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Art & Art History
University of Mississippi


Kariann Fuqua

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Foundations MFA, University of Illinois BFA, Kansas State University Email:     Kariann Fuqua received a BFA in painting from Kansas State University (1999) and an MFA in painting from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2003). Her professional career has traversed between academia and the museum world, which has shaped […]

Minimum Laptop Requirement

Many of our students purchase the Apple MacBook Pro as most artists and professional design agencies utilize the Mac platform which is the industry’s standard. Also, the MacBook Pro comes bundled with some of the software that artists and designers use. However, our network in the Art Department supports all commercially available computing platforms. I […]

2019 Exhibitions

SPRING January 22nd – February 14th New Faculty Exhibition Reception: Thursday, February 14th, 4:30-6:00 pm (View Images) February 18th – March 15th Ceramics Alumni Exhibition Reception: Thurs, March 7th, 4:30-6 pm (View Images) BFA Forum Tuesday, March 19th & Wednesday, March 20th March 25th – March 29th BFA Exhibition (Group 1) Hannah Holland (Sculpture), Bobby […]

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 […]


Aluminum Pour Fundraiser

  The Rebel Sculpture Society will be hosting their first ever Aluminum Pour Fundraiser on February 8th! Resin bonded sand blocks will be ready to carve into and have aluminum poured into. All participants can leave with a one-of-a-kind aluminum tile. There will be the option of either a regular square tile or a heart shaped tile […]

Fall Portfolio Prep Review

2018 Exhibitions

SPRING January 22 – February 22 Carl E. Moore, “And Justice for All” Lecture: Thursday, February 22, 5:00 pm Reception: Thursday, February 22, after lecture February 26 – March 22 Justin Bowles, “Courtyard” Lecture: Thursday, March 22, 5:00 pm Reception: Thursday, March 22, after lecture BFA Exhibition #1 Doug Caulfield, ceramics; Mary Catherine Davis, painting; […]

Myth of The Beast

by: Jonathan Kent Adams   Coming out felt like joining the circus. People wanted to see and hear about the spectacle.  A gay boy who loved God in Mississippi. The Myth of the Beast is my way of confronting insecurities and moving into love. The act of painting and imagery used allow an escape from […]

Outstanding Student Awarded

Charlotte Burge, BFA Sculpture, is the recipient of a scholarship selected by the Mississippi State Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Charlotte was selected for her outstanding achievements as an art student in the Department of Art & Art History. Charlotte Burge transferred from Itawamba Community College to The University of […]