After School Special: The Lamar University First Juried Alumni Exhibition

After School Special: The Lamar University First Juried Alumni Art Exhibition Lamar University Alumni Opening Reception June 15, 2018 6:30pm-8:30pm; Exhibition Dates: June 15-August 3, 2018; Entry Deadline April 20, 2018

After School Special

To celebrate the Dishman Art Museum's 35th Anniversary, Lamar University is pleased to be hosting our first juried art exhibition for LU alumni titled "After School Special". This exciting exhibition offers an opportunity for LU graduates from across the country and around the world to share their creative work at the Dishman Art Museum.

The exhibition will be on display June 15-August 3, 2018. The Dishman Art Museum is located at 1030 E Lavaca Street, Beaumont, TX and is open to the public for regular hours Monday-Friday, 10:00am-5:00pm. Admission and parking are free. 


Call for Entries

Any Lamar University graduate was eligible to submit their artwork to be considered for the After School Special Exhibition. All media submitted was considered. Entrants entered 5-7 images from a specific body of work and up to two different applications. Deadline to enter artwork for the show was Friday, April 20, 2018 by 5:00pm. Dr. Lynne Lokensgard, LU Distinguished Professor Emerita, served as the juror for the show. Winners include: Eric Adams '15; Megan (Crosby) Badger '10; Amy (Tolbert) Faggard '94, '13; Sunni Forcier '15; David Iles '73; Ken Mazzu '92; Amy Richard '84; Caleb Sims '12; Justin Varner '05; and Valerie Yaklin-Brown '92, '97.

Opening Reception

Lamar University Alumni are invited to attend the opening reception of the alumni art exhibition entitled "After School Special: The Lamar University First Juried Alumni Art Exhibition" on Friday, June 15, 2018 from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Dishman Art Museum. The deadline to register to attend the opening reception is Friday, June 8, 2018. The exhibition will run from June 15 through August 3, 2018. On display will be works of art by Lamar University Alumni that were selected by Juror Dr. Lynne Lokensgard