A $100,000 gift from James and Mary Wright of Dallas will
help provide the Texas A&M College of Architecture with a first
class visual arts exhibition space. The donation will fund renovations
to gallery in the Langford Architecture Center and support exhibitions
by students, faculty and visiting artists. With approval from
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, the enhanced
venue will be named the Wright Gallery in recognition of the
With classes in many of the traditional studio disciplines,
as well as one of the nation’s leading programs in computer
animation, the College of Architecture has long been the home
of visual arts education at Texas A&M’s College Station
campus. The renovated gallery promises to be an important element
in the future development of those areas.
“The Wright Gallery will be a tribute to the visual arts
tradition of the College of Architecture and a cornerstone for
the emerging Department of Visualization,” noted J. Thomas
Regan, dean of the College of Architecture.
Wright is a retired senior partner of PageSoutherlandPage, an
international architecture firm with offices in Austin, Dallas,
Houston, Washington, D.C. and London.
gallery space in Langford Architecture Center, which is to
be renovated and renamed the Wright Gallery in recognition