First Friday Art Walk 6-10 p.m. on May 4 will have NEW art, NEW art venues, artist receptions, live music, the SculptureXGames Finale, international culture, local history, senior exhibitions, and all the food, fun, entertainment and shopping that have made downtown Springfield a destination! Below are some highlights of FFAW that will bring excitement for the last FFAW of the … [Read more...] about FFAW: May Celebration With 27 Locations!
The Springfield Art Museum in collaboration with Missouri State University will be hosting the Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in Visual Studies showcase, with an opening reception on Friday, May 4th from 5:30-7:00 pm! The show will be comprised of many works by graduate students: Ainura Ashirova, Tawn Dickison, Vladan Djordjevic, Shen Chen Hsieh, Xuehua Jin, My Que Luu, Neal … [Read more...] about Springfield Art Musuem: MFA Showcase
When Ainura Ashirova arrived at Missouri State to pursue her Master of Fine Arts, she'd already established herself as an effective arts administrator. She'd spent many years working for the British Council in her native Kazakhstan. "I traveled to London often," she said, "and I was a very successful arts manager." Ainura also worked with the United States Embassy and … [Read more...] about Ainura: artist and traveler
Todd Reynolds, a Masters of Fine Arts student in his final year of the program in Visual Studies, will be presenting a selection of works at the Paris Ass Book Fair in Paris, France, between March 10 and 12. The exhibition is an international showing specializing in fan zines, graphic novels, and art books. Congratulations, Todd! Save Save Save … [Read more...] about MFA student Todd Reynolds to show in Paris
An illustration by Maria Gerasimchuk-Djordjevic, a Master of Fine Arts in visual studies student, has been chosen among the winners of the international Latin American Fotografía and Ilustración competition. The jury consisted of six international illustrators, designers and art directors gathered from around the world. Winners receive international exposure in print, … [Read more...] about MFA graduate student work chosen for international competition