Department Activities

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Grounded Chalk Art Festival

Area high school and college art students can compete in a chalk drawing contest held on the Centennial Plaza in front of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts building.  The competition will take place on October 30, 2014 from 8 AM through 2 PM and is open to students from ECU and other institutions.  Contact Dr. Brad Jessop for more details. 580-559-5353.

2014 Grounded Chalk Art Festival
2014 Grounded


Award Winners

Lindsay High School

First Place: Lindsay High School   

 Plainview High School

Second Place: Plainview High School

Davis Middle School

Third Place: Davis Middle School


And other participants included: Latta, Clayton, Vanoss, Byng, Elmore City/Pernell, McAlester. 

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention


Art Walk

Each year the art club hosts an exhibition of works of art created by the students in the department to display in the local businesses on East Main St. (closest to the campus). 

Semester Field Trips

Each semester the Art Department organizes trips to the following museums and galleries in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth:

Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa

Dallas Museum of Art

African American Museum, Dallas

The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art

The MAC - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas

Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth

Nasher Sculpture Center

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston

Menil Collection, Houston