Category: Art and Design

 Master of Fine Arts student displays work in exhibits across Illinois, Missouri

Master of Fine Arts student displays work in exhibits across Illinois, Missouri

Master of Fine Arts student Sarah Gillespie has artwork displayed at exhibits throughout Illinois and Missouri this semester.
Master of Fine Arts student Sarah Gillespie has been invited to display her artwork at four galleries in Missouri and Illinois this semester.
Gillespie, who earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting with a minor in biology from […]

Art and Design Building receives sustainability, architecture awards

Art and Design Building receives sustainability, architecture awards

The Art and Design Building expansion recently received sustainability and architecture awards, and the reasons for those awards extend beyond recognition and into the classroom.
The Art and Design Building recently received awards for its sustainability and architecture. Photo by Kari Williams
The building received gold level LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, for which […]

Artists in Conversation: the Body reveals unique narratives, art works

Artists in Conversation: the Body reveals unique narratives, art works

Onlookers listen to English faculty member read about the Body works
From hands to cancer cell depictions: Artists in Conversation: The Body featured art works exploring aspects of the human body.
Art and design professor Laura Strand said it was a successful day for SIUE artists.
“It’s a celebration of the diverse creativity at SIUE,” Strand said.
The Artists […]

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 […]

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