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!
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
Art + Design Faculty Joshua Albers puts innovation to use. At the beginning of the move to flatten the curve for COVID-19, Joshua Albers, assistant professor in the Art + Design Department, reached out to the Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC) in their collaboration with CoxHealth to see if there was a way he, his students, and the department could … [Read more...] about MSU Art + Design’s Fab Lab Aids in Face Shield Production
Amanda Smith, new assistant professor in the Art + Design Department, is expanding the relationship between painting, quilting, and other mediums; plus, allowing students to see the breadth of creative possibilities within and beyond her work. Through her redefinition of preconceived notions of painting, she creates an environment for students that values and encourages the … [Read more...] about Art + Design New Faculty Feature: Amanda Smith
Published work in an international magazine? Rare. Published student work in an international magazine? Even rarer! This achievement has become reality for Shen Chen Hsieh and Andrew Haener with their winning work appearing in the first publication devoted entirely to the art of contemporary illustration, 3x3. Every year, 3x3 holds an illustration competition where artists from … [Read more...] about Art + Design Student Work Appears in International Publication of Award-Winning Illustration