Professor Emerita, Carolyn Cárdenas and her partner Bobby Ross are mounting a special exhibition of their work at the Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin, Missouri. The exhibition will be on view in the Main Gallery July 31 through September 25, 2021. This exhibition will feature eighty works by these prolific artists. The opening reception will be held July 30, from … [Read more...] about Carolyn Cárdenas & Bobby Ross mount a special exhibition
The term “social distance” is incredibly prevalent in our current day-to-day, and has a long, complicated history. In the nineteenth century, "social distance" was a euphemism used by the British to talk about class and by Americans to talk about race. In today’s time, it most commonly refers to the six feet distance that must be maintained to stop the spread of the … [Read more...] about Reinterpreting Social Distance
An exhibition of Art Education faculty work entitled, Spirituality & Coexistence, is now on view at the Cabot Gallery until August 1. This is an excellent time to see a relatively large body of recent creative works by Dr. Fatih Benzer and Dr. Steve Willis. Dr. Benzer's areas of interest include studying visual cultures through semiotics and issues related to … [Read more...] about Art Education Faculty Exhibition
MSU undergraduate students in art history and visual culture presented their research at the 15th Annual Art History Symposium on May 1, 2-4:30 pm via Zoom. Students and their presentation titles: * Whitney Mosley, "Power in Portraiture: The Self-Portrayal of Isabella d’Este"* * Naysa Adams, "Archibald Motley and Jacob Lawrence: Lenses of Black Modernity" * Katie … [Read more...] about 15th Annual Art History and Visual Culture Symposium
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!