Jodi McCoy’s role as Director of Exhibitions in the Art + Design Department, encompasses much more than her three-word title. Jodi's concentration lies in the Brick City Gallery, which involves curating, designing, marketing, and interpreting exhibits, but her contributions reach much further. Her adoration for museums began at a young age. “Growing up in Austin, Texas, my … [Read more...] about Art + Design Staff Feature: Jodi McCoy
Gwen Walstrand’s local exhibit, Near and There; Glimpses From a Fleeting World, is now showing until November 18, at the Spiva Art Gallery on the campus of Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri. This is a rare opportunity to see a large, solo exhibition of Gwen's, since she normally exhibits in larger cities both nationally and internationally. The relatively … [Read more...] about Near and There; Glimpses From a Fleeting World: a solo exhibit from Gwen Walstrand
“ABOUT A MASK” virtually showcases the artwork of Art + Design students sharing their artistic interpretations of the societal, cultural, and historical roles masks play in their daily lives. Through varying mediums showcasing varying perspectives, the students creatively communicate the impact masks have had on them individually, as well as on their communities and … [Read more...] about ABOUT A MASK: Virtual Exhibit
There are only a few days left to view the BFA Exhibition honoring spring 2020 graduates, in person. Their photographs, sculptures, animation, and design are being showcased demonstrating their hard work, perseverance, and dedication to their creative pursuits. The campus galleries would have normally hosted final student exhibitions in May but were closed unexpectedly for … [Read more...] about BFA Celebratory Exhibition honoring Spring 2020 graduates
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!