Landry in Communication Arts Typography Annual

February 3rd, 2011 Comments Off on Landry in Communication Arts Typography Annual

Two of Professor Jude Landy’s posters have been selected for inclusion in the first Communication Arts Typography Annual. Both the Jessica Hische Lecture poster and the American Artifact documentary screening poster were designed to promote Mississippi State University events. Of the 2,135 submissions from 48 different countries, the jury selected only 179 entries for publication (or about one in twelve). For more about the annual and the selection process, click here.

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Hoosier Boys

February 2nd, 2011 Comments Off on Hoosier Boys

Professors David Lewis and Jeffrey Haupt are having a show of their photographs and paintings at the Visual Art Center Gallery this month. Both Lewis and Haupt have strong connections to the State of Indiana–hence the title of the exhibition, Hoosier Boys.

David Lewis, "Three Orbs"

Jeffrey Haupt

The show will run from February 7 to 25 and there will be an opening on February 15 (5.30 to 7.30 pm).  Members of the public are welcome.

The Post-Katrina Art of New Orleans

February 1st, 2011 Comments Off on The Post-Katrina Art of New Orleans

UPDATE (Feb 16): Unfortunately, due to ill health Marian McLellan has had to cancel her visit to MSU.

Marian McLellan, the New Orleans based artist and critic, will be giving a talk on Thursday February 17th in Giles Hall Auditorium (1.30 p.m.). The title of her talk will be “After the Flood, the Heart Laid Bare.” The Post-Katrina Art of New Orleans. The talk is free and members of the public are encouraged to attend.

Later that day, McLellan will be attending the opening of the 39th MSU Student Show, which she juried (5.30 to 7.30 p.m. in the McComas Gallery). During her visit, she will also be meeting with BFA  seniors.

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