Surviving two jobs and being a full-time student

Like many art majors, learning to balance work, non-art course work and life outside of the Fain Fine Arts building can be challenging.  Studio courses meet in three-hour blocks twice a week, which can cause time constraint issues, not to mention the amount of studio time that is required to … [Read more...]

Birds in Art exhibition to open May 4

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art will present Birds in Art, a touring exhibition organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum of Wasau, Wisconsin. The exhibition will be on view from May 4 through June 24, and will feature 60 artworks in a variety of media and stylistic approaches. Danny … [Read more...]

Clay wind chime craft allows students to relax

Cynthia Cummings, Clark Student Center special events coordinator, held her monthly craft class to allow students to relax before finals begin in three weeks. Participants made clay wind chimes in the Caddo Room in the Clark Student Center, April 18 and will continue April 19 from 2-4 … [Read more...]

After hours art walk invites public to explore downtown

Entering into Frank & Joe's on bright, sunny, clear-skied Monday with her paint stained clothing, a friendly smile graced her face and reached her eyes. Wichita Falls Art Association president and muralist, Audra Lambert entered into the building wearing her red-framed glasses, ready to share … [Read more...]

Art students taking trip to Cuba to share techniques

Ruled by communists and famous for its cigars, travel restrictions to Cuba on U.S. citizens were eased toward the end of the Obama administration. To experience the culture and art, four students and a professor in the art department will be taking a trip to Holguin, Cuba, from May 26 to June … [Read more...]

Stained glass class to continue March 25

Three Wichita Falls residents gathered at the Sikes Lake Center to begin creating their own unique Tiffany Copper Foil stained glass project on March 18, the first of the three sessions. The Continuing Education department offered the three-day class, taught by Cynthia Cummings, Clark Student Center … [Read more...]

Art therapy helps students ‘cope with stress’

As an effort to help healing, growth and self discovery, counselors promote art activities open to all students. The Counseling Center has the workshop "Discover U @ MSU"  March 20- April 3 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Sunwatcher Clubhouse. Counselor Ginger Boller, organizer of the event, combined her … [Read more...]

350 create mural to unify community

About 10 people showed up to Anne Farley Gaines' workshop on Feb. 21- part of an 18-month endeavour. But overall, some 350 people contributed to the collaborative mural project which Gaines said was designed to unify the community. According to Gaines, the 18-month-long project will unify the … [Read more...]

Dallas Poetry Slam Team to perform downtown Feb. 18

The Dallas Poetry Slam Team will be performing a two-hour feature on Feb. 18 at 2011 Bistro, beginning at 10 p.m. The event, Black Love, is focused on celebrating the month of love and Black History Month. Dallas Poetry Slam Team focuses on art and spoken word as more than just a show to entertain … [Read more...]

53 prospective students and guests Discover MSU

It was a crisp, gray morning as 24 students and 29 guests entered the winding halls of Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts, on Feb. 3, in attendance for the first Discover MSU event of 2017. Historically, Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts has been the smallest Discover MSU, while Robert D. & … [Read more...]