Visiting artist Elijah Gowin will be lecturing on April 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Brick City Room 312!
Elijah Gowin uses photography to speak about ritual, landscape and memory. He was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1967 and received his MFA in Photography from the University of New Mexico. His photographs are in the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of … [Read more...]
Welcome to Brick City. At Missouri State, we call it an urban oasis of creativity. The department of art and design calls it home.
Located just off campus, the cluster of brick buildings known as Brick City boast 85,000-square-feet of space.
When renovations began in 2007, as part of Springfield's urban research park IDEA Commons, the buildings were about 100 years old, … [Read more...]
Dig out your bell-bottoms and leisure suits for for this '70s-themed party!
Costumed block party part of '70s event series
The department of art and design has decided to go retro this semester with several events celebrating the 1970s, including this costumed block party, to be hosted on April 8 in Brick City's south parking lot.
The block party is part of "The … [Read more...]
The scenery around Brick City has changed in recent weeks. A mural can now be seen across the street, and you may have wondered how it got there and what it’s all about.
Drawing senior Michael Yates painted the mural for his Painting III class, and we caught up to him to find out more.
Who else was involved in creating the mural?
I collaborated with Jacob Burmood, my … [Read more...]