Physical distancing in a university setting has been challenging in general, let alone for programs requiring hands-on interaction and close proximity for classroom demonstrations. Jina Seo and Kevin Hughes, professors in the Art + Design Department, have incorporated video cameras and large monitors as a solution to this problem which allows for professor-student interaction … [Read more...] about Solving COVID-19 Challenges in the Classroom with Innovative Technology
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
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!
Jina Seo started her position as Assistant Professor and Area Coordinator of Metal/Jewelry within the Art + Design Department at Missouri State University in Fall 2017. What follows is an interview with her about her background, her work, and inspirations. How would you describe your background in your field? I was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. For as long … [Read more...] about Faculty Feature: Jina Seo, winner of Grand Prix award for jewelry