MFA Visual Studies student, Jennifer Wolken, is receiving acclaim as a semi-finalist in the 2020 Minnesota Center of Book Arts (MCBA) Prize, an international artist's book award. Jennifer Wolken's piece, “In anticipation of a rare event...” was chosen as one of the 32 semi-finalists from a field of 158 in this international-juried exhibition, with entries coming in from 18 … [Read more...] about MSU Student Semi-finalist for International Artist’s Book Prize
Mikey Yates paints from images of the past, sharing his memories with the world. Mikey Yates is in his final year at the University of Colorado Boulder working on a Painting and Drawing MFA. After graduating from Missouri State with a BFA in Art, painting emphasis, he sought out another degree saying "I just wanted more time to paint and make stronger work." In the past year … [Read more...] about Painting Alumni Showcases Work across the Country
Tana Redman’s love for art history fueled her passions in museum studies, and allowed her to use both of these skills in her current job as Curator at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum in Mansfield, Missouri. Receiving a BA in Art History with a minor in Museum studies in 2016, Tana was a dedicated student in the Art + Design Department. “I am a proud Bear,” Tana … [Read more...] about Alumni Feature: Tana Redman, Museum Curator
Music and art both breed connection and fuel the imagination. Brianna Bass, abstract painter, combines these special forms of expression to create melodic paintings built through the harmony between music and color which are on view at Brick City Gallery. Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, Brianna has constructed an intricate process using more than just visual concepts to … [Read more...] about Just a few days left to experience Chromaphone!
Drum roll, please! With a whopping 113 social media likes, Emi Jucem’s mask design wins the face mask design challenge! In addition to the sales generated from the contest promotion, the Art + Design Department will be making a bulk purchase for in-house use. This style and more of Emi’s face mask designs can be purchased at this link. And congratulations to Rick … [Read more...] about Face Mask Design Challenge Winners!