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
Do you or someone you care about struggle with repeated feelings of sadness, anxiety, disconnection from emotions, difficulty getting out of bed, or lack of interest in hobbies or friendships? If the answer is yes, these mental health struggles don’t have to be faced in solitude. Below are helpful, genuine resources designed specifically for art students in mind. Before things … [Read more...] about Health Matters at Brick City
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!
Candidacy reviews for those seeking bachelors degrees in Art are coming up! Students seeking BFAs who have 24-30 hours of studio classes should check with their advisor to determine if they should apply. Applications and sign up sheets are available in front of the Art+Design office, Brick 1, Room 100. Students are responsible for choosing a time for their review on October … [Read more...] about BFA Candidacy Reviews for 2017
A photograph from a recent project portraying children and young adults with learning disabilities by senior photography major, Shelby Walters, will be included in Lux 2017, an annual photographic journal published by Southern Illinois University. In addition to being selected for this publication, Shelby also received an Honorable Mention award. The juror for Lux 2017 was Tom … [Read more...] about Shelby Walters & Cory Powell Photography Accomplishments