5th Annual National Juried Exhibition opens Jan. 11; School of Art and Design to award $200+ Juror’s Choice Award

Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center Gallery will open the spring semester Monday, Jan. 11, with the 5th Annual National Juried Exhibition, featuring 30 artists from 17 states.

As this year’s juror, Huntington Museum of Art Executive Director Geoffrey Fleming will decide who receives the Juror’s Choice Award, which boasts a $200 minimum cash award.

“I think this year’s show encompasses a variety of different media and forms that will allow any viewer to discover something that will pique their interest,” Fleming said.

Artists from the exhibition utilized media ranging from the classic oil on canvas to unconventional conglomerates, such as Benjy Davies’ “Nagasaki Nest Requiem,” which incorporates Poly-fil, chicken wire, ostrich egg, aluminum, paper and wood.   Continue reading…

Arts and media students benefit from Barnes Agency

Students in Marshall University’s College of Arts and Media are taking full advantage of the opportunities offered by a local, full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm.

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University of Rio Grande collection to be on display at Marshall’s Birke Art Gallery

Beginning Thursday, Aug. 27, collected prints from the University of Rio Grande’s Greer Museum will be available to view at the Birke Art Gallery on Marshall University’s Huntington campus.

The works represent several projects conducted at the University of Rio Grande’s printmaking studio under the guidance of Rio Grande Professor of Art Benjy Davies, according to Megan Schultz, Marshall’s Visual Arts Center gallery director. Continue reading…

Internationally recognized artist’s work to be featured at Visual Arts Center this month

An exhibition by internationally recognized artist Anila Quayyum Agha will open this month at the Visual Arts Center Gallery.

Selected mixed-media works from the Lahore, Pakistan, native’s award-winning creations will be exhibited weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., beginning Monday, Aug. 24, at the gallery at 927 Third Ave. Continue reading…