The Lion's Roar

The perception of art degrees

Senior art students display their craft at the fall 2017 “Visual Art + Design Senior Exhibition.” At the exhibition, students can get a taste of presenting their artwork before graduation.

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019

While some may view art degrees as impractical, such an education may help develop problem solving, organization and communication skills. According to Dale Newkirk, head of the Department of Visual Art and Design, there are various career options to choose from with an art degree. Those options range...

Selling art that holds a practical purpose

Bumble Bee Pottery sells ceramic items including teapots, jewelry and platters. Helene Fielder encourages aspiring artists to find a style that matches their aesthetic.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019

A kitchen does not have to be filled with plastic cups and store-bought vases. Handmade mugs, jewelry, pots and plates serve a conventional purpose to consumers while upholding the artistic flair of any other artwork. Helene Fielder, owner and founder of Bumble Bee Pottery, sells teapots, platters, vase...