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Bill Beckwith

Faculty Emeritus Sculpture MFA, The University of Mississippi  BFA, The University of Mississippi email: website:       William N. Beckwith was born in Greenville, MS in 1952. In 1966 at the age of fourteen he became an apprentice in the studio of Leon Z. Koury. Mr. Koury had studied with Malvina Hoffman in New […]


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UM Senior Honored with Museum of Women in the Arts’ Scholarship

BY KENDALL PATTERSON OXFORD, Miss. – An ability to use her artistic skills to raise awareness of those struggling with mental illness helped a University of Mississippi senior earn a prestigious visual arts scholarship from the Mississippi State Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Charlotte Burge, of Saltillo, a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Fine […]

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Ole Miss Alumni Association Profile: Oscar Pope

Oscar Pope (BA Art ’10) has always wanted to create meaningful content that both defines culture and connects people. “I don’t know where [that passion] comes from,” he said. “But I know I have a responsibility to create responsibly.” He first developed an interest in art during his middle school years, a time when he […]

MFA Graduate Travels to Jingdezhen, China

This October, MFA Ceramics student, William McKinney has been honored with representing the University of Mississippi at the Taoxichuan Creative Fair in Jingdezhen, China. He was selected by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts and is one of seven students chosen to represent Universities from the United States. When asked about his […]

Fall Portfolio Prep Review

Where the Roots Rise

July 24–December 1, 2018 The University of Mississippi Museum Artist’s Lecture: Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 5:30 p.m. with light refreshments Opening Reception and Gallery Walkthrough with Artist: Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, 6–8:00 p.m. Where the roots rise, in a forest full of ecru bone, the woman of the woods awakes to a world of myth and ruination. Where […]

Lauren Cardenas

Lauren Cardenas

 Assistant Professor

Brooke Alexander

Brooke Alexander

 Visiting Assistant Professor

Marisa Andropolis

 Visiting Instructional Assistant Professor