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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 […]

Interview: Jaime Aelavanthara – ‘Untamed’

Check out Jaime Erin Aelavanthara, Artist’s interview (BFA Imaging Arts Alumna) with Analog Forever Magazine! Jamie will be a future collaborator at Analog Forever Magazine. The interview covers her specialization in cyanotypes. Jaime is an Assistant Professor, Art and Design at The University of Tampa. Interview Link:  

“Bodies and Maps: Early Modern personifications of the Continents”

Dr. Louise Arizzoli, Instructional Assistant Professor of Art History, has published a co-edited book, Bodies and Maps: Early Modern personifications of the Continents, in the series Intersections (Volume: 73), Brill, 2020. You can purchase it here! “Since antiquity, artists have visualized the known world through the female (sometimes male) body. In the age of exploration, […]

A Spirited Creation

Innovative bottle label earns industry award for UM graphic design professor OCTOBER 29, 2020 BY ABIGAIL MEISEL OXFORD, Miss. – Tyler Barnes, an assistant professor of art at the University of Mississippi, has won a gold-medal American Advertising Award for his achievements in sales and marketing packaging. The ADDY, the Oscar of the advertising industry, is given annually […]