Art News Archive

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 www.thepotteryplace.biz. 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.
School of Art and Design to present Conceptions of Flight exhibit at South Charleston campus
Marshall University art students and alumni, under the leadership of Professor Sandra Reed from Marshall’s School of Art and Design, are presenting the Conceptions of Flight exhibit this week through Friday, Feb. 18, at the library gallery of the Academic Center on Marshall’s South Charleston campus.
Senior Capstone Art Exhibitions and Foundations Review planned
The Marshall University School of Art and Design has three upcoming exhibitions. “Retrospective Reflections” is going on Nov. 4-11, and “FO(U)R Others” is going on Nov. 15-18. Both of those are Senior Capstone exhibitions and will be in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery in the Visual Arts Center, 927 Third Ave. The Birke Art Gallery in Smith Hall will present “Foundations Review: Selected Student Works” from Nov. 17 to Dec. 3.
Entries welcome for 2022 Black History Month poster competition
The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum’s 2022 Black History Month Poster Competition is open this semester, and all West Virginia K-12 students and Marshall University students are welcome to participate. The theme is “Black Health and Wellness.” For K-12, there will be three winners – a $100 prize for one student winner each at the
Art pieces celebrate diversity, inclusion
Marshall University is celebrating inclusion with five new art installations on the Huntington campus. The pieces were chosen as winners of the Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Artist Competition hosted this year by the School of Art and Design and Marshall President Dr. Jerome A. Gilbert.