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

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Left to right: Get a Grip, ebonized walnut, maple, and paint, 49" x 29" x 20", 2012;Here & There, ebonized walnut, paint, mixed media, wood, silver leaf, flocking, & glitter, 57" x 20" x 14", 2013; The Great Escape, ebonized walnut, and taxidermy pheasant, 65" x 37" x 17", 2012

January 13 - February 14, 2014

This exhibition features a selection of recent sculptural works by Mark H. Cowardin, who explores the intersection of humans and the natural world. He is interested in the disconnection between people and the origins of the objects they consume, and how the consumption of resources alters the environment. Cowardin is currently an Associate Professor of Fine Art at Johnson County Community College in Kansas. His works are included in numerous public and private collections.



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.




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


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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.



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.


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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