Category Archives: Faculty Accomplishments

Professor’s work showcased in Springfield Art Museum exhibit

Keith Ekstam, an MSU art and design professor, is one of seven artists whose works will be featured in the Springfield Art Museum’s exhibit, “The Wood-Fired Kiln: A Catalyst for Collaboration.” The exhibit features work created using wood-firing kiln and

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Empty Bowls for Ozarks Food Harvest

Ceramics students and faculty will be participating again in the Empty Bowls fundraising event by creating ceramic bowls that will be for sale.  This year’s event will be held on Sept. 23 from 4:30-8 p.m. at Panera Bread located at

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Eleventh Annual Missouri State University/ Drury University Art History Symposium

2016 is the fourth year running that the symposium has been hosted at the Springfield Art Museum, thanks to the Director Nick Nelson and the special relationship that has been fostered between our institutions. The museum offers many wonderful opportunities

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Professor shares family art collection

Art professor Jacek Fraczak’s family collection of Nikifor Krynicki watercolor paintings will be on display in the Duane G. Meyer Library from April 14-May 13. Paintings depict religious architecture, portraits, rural scenes The paintings come from the Alfons Karny Collection.

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Hippie block party, photo exhibitions and workshops to tell story of 1970s

Outlandish fashions, dance music and fads are iconic images of the 1970s, but for those who lived it, the decade was more than leisure suits and disco. Over the next three months, Missouri State is bringing the 1970s into full

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Mind’s Eye explores work of photography professor

Congratulations to Professor Bruce West for being featured in the upcoming 2016 issue of Mind’s Eye. His work is also highlighted on the Research web page and on the Missouri State homepage. Winding road that led to destiny Is there

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Professor’s book reviewed in notable British art history journal

Associate Professor Dr. Catherine Jolivette’s book, “British Art in the Nuclear Age,” has been reviewed by esteemed British journal “Art History.” ‘Living under the cloud’ The art and design professor released the book last year. In it, she and other

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Art+Design teams compete in Sculpture X Games

Three teams from Missouri State’s art and design department will compete in ideaXfactory’s Sculpture X Games happening this week in Springfield. Teams to build outdoor sculptures The teams, led by Assistant Professor Kevin Hughes and per-course faculty members Jacob Burmood

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Books, publications on tap for art history professor

“Ancient Mesoamerica,” the premier scholarly journal in the Mesoamerican art history and archeology fields, has published the co-authored paper of art history professor Dr. Billie Follensbee and Loyola University anthropology professor Dr. Philip Arnold. The paper, titled “Early Formative Anthropomorphic Figurines

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