Students in video installation

Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Student Art Association (SAA)

SAA is a non-profit student governed organization dedicated to the artistic and professional development of its members. The student group strives to create a community environment and forma a creative network among their peers. SAA creates opportunities for student scholarships, exhibitions, and the public sale of members' art work. For information contact Faculty Advisor Jessica Simorte


SHSU SIGGRAPH is a student chapter of the national SIGGRAPH organization.

The mission of SIGGRAPH is to promote interest in computer graphics and animation. The student members of SIGGRAPH organize group exhibitions and events, participate in community outreach, and provide peer support in their discipline. For information contact Faculty Advisor Melissa Glasscock

Student Design Collective (SDC)

SDC is a non-profit, student governed organization that is dedicated to the artistic and professional development of its membership. SDC helps to better prepare SHSU students for real life work environment, enhance classroom learning and promote professional relationships. Visiting designers, lecturers, and special events are open to the public to promote public interest and appreciation of the design world.  For information contact Faculty Advisor Anthony Watkins

Drawing Club

An organization for students interested in the art and practice of drawing. Meets regularly to draw, and discuss drawing used in many applications including comic books, scientific illustrations, and fine art. Conducts student lead critiques on their personal expression, discussing the purpose and intent of their work. Members participate in the Prison Drawing classes by teaching. Organizes open sessions drawing from the figure. Open to all university students. For more information contact Faculty Advisor Pat Lawler

Department of Art Box 2089, Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX 77341-2089 Phone: 936.294.4311