award Winners
Marina Staubus "My Crystal" Black and white charcoal
Paxton Maddox "Inner Beauty" Watercolor and ink

Honorable Mention Award Winners
Mauresa Hankinson "Acupuncture" Mixed Media
Anna Rutherford "Rearrangement" Pen and ink
Kyra Guffey "Faded" Oil on Canvas
Sarah Blanton "Distorted Time" Digital Print of an original Charcoal
Michael Rahn "Interconnectedness" Monotype Print

Research Week
February 18-22, 2013

Research Gala
February 19, 2013


B.J. Smith Artwork and Estate Scholarship Auction


DECEMBER 8, 2012

More than 50 Artworks designated from the personal estate of retired Oklahoma State University Art Department Faculty member Billy Joe Smith (1932-2012) are being auctioned to raise dollars to benefit the B.J. Smith Endowed Scholarship fund for students in the Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History at Oklahoma State University.

You can view all auctioned artworks at this site: