Baylor Fine Arts Opens Exhibition Season Sept. 24

Sept. 18, 1996

Three graphic designers who live and work in Texas are featured in Baylor University's Department of Fine Arts first exhibition, "Texas by Design," which opens Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the University Gallery of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

A sixth generation Texan, D.J. Stout is the art director for the Austin-based Texas Monthly magazine. He has received numerous medals and awards including the Art Director Club of New York, the Society of Publication Designers, the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Society of Illustrators. During his 10-year tenure as art director, Texas Monthly has been nominated for seven national magazine awards and won the award for Photography and for General Excellence in 1990 and again for General Excellence in 1992.

Born in Lubbock, Lana Rigsby founded Rigsby Design in Houston in 1991. The firm's work has been honored by many design publications, including Communication Arts, Print, Graphis, Publish!, the New York Art Directors Club, Art Directors Club of Houston and the Dallas Society of Visual Communications. Rigsby was named Adweek's Southwest Creative All-Star in 1994 and is chair of the 1996 Mead Annual Report Show & Conference.

Chris Hill is president and creative director of Hill/A Marketing Design Group Inc., in Houston, which specializes in the creation of total corporate identity programs and market repositioning for national and international corporations. He has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts, American Center for Design, the Art Directors Club of New York, the Art Directors Club of Houston, the Dallas Society of Visual Communications and the New York Type Directors Club. He has been featured in Communication Arts, Print, Graphis, Publish! and Portfolio magazines.

The Baylor exhibition runs through Oct. 26. The University Gallery is open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

For more information, contact the Department of Fine Arts at 755-1867.

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