Students “Displays” Artistry For Community

By Cheval John

2014-03-20 15.57.34

Students from the Department of Art at Sam Houston State University took their talents to a whole new level with the grand opening of the SHSU Student Gallery in Huntsville, Texas.

The 1,450 square-foot gallery is an expansion of the on-campus Gaddis Geeslin Gallery that gives them the opportunity to display their works to the wider community.

Of course, to be able to say that you had the opportunity to curate for the grand opening is something that a person can show on their resume.

The students from the “Museum and Gallery Practices” class, taught by associate professor and chair of the department Michael Henderson*, curated the “Zeitgeist” works for the opening.

In addition to the curation, the class along with the Student Art Association* renovated the building which took several months

The art from “Zeitgeist” will be in the gallery until March 29th.

Here is a clip from the grand opening of the gallery:

*In the video
*Vice President of the Student Art Association is in the video

About Cheval John

Cheval John is the Founder and CEO of Vallano Media, LLC, a marketing agency which helps small to mid-sized businesses use social media correctly to build a loyal following and in the process become more profitable. Cheval is also the host of "What's The Word?" a podcast about finding out what inspires people to choose their respective careers and how social media impacted their lives and business. He is the author of two books including the Amazon Best-Seller, "8 Lessons Every Podcaster Needs To Learn." He has spoken at Social Media Week Lima in Ohio and at Social Media Day Houston 2017 about topics around live streaming and podcasting. Cheval has been featured in media outlets like Ebony Magazine and was named a Houston Top 25 Social Media Power Influencer in 2016 and 2017.

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