Art + Design News and Events
College Art + Design Day Registration is Available Now!
Visit our information page to learn more about College Art + Design Day and register for the event. This year we will be welcoming prospective students on February 16th, 2019.
Professor Cynthia Marsh exhibition and events at MTSU
Cynthia Marsh | First 20 Years of the Goldsmith Press will run from Jan 14 through Feb 2 2019 in the Todd Art Gallery at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN. The exhibition will include quilts and prints from Professor Cynthia Marsh's work with the Goldsmith Press.
A number of public events will be linked to the exhibition —
- A printing workshop will be held in the MTSU Letterpress / Book Arts lab on Friday Jan 18 from 10 AM to 4PM (APSU students & alumni also invited) to print and construct posters featuring the words of Martin Luther King.
- At 11AM on Saturday, January 19, one hundred MTSU & APSU students will wear the “First 100 Words” T-shirts (printed in 2009 with the text of President Obama’s Inaugural speech) and carry the MLK posters in the Murfreesboro 2019 MLK Day Parade. Meet at the MTSU Todd Art Building. We will be marching with the Murfreesboro Free Masons Lodge#12, United Steelworkers, and the Murfreesboro NAACP
- The Opening Reception for the Exhibition will follow the MLK March at 12PM / Saturday Jan 19
For more information about the exhibition and about Todd Gallery at Middle Tennessee State University, visit their website here.
Professor Susan Bryant Included in Exhibition in Illinois
Twelve of Professor Susan Bryant's photographs were included in the invitational group show Artists and Children at the Edwardsville Art Center in Illinois.
The exhibition was open this summer from August 3 through September 8.
Professor Virginia Griswold's Solo Exhibition Building Bodies at the Appalachian Center for Craft
Professor Virginia Griswold's exhibition Building Bodies explores the intersections between our bodies and the built environment. The exhibition runs from August 16 to October 1 in the Front Gallery at the Appalachian Center for Craft at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, TN
Professor Billy Renkl's Work in Exhibition in Ohio
Professor Billy Renkl currently has a work in Textuality, a juried show at the Manifest Creative Research and Drawing Center Gallery in Cincinnati, OH. The exhibition features artworks that employ letterforms; Renkl's collage is made from vintage postcards.
Art + Design Announces Exhibitions and Speakers for 2018-2019
The Department of Art + Design is excited to announce our 2018-2019 line up of exhibitions and speakers. This year we welcome such luminaries as Amy Sherald, Wendy Red Star, Sharon Louden, and Leonardo Drew.
The New Gallery is located in the Art + Design building and most of our lectures take place in AD 120, the lecture hall in Art + Design. The notable exception will be Amy Sherald who will be speaking in the UC Ballroom.
We are grateful to CECA (Center for Excellence for the Creative Arts) for their support. Without them, we would not be able to bring these amazing artists and designers to campus.