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‘Telling the Story’ BFA thesis show at the Dishman

Lamar University’s Dishman Art Museum will host “Telling the Story,” in which four students fulfill their requirements for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design by presenting their senior thesis projects Dec. 2-20.

Tracey Baxley, Silsbee, has written and illustrated a children's book titled "Lucky the Cowboy and the Curious Case of the Missing Cattle." The book will be displayed along with 12 original illustrations.

Jeremy Hobbs, Vidor, is exhibiting packaging, advertising and sample screen-shots for a fictional video game titled “Wander World,” which he presents in the guise of several different game technologies from the 1980s to the present.

William Schlesener, Bridge City, has done a series of posters warning viewers of the dangers of taking steroids.
Chelsea Willis, Batson, has presented plans and promotional materials for an interactive website that helps student stay healthy by making better food choices.

Light refreshments will be served at the opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 2. Admission to the reception and the exhibition is free.

The Dishman Art Museum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and is located at 1030 East Lavaca, Beaumont, Texas. Free museum-dedicated parking is available in front of the Dishman during museum hours. Call (409) 880-8959 for more information or visit