ArTech Fusion 2018


Mar 16 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Acadiana Center for the Arts

The UL College of the Arts’s presents ArTech Fusion, Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Acadiana Center for the Arts from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. ArTech Fusion will feature performances and talks that promote and highlight the dynamic relationship between the arts and technology, through the use ofcreative collaboration. Premiere performances and lectures will feature video, dance, animations, spoken word and music. Additionally, The College of the Arts will honor the SPARK Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Edward C. Mathes, AIA.

Edward C. Mathes, is a native of New Orleans. He attended the University of Virginia,Charlottesville, VA from 1961 through 1964 and is a proud ‘68 graduate of the Architecture Programat the University of Southwestern Louisiana (USL now UL Lafayette). He has been the chairman ofMathes Brierre Architects since 1982. Mathes Brierre is one of the nation’s oldest and mostsuccessful architecture firms. Mr. Mathes has been a Principal of the firm since 1972, and hasdirected the growth of the firm to a respected multi-disciplined practice based in New Orleans,working nationally and internationally. In 2013, Mathes showed his gratitude to the UL Lafayette, by establishing the Edward C. Mathes/BORSF Endowed Superior Graduate Student Scholarship in Architecture and in 2015 he also established the Edward C. Mathes Endowed Lecture Series in Architecture.  

ArTech Fusion is the central event of the Festival of the Arts, a three-week celebration of the innovative, creative work by faculty, students, and community partners at UL Lafayette and in the local community. The festival will run March 1 - 23 at various locations on campus and around Lafayette. For a full schedule of events go to

Reserve your tickets today at call 337.482.6224