Category: Art and Design

New art and design professor applies contemporary yet practical methods to metalsmithing

New art and design professor applies contemporary yet practical methods to metalsmithing

From Left: art education major Calvin Cooper and art and design professor Aimee Howard after a casting process
New art and design professor Aimee Howard hopes through her position at SIUE to instill in students the fine art perspective of metalwork and jewelry by teaching them historical and contemporary ideas and techniques while also pushing the […]

Art therapy professors win “Best Paper Award” from professional journal

Art therapy professors win “Best Paper Award” from professional journal

Children can name colors when using crayons, learn eye-hand coordination and, through art activities, “learn to share materials, tell stories and express feelings,” including other skills according to arts therapy professors Patricia “Gussie” Klorer and Megan Robb in their award-winning paper.
Photos of Megan Robb (left) and Patricia Klorer courtesy of SIUE Marketing Department.
Their paper, “Art […]

SIUE’s Klorer named to American Art Therapy Association’s highest honor

SIUE’s Klorer named to American Art Therapy Association’s highest honor

When a person depicts pain or sorrow through the colorful strokes of a brush or symbolism in clay sculptures, these are steps toward recognizing emotions and bringing them toward healing, according to SIUE Arts Therapy Counseling Professor Patricia “Gussie” Klorer.
Patricia "Gussie" Klorer, SIUE Arts Therapy Counseling professor (middle), stands between Terry Towne, Chair of the […]

SIUE Art and Design Faculty Exhibition Opens with Reception

SIUE Art and Design Faculty Exhibition Opens with Reception

Opening night at the SIUE Art and Design Art Gallery faculty exhibition saw hushed crowds of people taking in all the splendor. Paintings packed with meaning, a casual array of old objects that were made from porcelain and foil imaging provoked discussions. The anticipation of the first annual display of faculty work in the gallery […]

SIUE students sing in the MUC art gallery

Art-A-Thon 2013

Tuesday April 23, SIUE students and faculty took part in the 2013 Art-A-Thon. This all day celebration explores the art in the college of arts and sciences by showcasing various artistic demonstrations and activities across the various CAS diciplines.
The festivities were kicked off with a flash mob style performance organized by Aldemaro Romero in conjunction […]

Absinthe preferential by Chris Galusha

2013 BFA Shows come to a close

Over the past three weeks graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students from the Department of Art and Design have been scrambling to bring together collections of their work for capstone projects.  The third and final installment of the series for this semester opens Tuesday in the Morris University Center Gallery.

 

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CAS Events Round Up

The College of Arts and Sciences has a busy schedule of events coming up between now and the end of the semester. Coming up this Monday and Tuesday is this year’s CAS Colloquium titled, “Thinking About the Book,” with a wide variety of lectures and events by SIUE faculty will look at the role of […]

2013 Student Art Therapy Show

2013 Student Art Therapy Show

Last week the 2013 art therapy show was on display at the MUC gallery. The annual showcase features the work of students from the Student Art Therapy Association (SATA) at SIUE. SATA works to promote awareness of Art therapy both within the community and among students.

Ann Boyle, Lynn Curry, Julie Furst-Bowe, Gonz Jobe, and Aldemaro Romero Cutting the ribbon at the new art and design building expansion.

Art and Design West Wing Now Open

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new West wing of the art and design building was held last Thursday in the new building’s gallery space. Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe, Dean Aldemaro Romero, returning alumni Gonz Jove, and current Art and Design MFA student Lynn Curry spoke at the ceremony.
The ribbon cutting was accompanied by the showcasing […]

Justin Sutters department of art and design

Justin Sutters Nominated for Eisner Award

Recent addition to the SIUE Art and Design faculty, Justin Sutters, received a nomination for the, “2013 Elliot Eisner Doctoral Research Award in Art Education.” The award is given by the National Arts Education Association (NAEA) a national organization aimed at improving teaching of the visual arts in the United States. The Eisner award is […]

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