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Christine Cook designs costumes for various performing arts, including the costumes pictured above. Her works are currently available for viewing in the Contemporary Art Gallery, along with several other faculty artworks.

Annual gallery exhibition features faculty artwork

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

The 2021 Faculty Art Exhibition is currently on display at the Contemporary Art Gallery to showcase artwork created by faculty members within the Department of Visual Art + Design. The exhibition opened...

The Hammond Regional Arts Center hosted its annual Fine & Functional event to support local artists and allow visitors to purchase handmade gifts for the holiday season.

Fine and Functional sells local artwork for gift-giving season

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter November 16, 2019

As the holiday season began, people sought out to buy original, handmade gifts. The Hammond Regional Arts Center, located downtown, continued its holiday traditions by hosting its annual Fine and Functional...

In music, students must audition to enter the department. This audition also counts as the students’ scholarship application.

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...

Excellence in a craft can require the artists confidence. This can extend from receiving criticism to experimentation.

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...

Crystal Rutherford, a 2013 alumna, puts her artwork on sale at “Hot August Night.” For her, sales require a presence both in person and online. Artists can find different options for pricing and selling their works.

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...

Near the end of every semester, art students can display their art projects such as graphic design at the senior exhibition in the Contemporary Art Gallery. The effect of graphic design in the world can be seen in movie posters, T-shirts and advertisements.

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...

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