Study in the South of France!

December 25th, 2010 Comments Off on Study in the South of France!

The Marchutz School offers students the opportunity to live, learn and grow in the incomparable Provençal setting of Aix-en-Provence, the Land of Cézanne. For more information about The Marchutz School, click here.

View of Aix-en-Provence

–No previous art or French instruction required.
–Homestays with French families.
–Field trips include the Louvre (fall), Giverny, Arles and Venice (Spring)

Summer: June 12-July 23 (Application deadline April 15)
Fall: September 3-December 17 (Application deadline May 1)
Spring: January 21-May 12 (Application deadline Nov. 1)

Please contact Becky Hagenston (bhagenston@english.msstate.edu) with any questions, and talk to Allison Noffsinger at MSU’s Study Abroad office to ensure transfer of credits.

Contact the study abroad office at 325-2648 to make an appointment!

Cezanne, Mont Sainte-Victoire, c. 1897

Harvey to speak at the Mississippi Museum of Art

December 5th, 2010 Comments Off on Harvey to speak at the Mississippi Museum of Art

On Tuesday, December 14, Dr. Benjamin Harvey will be talking at the Mississippi Museum of Art  (MMA) as part of the museum’s Unburied Treasures series. Dr. Harvey will be talking about a work from MMA’s collection, Vanessa Bell’s lithograph Girl Reading.

Vanessa Bell, Girl Reading

Dr. Harvey will also read excerpts from the works of Bell’s sister, Virginia Woolf. And the pianist, Lynn Raley will play selections from Philip Glass’s score for The Hours, a film that features Bell and Woolf.

For more details, visit MMA’s website.

Alex Bostic at NAMOS

December 3rd, 2010 Comments Off on Alex Bostic at NAMOS

Alex Bostic’s work has been selected by the jury of  “Commitment to Excellence in Art and Sport: A Fine Art Competition” and is currently on display at the National Art Museum of Sport (NAMOS). The Catcher will be exhibited at the museum from November 15, 2010, to April 20, 2011. NAMOS is located on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Alex Bostic, The Catcher

Click here to see more of Bostic’s work and here to find out more about the show.

Kate Thomas in HOW Magazine

December 2nd, 2010 Comments Off on Kate Thomas in HOW Magazine

HOW Magazine has included Kate Thomas’s website in its list of “Top 10 Sites for Designers” (December 2010 issue). Each month, HOW picks 10 inspirational websites per month from around the world: this is the third time in three months that the magazine has highlighted a site belonging to an MSU Graphic Design student.

HOW writes that Kate “should really send her portfolio to Hallmark. She does amazing things with type and pattern.”

Kate Thomas, Repeat Book

You can read the story in HOW or just visit Kate’s website.

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