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!
Professors at Missouri State University are encouraged to involve undergraduates in research, and Dr. Billie Follensbee embraces this goal with a passion. As a professor of Art History and the Coordinator of the Museum Studies program, Follensbee creates research opportunities for students that encourage and enable undergraduates to present, exhibit, and publish their own … [Read more...] about Research Opportunities for Undergraduates in Art History and Museum Studies
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
Everyone has a story to tell. Cole Closser and Jen Murvin, professors of Graphic Narrative, are enhancing and expanding the ways students are able to understand and share their stories—with comics. Team-teaching a groundbreaking class together, their success has resulted in a new degree option: BFA in Design, Sequential Art. Cole Closser, assistant professor of Art … [Read more...] about Graphic Narrative classes develop into a new degree option: BFA Design in Sequential Arts