News: Martin Museum of Art

Feb
4
2016
by Helena Hunt

Baylor faculty engage in work that goes far beyond what their students witness in the classroom. Research, visiting lectures and writing all form a significant part of the professor’s working life. For professors in the department of art, their work extends into the creative realm as well. They don’t just teach; they do.
Feb
4
2016
Come and see the original works of Baylor professors at the Biennial Baylor Department of Art Faculty Exhibition. The exhibit will be in the Martin Museum of Art at the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center on Baylor campus until February 28. Admission and events are free and open to the public.
Jan
5
2016
The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University will feature the biennial Baylor Department of Art Faculty Exhibition from January 21 through February 28, 2016. Baylor Art History Faculty Lectures will be on Thursday, January 21, at 4:30 pm, and a reception for the Faculty Exhibition will follow from 5:30-7 pm.
Nov
17
2015
The Martin Museum of Art will present an exhibition of BFA student work from November 19 through November 24.

Baylor Department of Art and the Martin Museum of Art would like to congratulate the graduating BFA students: Sofia Carrillo, Allie Lovell, and Caroline Layne for the Fall 2015 BFA Exhibition.
Sep
15
2015
The Martin Museum of Art will present an exhibition of selections from the Joe A. Diaz Art Collection from October 6 through November 15. For over 30 years, San Antonio art collector, Joe Diaz, has been collecting contemporary Latino art focusing on emerging and mid-career artists. The selections from the collection include work by Gaspar Enriquez, Cesar Martinez, and Gloria Perez. The exhibition features a gallery of work by the renowned artist, Luis Jiménez (1940-2006), known for his colorful fiberglass sculptures and lithographs.
Jul
8
2015
The Martin Museum of Art will concurrently feature Line & Space in Gallery I and Shifting Currents in Gallery II. The exhibitions will be open August 11 through September 20.
Jun
2
2015
The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University will feature works by from the museum’s Permanent Collection from June 2 to July 17. The exhibition will include several recent acquisitions.
Mar
26
2015
by Carl Hoover

Waco art fans have a chance to see work by young and upcoming artists in exhibits opening this week at Studio Gallery and Baylor University’s Martin Museum of Art.
Mar
25
2015
By Rae Jefferson
A&E Editor

Baylor University’s Department of Art will celebrate the best in student creations at an annual art exhibition tonight.

The 2015 Baylor Art Student Exhibition will features selected works from students tonight.

Accomplished Texas artist Danville Chadbourne is this year’s guest juror, meaning he selected the works featured in the exhibition, said museum director Karin Gilliam. Of the approximately 200 entries received, 78 were selected for the exhibition.
Mar
2
2015
The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University will feature the annual Baylor Art Student Exhibition beginning March 26th at 5:30pm and running through April 19th. Renowned Texas sculptor, Danville Chadbourne, is the guest juror and will present awards to the students at the opening reception on March 26.
Jan
22
2015
By Carl Hoover
Two galleries don’t seem sufficient to contain an artistic career that has stretched over a half-century, just as gallery walls have strained at times to display the oversized, textured paintings and sculptures that artist Karl Umlauf has made his own.
Jan
16
2015
by Ashton Brown
The Martin Museum of Art will present works by Karl Umlauf, a Baylor University art professor and Artist-in-Residence, from Tuesday, Jan. 20, through Sunday, March 1.
Dec
25
2014
By Randy Fiedler
Fans of the celebrated Texas artist Karl Umlauf will get a big treat this month when a retrospective exhibition featuring some of his best work opens on the Baylor campus.
Dec
1
2014
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.
Oct
22
2014
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.
Oct
9
2014
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.
Sep
23
2014
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.
Aug
14
2014
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.
Aug
12
2014
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.
Aug
11
2014
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.
Jul
15
2014
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.
Jul
15
2014
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.
Jun
2
2014
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.
May
22
2014
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.
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