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
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!
Samuel Adam Swope, a 2007 BFA graduate in sculpture from the Art and Design program, has been selected by the Chronus Art Center for their Research/Creation Fellowship in Shanghai, a three-month residency over Fall 2016. While in Shanghai Sam will work on an installation project, "Floating Room" which will appear in conjunction with an artist talk and workshop. After MSU, … [Read more...] about Sculpture alumnus Sam Swope
The art and design department will host resident visiting artist Dale Huffman on Oct. 25-30. Huffman is an art professor at Carlow University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has served as a visiting artist across the U.S., as well as internationally in Japan, Denmark, Sweden and … [Read more...] about Resident visiting artist brings more than 30 years of ceramics experience to MSU
Vonda Yarberry, professor of art and design, has accepted her residency to Prairie Center of the Arts in Peoria, Ill. Yarberry is on sabbatical this year to work on animations that span across multiple small-screens. Her plan was to apply to a number of artist residencies, and Prairie Center of the Arts is the first that has responded. Yarberry discovered this residency … [Read more...] about Faculty member accepts residency in Peoria, Illinois