One week left to attend art exhibitions at MSU Texas

Two new exhibitions are on display at the Ralph & Juanita Harvey School of Visual Arts and Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts at MSU Texas and they are open to the public until November 12.

Rachel Ross’ ceramic piece “Euphoria” is part of the Alumni Art Exhibit at the Fain Fine Arts Center at MSU Texas.

A ceramics exhibit, in its 15th year, features both sculptures and wheeled pottery created by students in the MSU Texas Community Education Program.

"Clown humor"  is an epoxy resin piece created by 2020 graduate Autumn Bellar in the Alumni Art Show at MSU Texas.

“Clown Humors” is an epoxy resin piece created by 2020 graduate Autumn Bellar in the Alumni Art Show at MSU Texas.

From the Ceramics Studio XV is on display in the Pit Gallery of the Fain Fine Arts Building.

A colorful rendition of a Michelle Castro coffee mug in the Ceramic Art Exhibit by students of the MSU Texas Community Education Program.

A colorful rendition of a Michelle Castro coffee mug in the Ceramic Art Exhibit by students of the MSU Texas Community Education Program.

“We have a ceramic show every school year, from continuing education students and their instructors, and these are pieces of what has happened over the past 18 months. It’s a great show in the sense that it’s everything from the pots to the sculpture, there are even a few castings, ”said Steve Hilton, art professor and gallery director at MSU Texas.

An exhibition of ceramic art by students of the community education program at MSU Texas.  The show is open to the public at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Fain.

An exhibition of ceramic art by students of the community education program at MSU Texas. The show is open to the public at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Fain.

The 2021 Alumni Exhibition will feature works by MSU Texas alumni from all disciplines taught at the School of Visual Arts: ceramics, drawing, graphics, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. This exhibition is presented both in the Foyer Gallery of the Fain Fine Arts Building and in a “pop-up” exhibition in the windows of the vacant stores of the Sikes Senter Mall.

A life-size cyanotype,

A life-size cyanotype, “Transformations” by MSU Texas Alumni Logan Canafax is part of the Alumni Art Show which runs through November 12 at the Fain Fine Arts Center.

“In the alumni exhibition, there are pieces represented from the alumni of the early 1980s to the very recent graduates of the spring semester 2021. There is everything from clay objects to the cyanotype which is a figurine life size, it is very pretty, ”added Hilton.

An art object,

An art object, “Tejide”, made of concrete, Tyvek, copper, wire and pigment was created by 2016 graduate Erick Zambrano in the Alumni Art Show at MSU Texas in Fain Fine Arts Center.

A third exhibition, Two for the Show, features the work of artists Lynwood and Eleanor Kreneck and is located in the Main Gallery. It also runs until November 12.

Miniature ceramic busts of Mary Kimbell, left, and resident artist Pam Moller in the Community Education Ceramics Art Exhibit at MSU Texas.

Miniature ceramic busts of Mary Kimbell, left, and resident artist Pam Moller in the Community Education Ceramics Art Exhibit at MSU Texas.

“This is the kick off of the centennial celebration, MSU’s 100th anniversary is approaching and this is our way to start. Come and see great art, not just in the galleries, we have a lot of great art in our rooms. hallways and it’s always nice to have visitors come and see what we’re doing, ”said Hilton.

The opening hours of the gallery are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Contact Jessica Joplin at 940-397-4264 for more information.

This article originally appeared on Wichita Falls Times Record News: Two new exhibitions at MSU Texas


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