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Fine art students visit art museums in Dallas

Professor addressing group of students before field trip outing.

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

March 6, 2019

The Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts sponsored a field trip to Dallas for students to visit the Dallas Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center, and the Crow Museum of Asian Art. There were approximately 80 students and six faculty members in attendance. Shea James, art sophomore,...

Art faculty brings diversity to exhibit

Faculty art exhibit

Taylor Anderson, Reporter

January 29, 2019

The faculty and staff of the art department have their own work on display as part of a Faculty Exhibition in The Juanita and Ralph Harvey Art Gallery Jan.25 - Mar.1. Each member created his or her work based on personal beliefs and background. The artist gave over three months of their time to dilige...

Senior art exhibit ignites conversation

Gary Goldberg, art professor and gallery director, adjusts the placement of art pieces for the senior exhibition Thursday, May 2, 2018. Goldberg said that since there were so many graduating art students this semester, the artwork had to be displayed in the foyer, as well as the actual gallery. “We had to be more flexible this semester, but this space is mostly used as a path,” Goldberg said. “Our students often create pieces that challenge viewers emotionally and intellectually, so we have to create the galleries in a way that allows the viewer to make a choice if they want to engage in the art.” Photo by Brendan Wynne

Brendan Wynne, Reporter

May 3, 2018

Worried that the message of his senior exhibition was being compromised, Ethan Parker, art senior, voiced concern over the placement of his work in the foyer adjacent to the Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts. Parker, a graduating art student, created a collection of sculptures and ...

Heap of Birds explains meaning behind art

At the end of his art gallery, Edgar Heap of Birds talks about the meaning behind his artwork and experiences.

Robin Reid

February 1, 2017

The opening reception of “Secrets in Life and Death” by multi-disciplinary Arapaho and Cheyenne artist, Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds, took place Jan. 27 at the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery.  During the exhibit, Heap of Birds sought to provide deeper explanations behind his art and life, whic...

Gallery brings awareness to city and Native American history

Lane Riggs

January 26, 2017

The opening reception for "Secrets in Life and Death," by Cheyenne and Arapaho artist Hock Aye VI Edgar Heap of Birds, will be on Jan. 27 from 6-8 p.m. During the reception, Heap of Birds will host an informal talk after which the floor will be open to questions. Heap of Birds is a multi-disciplinary ar...

Steamroller gives local high schoolers a new perspective

Lizca Bass, painting senior, and Auria Sanchez, teaching certification senior, unpeel the paper from the wood block to reveal the image for the Steamroller Print Event on Nocona Trial set up as a collaboration between MSU's Harvey School of Visual Arts and Wichita Falls Independent School District high schools, Feb 9, 2016. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Rachel Johnson

February 10, 2016

The art department hosted a Steamrolling Print Event off Nocona Trail Feb. 9 for the local art high school students, producing art that will be displayed throughout the week."We went with [the steamrolling project for the students] because of the exhibit in the main gallery, so we thought that it cou...

Graphic design students to present at first annual portfolio night May 8

Graphic design students to present at first annual portfolio night May 8

Haleigh Wallace

May 7, 2015

Graphic design students from all levels will be presenting their design portfolios to promote their creativity to the community. This will be the first time graphic design students have been able to show off their work to other students and faculty on campus. “I wanted to give my students the ...

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