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Artistic merit pays for an education

Artistic merit pays for an education

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

May 7, 2019

Students can find a variety of scholarships based on artistic and academic excellence to offset the costs of pursuing an education in the arts. “The arts, and music in particular, can be a very competitive field in terms of collegiate recruiting,” said Jeffrey Wright, head of the Department of Music...

More important to art than skill

More important to art than skill

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019

There exists an unsung hero in artistry who cannot be found in a supply store or on a craftsman’s workbench. From sculpture to theatre, this hero is expressed in every movement of the body, and the factor, confidence, distinguishes expert artists from beginners. Elaine Gulley, a senior art major, expre...

Essentials for selling artwork

Essentials for selling artwork

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

In order for an art business to prosper, pricing and creativity are skills to keep in mind. Numerous artists display their artwork to the public with the desire to promote and sell their pieces. Dr. Marc Settembrino, assistant professor of sociology, found his biggest struggle with selling his work...

Pursuing a graphic design career

Pursuing a graphic design career

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

Nearly every corner of the modern world features graphic designs on movie posters, T-shirts, websites and advertisements. Graphic design garners attention worldwide, and Gary Keown, professor of graphic design, has been watching it evolve for the last 20 years. Keown said his interest in the field be...