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Visitors gather in the Waterfield Library Gallery for Rhythmic Hues exhibit. Photo by Jessica Fife.

Paint exhibition showcases students ‘Rhythmic Hues’

Gray Hawkins, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

The “Rhythmic Hues” painting exhibition in the Waterfield Library Gallery showcased a lively range of works from various painting classes held this...

The senior art exhibits have entered the Clara Eagle Gallery, with the graduation requirement being split into two rounds.

Senior art exhibits express personal journeys

MacKenzie Rogers, Lifestyle Editor April 25, 2024

With finals right around the corner, it is time for the senior art majors to fulfill an important graduation requirement: the senior practicum exhibitions.   The...

Student presenters and their advisors posed together. Photo taken by Latricia Trites.

College showcase offers diverse array of student presentations

Gray Hawkins, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

How does Murray State show prospective students what it has to offer? How does it give incoming freshmen a frame of reference for what the next few years...

Annual Holiday Art Auction poster with featured artist John Utgaards piece Indomitable Landscape. Photo from @murraystateart on Instagram.

Murray State art auction to supply student scholarships

Gray Hawkins, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

Is your dorm missing an artistic flair? The Murray State Art and Design program’s Holiday Art Auction is a great opportunity to start your art collection...

One of the two art pieces commissioned for the Golden Reunion. Photo by Andrew Grassman.

Alumnus creates Racer One artwork for Golden Reunion

Gray Hawkins, Contributing Writer October 12, 2023

As Homecoming draws near, past and present University students are drumming up school spirit. Among the excited Racer family is alumnus Andrew Grassman,...

Sonin adjusting a piece of tulle on one of her half-form models.

Explore the eco-chic at Murray State’s sustainable fashion exhibition

MacKenzie Rogers, Lifestyle Editor October 5, 2023

Fashion and couture Designer Ramona Sonin featured her show “Tulle” in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery, showcasing her passion for creating sustainable...

Pictured is Jason Stout’s oil painting “Ignition” on display in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery. (Photo courtesy of Jason Stout)

Art exhibit showcases UT Martin professor’s work

January 21, 2021

Ben Overby Staff Writer [email protected]  “Ignition,” an exhibit of paintings and drawings by artist and University of Tennessee at Martin...

Art student Malcolm Fife’s ceramic piece is called “A Good Haircut”. (Dionte Berry/The News)

Art students put together professional exhibit

October 7, 2020

Dionte Berry Staff Writer [email protected] Murray State’s Art 399 is a course meant to prepare students for their art career, and one of...

Senior Eriko Whittaker has recently been accepted into the Fulbright program. (Photo courtesy of Eriko Whittaker).

Senior set to leave for Germany for Fulbright research

April 29, 2020

Grant Dillard Contributing Writer [email protected] Murray State senior art major Eriko Whittaker has been accepted into the highly competitive...

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Artistic differences

August 24, 2017

Column by Rachel Wood, contributing writer After a lot of traveling this summer, I discovered I’m a huge fan of museums (and not just because they are...

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Article slamming Murray State art majors misguides

April 4, 2014

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. When we enrolled, we had already heard how Murray State...

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