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Harlow in TRAHC International Art Exhibition

Announcements; Faculty & Staff » By Trina Harlow, Assistant Professor of Art, Art Education » Dr. Trina Harlow, assistant professor of art education and fibers instructor, had two fiber arts pieces accepted for the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council's 33rd Annual Adult Juried E … [Read more...]

New Work

Announcements; Faculty & Staff » By Bryan Massey, Chair | Professor or Art, Sculpture » The AntEater Bryan W. Massey, Chair of the Department of Art & Design recently completed a commission for the City of Hot Springs, AR. The sculpture titled The AntEater made of fabricated steel and I … [Read more...]

Photography Publication

Announcements; Faculty & Staff » By Donna Pinckley, Professor of Art, Photography » Professor Donna Pinckley is highlighted in the October 2021 issue of B&W Magazine's Spotlight as the top Single Image Winner in Portraiture. Black and White Magazine is for collectors of fine art black a … [Read more...]

Current Exhibitions

Announcements; Faculty & Staff » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » Associate Professor and Associate Chair Liz Smith is currently showing work in four exhibition this fall. These are: The McGroarty Arts Center, Botanical Abundance, Tujunga, CA, Juror C … [Read more...]

Harlow Speaking at Illinois Art Education Association Fall Conference

Announcements; Faculty & Staff » By Trina Harlow, Assistant Professor of Art, Art Education » Dr. Trina Harlow, assistant professor of art education, was selected to speak on November 6th at the 2021 Illinois Art Education Association Fall Conference. Her conference presentation is titled, “ … [Read more...]

Interior Design Student Receives Awards

Announcements; Students » By Danielle Barron, Assistant Professor, Interior Design » Callie Anne Self is a senior Interior Design student graduating in August 2021. In May 2021, she placed in four categories at the 2021 ASID South Central Chapter student awards. Silver in Institutional, Bronze i … [Read more...]

Greetings from the Chair

Viewpoint; View from the Chair » By Bryan Winfred Massey, Sr., Chair | Professor of Art, Sculpture » It gives me great pleasure to write the first article in our new decade as we welcome 2020! I have so many new things to share with you our readers, students and alumni. You are all familiar w … [Read more...]

Ray Ogar’s Zero Landmass Archive

Feature Article » By Ray Ogar, Associate Professor of Art, Graphic Design » Faculty Report ... 3609 pages. 5 Volumes. 24,000 image fragments. 3650 days. 5124 compositions (edited down to 1500). 1232 lost hours of sleep. 1 million dreams. Welcome to the Zero Landmass Archive. More than … [Read more...]

New Courses for First Year Art Students

Scrap Box » By Jennifer Rospert, Associate Professor of Art » “To create, one must first question everything.” – Eileen Gray Beginning in Fall 2020, the Art Department will be implementing an innovative new approach to our Foundations program that reimagines and restructures our first year cou … [Read more...]

Greetings All

Viewpoint, View from the Chair » By Liz Smith, Assistant Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » There are so many exciting things to report from the department this semester, it is a pleasure to bring them to you in our Fall 2019 newsletter! Scroll through and be sure to read feature a … [Read more...]