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...]

Forgiveness trumps hate in eyes of Holocaust survivor

She has every right to burn with anger. At age 10, Nazis stipped her from the only home, the only family she knew. Ripped away from her mother, father and two older sisters, Eva Mozes Kor was left clutching her twin as her mother reached, arms outstretched with desperate despair as they were … [Read more...]

Contemporary Music Center program visits campus

College students from around the country can go to Nashville for one semester of their undergraduate career to work on music for four months. Students may participate in one of three tracks- artist, business or technical- which prepare them for careers within the industry. The “Final Exam” consists … [Read more...]

Artist-Lecture Series concludes with Kaku

The Artist-Lecture Series concluded for this semester with Michio Kaku, who is best known for his numerous television programs such as Through the Wormhole and How the Universe Works. He is also widely known for a tax commercial referring to him as a genius.Kaku backs up his on-screen presence as a … [Read more...]

Visiting artist documents seed banks

Visiting artist documents seed saving from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. About 50 attendees, from students to community members, came to the opening reception of Dornith Doherty's "Seeds of Art" exhibit Friday, Jan. 30. Doherty's work documents seed banks, where species of plants are cloned and … [Read more...]

The art of Hironari Kobuta turns heads

For the past two months the art department has played host to Hironari Kobuta, a Japanese artist who travels around the globe giving performances by spinning a car on an A-frame. To accomplish this feat he uses a system of pulleys and levers attached to an engine. He says that the performance … [Read more...]