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Mar 1, 2013 11:37 AM by MELISSA CANONE

Festival of the Arts 2013

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Festival of the Arts 2013 will feature events such as exhibits, an art walk, fashion show, demonstrations, talks and a career day for architecture students.

The festival will take place March 7-15 at several places, including Fletcher Hall on the UL Lafayette campus and the Acadiana Center for the Arts in downtown Lafayette.

ArTech Fusion 13, the official kickoff event for Festival of the Arts 2013, will take place at 6:30 p.m. on March 8 at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Faculty, students and community members will present music, animation, poetry, traditional music, dance, fine art and film performances featuring elements of technology.

Ray McIntyre Jr., a visual digital effects artist and supervisor at Pixel Magic at UL Lafayette's LITE Center, will receive the College of the Arts' Spark Lifetime Achievement Award at ArTech Fusion 13.
Thirteen works from professors in the Department of Visual Arts will be included in a faculty portfolio raffle as well. The raffle is a fundraiser for the UL Lafayette College of the Arts. Works will on display through March 8 in Fletcher Hall, Room 202.
Raffle tickets are $5 and will be on sale at ArTech Fusion 13 or during business hours in Fletcher Hall, Room 205.

Tickets for ArTech Fusion 13 are $5 for UL Lafayette students, $10 for faculty and $20 for the public.
For more information about ArTech Fusion 13 or a list of Festival of Arts 2013 events, log on at arts.louisiana.edu or call (337) 482-6224.

Festival of Arts 2013 events:
- Gallery Artist Talk
Date: 3/7
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Description: An artist talk celebrating John Hathorn: A Retrospective will be open to the public as a pre-event for the weeklong festival.
Location: The Acadiana Center for the Arts
Link: arts.louisiana.edu

- Architecture and Design Career Fair
Date: 3/8
Time: 9:30 a.m. to noon
Description: Regional design firms meet and recruit UL Lafayette design students for internships and other pre-professional opportunities.
Location: Fletcher Hall, Room 101
Link: arts.louisiana.edu

- Art Walk
Date: 3/8
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Description: Events include the opening reception for the School of Architecture and Design Juried Student Exhibit and gallery viewings.
Location: Downtown Lafayette
Link: arts.louisiana.edu

- ArTech Fusion 2013
Date: 3/8
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Description: ArTech Fusion 13, the official kickoff event for the UL Lafayette Festival of Arts 2013 will feature music, animation, poetry, traditional music, dance, fine art and film performances.
Location: The Acadiana Center for the Arts
Link: artechfusion13.eventbrite.com

- D3 Unbuilt Visions exhibit
Date: 3/9
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Description: Highlights visions for buildings and structures from international competitions.
Location: Fletcher Hall, second floor
Link: arts.louisiana.edu

- School of Architecture Design and Fashion Show
Date: 3/11
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Description: Freshman design students create wearable objects from found materials that are displayed in a runway show.
Location: Fletcher Hall, Room 134
Link: arts.louisiana.edu

- Marais Press Steamroller Printmaking
Date: 3/12
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Description: Watch printmaking students create artwork from bed sheets.
Location: Fletcher Hall, atrium
Link: arts.louisiana.edu

- 3-D Atelier
Date: 3/13
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Description: See a raku firing demonstration, wheel throwing and how cuttlebone casting is done.
Location: Fletcher Hall, second floor
Link: arts.louisiana.edu

- Performance Space: Identity in Architecture
Date: 3/13
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Description: A review of public art installations and architectural work
Location: LITE Center
Link: arts.louisiana.edu

- Louisiana Sporting Clay tournament
Date: 3/15
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Description: Fundraising event that benefits architecture students.
Location: Wilderness Gun Club
Link: arts.louisiana.edu

 

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