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
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
While Clay Bears may not be Missouri State University's version of Terracotta Army, they are extraordinary in their own way - shown here advocating for world peace in a photo taken in Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China. All were able to get together for a few days in Lanzhou while visiting China. Three former Clay Bears (former Ceramics students) and Papa Bear (MSU Professor) … [Read more...] about Clay Bears in China
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
Missouri State University doesn't just teach young adults how to read at a collegiate level, or draw a human figure. In Art+Design, students are being prepared for the integrated world of art and business. Here are some examples of the wonderful things Art+Design continue to strive for. Patsy Cox, who received a BFA in '95, currently has a one-person exhibition titled … [Read more...] about Missouri State Alumni Striving for Great Achievements!