MFA Visual Studies student, Jennifer Wolken, is receiving acclaim as a semi-finalist in the 2020 Minnesota Center of Book Arts (MCBA) Prize, an international artist's book award. Jennifer Wolken's piece, “In anticipation of a rare event...” was chosen as one of the 32 semi-finalists from a field of 158 in this international-juried exhibition, with entries coming in from 18 … [Read more...] about MSU Student Semi-finalist for International Artist’s Book Prize
Tana Redman’s love for art history fueled her passions in museum studies, and allowed her to use both of these skills in her current job as Curator at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum in Mansfield, Missouri. Receiving a BA in Art History with a minor in Museum studies in 2016, Tana was a dedicated student in the Art + Design Department. “I am a proud Bear,” Tana … [Read more...] about Alumni Feature: Tana Redman, Museum Curator
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!
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
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