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 Art and Design News and Events

Celebrate 10 Years of Murfree Art Gallery

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A juried collaborative exhibit from the members of Rutherford Arts Alliance and MTSU Department of Art and Design

 Reception, 5:30 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2024, | Exhibition, July 8–24, 2024

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Perceptions of Reality

An Art and Design juried showcase curated by Dr. Barbara and Leroy Hodges, featuring local, regional, and nationally recognized yet underrepresented artists, each with unique stories and perspectives.

 Reception, 2–4 p.m., Saturday, July 27, 2024, | Exhibition, July 27–August 17, 2024


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Spring 2023 Art & Design Graphic Design Student Portfolio Review

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Graphic Design students meet creative industry professionals at The Department of Art & Design's Portfolio Review. (above) Students work independently in studio space and collaboratively in a variety of methods and media to gain career-building skills and experience. (below)

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  • Art Education: Mural, Practicum II Class Project
  • Graphic Design: Senior Project Exhibition
  • Illustration: Album Cover Project
  • Studio Art – Print Media: Book Arts and Letterpress
  • Studio Art: Ceramics, Intermediate Hand-building, Screen Vessel Project
  • Studio Art – Print Media: Printmaking
  • Graphic Design: Ad Project, detail
  • Studio Art: Painting
  • Foundations: Drawing II, detail
  • Graphic Design + Studio Art, Print Media Collaborative
  • Foundations: 3D Design
  • Studio Art: Ceramics, Hand-building, detail
  • Graphic Design: Publication
  • Foundations – Class Drawing Project
  • Studio Art: Painting, Painting II Class Selfie Project
  • Foundations: 3D Design, Wire Sculpture Project

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