2017 Department of Art Gala


Buy Tickets and Sponsorships Here

The Annual Department of Art Gala will honor our 2016-17 Art Scholarship donors and student recipients, Nancy Gaertner for her outstanding contribution to arts in the community and Daryl Howard as outstanding alumna.

Tickets are $50 and include dinner and a cocktail reception.

Sponsorships are available at the Table Level for $250, Event Level for $500, Patron Level for $1,500, and Supporter Level for $5,000.

Donations in other amounts may be made and all proceeds benefit Department of Art student scholarships.

A selection of works by Department of Art faculty will be available in a silent auction.

Buy tickets online through the link above, or download a printable form to mail in. For more information contact Megan Barrett mbarrett@shsu.edu or 936-294-1315.

NancyGaertner DarylHoward

Nancy Gaertner

Outstanding Supporter of the Arts

Daryl Howard

Outstanding Alumna

Silent Auction

Funds raised from the Silent Auction benefit the Distinguished Art Faculty Endowed Scholarship.

The Silent Auction will take place during the evening of the Gala. Bids may be placed from 6pm until the conclusion of the Gala.Telephone bids are being accepted by Megan Barrett at 936-294-1315.
Martin Amorous painting Jim Barker drawing Kate Borcherding etching

Martin Amorous
Untitled, 2016
Watercolor on Paper

Donated by Dean Ronald Shields

Valued at $400

Starting bid $200

Jim Barker
Family of Birds, 2004
Charcoal on Paper

Donated by Michael Henderson

Valued at $600

Starting bid $300

Kate Borcherding
Portrait 56
Unique Litho/Mono/Relief print on paper

Donated by the Artist

Valued at $1200

Starting bid $500

Michael Henderson painting pebworth HEB

Michael Henderson
SOTS (small oval tunnel study) #12, 2017
Gouache on Paper

Donated by the Artist

Valued at $600

Starting bid $200

Charles Pebworth
Lucrezia Borgia cover, 1975
Poster signed to Joe P. from C. Pebworth

Donated by Betsy Maloney

Valued at $750

Starting bid $250

HEB gift Basket

Donated by Huntsville HEB

Valued at $150

Starting bid $75

Artist's Talk

Outstanding Alumna Daryl Howard will give a talk about her work at 2:30 pm on Thursday, November 9 in the Art Auditorium, located at 1028 21st Street, Huntsville, Texas.

The talk is free and open to the public. For information about parking for this event only, please call 936 294-4311.


Daryl Howard, Where I Wade Into Light, 2017, Woodblock Print