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Estrada and Fuqua Receive Mississippi Arts Commission Grant

Visual Resources Specialist & Gallery Curator, Frank Estrada, has been awarded the Artist Mini-Grant this year from the Mississippi Arts Commission. Instructional Assistant Professor of Art & Director of Museum Studies, Kariann Fuqua, has been awarded a Visual Artist Fellowship Grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. These grants are a portion of the more than […]

Tyler Barnes | Logo Lounge

Congratulations to Tyler Barnes, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, on his design being published in the 13th edition of Logo Lounge! Rail Yard, is a custom script-logotype for a flavored whiskey brand. 40,000+ logos were submitted globally and only 3000 entries were selected for inclusion in the book. It’s an incredible honor to be included […]

UM Alumnus Is Louisianian of the Year

Alumnus Vitus Shell (MFA studio art 08) JANUARY 11, 2022 Artist Vitus Shell (MFA studio art 08) is on the cover of Louisiana Life Magazine’s January/February issue as Louisianian of the Year. The mixed-media collage painter, a visiting assistant professor at Louisiana Tech University, was selected for being a stand out in his profession who gives back […]

Remembering Dr. Theron Thomas Dewey, II

Dr. Theron Thomas Dewey II, 78, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 20, at The Magnolia of Oxford Commons Memory Care facility.  Dr. Dewey was born on April 30, 1943, and grew up in Greenville, Illinois, with loving parents, an older sister, and two close cousins. He attained his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Southern […]

New Home for Greek, Roman Antiquities Dedicated

The event celebrates Galtneys’ generosity, passion for UM, arts and culture Chancellor Glenn Boyce (left) and his wife, Emily, greet Elizabeth and Will Galtney, of Houston, Texas, at a reception at the University Museum. The event celebrated the dedication of the museum’s Elizabeth and Will Galtney Greek and Roman Art Wing. Photo by Kirsten Faulkner/University […]

Dovetail Exhibition

Congratulations to our MFA candidates Adriane Honerbrink, Daniel Ney, Madeline McMahan, Margaret Perez, and Ashley Smith in being accepted into the Dovetail Exhibition hosted by the Intersect Arts Center in St. Louis, MO! Visit their page to find out more about the exhibit! “In the spring of 2021, the sculpture program at the University of […]

Photography Network’s 2021 Virtual Symposium

The Material and the Virtual in Photographic Histories Kris Belden-Adams, ThisTheoryDoesNotExist: Examining and Historicizing Artificial-Intelligence-Generated, Hyper-Realistic, DeepFake Photographs as ‘Data Portraits’ offers a refreshable, seductively realistic series of digital portraits of exactly that: amalgamated images of fictional people. Built from an unknown number of Flickr photographs, these photographically hyper-realistic images enjoy the appearance of veristic “truth,” […]

Ceramics Students Showcased at Oxford City Grocery

Student artists contributed original crafts in collaboration with local restaurant SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 BY EDWIN B. SMITH (View original w/photos) UM advanced ceramics students enjoy a meal at City Grocery served on dinnerware they created for the restaurant. The group includes students (from left) Reagan Thames Spreafico, Will McComb, Samara Dallaire, Cassidy Franz, Julie Coleman, […]

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2021 Outstanding Internship Experience Partner

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Internship Experience students and Outstanding Internship Partner will be recognized. Presentations by: Molly Ayers, Integrated Marketing Communications Georgia Bright, Integrated Marketing Communications Jessica Herron, English 2021 Cohort Molly Ayers, Integrated Marketing Communications Georgia Bright, Integrated Marketing Communications CarrieAnn Clements, Political Science Jessica Herron, English Latoria Hicks, Film Production Carley Horner, Public […]

AH 386/586: African and African American Art

AH 386/586: African and African American Art MW 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM; taught by Dr. Brigitte Salami This course explores the syncretic nature of the Black Atlantic world. The overall goal is a better understanding of the African contributions to the cultures of the Americas, and contemporary African and Afro-Caribbean artists’ responses to a […]