Art News Archive

School of Art and Design to open two new exhibits in October
The Marshall University School of Art and Design will open its second round of exhibitions this fall — Convergent, highlighting three artists’ innovations in painting, photography and collage, and Sense/s/, an interactive sculpture and photography exhibition from the minds of Christiana Caro and Kimberly Lyle.
School of Art and Design to open two new exhibits in August
The Marshall University School of Art and Design will open two exhibitions in the upcoming weeks — Heirloom, featuring the works of artists from throughout the country, and a photography and textiles exhibition, Bloody Soil, by New York artist Linda Smith.
Art professor completes Artist-in-Residence program at Weir Farm National Historical Park
Marshall University Professor of Art Sandra Reed was chosen and recently completed an Artist-in-Residence program May 12-June 11 at the Weir Farm National Historical Park, located in Connecticut.
Panels of national AIDS Memorial Quilt to be displayed at Carroll Gallery
Marshall University will present an exhibition featuring 10 blocks from the AIDS Memorial Quilt, a piece of art conceived in November of 1985 by longtime San Francisco gay rights activist Cleve Jones to create a memorial for those who had died of AIDS and help others understand the devastating impact of the disease.
Empty Bowls continues online, with more than $11,900 raised to date
The Empty Bowls 2022 pottery sale fundraiser hosted by the Marshall University School of Art and Design continues in an online format through May 6. Bowls can be purchased online via the Pottery Place website at Bowls are $20, with proceeds going to the Facing Hunger Foodbank.
School of Art and Design presents year-end student exhibitions
Two groups of Marshall University art students will mount back-to-back senior capstone exhibitions this month in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery. Meanwhile in the Birke Art Gallery, the exhibition “Foundations Review: Selected Student Works” will be on view through April 22.
Empty Bowls returns April 22 at Pullman Square
The Marshall University School of Art and Design will host the Empty Bowls pottery sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 22, in the gazebo at Pullman Square in downtown Huntington. Bowls crafted by Marshall art students will be sold for $20 each, with a limited number of coupons available to local
New art exhibitions opening
Marshall University’s 36th Annual Juried Student Exhibition will be on view March 8-31 in the Birke Art Gallery, located in Smith Hall on the Huntington campus. The exhibit features students’ best artworks from throughout the past two years, as selected by an outside juror. Meanwhile, Indeterminacy and the Measurement Problem by artist Gabe Michael Kenney will be on view Feb. 28-March 17 in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery, located in the Visual Arts Center on 3rd Avenue in downtown Huntington.
Black History Month kicks off with announcement of poster competition winners
The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University kicked off Black History Month Friday with a special online event featuring guest speaker Dr. Teresa Eagle, dean of Marshall’s College of Education and Professional Development and a former schoolteacher. The virtual event also included the unveiling of the 2022 Black History Poster Competition winners and announced the 2022 Teachers Institute for Black History, which is supported through a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council and will welcome teachers in June.
Art exhibits set to open this month in Huntington
The School of Art and Design at Marshall University presents two new art exhibits this month at its galleries in Huntington. Its 11th Annual National Juried Exhibition from Tuesday, Jan. 18, through Friday, Feb. 11, in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery inside the Visual Arts Center, at 927 3rd Ave. in downtown Huntington. Rebellious will be on view from Monday, Jan. 24, through Friday, Feb. 25, at Birke Art Gallery in Smith Hall on Marshall’s campus.