The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University will feature works by Karl Umlauf beginning January 20 and running though March 1. Professor Umlauf has taught painting and drawing at Baylor for 25 years and will be retiring at the end of the school year.
Baylor Magazine | A meaningful gift
Kermit Oliver is legendary in the art world for his incredible talent, his reticence and the uniqueness of his story. He is the only American ever to have been tapped to design scarves for Hermés, the luxurious Paris apparel and accessory company. A retired postman in addition to being an artist, his world-renowned paintings are created in his East Waco home, just minutes from campus. Now, the campus is proud to be home to an original work he painted exclusively for Baylor.
“Armillary” was commissioned by Baylor philanthropists and art lovers Sue, BA ’50, and the late Ted, BBA ’49, JD ’51, Getterman and given as a gift to Baylor’s Martin Museum of Art.
The spring 2014 issue of Baylor Arts & Sciences magazine is online
The Spring 2014 issue of Baylor Arts & Sciences magazine is now available for viewing online. This issue contains profiles on Arts & Sciences alumni making a difference in Washington, D.C., a look at the popular new Arabic and Middle East Studies major and a tour of the treasures of Baylor's Martin Museum of Art.
(See page 20 for article on Martin Museum of Art)
Baylor Lariat | Student pulls together art, yoga for tranquility
By Kat Worrall
Among paintings, photographs and the occasional sculpture, Austin sophomore Sheridan Aspy leads students through sun salutations and downward dogs every Tuesday morning as part of “Yoga in the Gallery.”
***UPDATE: Yoga will be offered through Baylor Group X for Fall 2014. Day and time are TBA***
Martin Museum of Art Crowdsourcing Project
The purpose of the Martin Museum of Art Crowdsourcing Project is to discover information on artwork presented from the museum's permanent collection. With a small staff maximizing their time and resources, efficiently researching each piece in the collection becomes difficult with such limitations. We need your assistance in translating and transcribing text, in addition to retrieving identifying information on artwork posted on this site. With this information, the museum can increase our educational resources for students who frequent our collections, the surrounding community, and create a connection between artists and art connoisseurs. Volunteers, such as yourself, make collection's research possible with your detailed observations, mastery of language, and knowledge of art history. Please join us in developing our collection's resources and furthering the mission of the museum. Margaret Hallinan, Graduate Assistant at the Martin Museum of Art, created the project and site as part of her graduate thesis project.