Calendar 2010-2011





          FALL 2010  

Triple Pour
Andrew DeCaen
cut paper


Metabolism: Andrew DeCaen

Main Gallery

September 10& October 15, 2010



Opening: Friday, September 10, 2010 6:00pm-8:00pm

Artist's Gallery Talk: 7:00pm   

Artist Website:


BC Gilbert
mixed media and watercolor

Midnight Oil: Nancy Gail Kizis and B.C. Gilbert

Foyer Gallery

September 10& October 15, 2010

All media


*Opening: Friday, September 10, 2010 6:00pm-8:00pm



Hatchet Man
Don Reitz
woodfire ceramic

 Workshop Schedule
Thursday/Friday, November 11th and 12th, in C119 (Ceramics Studio)
Conducted by Jake Allee and Brenda Lichman

Workshop/Demonstration     9:00am-5:00pm (Thursday/Friday)
Lunch                                12:30pm-2:00pm (Thursday/Friday)
Slide Lecture                      3:30pm C111 (Thursday)

*This workshop has been made possible by the generous support of the O'Donnell Visiting Artists Program.

Don Reitz

Main Gallery

November 5, 2010 & January 7, 2011



*Opening: Friday, November 12, 2010 6:00pm-8:00pm

About the Artist


Don Reitz is recognized as one of the most important and influential ceramic artists of this century. He is represented in numerous museum collections including the Smithsonian Institute, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the American Craft Museum and the American Museum of Ceramic Art.

Students and public welcomed.  



Loren Jones
mixed media

Student Selections 

Foyer Gallery

November 5- November 26, 2010

All media


*Opening: Friday, November 12, 2010 6:00pm-8:00pm


Peace Dove
Tyler Taliaferro

Senior Exhibition

Foyer Gallery

December 3, 2010 & January 14, 2011

­­­­­All media                                                                                             


Opening: Friday, December 3, 2010  6:00pm-8:00pm


 Graduating Senior
Tyler Taliaferro
  SPRING 2011

My Words Come Back To Me
Robin Becker
Mixed Media

Kouros and Kori
James Chressanthis
Digital Media

Workshop Schedule
Conducted by Robin Becker and James Chressanthis


Wednesday, January 26
9:00am-11:00am            C115     Photography/Graphic Design Studio

Slide Lecture
1:00pm                         C111     Lecture Hall


2:00pm-4:50pm             C115     Photography/Graphic Design Studio


Thursday, January 27
9:30am-12:20pm            C110     Design Studio                
2:00pm-4:50pm             C115F    Visual Arts Computer Lab

Film Screening                    7:00pm      Museum of Art at MSU
"No subtitles necessary"-Directed by James Chressanthis

Robin Becker and James Chressanthis

Main Gallery

January 28 & February 18, 2011

Mixed media, Photography, and film


*Opening, Friday, January 28, 2011 6:00pm-8:00pm

About the O&Donnell Visiting Artists


Robin Becker is a mixed media artist working and living in Topanga, California. She received her MFA from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale with studies in fibers, weaving and photography. Becker&s artwork uses multi-layers of images of landscapes, architecture, diary journeys, drawing and painting to produce brightly colored works that evoke ideas about memory and place. Becker is represented by the Topanga Canyon Gallery where she was recently highlighted in  her 2010  

solo exhibition "Painted Light." She recently took part in the invitational  

exhibition "Mountains to the Sea" at the Annenburg Beach Center in Santa Monica, California. 


James Chressanthis, ASC is a cinematographer and director whose work has spanned the worlds of feature films, television movies, music videos, commercials and documentaries. Chressanthis has been twice nominated for the Emmy&  for Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie and most recently was nominated for a 2010 Emmy& for Outstanding Arts and Cultural Programming. Chressanthis is also a visual artist working in traditional photography and mixed media painting and digital collage. He received  Masters degrees from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the American Film Institute, Los Angeles. 


Join Becker and Chressanthis as two of our featured O&Donnell Visiting Artists. Students and public welcomed. 



British Studies Group Photo, 2010
"Wildfire Studios"

British Studies Photography, 2010

Foyer Gallery

January 28 - February 4, 2011


*Opening: Friday, January 28, 2011 6:00pm-8:00pm

Midwestern State University
Crystal Barnes Whittington
Jenny Granberry
Jacob Granberry
Tamara Allison
Soozie Amador
Janie Hessing
David Colditz
Kerri Carter
Tyler Taliaferro
Trey Davis
Jillian Leigh Poole

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
Alex Ackerman
Annie Wood

Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi
Sarah Elizabeth Young




High School Art Competition

Foyer Gallery

February 12 & February 24, 2011


*Opening: Saturday, February 12, 2011 11am-2pm


The Rune Marker
Scottie Parsons
Oil on Canvas

(Image courtesy, William Campbell Contemporary Art Inc.)

Scottie Parsons

Main Gallery

March 4 & April 15, 2011



*Opening: Friday, March 4, 2011 6:00pm-8:00pm

         Participating Organization


Martha Fain

From the Ceramics Studio III

Foyer Gallery

March 4 & April 15, 2011


*Opening: Friday, March 4, 2011 6:00pm-8:00pm


Ernestina Toral

Student Juried Exhibition

Main Gallery

May 6 & July 7, 2011

All Media


*Opening: Friday, May 6, 2011 6:00pm-8:00pm

Awards Ceremony: 7:00pm


Nancy Anderson
is a working artist and has been Executive Director and Curator of the Leslie Powell Foundation and Gallery in Lawton, Oklahoma for 22 years.
In the span of Anderson&s art career at the Leslie Powell Gallery she has organized over 176 exhibits and 264 lectures.

graduated Suma Cum Laude at Cameron University, receiving a bachelor of art and has extended graduate studies in Art History at Oklahoma University.  Anderson has been active in furthering the arts and humanities in Oklahoma and was the 1999 recipient of the State of Oklahoma Governors Arts Award for Community Service.


Wish Flower
Sharol Batey Rickman
steel, wood, wire

Senior Exhibition

Foyer Gallery

May 6 & August 2011


*Opening: Friday, May 6, 2011 6:00pm-8:00pm

  Graduating Seniors
Sharol Batey-Rickman
Loren Jones
BriAnna Satterfield
Sarah Stillson