Art + Design News and Events
College Art + Design Day Registration is Available Now!
Visit our information page to learn more about College Art + Design Day and register for the event. This year we will be welcoming prospective students on February 16th, 2019.
This week's BFA Thesis Exhibition: Sara King
The Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design is proud to invite you
to the BFA thesis exhibition: 'Why So Blue?' by Sara King. The exhibition will open
in the Barbara Beach student gallery on the second floor of the Art + Design building
with a reception Monday, December 3rd from 5-7pm with remarks at 5:30pm. The shows
will remain daily, when the University is open, from 9-4:30p until Thursday December
7th. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Professor Susan Bryant Included in Exhibition in Illinois
Twelve of Professor Susan Bryant's photographs were included in the invitational group show Artists and Children at the Edwardsville Art Center in Illinois.
The exhibition was open this summer from August 3 through September 8.
Professor Virginia Griswold's Solo Exhibition Building Bodies at the Appalachian Center for Craft
Professor Virginia Griswold's exhibition Building Bodies explores the intersections between our bodies and the built environment. The exhibition runs from August 16 to October 1 in the Front Gallery at the Appalachian Center for Craft at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, TN
Professor Billy Renkl's Work in Exhibition in Ohio
Professor Billy Renkl currently has a work in Textuality, a juried show at the Manifest Creative Research and Drawing Center Gallery in Cincinnati, OH. The exhibition features artworks that employ letterforms; Renkl's collage is made from vintage postcards.
Art + Design Announces Exhibitions and Speakers for 2018-2019
The Department of Art + Design is excited to announce our 2018-2019 line up of exhibitions and speakers. This year we welcome such luminaries as Amy Sherald, Wendy Red Star, Sharon Louden, and Leonardo Drew.
The New Gallery is located in the Art + Design building and most of our lectures take place in AD 120, the lecture hall in Art + Design. The notable exception will be Amy Sherald who will be speaking in the UC Ballroom.
We are grateful to CECA (Center for Excellence for the Creative Arts) for their support. Without them, we would not be able to bring these amazing artists and designers to campus.