Great to Know: Exhibition Opportunity – Juried Art Show at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art call for entries

January 27th, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: Exhibition Opportunity – Juried Art Show at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art call for entries

The Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi, Mississippi would like to invite you to submit work to their juried art show in August 2018. Titled Echoes of Ohr, the show will reflect the creative spirit that made George Ohr such a unique artist. 

Interested students and faculty should review the attached application, and submit their work by April 30, 2018 to avoid a late entry fee (applications will be accepted until May 10, 2018 with a late fee).

Should you have any questions about the Echoes of Ohr, please don’t hesitate to contact Ms. Rhea Miner at 228-374-5547.

Great to Know: Spring 2018 Career Days are January 30 and 31!

January 27th, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: Spring 2018 Career Days are January 30 and 31!

Spring 2018 Career Days are next week!

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 – Non-Technical Majors
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 – Technical Majors (CAAD and Engineering)

Both days will be held at the Humphrey Coliseum 12-4 p.m.

There are currently 171 employers attending! A list of employers is attached!  Although Day 2 is designated for CAAD and Engineering, be sure to look at Day 1 for recruiters interested in All Majors!

Tips to prepare for Career Days: 

  • Update your Connections profile; we will print a nametag for you using that information.
  • Look in Connections for list of employers attending (both days).
  • Prepare your business professional attire; business casual is appropriate!
  • Print plenty of resumes and work samples/portfolios and print them on resume paper.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Architecture, Art and Design

  • Brasfield & Gorrie (BCS)
  • Aurora Flight Sciences (CAAD)
  • BLOX (CAAD)
  • Pryor Morrow PC (CAAD)
  • Broadmoor, LLC (CAAD)
  • JMR+H, P.C. (CAAD)
  • Eley Guild Hardy Architects (CAAD)
  • Herrington Architect P.C. (CAAD)
  • Garney Construction (BCS)
  • JBHM Architecture (CAAD)
  • Gresham, Smith and Partners (Architecture)
  • Clark Nexsen (CAAD)
  • LIVE Design Group (CAAD)
  • Seay, Seay & Litchfield (CAAD)
  • Enduro Composites (BCS & CAAD)
  • Steel Service Corp. (BCS)
  • Fransen Pittman Construction Company, Inc. (BCS)
  • John W. McDougall Co., Inc. (BCS)
  • Dale Partners Architects, P.A. (CAAD)
  • SHM Architects (CAAD)
  • Wier Boerner Allin Architecture, PLLC (CAAD)
  • Ward Scott Architecture (CAAD)
  • Williams Blackstock Architects (CAAD)
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville (Interior Design)

All Majors

  • Peco Foods, Inc.
  • MSU-Center for Distance Education

 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018:

All Majors

  • Southern Farm Bureau
  • City Year
  • Dillard’s Inc.
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Buckeye International, Inc.
  • BWI Companies, Inc.
  • Centene Corporation/Magnolia Health Plan
  • Community Bank, N.A.
  • Coyote Logistics
  • Dallas Police Department
  • Edward Jones
  • Insight Global
  • Ferguson Enterprises
  • GEICO
  • Koch Foods, Inc.
  • Mississippi Department of Human Services
  • Mississippi College School of Law
  • Republic Finance LLC
  • Peco Foods, Inc.
  • TCW
  • Truckworx
  • Memphis Teacher Residency
  • Schneider Electric
  • MSU-Center for Distance Education

We look forward to seeing you at the Hump!

Great to Know: Fiber Club meeting Tonight at 6 p.m.

January 24th, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: Fiber Club meeting Tonight at 6 p.m.

The Fiber Arts Club at MSU will be having its first meeting of the semester Wednesday, January 24 (tomorrow) at 6 p.m.  in Howell Hall room 109. All are welcome, no experience is necessary, just a desire to learn about or an enjoyment of the fiber arts. We will be knitting tomorrow, but you may bring any type of project you are working on. No tools or supplies necessary. These will be provided. See you there!

Great to Know: Fine Art Portfolio Review Workshop and Due Date

January 22nd, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: Fine Art Portfolio Review Workshop and Due Date

Do you plan on concentrating in Fine Art?

That is – Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking or Sculpture?

Then don’t miss the Fine Art Entry Portfolio Review Workshop on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Briscoe 204 (Printmaking room)

And don’t forget – Fine Art Entry Portfolios are Due on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Portfolios must be turned into the Art Office (Freeman Hall).

Fine Art Entry Portfolio Review forms are available in the Art Office; stop by to pick up your copy today!

Must Hear Artist Talk: William Dunlap Thursday, Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. in Fowlkes Auditorium

January 22nd, 2018 Comments Off on Must Hear Artist Talk: William Dunlap Thursday, Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. in Fowlkes Auditorium

Artist, Art Advisory Board Member, and Author, William Dunlap, will deliver a riveting discussion about his latest book “Short Mean Fiction: The Evolution of Art into Writing” on Thursday, January 25 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Fowlkes Auditorium (Colvard Student Union, 3rd Floor). 

Mr. Dunlap will sign copies of his book at the end of this Artist Talk! We will have complimentary copies of Short Mean Fiction: Words and Pictures (Nautilus Press, 2016) available for signing!

William Dunlap’s work was included in our recent Mississippi Museum of Art exhibitions, and will be featured in an exhibition in February in the Union gallery. Please visit http://williamdunlap.com/index.html#to learn more about Mr. Dunlap and view some of his amazing work!

Don’t miss your opportunity to meet an amazing artist; add this event to your calendar today!

Great to Know: Summer Travel Award and Scholarship Applications are Now Open!

January 14th, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: Summer Travel Award and Scholarship Applications are Now Open!

The following applications are now open! Please take a moment to review each opportunity and apply today!

2018 Penland School of Crafts Summer Workshop Award

The Department of Art is offering a fully paid 2-week summer workshop at Penland School of Crafts for two students from CAAD. The exact workshop is chosen by the individual student. Penland is an educational center located in the BlueRidge Mountains in Spuce Pine, North Carolina. 

In addition to the workshop, the Department of Art will provide the winning students $250 each to help with travel costs. 

Deadline: 1/24/18

https://studentshow.submittable.com/submit/101347/2018-penland-school-of-crafts-summer-workshop-award

 

2018 Anderson Ranch Workshop Award

Anderson Ranch is providing a Mississippi State University Art student a full workshop tuition waiver to attend a one-week summer workshop in Colorado. This award is open to any art major in any concentration, provided the student is presently enrolled. Students graduating in the Spring 2018 are eligible. 

 

Deadline: 1/24/18

https://studentshow.submittable.com/submit/100013/2018-anderson-ranch-workshop-award

 

2018 Grahame Brooke Snider Endowed Photography Travel Award

The Grahame Brooke Snider Endowed Photography Travel Award will be presented in the Fall and Spring to a Photography Concentration BFA student. This award is to encourage creative visual research in the photographic field through travel to conferences, libraries, collections, museums, workshops and more.

 

Deadline: 2/1/2018

https://studentshow.submittable.com/submit/103232/2018-grahame-brooke-snider-endowed-photography-travel-award

 

2018 Current Student Scholarships

The Department of Art will also offer the following scholarships this year. Students must complete their General Scholarship Application (link available in Banner Submit/Revise General Scholarship Application) and a FAFSA form (must be complete even if you do not qualify for financial aid) to qualify for these opportunities.

 

–        Del Rendon Memorial Endowed Scholarship

–        Tramel Memorial Endowed Scholarship

–        Van Bristow Memorial Scholarship

 

More information, including application instructions, are available in the scholarship portal. Please take a moment to review each opportunity and apply today!

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