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
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
The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program recently produced a video about MFA student Neal Polallis. This video provides an inside glimpse of his artistic journey in the program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDVzs4u7XLQ About Neal Polallis My current research examines the altered state of existence an individual with schizophrenia might experience. Using computer software, … [Read more...] about Student spotlight: Neal Polallis
The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program recently produced a video about MFA student Shen Hseih. This video provides an inside glimpse of her artistic journey in the program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCHBSfu4wvs About Shen Hseih Through study and research in the visual studies program, I found that I am interested in creating images that express my inner spirituality … [Read more...] about Student spotlight: Shen Hseih
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!