Fine Art Seniors Unmasked

March 11th, 2011 Comments Off on Fine Art Seniors Unmasked

Seventeen fine art students will be showing their work in this semester’s BFA thesis show. The students include photographers (Ioana Demian, Ashley Hubbard, Ashley Jackson, Steve Joshlin, Caroline Walker, Keith Wilkins and Micah Williams), painters (Anna Aldridge, Shelby Cauthen, Jean Jackson, Gracie Nichols, Amber Orgill and Beth Rhodes), draftsmen (Justin “Smiley” Abrams and Cathy Crow), Ceramicists (Drew Robinson and Jerry Wolf) and a sculptor, Zachary Harris.

The show will run from March 29 to April 8 in two venues on the MSU campus: the Department of Art Gallery (McComas Hall) and The Visual Arts Center (808 University Drive). The opening reception will take place on April 7 from 5.30 to 8.00 pm, in the Department Art Gallery, and from 6.45 to 8.00 pm, in the Visual Arts Center. Refreshments will be served and members of the campus and wider community are encouraged to attend.

The Sketchbook Project

March 2nd, 2011 Comments Off on The Sketchbook Project

Students from the Department of Art have contributed their work to The Sketchbook Project: 2011, which recently featured on CNN. Causey Cato, Jason Chapman, Kate O’Hear, Jillian Matthews, Gary Shettles and Kris Wilson were among the 2800 artists who each filled an entire Moleskine notebook with their original art.

All books will now be included in an exhibition that tours the following cities: Brooklyn, Austin, San Francisco, Portland (ME), Atlanta, Chicago, Washington DC, and Winter Park (FL). The books will eventually enter the The Brooklyn Art Library system, where they will be available for the public to see.

Click here to find out more about the project and to access the related CNN story.

Jude Landry Interview

March 1st, 2011 Comments Off on Jude Landry Interview

Professor Jude Landry has been talking with Doug Zanger of Advertising Week. Click here to read Zanger’s blog post about Jude and to listen to the interview. The conversation covers Jude’s “education, design approach, fonts/typefaces, what’s most important to him and more.”

Jude Landry, Let Me Speak

Wesley Stuckey Chosen by How

March 1st, 2011 Comments Off on Wesley Stuckey Chosen by How

Congratulations to Wesley Stuckey, whose portfolio website has just been named among HOW Magazine’s top 10 for the month of March. (See the full list here.)

Welsey graduated from our program in 2005, with emphases in graphic design and printmaking. He is currently in his last semester of the MFA graphic design program at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Visit Wesley’s website here.

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