Angelina College Visual Arts Students Opening Exhibition

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Gallery Runs April 9-24

Angelina College Visual Arts students next week will celebrate their semester of artworks with an exhibition and reception taking place in the Angelina Center for the Arts Gallery on the AC campus.

The exhibition opens Tuesday, April 9 and will run through April 24. An artists’ reception takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9 in the ACA foyer.

Students from Le’Anne Alexander’s Intro to Design and Intro to Drawing courses will participate.

Drawing students at AC study still life, landscape, portraiture and expression using traditional techniques in charcoal, graphite, Conté crayon and mixed media. Drawing students focus on gaining an understanding of the foundational elements of art and principles of design while creating artworks in wet media, such as acrylic and gouache. 

Following is the list of artists (and listed hometowns) by course:

Intro to Design students:  Robin Assuncao (Livingston), Alessandro Colindres (Pollock), Zoey Galloway (Lufkin), Liz Godwin (Lufkin), Makenna Hankins (Lufkin), William Lawes (Lufkin), Yajaira Mendoza (Lufkin), Eva Menz (Lufkin), Pablo Morones (Nacogdoches), Grace Pivonka (Lufkin), Cass Sullivan (Nacogdoches), Marshal Thomas (Lufkin) and Dawn Williams (Lufkin).

Intro to Drawing students: Kevin Avilez (Lufkin), Aaron Evans (Lufkin), Seth Hamilton (Lufkin), Sydney Holder (Huntington), Jazavion Humphrey (Lufkin), Demi’Treanna Johnson (Lufkin), Febe Martinez (Lufkin), Melissa Mendoza (Lufkin), Alexander Oliveros (Nacogdoches), Robert Ramirez (Diboll), Issac Resendis (Lufkin), Alejandra Rodriguez (Lufkin), Ximena Ruiz-Duron (Lufkin), Dawn Williams (Lufkin) and Parker Winthrop (Lufkin).

Both the reception and the gallery are open to the public, and admission is free.

This acrylic on paper work from Angelina College art student Yajaira Mendoza is one of the works scheduled for display in the upcoming Angelina College Visual Arts Student Gallery scheduled to run April 9-24 in the Angelina Center for the Arts Gallery. (Contributed image)
This acrylic on paper work from Angelina College art student Yajaira Mendoza is one of the works scheduled for display in the upcoming Angelina College Visual Arts Student Gallery scheduled to run April 9-24 in the Angelina Center for the Arts Gallery. (Contributed image)
This acrylic on paper work from Angelina College art student Yajaira Mendoza is one of the works scheduled for display in the upcoming Angelina College Visual Arts Student Gallery scheduled to run April 9-24 in the Angelina Center for the Arts Gallery. (Contributed image)

For further information, contact Le’Anne Alexander at lalexander@angelina.edu.

Gary Stallard
Sports Information Director Gary Stallard, who also serves as a Liberal Arts Instructor, begins his eleventh season with Angelina College. Following a career as a U.S. Marine, Stallard completed his bachelor’s degree at Stephen F. Austin University, where he majored in English and Journalism. For more than 16 years, he has worked as a sports writer/columnist/photographer for the Lufkin Daily News; he continues to contribute free-lance articles on occasion. Stallard has won several awards for writing, including the Golden Hoops Award for basketball writing in 2003, Regional Sports Writer of the Year in 2004, and the Texas Press Association’s first-place award for column writing in 2007 and in 2014. He has also done basketball, football and baseball radio and live streaming play-by- play and color commentary for an ESPN affiliate. Currently Stallard serves as play-by-play broadcaster for AC basketball, baseball and softball games. Prior to arriving at Angelina College, Stallard taught English at Lufkin High School for four years. He currently teaches Developmental Writing classes at AC. He and his wife Susan live in Lufkin.

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