Martin Museum of ArtWaco 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.
Texas Monthly | Six Must - Attend Events, May 2-8
by Michael Hoinski
WACO - The Hermès Man
Accessories don’t come any more elegant than an Hermès scarf.
Baylor | Scarves, Paintings of International Renowned Waco Artist Kermit Oliver
by Terry Goodrich
In Central Texas there lives a man who in a small room in a 1900s white prairie house spends months, years creates paintings of rustic American scenes...
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)