ArtBaylor Lariat | Different strokes for different oaks: Two artists meld paintings, sculptures with inspirations from nature
By Madison Miller
Although sculpting and painting are different forms of art, two artists prove that they can have a common thread: nature.
Artists James Surls and Lilian Garcia-Roig have brought pieces of their collections to Baylor to be viewed by art enthusiasts from all over Central Texas. All of the pieces, which are on display in the Martin Museum of Art, were inspired by the outdoors.
Waco Trib | New Waco art shows use nature as medium, message
by Carl Hoover
Nature proves a common thread that runs through two art exhibits on display this month, with one showing artists who find inspiration in nature and the second featuring an artist warning of its destruction.
Martin Museum of Art to Host Exhibitions of James Surls Sculptures and Lilian Garcia-Roig Paintings
The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University will feature sculptures by James Surls and paintings by Lilian Garcia-Roig beginning October 4 and running though November 13.
Waco Trib | Baylor exhibit of McArdle art shows Texas history
by Carl Hoover
The Pro Texana part of Baylor University’s motto “Pro Ecclesia Pro Texana” flavors the Martin Museum of Art’s current exhibition of work by 19th-century Texas artist and Baylor’s first art professor Henry A. McArdle, and there’s a Texas-like sense to what’s in the show.
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.
Baylor Media Communications | Paintings Depicting History of Baylor and Texas, Created by Baylor's First Art Professor, On Display At Martin Museum of Art
by Terry Goodrich
WACO, Texas (Aug. 11, 2014) – Baylor University’s Martin Museum of Art will host the Henry McArdle: Texas Painter, Patriot, and Baylor Professor exhibition from Aug. 12 through Sept. 21.
Henry McArdle, Baylor's first art professor, was one of the earliest artists in the Republic of Texas, and his work documents historically significant events as well as instrumental individuals who helped shape the state.
Martin Museum of Art to Host Henry A. McArdle: Texas Painter, Patriot, and Baylor Professor
The Martin Museum of Art will feature "Henry A. McArdle: Texas Painter, Patriot, and Baylor Professor" beginning August 12 and running though September 21. Henry McArdle was one of the earliest artists in the Republic of Texas and his work documents historically significant events as well as instrumental individuals who helped shape the state.
Martin Museum of Art to Host Roy Hanscom: Containers
The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University will feature Roy Hascom: Containers beginning August 12 and running though September 21. Roy Hanscom is a ceramic artist with whimsical but functional designs for containers.
Dallas Tidbits | Meet the Waco Postal Worker Who Designs for Hermès
You've had your favorite scarf for so long you've now officially worn it as a headband, vest, cover up and love bite disguise. Fancify your collection with Hermès scarves designed by legendary Waco artist Kermit Oliver.
Robertson County News | Katherine Hull takes top honors in the 2014 Congressional Art Contest
by Melissa Freeman
Bremond ISD student, Katherine Hull won "overall winner" in the annual Congressional Art Contest sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives and local congressman Bill Flores. Awards ceremony was held at Martin Museum of Art on May 13, 2014.