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Q&A with BFA Charlotte Burge

Interviewer: Frank Estrada | Photographer: Olivia Whittington Be sure to check out her BFA Thesis Exhibition, Warning Signs, next week in Gallery 130. It will run from November 18th-22nd, with a reception on Thursday, November 21st at 4:30 PM! Introduce yourself My name is Charlotte Burge and I’m a BFA Sculpture major. What type of […]


Q & A with BFA Eli Morgan

Interviewer: Frank Estrada | Photographer: Olivia Whittington Be sure to check out his BFA Thesis Exhibition, Mount. Eye, next week in Gallery 130. It will run from November 18th-22nd, with a reception on Thursday, November 21stat 4:30 PM! Give Eli a follow on Instagram, at @eliartum! Could you talk about some of the works you’ve […]


Q&A with BFA Maggie Hubbard

Interviewer: Frank Estrada | Photographer: Olivia Whittington Be sure to check out her BFA Thesis Exhibition, The Re Campaign for Sustainability, next week in Gallery 130. It will run from November 11th-15th, with a reception on Thursday, November 14th at 4:30 PM! Give Maggie a follow on Instagram, at @magshubbard! How has the Department fostered […]


Q&A with BFA Nicholas Girod

Interviewer: Frank Estrada | Photographer: Olivia Whittington Be sure to check out his BFA Thesis Exhibition, UNCIVIL, next week in Gallery 130. It will run from November 11th-15th, with a reception on Thursday, November 14th at 4:30 PM! Give Nick a follow on Instagram, at @puhdonkeydonk! What type of artwork do you create? I like […]


Q&A with BFA Mary Ellen Cobb

Interviewer: Frank Estrada | Photographer: Olivia Whittington Be sure to check out her BFA Thesis Exhibition, Made in Our Image, next week in Gallery 130. It will run from November 11th-15th, with a reception on Thursday, November 14th at 4:30 PM! Give Mary Ellen a follow on Instagram, at @mec_illustrations! In printmaking, what is your […]


Made in Mississippi

WRITTEN BY CALYN HOERNER (Invitation Oxford Magazine) Delta Grind Grits – Water Valley Stone-ground products grown in the heart of north Mississippi Diners at Ravine or McEwen’s may notice the brand of the grits served with their meal is specified on the menu. Sourced from farms across Mississippi and hand-ground in Water Valley, the grits, […]


Five new mod sculptures on Poydras Street are ‘greatest drive-by art exhibit’

By Doug MacCash | Staff Writer for Nola.com | OCT 3, 2019 Click here for the original article including all artists.  As Poydras Street commuters have surely noticed, five eye-catching new sculptures have appeared recently along the street’s neutral ground. One was created by an internationally renowned Louisiana artist, who also happens to be a […]


Meet Trailblazer Jennifer G. Thompson

August 28, 2019 Today we’d like to introduce you to Jennifer G. Thompson. Thanks for sharing your story with us Jennifer. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there. I started researching Texas female typographers and designers for a project I was working on and I couldn’t find very much […]


Life and Work with Allie Gilmore

August 19, 2019 Today we’d like to introduce you to Allie Gilmore. So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story. I was born and raised along the Mississippi River in the city of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Following high school, I journeyed […]


Wicker Wins Research Award

Department of Art and Art History faculty member and Interim Chair Dr. Nancy L. Wicker was honored Friday, May 10, 2019, by the College of Liberal Arts for her excellence in research. Wicker, Professor of Art History, became the first awardee of the Hensley Family Senior Professor Research Award in the Fine and Performing Arts […]