SWOSU Plans 2nd Graphic Design Conference and Exhibition

The Graphic Design Conference and Exhibition will be held at Southwestern Oklahoma State University on November 28, November 30 and December 2 on the Weatherford campus.

The Conference and Exhibition will be held in the SWOSU Memorial Student Center and is open to all SWOSU faculty members and students, area business owners and high school students.

According to Dr. Siriporn Peters, the conference/exhibition strives to generate opportunities for graphic design students to present their creative designs to the public, provide a space for graphic design students to meet with their peers and local business owners, and promote the graphic design program of the Art, Communication and Theatre Department of SWOSU.

For more information, contact Peters at sirporn.peters@swosu.edu or 580.774.7138 or Marsha Carman at marsha.carman@swosu.edu or 580.774.7112. The schedule is:

Monday, November 28

Exhibition in lobby—first floor of the Student Union

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration and receive a lunch coupon
    • Conference at Ballroom—second floor of Student Union
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony
    • Ms. Meagan Hensley, Master of Ceremony
    • Dr. Peter Grant, Dean of Arts and Sciences opens the ceremony
    • Owner of D.J.'s Rentals & Sales, Inc. will present a scholarship for Hafith Uresi, vice president of SWOSU Graphic Design Association for his service-learning project.
  • 11:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Graphic Design Conference
    • “Graphic Design Internship at Stafford Air and Space Museum”, John Herring, president of SWOSU Graphic Design Association
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. “Design Talk with the SWOSU Graphic Designer”, Kyle Wright
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch at Duke Dinner with Graphic Design Association,

(Pre-register is required--contact Dr. Siriporn Peters)

  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Graphic Design Conference, Maggie Tran, Master of Ceremony
  • 1:00 p.m. – 1:25 p.m. “Graphic Design Practices and Interns at the Weatherford Daily News”, Phillip Reid, publisher of Weatherford Daily News
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. “Graphic Design for Business”, Round-table discussion with Weatherford Art Council, Oklahoma, facilitator Meagan Hensley

Wednesday, November 30

Portfolio presentation—lobby outside the Ballroom on second floor of the Student Union

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration
  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Portfolio Introduction by William Oswald, officer of SWOSU Graphic Design Association & Amanda Volner, member of SWOSU Graphic Design Association
  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Portfolio exhibition and presentation, funded by the SWOSU Graphic Design Association

Friday, December 2

Activities in lobby on first floor of the Student Union

  • 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fundraising activities by the Graphic Design majors
  • 4:00 p.m. Exhibition ends