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    Watch: Two Retrospectives Honoring Recently Retired SMU Art Professors

    Debora Hunter, untitled, 2004[from the series “Homework: Photographs from Taos, New Mexico”] Debora Hunter taught photography at SMU from 1976 until her retirement in 2017. Mart Vernon taught at SMU from 1967 until her retirement in 2018. The Pollock Gallery of the Division of Art at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts will present EMERITA: A retrospective of Debora Hunter and Mary Vernon, an exhibition featuring works by the two recently retired SMU art professors, from September 7 to October 20, 2018. This two-person retrospective honors their collective 90-year contribution to the Meadows School, exhibiting work from the 1970s to the [...]

    August 28, 2018|Art, Video|

    10 Protips for Thriving as an Artist from an SMU Meadows Alumna

    Kristin Yost (at center) spoke with SMU alumni at the MPower: Launching your career after Meadows event in spring, 2017. By Kristin Yost, M.M. Piano Performance and Pedagogy ‘06 As I reflected on my first years out of graduate school with an M.M. in Piano Pedagogy and Performance from SMU, I wanted to leave some of the tidbits of wisdom I wish were given more importance in my academic career. Thriving as an artist is possible if you have the right mindset, expectations and goals. A degree is simply a piece of paper. It’s the experience, the challenges of [...]

    August 7, 2018|Music|

    Free IT Support at Tech Effect for Meadows Students, Faculty and Staff

    Mark Valenzuela, left, with Tech Effect coworker Michelle Del Rio. Meadows community finds free and effective solutions to tech woes By Ari Platz (B.A. Corporate Communication and Public Affairs, B.A. Art History ’18) Computer trouble? Wi-Fi not working? Need to borrow equipment? Meadows Tech Effect provides year-round effective solutions to these problems, helping students, faculty and staff operate at the highest level. Student workers Mark Valenzuela and Michelle Del Rio work at the Tech Effect desk, fielding a variety of questions and requests. “Typically, students come by to check stuff out like a camera or tripod, that kind [...]

    August 1, 2018|Student Work|
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