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Local art teacher’s artwork on display at The Kemp Center for the Arts

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter April 29, 2019

When walking through the halls of The Kemp Center for the Arts attendees now will find the artwork of Wichita Falls High School teacher, Chris Mayfield hung up along on the walls. Mayfield said,...


Photos, ceramics displayed as part of March 8 opening

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter March 11, 2019

As the staff of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art opened the doors students, faculty, and members of community trickled in to view the two new opening art galleries on display. Judy Sherrod and S. Gayle...

Gary Goldberg, gallery director, and Martin Camacho, dean for the College of Fine Arts, talk with artist Victoria Meek during open recitption in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on April 6. Photo by Justin Marquart

Artist displays vulnerability at medical art gallery open

Brittni Vilandre , Reporter April 8, 2018

The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery welcomed about 50 attendees to Dallas artist Vicki Meek's gallery opening of her show Vulnerable on April 6. Meek focused her latest pieces on her recent surgery and unpredictable...

Kenda North, Juanita Harvey Art Gallery guest artist, speaks about her work and the process for individual peices in her gallery during the opening reception, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Photographer engages with students about photography and art

Justin Marquart, Visuals Editor February 6, 2018

Photographer Kenda North discussed her artwork with students in and outside of the classroom before the opening reception for her Retrospective Exhibition: “Seeing is a Nervous Habit.” Her reception...

Tyler Colley, graphic design senior, prepares for his senior show as he measures and spaces out his posters for a backpack that he design and handmade on December 4, 2017. Photo by Sara Keeling.

Senior art exhibition opening begins Dec. 8

Tre' Jones December 5, 2017

For more than 40 years, graduating art seniors host a senior exhibition show to display their final art pieces for the MSU and Wichita Falls community to see. This year's opening reception will take...

Ghislaine Fremaux, assistant professor of art at Texas Tech University, discusses the reasoning behind her art at the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on Sept. 29.

Fremaux exhibit explores nudism and human nature

Denush Vidanapathirana October 2, 2017

Students, faculty and art enthusiasts all listened in silence, captivated by artist Ghislaine Fremaux, as she explained how the artwork that surrounded them explored the ever-shifting nature of the...

Gallery brings awareness to city and Native American history

Lane Riggs January 26, 2017

The opening reception for "Secrets in Life and Death," by Cheyenne and Arapaho artist Hock Aye VI Edgar Heap of Birds, will be on Jan. 27 from 6-8 p.m. During the reception, Heap of Birds will host an...

Emily LaBeff, sociology professor, reads one of Kip Fulbecks Hapa Project gallery photos in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on Nov. 11. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Kip Fulbeck brings photographs to art gallery for Artist-Lecture series

Caleb Sneath November 16, 2016

Dozens of photographs of self-proclaimed “hapas” gaze upon visitors of the art gallery ever since artist-lecture speaker Kip Fulbeck brought his exhibit upon the “Hapa Project” Nov. 11.“It's...

Art exhibition contains printmaking by Irving Herrera

Dierrica Smith February 18, 2016

The Juanita Harvey art gallery is hosting an exhibit containing several printmaking pieces by artist Irving Herrera. The definition of  Printmaking is the process of creating prints that have an element...

Artists presence felt in Herreras prints

Artist’s presence felt in Herrera’s prints

Lane Riggs February 12, 2016

Featuring the indigenous young women of an untouched culture, the woodblocks printing by Irving Herrera went on display in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on Feb. 12.The artistic maturity that was found...

Larry Hamilton, retired art teacher, talks with his old students Jenna Ward, Rider student and first place winner in two categories, and Carli Ward, Rider student, and their mother, Paulette Baltrunas at The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery: Opening Reception for High School Art Competition. I want to go to art school and graduate with a degree in illustration so I can go into chracter design, Ward Said. [I attended today because] I wanted to see what my former students are still creating and basically providing us with all this fine art work, Hamilton said.

Local artists win big in annual high school show

Lane Riggs February 10, 2016

The art on the walls invited spectators to understand not only art, but the artists behind the art, all competitors in this year's high school art competition.The talents of middle school and high school...

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