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!
This Friday, April 6, an exhibition of works by students in the Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies program at Missouri State University's Department of Art and Design will be opening at the Mighty Sharp Gallery. Artists Ainura Ashirova, Neal Polallis, Xuehue Jin and Vladan Djordjevic will be exhibiting their work that explores multicultural topics. Their work includes … [Read more...] about 3&1 an exhibition featuring works by MFA students
When Ainura Ashirova arrived at Missouri State to pursue her Master of Fine Arts, she'd already established herself as an effective arts administrator. She'd spent many years working for the British Council in her native Kazakhstan. "I traveled to London often," she said, "and I was a very successful arts manager." Ainura also worked with the United States Embassy and … [Read more...] about Ainura: artist and traveler
On Saturday May 6th, Springfield Art Museum will be displaying works from 11 Missouri State University MFA graduate students in the Weisel and Kelly Galleries. We hope you will stop by to check out their work! … [Read more...] about MFA Showcase at Springfield Art Museum
An illustration by Maria Gerasimchuk-Djordjevic, a Master of Fine Arts in visual studies student, has been chosen among the winners of the international Latin American Fotografía and Ilustración competition. The jury consisted of six international illustrators, designers and art directors gathered from around the world. Winners receive international exposure in print, … [Read more...] about MFA graduate student work chosen for international competition