Great to Know: Fine Art Entry Portfolios are due on Friday, March 2!

February 23rd, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: Fine Art Entry Portfolios are due on Friday, March 2!

Attention: all eligible Undeclared Art students wishing to concentrate inFine Art:

(Painting, Ceramics, Printmaking, Sculpture, Drawing)

 

The Fine Art Entry Portfolio Review is almost here.

 

Portfolios must be submitted by

Friday, March 2, 2018    

12:00 Noon

Department of Art Office

Freeman Hall

 

Forms and detailed information are available in the Art Office.

Questions after reading all?  Contact Prof. Funderburk, Fine Art Coordinator bfunderburk@caad.msstate.edu

Great to Know: Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum Ceramics Exhibition and Lecture featuring Robert Long!

February 23rd, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum Ceramics Exhibition and Lecture featuring Robert Long!

The Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum is hosting a lecture series and rotating exhibit of ceramic arts this semester! This Spring Lecture Series will cover the processes of creating ceramic arts by starting with present day techniques, and work backwards to techniques used to create ancient pottery. Lectures will also discuss what we have learned about the history of Oktibbeha County from the remnants of the pottery left by the Native Americans.

 

The exhibition opening and first lecture will be on Thursday, February 22 at 6 p.m. at the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum (206 Fellowship Street, Starkville, MS 39759) . OUR VERY OWN ROBERT LONG will be displaying his work and discussing his process. Refreshments will be provided at the event. His work will be on display for a month until the next lecture. Other featured lecturers include Cobb Institute professionals – Dylan Karges, Archaeological Illustrator (March 15 at 12 p.m.) and Dr. Evan Peacock, North American Environmental Archaeologist (April 19 at 6 p.m.).

Great to Know: MSU is a Smoke-free Campus

February 15th, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: MSU is a Smoke-free Campus

This is a friendly reminder that MSU has adopted a Smoke-Free Campus policy. Smoke-free means that smoking in any form is prohibited on campus (except in closed private vehicles) including:

cigarettes
cigars
pipes
e-cigarettes
hookah
similar devices

Please do not smoke outside of our buildings, or in the surrounding parking lots. Please visit https://www.smokefree.msstate.edu/ for more information about the policy or learn about smoking cessation programs that are available on campus. As always, should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.

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

February 13th, 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!

 

Great to Know: HATCH Show Print | Reception | Exhibition | Lecture

February 13th, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: HATCH Show Print | Reception | Exhibition | Lecture

THE MSU DEPARTMENT OF ART proudly presents HATCH SHOW PRINT::

AN EXHIBITION of vintage & contemporary posters from the archives of Hatch Show Print. In operation since 1879, HSP is a working letterpress print shop located in Nashville. Now housed in the Country Music Hall of Fame, HSP uses its vast collection to educate diverse audiences and to create iconic designs that express and commemorate America’s evolving cultural identity.

You’re invited!

The RECEPTION::
Thursday, February 15th, 5 – 6 pm.

CAAD Visual Arts Center Gallery
808 University Drive
. . . . . . .

The LECTURE::
12:30 pm, Friday, February 16th.

Fazio Jury Room, Giles Hall, MSU
Celene Aubry, Hatch Print Shop Manager
Amber Richards, Designer & Intern Wrangler
. . . . . . .

The POSTER EXHIBITION::
January 18th – March 2nd, 2018

Great to Know: HATCH Show Print | Reception | Exhibition | Lecture

February 8th, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: HATCH Show Print | Reception | Exhibition | Lecture

THE MSU DEPARTMENT OF ART proudly presents HATCH SHOW PRINT::

AN EXHIBITION of vintage & contemporary posters from the archives of Hatch Show Print. In operation since 1879, HSP is a working letterpress print shop located in Nashville. Now housed in the Country Music Hall of Fame, HSP uses its vast collection to educate diverse audiences and to create iconic designs that express and commemorate America’s evolving cultural identity. 

You’re invited!

 

The RECEPTION::

Thursday, February 15th, 5 – 6 pm.

  CAAD Visual Arts Center Gallery

  808 University Drive

. . . . . . .

The LECTURE::

12:30 pm, Friday, February 16th.

  Fazio Jury Room, Giles Hall, MSU

     Celene Aubry, Hatch Print Shop Manager

     Amber Richards, Designer & Intern Wrangler

. . . . . . . 

The POSTER EXHIBITION::

January 18th – March 2nd, 2018

 CAAD Visual Arts Center Gallery

                  808 University Drive

                  Open on MondayFriday, 1- 5 pm

                  and on Saturdays 1 – 4 pm

                  Closed on school holidays

 

Great to Know: Jave Yoshimoto Delivers a Riveting Artist Talk on Wednesday, February 7 at 2 p.m.

February 6th, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: Jave Yoshimoto Delivers a Riveting Artist Talk on Wednesday, February 7 at 2 p.m.

Visiting Artist Talk:
Jave Yoshimoto: Refugees, Resistance, and Replication – Being an artist/activist on a global scale (short Q&A afterwards)

http://www.javeyoshimoto.com

-Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 2:00p.m.

– In the Giles Hall Harrison Auditorium

About the artist:

“Jave Yoshimoto was born in Tokyo, Japan on September 17, 1974. His parents are Chinese and he immigrated to California when he was nine years old. He has lived all over the United States and received his Bachelors of Art in Studio Art from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2004. He received a Masters of Art in Art Therapy in 2007 and he has also received a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Painting and Drawing in 2008 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He then received a Masters of Fine Arts in Painting at Syracuse University in 2012.

Yoshimoto worked as an art therapist in Chicago, Illinois in 2008. He has been an Artist in Residence in a number of different states since 2010. These include Nebraska, New York, Oregon, Vermont, and Wyoming. Yoshimoto was a Graduate Instructor in drawing and painting at Syracuse University from 2010 to 2012. He worked as a teaching artist for Arts Corps in Seattle Public Schools before moving on to work as the Director of Studio Art, and Assistant Professor of Art at Northwestern Oklahoma State University from 2013-2015. In 2015, Yoshimoto accepted the position as an Assistant Professor of Art and the Foundations Coordinator at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In 2015, he was nominated and received the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Painters and Sculptors grant, and is currently an artist fellow at Tulsa Artist Fellowship in 2017. Since 2012, Yoshimoto has exhibited in 115 national and international exhibitions and 16 solo exhibitions as of 2017.”

Great to Know: Announcements, Exhibition Opportunity, and Student Group Activities

February 6th, 2018 Comments Off on Great to Know: Announcements, Exhibition Opportunity, and Student Group Activities

Announcements
Ø 2018 Fine Art Entry Portfolio Workshop will be held Thursday, February 15 from 11 – 12 p.m. in Briscoe Hall room 204 (Printmaking Studio).

o Portfolios must be turned into the main Art office in Freeman Hall by Friday, March 2, 2018 at 12 p.m.

Ø Update your General Scholarship application and complete your FAFSA form to be eligible for current student scholarships!

Ø Great to Know emails are moving to the web! In an effort to keep Great to Know emails short and easy to read, weekly emails will only contain new information.

o Visit caad.msstate.edu/art-announcements to view Great to Know emails, special announcements, and upcoming events for the current semester!

Exhibition Opportunity
Ø The Starkville Area Arts Council (SAAC) will host U40: An Exhibition for Young Artists opening reception on Saturday, February 24. This first annual juried exhibition is open to young artists between the ages of 18 and 40, and will be judged by alumnae Belle Naugher, Executive Director of Gumtree Museum of Art in Tupelo, MS.

o The exhibition will be on display for one month at 929 Coffee Bar.

o If you are interested in submitting work for this exhibition, please visit https://starkvillearts.submittable.com/submit/94606/under-40-exhibition for additional information and to apply by Friday, February 9.

Upcoming Student Group Activities
Ø MSU Figure Drawing hosts a free weekly life drawing session every Tuesday from 6 – 8 p.m. in Freeman 209. Anyone who is interested in sketching, drawing, painting or sculpting the human figure is welcome. For more information follow us on social media @msufiguredraw or contact president Carly Melton at cam815@msstate.edu.

Ø The LGBTQ+ Union student group is hard at work planning Starkville’s first Pride event! Starkville Pride festivities will be held on Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24.

o Starkville Pride will include a Queer Arts Market on March 24 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. next to the fire department, and will showcase queer art and artists, and they are looking for vendors (non-LGBTQ allies are welcome)! There will be a $20 fee to participate. If you are interested in being a vendor at Starkville Pride, contact Cheyenne Schettino at cs2734@msstate.edu, and follow @starkvillepride across social media for information and updates. (MSU Figure Drawing will be participating!)

Ø The LGBTQ+ Union is also working on a zine showcasing queer creators of visual arts, poetry, literature, short stories, etc. The subject of submissions does not have to be explicitly LGBTQ+ related. The deadline to submit to is February 11 and there is no fee to do so. Interested students should email submissions to lgbtqunionzine@gmail.com.

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