What does an Oscar-winner, a Dora the Explorer game-creator, and a Visual Effects Compositor have in common? They all began their path to creative discovery in the Electronic Arts Program at Missouri State University. The Electronic Arts (EA) Program, spearheaded by three distinct academic departments – Music; Art + Design; and Media, Journalism, and Film – produces students … [Read more...] about 20 Years of the Award-Winning Electronic Arts Program
Daniel Zender remembers looking at Communication Arts when he was a student at MSU. The international journal, which covers graphic design, advertising, photography, illustration and media, inspired him. Now, Zender is inspiring others: He has been featured in Communication Arts himself. A story in the November/December 2018 issue showcased his work as a go-to freelance … [Read more...] about Artist becoming a recognized illustrator
Congratulations! You did it, #BearGrads. You’ve completed your course work. Drank way too much coffee to get you through those late study nights, waited until 11:59 p.m. to turn in your final assignment and had ramen noodles and chicken nuggets for the last four-plus years. You most certainly completed the graduate outcome survey, after getting spammed by the Career Center. … [Read more...] about You’re graduating: What’s next?
Alumna Kari Mishler, an art history major and museum studies minor, has been working in Haines, Alaska, on a museum internship at the American Bald Eagle Foundation. During this internship, she works on maintaining and modifying their natural history dioramas and helping them to organize their Native American art and artifact collections. Stay warm and dry, Kari! Find … [Read more...] about Alumna Kari Mishler at the American Bald Eagle Foundation
The full, finished episode can be seen online. Desmond is freelancing with the Oklahoma City film studio Reckless Abandonment Pictures which was contracted for five episodes of the stopmotion series. As a student, stopmotion was of special interest to Desmond. It’s a technique that requires patience, persistence, and special care as the animator brings static objects to … [Read more...] about Animation alumnnus working for Dreamworks