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Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 14, 2019

The National Alliance on Mental Illness had its third annual Grey Matters art exhibit demonstrating the struggles of the lives touched by mental health issues on canvas. Two hours were not enough for the catering, live music and touching conversations on Oct. 11.  Among the artists showing their work at this ex...

Artist displays vulnerability at medical art gallery open

Artist displays vulnerability at medical art gallery open

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter

April 8, 2018

The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery welcomed about 50 attendees to Dallas artist Vicki Meek's gallery opening of her show Vulnerable on April 6. Meek focused her latest pieces on her recent surgery and unpredictable health status. More than just the surgery itself, Meek focused on the unexpected hardships...

Art exhibit discussed privacy and surveillance

Art exhibit discussed privacy and surveillance

Denush Vidanapathirana

October 21, 2017

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 ...

Conservation through art: ‘Landscapes from Maui’

Conservation through art: ‘Landscapes from Maui’

Denush Vidanapathirana

October 10, 2017

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 gathere...

Fremaux exhibit explores nudism and human nature

Fremaux exhibit explores nudism and human nature

Denush Vidanapathirana

October 2, 2017

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 "Ski...

Local carpenter carves future out of art industry

Chris Marten

April 18, 2016

[vimeo 163327086 w=640 h=360]Local carpenter carves a future out of the art industry from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.Joshua Bradley is a local carpenter and Wichita Falls native whose artwork is now being showcased across Texas and Oklahoma.Bradley said he decided to combine his passion for woodwork wi...

Art gallery opens exhibitions May 8

Chris Marten

May 6, 2015

The art department’s Juried Student Exhibition and Senior Exhibition will begin on May 8 in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery. An opening reception will precede the exhibitions followed by the juried and senior students showcases. The Juried Student Exhibition is a student competition open to anyone,...

Art exhibit captures wildlife

Brianna Sheen

February 18, 2015

The opening reception for "An Abundance of Riches: Woodcuts of Andrea Rich" will be held Feb. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU. The exhibition features woodcuts of wildlife Rich has encountered in places such as Disney World, Alaska, California, Madagascar and Australia....

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