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Class project lands alumna’s design in Museum of Modern Art annual catalog

Class project lands alumna’s design in Museum of Modern Art annual catalog

By on October 25, 2017 in ACU Today Magazine, Features with 0 Comments

What started as an illustration class assignment has turned into a money-making opportunity for Katelyn Goodman (’17) of Abilene. A pop-card she created of Santa’s sleigh in flight is featured in the Museum of Modern Art’s new catalog and is also available for sale in the museum’s brick-and-mortar store on West 53rd Street in New […]

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Study Abroad: Leipzig through the eyes of an artist

Study Abroad: Leipzig through the eyes of an artist

By on July 31, 2017 in Features with 1 Comment

Art and design professor Dan McGregor (’97) chronicled his recent Study Abroad adventure in Leipzig …

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Sculpture professor brings storybook characters to life

Sculpture professor brings storybook characters to life

By on June 9, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

Frozen in bronze on the walkways of downtown Abilene, the Sandman and the Tooth Fairy remind people of childhood stories. These characters from William Joyce’s Guardians of Childhood were the first sculptures Geoff Broderick, associate professor of art, helped to cast in bronze. The Texas legislature named Abilene the Storybook Capitol of Texas in 2015 […]

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Maxwell’s Sacred Spaces exhibit ends Oct. 24

Maxwell’s Sacred Spaces exhibit ends Oct. 24

By on October 22, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University sculptor Jack Maxwell (’78) is again bringing his unique talents to life with Sacred Spaces, an exhibit of 19 oil paintings at the ACU Downtown Gallery. The exhibit is open noon to 3 p.m. through Oct. 24 at 1133 N. 2nd St. in Abilene. The artist, a longtime professor of art and design […]

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ACU team presents at World Maker Faire

ACU team presents at World Maker Faire

By on September 23, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

This past weekend, more than 65,000 people converged on the New York Hall of Science for World Maker Faire, an international event that speaks its own unique language: makerspaces, hackerspaces, 3D printing, CNC routers and Raspberry Pi. World Maker Faire is one of 60 events sponsored by MAKE magazine this year to showcase the energy and creativity of a […]

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Rogers lends his artistic talent to new issue

Rogers lends his artistic talent to new issue

By on June 26, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Like the McDonald’s TV commercial in which he starred last summer, we’re lovin’ Jeff Rogers’ latest gig, except this time the medium is the new issue of ACU Today magazine in which the talented artist’s work is displayed. A mural painted by Rogers was the centerpiece of a June 2012 McDonald’s promotion for Spicy Chicken McBites. The […]

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‘The Ascension’ sculpture site added to trail

‘The Ascension’ sculpture site added to trail

By on December 6, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

A new addition to the Lunsford Foundation Trail at Abilene Christian University – a bronze sculpture depicting Christ – was made early Friday morning, completing one of its trailheads and renaming it The Ascension. A portion of Campus Court was closed for a short time while the work was finished. Dedicated in 2006, the trail […]

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Last week to see students’ art in Dallas gallery

Last week to see students’ art in Dallas gallery

Thanks to the generosity of an alumnus, top students from Abilene Christian University’s Department of Art and Design have some of their best work displayed in a Dallas gallery this month. The exhibit, EIR, opened May 3 and closes May 26 in Gallery A of Cohn Drennan Contemporary on 1107 Dragon Street. Drennan (’80), the […]

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Senior art shows in full swing in Shore Gallery

Senior art shows in full swing in Shore Gallery

By on March 2, 2012 in Academic News, Campus News with 0 Comments

The fifth Senior Art Show of the spring semester was tonight in Abilene Christian University’s Shore Art Gallery. So, what’s a student to do when her parents live in New Jersey and can’t make it for their daughter’s big night? Lauren McDuff used the last 30 minutes to walk her laptop around the room and, […]

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