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Quilt Journeys: Pattern Exhibit

Stephanie Robledo, News Editor March 28, 2021

Quilts tell a story, and the Wichita Falls Museum of Art is sharing its own stories through the Quilt Journeys: Pattern exhibit.  “This exhibit appeals to people familiar with quilting but also introduces...

IT closet in the piano lab caught fire and was put out quickly, March 8.

Burst pipe causes flooding and fire in Fain College of Fine Arts

Stephanie Robledo, News editor March 13, 2021

On March 8, students and faculty were asked to evacuate the Fain College of Fine Arts building. A corroded water pipe had burst causing a flood and a small electrical fire.  “There was an air handler...

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Color in Art, Color in Life: Prisms, Pigments and Purpose

Stephanie Robledo, News Editor January 31, 2021

Color is in anything and everything; it is a visual element that creates different meanings, which is what the "Color in Art, Color in Life: Prisms, Pigments and Purpose" exhibit highlights. At the Wichita...

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Hispanic Heritage Month: A visual commemoration

Khirstia Sheffield, Feature Editor October 9, 2020

As we slowly transition into a new season, Americans across the nation commemorate the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States....

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Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Jeri Moore, Reporter October 15, 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...

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Local art teacher’s artwork on display at The Kemp Center for the Arts

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter April 29, 2019

When walking through the halls of The Kemp Center for the Arts attendees now will find the artwork of Wichita Falls High School teacher, Chris Mayfield hung up along on the walls. Mayfield said,...

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Photos, ceramics displayed as part of March 8 opening

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter March 11, 2019

As the staff of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art opened the doors students, faculty, and members of community trickled in to view the two new opening art galleries on display. Judy Sherrod and S. Gayle...

Fine Arts students to take a field trip to Dallas Museum of Art

Karrington Bradley, Reporter February 26, 2019

The Juanita & Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts is sponsoring a free trip to the Dallas Museum of Art on Feb. 27 for some 60 students. Gary Goldberg, art professor, said, "We try to pick exhibitions...

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Arts Council Center ‘the heart’ of Wichita Falls

Mica Victorian, Reporter January 27, 2019

The Arts Council Center is where amateur and professional artists can display their work. It's also where people in the community can view, buy, and meet upcoming artists. Chief Executive Carol Sales...

Humanities welcomes diversity with African American Art and Literature course

Madison Davis, Reporter December 18, 2018

Tyler M. Williams , humanities assistant professor, is teaching an African-American Art and Literature course that will analyze the upbringing of literary works that give insight to political battles from...

Voices allows students to express themselves through literature and art

Yerasly Duran, Reporter November 20, 2018

Lights! Camera! Action! To allow students creativity to flow, share their writing, art and to express themselves, Voices art and literary journal is accepting submissions from students until Dec....

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Fine Arts building celebrates 40 years

Denush Vidanapathirana, Reporter October 10, 2018

When Paul and Patti Stillson graduated in 1971 and 1973, respectively, with degrees in art, there was no fine arts building. “We were not in this building. We were in a building across campus. They...

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