Art

Notable Faculty & Student Achievements

July 2021

  • Professor of Art and Art History Thomas Noble Howe  was invited to be a reviewer for the Oxford Classical Dictionary  (Oxford University Press) and to be a member of the advisory board of Architectural History , the journal of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain. Architectural History has been published annually by Cambridge University Press since the journal’s founding in 1958.





January 2021

  • Paloma Mayorga  10 is among the artists selected by Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, former curator of contemporary art at the Blanton Art Museum and one of the directors of the Austin Contemporary’s Crit Group, for an exhibition at Artpace San Antonio. The exhibit, After Carolee: Tender and Fierce , was conceived for Artpace’s 25th anniversary to give tribute to one of its most iconic former residents, Carolee Schneemann, and to welcome to Artpace more than a dozen women artists with Texas ties whose works can be seen in dialog with Schneemann’s artistic legacy in striking and dynamic ways. The exhibit will be on view virtually on the Artpace website and on site sporadically through April 25 (before visiting, see their website for COVID-19 accommodations and hours). Mayorga is an interdisciplinary artist and independent curator based in Austin, Texas. She received the Emerging Artist Award from the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center in 2015, earned Best Visual Artist recognition in the Austin Chronicle  2017 Reader’s Poll, and is among Southwestern University’s 18 under 40 for 2020. As a former participant in The Contemporary Austin’s 2019 Crit Group, Mayorga was subsequently selected for the #BBATX 2020 Residency. Paloma’s work is also being exhibited virtually on artsy.net through grayDUCK Gallery. 





October 2020

  • Professor of Art Mary Visser and Charles Morris ’15 have had their digital sculptures accepted into the international Digital Sculpture Exhibition, which will be held at the Galerie Maître Albert in Paris, France, in December 2020. View their digital sculptures: Visser and Morris.