Art Society Newsletter

Feb 02, 2020

Art Student Receives Life-changing Gift


Sophomore art therapy major Gabriel Relaford's life changed last semester when a classmate raised funds to purchase enchroma glasses for Gabriel. For the first time, Gabriel, who is colorblind, saw colors as they really are. "We have a strong community here," Gabriel said. "Everyone is so quick to help me through any struggles I've had." [...]

Art Student Receives Life-changing Gift2020-02-18T16:12:18+00:00
Feb 02, 2020

Arts Points of Pride


Peter Britton, art faculty member, was selected for the 2019 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition at The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff. His digital metal print “Takate” was part of the juried exhibition showcasing mid-South artists.  Dr. Aaron Grant, music faculty member, presented “Foreshadowing Strategies in Schubert’s Three-Key Expositions” at [...]

Arts Points of Pride2020-02-18T15:56:21+00:00
Feb 02, 2020

Missouri Western Paints Up the Southside


Thanks to faculty and students from Missouri Western, Southside St. Joseph is shining with beautiful artwork. Last summer, four students and two alumni under the guidance of Kathy Liao, assistant professor of art, designed and painted an 80'x20' mural on a building on the corner of Lake and Illinois avenues. And in the fall, they [...]

Missouri Western Paints Up the Southside2020-02-17T22:19:38+00:00
Feb 02, 2020

Two Theatre Productions this Spring


The Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance are presenting two main-stage theatre productions this spring: "Pinocchio" and "She Kills Monsters." "Pinocchio will be performed Feb. 27-March 1 in the Potter Hall Theater. Times are 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27, 28 and 29, and 2 p.m. March 1. "She Kills Monsters" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. [...]

Two Theatre Productions this Spring2020-02-18T14:11:08+00:00
Feb 02, 2020

Calendar of Events


Feb. 27-March 1 "Pinocchio" Potter Hall Theater Now through March 20 Twin Cups and Off the Table Ceramics Exhibition Potter Hall Art Gallery March 4 David Seidel, “Involution” 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall 112 March 9-13 Spring Break No Classes, Campus is Open March 16 Faculty Recital: Kristin Newbegin 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall Theater March [...]

Calendar of Events2020-02-18T20:38:40+00:00
Feb 02, 2020

Cinema Professor Starts Griffon Production House


In the spring of 2019, Thomas Brecheisen, assistant professor of cinema, created the Griffon Production House, a group of budding cinematographers who just want to make films. Brecheisen started the group when he realized that the theatre productions in the Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance were not being recorded, and he thought that would [...]

Cinema Professor Starts Griffon Production House2020-02-17T20:51:29+00:00
Oct 10, 2019

Professor and Students Create “Old Saint Jo”


Toby Lawrence, cinema faculty member, and his cinema students aired the first episode of “Old Saint Jo” this fall. “Old Saint Jo” is an applied learning project Lawrence developed last year. The group worked on Phase I of the project this past summer, which is an ongoing episodic documentary series about the history of St. [...]

Professor and Students Create “Old Saint Jo”2019-11-01T16:15:16+00:00
Oct 10, 2019

Arts Points of Pride


Teresa Harris, art faculty member, was honored to have a solo exhibition, “To Tell,” at the P.E.O Gallery at Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri. She exhibited 31 mixed-media constructions. The exhibition was opened to the public in August and September. She also had two mixed-media artworks, Billboard NE and Birdman, accepted into the internationally juried [...]

Arts Points of Pride2019-10-28T21:46:28+00:00
Oct 10, 2019

Calendar of Arts Events


November 3 Opera Workshop Concert 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall Theater November 4-29 Juried Art Student Exhibition Potter Hall Gallery November 5 Concert Ensemble of Irreproducible Outcomes and Nebular Blue 7 p.m. Potter Hall Room 112 November 11 Percussion Extravaganza 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall Theater November 16 Wind Ensemble Concert 4 p.m. Potter Hall Theater November [...]

Calendar of Arts Events2019-11-01T16:48:43+00:00
Oct 10, 2019

Art Student Interns at National Portrait Gallery


Student Alexis Carr always loved art and knew that’s what she wanted to major in, but she says she “found her calling” when she took her first art history class. And last summer, she found her dream internship when she was selected to work at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. The Missouri Western [...]

Art Student Interns at National Portrait Gallery2019-11-01T16:26:30+00:00
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