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FEATURE PHOTO: Late-night watercolor

FEATURE PHOTO: Late-night watercolor

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 18, 2019

Graduate art education students paint watercolor in room 2690 at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday night. Tara Gorris (right) said the graduate students take online classes during spring and fall semesters but need to finish two classes on campus during the summer semester; this is their weeklong...

Children’s traveling art show on display at Carnegie Public Library

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2019

Members of the community can visit Cultivating Creativity, a traveling art show that highlights student art from local area schools, at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library until July 7. Cultivating Creativity displays 44 works of student art from 33 different area schools, ranging from primary...

Having fun in the summer can be free, affordable

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

Summertime: the perfect opportunity to go on vacation, visit old friends or even take up a new hobby or two. Every year, I look forward to the break of the summer and the free time it allows. Though, after so long, the break can get boring, and I am ready for some fresh endeavors. This season...

FEATURE PHOTO: Spring cleaning at Burl Ives Studio Hall

FEATURE PHOTO: Spring cleaning at Burl Ives Studio Hall

Raine Zhu, Photographer

May 20, 2019

Leila Malekadeli (left) and Crystalyn Hutchens (right), both art students who graduated in May, discuss a new piece Hutchens worked on at the Burl Ives Studio Hall Monday morning. In the same area, 2018-2019 art graduate students were having brunch and working together to clean up the studios.

Graffiti, while illegal, can sometimes be art

Staff Editorial

April 25, 2019

When we think of graffiti, we usually think of the typically amateur scribbling on the trains we watch cross by in our cars. Or we think about the quick glimpses we catch of the simple nicknames and profanity on the sides of bridges we drive under. While some choose to spray stone and cement walls with vulgar...

Tarble to display graduate students’ artwork

Morgan Bledsoe, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2019

Students can appreciate original artwork that graduate students in the studio art program have created for their master’s theses at the Graduate Art Exhibition at the Main Galleries of the Tarble Arts Center starting Wednesday with a reception on Friday. The work on exhibit is courtesy of 10 gradua...

Original Japanese manga art, artifacts up for viewing at Booth Library

Melissa Jabek, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2019

The Eastern community can appreciate original Japanese manga art and artifacts at the West Reading Room of Booth Library in honor of Asian Heritage Month until April 25. Kofi Bazzell-Smith, a junior majoring in studio art, created all of the original manga artwork at the exhibit. Manga is a Japanese s...

Reception held to honor students’ artwork

Reception held to honor students’ artwork

Leah Goldstein, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2019

Booth Library held a reception for students who created paintings aligned with the theme, “On The Shoulders of Giants: The Moon and Beyond,” on Thursday. The theme was chosen because of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, so Booth Library faculty wanted art to accompany to the exhibit an...

Student art to be honored at reception

Staff Report

March 25, 2019

A reception will be held to honor Eastern art students at Booth Library on March 28 in the atrium from 12:30-1:30 p.m. The reception will showcase student painters who created a series of artwork inspired by the library’s spring exhibit, “On the Shoulders of Giants: The Moon and Beyond.” The stu...

Landscape of Guitar concert to incorporate animated paintings

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 24, 2018

The Landscape of Guitar, an animated painting concert experience, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Recital Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The show is a combination of the Patchouli and Terra Guitarra projects of vocalist and guitarist Julie Patchouli and guitarist Bruce Hecksel. ...

Families can create art at Tarble Arts Extravaganza

Karena Ozier, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018

The Tarble Arts Center is hosting their annual Tarble Arts Extravaganza alongside Family Weekend on Saturday, starting at 1 p.m. in Tarble’s atrium. Riley Snyder, a student worker at Tarble, said three activities will be available at Tarble for students and their families to engage with. Model printing ...

Department of Art, Design resurrect, reconfigure BA in graphic design

Department of Art, Design resurrect, reconfigure BA in graphic design

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

August 23, 2018

The Eastern Department of Art and Design has resurrected and reconfigured the Bachelor’s in Graphic Design program for the fall semester of 2018 in addition to the already present BFA. Department Chair Chris Kahler said the point of bringing back the program was to create more flexibility for tra...

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