Public Art

Emily Wilkinson holds an early model of one of Texas Tech's most recent public art installations, "Run."
Betsy Blaney

There was already a pocket-size book to help people get to know the public art around various campuses of the Texas Tech University System. But now, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the CH Foundation, there’s a more accessible tool: an app, ArtTrek, for both iOS and Android mobile devices that guides people from one art piece to the next.

“Once you get it going we can manage all the content on an online platform and it is actually pretty easy to use, which has been great. We do a book that has all the pieces but you publish it maybe once a year, if that.”

Texas Tech University

This is the third in a series of segments focused on the public art collection at Texas Tech, the artists who contributed, the university themes reflected in the art and specific pieces located around the Texas Tech University System.

Texas Tech University

This is the second in a series of segments focused on the public art collection at Texas Tech, the artists who contribute, the university themes reflected in the art and specific pieces located around the Texas Tech University System.

Texas Tech University

This is the first in a series of segments focused on the public art collection at Texas Tech, the artists who contributed, the university themes reflected in the art and specific pieces located around the Texas Tech University System.

As more and more new buildings go up and renovations of the old continue on the Texas Tech campus, other things are arriving as well - a statue here, a mosaic on that wall, a light installation there.