What does an Oscar-winner, a Dora the Explorer game-creator, and a Visual Effects Compositor have in common? They all began their path to creative discovery in the Electronic Arts Program at Missouri State University. The Electronic Arts (EA) Program, spearheaded by three distinct academic departments – Music; Art + Design; and Media, Journalism, and Film – produces students … [Read more...] about 20 Years of the Award-Winning Electronic Arts Program
Daniel Zender remembers looking at Communication Arts when he was a student at MSU. The international journal, which covers graphic design, advertising, photography, illustration and media, inspired him. Now, Zender is inspiring others: He has been featured in Communication Arts himself. A story in the November/December 2018 issue showcased his work as a go-to … [Read more...] about Artist becoming a recognized illustrator
Alumna Kari Mishler, Art History major and Museum Studies minor, has been working in Haines, Alaska, on a museum internship at the American Bald Eagle Foundation. During this internship she has been working with maintaining and modifying their natural history dioramas and helping them to organize their Native American art and artifact collections. Stay warm and dry, … [Read more...] about Alumna Kari Mishler at the American Bald Eagle Foundation
Desmond Dornak, graduated from the Electronic Arts/Animation program in 2017 and is living the dream making stopmotion animation for Dreamworks TV. He can be seen in this behind-the-scenes interview about a recent episode for the "Trolls Toymotion" series. The full, finished episode can be seen here. Desmond is freelancing with the Oklahoma City film studio Reckless … [Read more...] about Animation alumni working for Dreamworks
Welcome back Bears! The semester is quickly coming to a close, with finals week beginning in JUST 2 days! If you're looking for a break from studying, some amazing art to enjoy, or just the refreshments, please join us on Friday, December 7th, for the last Art Walk of 2018! The Walk begins at 6:00PM-10:00PM, with over two dozen Art Walk locations for live art demonstrations, … [Read more...] about December FFAW Ends Semester with a Bang!