SRO Photo Gallery Exhibition Series Season Closes

The Big Bang, brings the issue of gun control to the simplest, yet most powerful, level: the bullet.

The Big Bang

Bay photographs the aftermath of a bullet fired into Plexiglas, resulting in images that resemble exploding galaxies.

Texas Tech University School of Art and Landmark Arts presents photography by Deborah Bay from March 31 to May 4. This is the final show in the 2013-2014 SRO Photo Gallery exhibition series.

Bay’s series, “The Big Bang,” looks at the issue of gun control. After Houston law enforcement professionals fired shots into Plexiglas, Bay photographs the aftermath in her studio. Resulting images resemble exploding galaxies.

Bay holds a doctoral degree in education from the University of Texas in Austin. Currently living in Houston, she is an advisory council member for the Houston Center for Photography. To visit her website, go to

Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. The Art Building is located at 3072 18th St. Paid parking is available on the fourth floor of the Flint Avenue parking facility Monday through Friday. Parking is free on weekends.

The gallery is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

The exhibitions, speakers and related programs at the School of Art and Landmark Arts are made possibly by grants from the Helen Jones Foundation and The CH Foundation. Additional support comes from cultural activities fees administered through the College of Visual and Performing Arts.