Previous News - Spring 2018
Art + Design welcomes visiting artist Dario Robleto on March 13
Robleto, invited by the Acuff Chair of Excellence Sonya Clark, will give a public lecture at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 13, in Heydel Hall
APSU choral program thrives during busy year
With events such as The Big Sing, Choir Fest and the Chamber Singers Tour, APSU's choral program has had a big year.
Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" gets comic book makeover at APSU
This February, APSU is bringing the bard's comedy to campus, and the production will feature animation and a pop art sensibility.
APSU students present 17th annual production of "The Vagina Monologues"
This month, the Women's and Gender Studies Program and the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance will present the 17th annual production of Eve Ensler's award-winning play.
The Department of Music and CECA Present Øystein Baadsvik, Tuba Virtuoso
February 20th, 7:30 PM
Mabry Concert Hall
Øystein Baadsvik is the only tuba virtuoso to have carved out a career exclusively as a soloist, rather than becoming a member of an orchestra or accepting a teaching post. His multi-faceted musical career as a soloist, chamber musician, lecturer and recording artist has taken him all over the world. The unique virtuosity and musicality Mr. Baadsvik’s brings to the tuba have established him as the exemplar of the instrument. www.baadsvik.com
Professor Virginia Griswold moderates discussion on women in sculpture at Zeitgeist
Gallery in Nashville, TN
The artist discussion moderated by APSU Sculpture Professor Virginia Griswold featured artists Kristen Jensen, Kylie Lockwood, Ellie Krakow, and Vadis Turner. The panel discussion at Zeitgesit Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee centered on contemporary women artists whose practice includes sculpture. It was presented in conjunction with the exhibitions "States of Matter" at Zeitgeist and "The Fingertip Is an Image-Forming Organ of Sight" at Coop Gallery. The discussion was held on February 3rd but the corresponding exhibition at Zeitgeist runs until February 24th. You can find more information about that exhibition here.
Plait by Professor Susan Bryant is on exhibit at SE Center for Photography
Professor Susan Bryant is exhibiting Plait, from the series “Presence and Absence” in "Shades of Black & White" at the SE Center for Photography in Greenville, South Carolina.
This image is a digital print made from a scan of an original 4x5 wet-plate collodion glass negative made in a 4x5 camera. The exhibition was juried by Susan Burnstein and runs from February 2 – 24, 2018.
For more information please visit the website at Sec4p.com
Zone 3 Press and CECA Present a Reading by Carrie Meadows
February 15 - 8 PM
Art + Design Building Room 120
Carrie Meadows is the author of Speak, My Tongue (Calypso Editions, 2017), a poetry collection celebrating self-taught artists of the American South. Her poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, North American Review, Mid-American Review, and The Common, among other publications. In the past couple of years, Carrie has completed several residencies for both the Rivendell Writers’ Colony and the Sundress Academy of the Arts. Her work has multiple Pushcart Prize nominations, and in 2008, she was named winner of the Academy of American Poets, Poetry Society of Virginia Prize. Outside of writing, she also teaches creative and professional writing at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
APSU Guitar Fest - February 12 - 14, 7:30 PM
Austin Peay State University and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts present
the annual APSU GuitarFest featuring guest artist concerts and workshops. The concerts
will be held February 12-14 at 7:30pm in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry
Concert Hall and are free and open to the public.
APSU hosts College Art and Design Day on Feb. 10
High school art students, as well as their art teachers and parents, are invited to participate in this daylong experience of college programs and careers in the visual arts.
APSU alumnus Cory Schantz to perform Guest Artist Recital on Feb. 8
The Austin Peay State University Music Department will present baritone Cory Schantz in a Guest Artist Recital on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall.