Sandra Reed, a professor of art and former director of the school of art and design at Marshall University, has been named the 26th Distinguished John Deaver Drinko Academy Fellow. The announcement of her appointment was made by executive director Montserrat Miller, Ph.D., during a virtual event at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center
Marshall University’s School of Art and Design and the Pottery Place will host an in-person bowl sale event as part of the 18th annual Empty Bowls fundraising pottery sale. Empty Bowls Live is planned for noon to 6 p.m. Friday, April 30, at the Pullman Square gazebo. Bowls continue to be for sale online as
Marshall University’s School of Art & Design and the Pottery Place will host the 18th annual Empty Bowls fundraising pottery sale event next month. For the second year, the pottery sale will be online and will last from April 1to 30 at https://www.thepotteryplace.biz. Proceeds go to the Facing Hunger Food Bank.
Marshall University President Dr. Jerome Gilbert and the School of Art and Design are looking for five new contemporary art pieces that represent the welcoming nature of the university. To find artworks, the university is hosting the Diversity, Equity and Belonging Artist Competition this year for Marshall students and alumni. The theme is “Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging,” and winning art pieces will be displayed around campus, some of them permanently.
Harvey J. and Kimberly Austin recently established the Harvey J. and Kimberly Austin Family Scholarship, which supports graphic design or video production students in Marshall University’s College of Arts and Media.
The Marshall University School of Art and Design will open new exhibits this month with the start of the spring semester. “Trace Elements” will be on view from Tuesday, Jan. 19, through Friday, Feb. 19, in the Birke Art Gallery in Smith Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Meanwhile, the 10th Annual National Juried Exhibition will be on view Jan. 19-Feb. 12, in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery in the Visual Arts Center in downtown Huntington. Both will have virtual receptions and artist talks available to all online and offer in-person viewings at the galleries, though viewings may be limited or subject to change because of COVID-19.
The Marshall University School of Art and Design has two upcoming exhibits in October. Maximum Capacity will take place Oct. 5-23 in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery in the Visual Arts Center at 927 3rd Ave. in downtown Huntington. Forthcoming will be on view Oct. 5-30 in the Birke Art Gallery inside Smith Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
The Marshall University School of Art and Design has two exhibits on display this month. “In Hindsight” is open now through Sept. 17 in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery in the Visual Arts Center in downtown Huntington. The exhibition “Foundations Review Rewind: Spring 2020,” will be displayed Sept. 9-18 in the Birke Art Gallery, inside Smith Hall on Marshall University’s Huntington campus.