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Artist talks provocative, phallic artwork

Artist talks provocative, phallic artwork

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The Tarble Arts Center hosted a guest artist Thursday who is known for his controversial and explicit works. Mike Schuetz, the interim director and chief curator of Tarble, said the program, called “Art Speaks!” features an artist that provides context into his or her works, which are usually on...

FEATURE PHOTO: The finishing touches

FEATURE PHOTO: The finishing touches

Jelan Buchanan, Contributing Photographer

October 13, 2019

Josie Parish, a theater arts major, works in the lab to finish up some details for a pottery project for a class on Sunday afternoon in the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

FEATURE PHOTO: Copper weaving

FEATURE PHOTO: Copper weaving

Jelan Buchanan, Contributing Photographer

October 13, 2019

Glover Marfo, an art graduate student, works on finishing up a copper weaving project for a class on Sunday afternoon at Doudna Fine Arts Center.

FEATURE PHOTO: Pottery projects

FEATURE PHOTO: Pottery projects

Jelan Buchanan, Photographer

September 8, 2019

Westin Perrero, a sophomore art education major, works on his pottery project while his other projects dry on the shelves in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Sunday afternoon. Perrero said his favorite part about taking art classes at Eastern is the connection between the teachers and students....

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 19, 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...

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