Pursue liberal arts outside the classroom

Much has been said about Midwestern State University being the only public liberal arts institution in Texas, and you may have heard rumblings of the internal efforts to enhance that experience. Arguably, most students will experience the liberal arts in the classroom through the quality and … [Read more...]

Photographer engages with students about photography and art

Photographer Kenda North discussed her artwork with students in and outside of the classroom before the opening reception for her Retrospective Exhibition: “Seeing is a Nervous Habit.” Her reception showed a 40 year history of her photography. “Kenda has been a very prominent figure in … [Read more...]

High school art show kicks off

The annual High School Art Competition opened this week in the Fain Fine Arts Center Foyer Gallery. The art show will be housed in the gallery from Jan. 29, until Feb. 3. The gallery consists of at least 250 pieces of artwork from different high schools in the surrounding area. Steve Hilton, … [Read more...]

Frank Warren shares the secrets of others

Frank Warren, founder of PostSecret and the man who knows the secrets of millions of people from all over the world, spoke in Akin Auditorium with a compelling message of the power secrets hold on Jan. 18. "Secrets are the currency of intimacy,” Warren said. “And by sharing them with those we … [Read more...]

30 students explore creative side in holiday art class

Classical-holiday music played in the background. Acorns, Santa ornaments, snowflake frames and various paint colors filled the Kiowa Room, as students chose from the supplies to decorate as a part of Holiday Decorations Art Class on Dec. 5. "My main motive behind today's class was to get … [Read more...]

Senior art exhibition opening begins Dec. 8

For more than 40 years, graduating art seniors host a senior exhibition show to display their final art pieces for the MSU and Wichita Falls community to see. This year's opening reception will take place at the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6-8 p.m. Aaron Campbell, Michelle … [Read more...]

Art exhibit discussed privacy and surveillance

About 77 people walked through the dimly lit rooms of the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery at 7 p.m. on Oct. 20 at the opening reception for the exhibit by Hasan Elahi, conceptual artist. Each photo hung up was the product of a decade long project by Elahi, which centers around government surveillance and … [Read more...]

Conservation through art: ‘Landscapes from Maui’

The murmurs of hushed voices fade away, as the jungle and sand overtake the imagination. The peaceful beauty of the oil landscapes steal away from the reality of shuffling art enthusiasts discussing the "Landscapes from Maui," exhibit by Catherine Prose, professor of art.  About 22 people … [Read more...]

Artist who chased Maui landscapes opening reception

The opening reception for "Landscapes from Maui" by Catherine Prose, professor in Jaunita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts, will be held in the Moffett Library at 4 p.m on Friday Oct. 6. Prose will display 14 chalk pastel drawings, on black paper, that she completed on the Paul Bice … [Read more...]

Fremaux exhibit explores nudism and human nature

Students, faculty and art enthusiasts all listened in silence, captivated by artist Ghislaine Fremaux, as she explained how the artwork that surrounded them explored the ever-shifting nature of the human body and society's concept of human beauty. About 70 people attended the opening for the … [Read more...]