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APSU's Art+Design and CECA welcome Little Friends of Printmaking Sept. 21

The Department of Art+Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will kick off the 2021-22 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season with The Little Friends of Printmaking.

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‘So we sent an email’: How a photo in Austin Peay’s art collection connects with the discovery of a famed French photographer
'So we sent an email': How a photo in Austin Peay's art collection connects with the discovery of a famed French photographer

Earlier this summer, the director of Austin Peay State University's The New Gallery and his summer research fellow discovered a striking photo of a red-haired girl with a face splashed with freckles. Within days, they had a compelling story to share, one that included an up-and-coming 26-year-old French photographer who from his shop in Pont-Aven, France, had the perfect light in 1970 to capture the freckled faces of Cécile and her two sisters, Béatrice and Silvie.

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Austin Peay Art + Design announces 2021-22 exhibition, visiting artist schedule
Austin Peay Art + Design announces 2021-22 exhibition, visiting artist schedule

The Department of Art + Design at Austin Peay State University is excited to announce its 2021-22 season of exhibitions and visiting speakers. Generously supported by the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), the Department of Art + Design can bring nationally/internationally recognized artists and thinkers directly to Clarksville with programming that is free and open to the public.

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The New Gallery at Austin Peay opens ‘Recent Acquisitions’ exhibition to kick off new season
The New Gallery at Austin Peay opens 'Recent Acquisitions' exhibition to kick off new season

The University accessioned over 150 new pieces into APSU's Art Collection within the past five years. The exhibition features 125 pieces of donated, gifted and purchased works of art and includes artists such as Ansel Adams, Deborah Gould Hall, Bonnie Schiffman, Albert Watson, Frank Paulin, Michel Thersiquel, Khari Turner, Gamaliel Rodriquez, Philippe Salaün, Karen Seapker, Carl E. Moore and many more.

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Happening today: The New Gallery to open with ‘Recent Acquisitions’
Happening today: The New Gallery to open with 'Recent Acquisitions'

The exhibit will include more than 150 pieces accepted into Austin Peay State University's art collection during the last five years. Pieces include art from Ansel Adams, Deborah Gould Hall, Bonnie Schiffman, Albert Watson, Michel Thersiquel, Khari Turner, Gamaliel Rodriguez, Philippe Salaün and Karen Seapker.

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‘Rodeo in STYLE’: How an iconic photographer’s images became a part of Austin Peay’s art collection
'Rodeo in STYLE': How an iconic photographer's images became a part of Austin Peay's art collection

Recently discovered photos not only capture a Canadaian rodeo in 1978, but they also help to tell the story of how a world-famous photographer's photos made their way over 43 years from his New York City studio to an Arizona gallery to a dusty flat-file box in Austin Peay State University's art collection.

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New student art fellowship to help document, preserve, ‘discover’ Austin Peay’s art collection
New student art fellowship to help document, preserve, 'discover' Austin Peay's art collection

A recent endowment from Mark and Martha Em Raby made a new annual summer fellowship possible and provides an Art + Design student the opportunity to work with the University's art collection.

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Art + Design honors student work at juried student exhibition awards show
Art + Design honors student work at juried student exhibition awards show

The Department of Art + Design's 53rd Annual Juried Student Exhibition honored students on Wednesday, April 28, with an awards night via Zoom.

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Eliza Evans takes us into the future to show the effects of climate change
Eliza Evans takes us into the future to show the effects of climate change

On Earth Day, the Art + Design lawn at Austin Peay State University had an interesting sight to see. Eliza Evans, an environmental artist of about 10 years, was taking part in a durational performance piece where she spent several hours in a "time machine."

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Happening today: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform ‘Time Machine’ on campus
Happening today: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform 'Time Machine' on campus

Environmental artist Eliza Evans will be on campus from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today to perform a reiteration of her piece "Time Machine," a duration and interactive work where she will spend several hours "living" in a mass-produced greenhouse on the lawn of the Arts Quad. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Austin Peay This Week: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform ‘Time Machine’ outside Art + Design building
Austin Peay This Week: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform 'Time Machine' outside Art + Design building

On Earth Day, April 22, environmental artist Eliza Evans will be on campus from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to perform a reiteration of her piece Time Machine, a duration and interactive work where she will spend several hours “living” in a mass-produced greenhouse on the lawn of the Arts Quad.

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Happening tonight: APSU’s David Walker joins virtual discussion ‘Conversations on Design & Race’
Happening tonight: APSU's David Walker joins virtual discussion 'Conversations on Design & Race'

Austin Peay State University's David Jon Walker is one of 12 graphic design educators of color included in a new book titled "Black, Brown + Latinx Design Educators: Conversations on Design and Race." A series of events - including one tonight - is helping to bring the book's educators to the public eye.

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APSU Department of Art + Design celebrates student work with 53rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
APSU Department of Art + Design celebrates student work with 53rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The Department of Art + Design is celebrating the end of the 2020-21 academic year with the 53rd Annual Juried Student Exhibition. The professionally juried exhibition opened in The New Gallery on April 5 and runs through April 28. There will be a reception + awards ceremony on April 28, via Zoom beginning at 5:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.

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Art + Design continues CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series with Art21 artist Stephanie Syjuco
Art + Design continues CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series with Art21 artist Stephanie Syjuco

The Department of Art + Design, with support from the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host artist Stephanie Syjuco to finish out an incredible 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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Happening tonight: APSU’s David Jon Walker joins virtual discussion centering voices of Black, Brown + Latinx design educators
APSU’s Walker featured in 'Black, Brown + Latinx Design Educators: Conversations on Design and Race'

Austin Peay State University's David Jon Walker is one of 12 graphic design educators of color included in a new book titled "Black, Brown + Latinx Design Educators: Conversations on Design and Race."

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Happening today: CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series continues with environmental artist Eliza Evans
Happening today: CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series continues with environmental artist Eliza Evans

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host environmental artist, Eliza Evans, to continue an incredible 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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Free CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series continues with environmental artist Eliza Evans
Free CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series continues with environmental artist Eliza Evans

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host environmental artist, Eliza Evans, to continue an incredible 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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Today is last day to RSVP for Marvin Posey, Jr. Scholarship Art Exhibit
Today is last day to RSVP for Marvin Posey, Jr. Scholarship Art Exhibit

The Austin Peay State University African American Alumni Chapter and the APSU National Alumni Association will host the Marvin Posey Jr. Scholarship Art Exhibit at 2 p.m. on March 20 in the painting studio of the APSU Art + Design Building.

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In the News: Alum Khari Turner talks about time at APSU on Radio Juxtapoz
In the News: Alum Khari Turner talks about time at APSU on Radio Juxtapoz

Check out art and design alum and former mascot Khari Turner's interview with Juxtapoz Magazine on his life and newfound position in the national art community. "When I moved to Tennessee, I was like 'Oh I'm making this work, nobody can stop me and I'm not doing anything else.'"

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360-degree virtual walk-through available for Splan’s Entangled Entities
360-degree virtual walk-through available for Splan's Entangled Entities

A 360-degree virtual walk-through for bio-artist Laura Splan's Entangled Entities, complete with an audio tour by the artist, is now available.

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World-renowned graphic designer Paula Scher to deliver free Visiting Artist lecture at Austin Peay
World-renowned graphic designer Paula Scher to deliver free Visiting Artist lecture

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host world-renowned graphic designer Paula Scher to continue an incredible 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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In The News: Austin Peay alumna, artist makes splash with Titans’ A.J. Brown portrait
In The News: Austin Peay alumna, artist makes splash with Titans' A.J. Brown portrait

Austin Peay State University alumna Sarah Beth Bills recently made the news after she painted a likeness of Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown.

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World-renown designer Debbie Millman to give APSU artist lecture
World-renown designer Debbie Millman to give APSU artist lecture

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host award-winning designer and thinker Debbie Millman to continue an incredible 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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Take a virtual tour ‘The Katrina Chronicles’ led by the artist, Peter Precourt
Take a virtual tour 'The Katrina Chronicles' led by the artist, Peter Precourt

You can see the exhibit from the safety of your home in a newly launched 360-degree virtual walk-through that is integrated with an "artist-led" gallery tour.

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Katie Hargrave, Meredith Lynn to present ‘Over Look/Under Foot’ at Austin Peay
Katie Hargrave, Meredith Lynn to present 'Over Look/Under Foot' at Austin Peay

The New Gallery, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the Department of Art + Design, is pleased to present Over Look/Under Foot, a new exhibition by artists Katie Hargrave and Meredith Lynn, to continue an exciting 2020-2021 exhibition season.

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Austin Peay design professor tapped for national art campaign ahead of presidential election
Austin Peay design professor tapped for national art campaign ahead of presidential election

An Austin Peay State University art and design professor recently was picked to contribute artwork in support of a national presidential campaign.

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Retired Austin Peay professor works with Hatch Show Print to celebrate 'I Vote Because ...'

"I Vote Because ...," an art project started by Celene Aubry and Cynthia Marsh, features 55 women sharing why they are exercising their right to vote in the upcoming election.

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Austin Peay students’ video about the 24 Hours Animation Contest goes viral on TikTok
Austin Peay students' video about the 24 Hours Animation Contest goes viral on TikTok

Austin Peay State University animation students made it as finalists in a 24 Hours Animation Contest then earned more than 2 million views on a behind-the-scenes TikTok video.

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Austin Peay artist uses crushed black barrels, white sidewalks to illustrate systemic racial violence
Austin Peay artist uses crushed black barrels, white sidewalks to illustrate systemic racial violence

Eighteen steel barrels, the sidewalks and a grassy field make up APSU Gallery Director Michael Dickins' latest artwork, "Nothing to See Here." "'Nothing to See Here' is my statement on the continued violence perpetrated against Black bodies and the privilege many of us have to ignore it," Dickins says, describing the piece.

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APSU Art + Design to welcome Chloë Bass to kick off CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series
Art + Design to welcome Chloë Bass to kick off CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series

The Department of Art + Design with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts is pleased to host multiform conceptual artist Chloë Bass to kick off the 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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APSU professor’s ‘100days’ project uses art to inspire people to register, vote
APSU professor's '100days' project uses art to inspire people to register, vote

Austin Peay State University Art Professor Paul Collins has been creating and placing artistic vote signs throughout Middle Tennessee - especially throughout Nashville and Clarksville - since this summer. And he hopes the initiative, called 100days, will inspire area residents to register and vote in the Nov. 3 election.

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Impromptu NYC visit, thank you note lead to photo collection gift to Austin Peay
Impromptu NYC visit, thank you note lead to photo collection gift to Austin Peay

An impromptu New York City visit and a heartfelt thank you note helped to spark a recent donation of 16 Frank Paulin photographs to Austin Peay's University Art Collection from the renowned Bruce Silverstein Gallery.

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Scott Raymond
APSU art professor presents at national animation conference

Scott Raymond, a former DreamWorks animator who worked on films such as "Trolls" and "Kung Fu Panda 3," participated in panel discussions for SIGGRAPH 2020, one of the animation industry's major annual events.

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Austin Peay art alum Khari Turner catches eye of Hulu, Zendaya and The Roots
Austin Peay art alum Khari Turner catches eye of Hulu, Zendaya and The Roots

Austin Peay State University art alum Khari Turner has had a summer he won't soon forget.

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Austin Peay alum Khari Turner featured in Hulu’s Work Art Fest
Austin Peay alum Khari Turner featured in Hulu's Work Art Fest

An Austin Peay State University art graduate will be one of 10 Black artists featured during Hulu's Woke Art Fest today (Sept. 14, 2020) on the streaming giant's social media platforms.

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Two Austin Peay art professors featured in Cheekwood pandemic exhibit ‘@home’
Two Austin Peay art professors featured in Cheekwood pandemic exhibit '@home'

You have until Sept. 20 to see the work of two Austin Peay State University professors in a pandemic-themed exhibit at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens in Nashville.

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APSU Department of Art + Design announces 2020-21 visiting artist schedule
APSU Department of Art + Design announces 2020-21 visiting artist schedule

The Department of Art + Design at Austin Peay State University is excited to announce its 2020-21 season of visiting speakers. Generously supported by the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), the Department of Art + Design can bring nationally/internationally recognized artists and thinkers directly to Clarksville with programming that is free and open to the public.

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Patrons can visit Austin Peay’s Spectacle exhibit virtually
Patrons can visit Austin Peay's Spectacle exhibit virtually

Anyone wishing to see Austin Peay State University's recently reopened Spectacle exhibit at The New Gallery can do so without having to visit campus. Gallery Director Michael Dickins has posted on YouTube a 360º/4k VR video walk-through experience of the exhibit.

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Austin Peay animation student work to be featured at international computer graphics conference
Austin Peay animation student work to be featured at international computer graphics conference

The work of 10 Austin Peay State University animation students will be highlighted at an international computer graphics conference that starts today.

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Art + Design Field Guide wins international design award
Art + Design Field Guide wins international design award

Two Austin Peay Department of Art + Design professors this summer earned international honors for the design of the department's field guide for students.

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Austin Peay Art + Design launches twice-weekly studio visits on Instagram
Austin Peay Art + Design launches twice-weekly studio visits on Instagram

Austin Peay's Department of Art + Design has launched a twice-weekly Instagram series this summer to celebrate students, faculty and alumni during a challenging time.

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Art + Design to celebrate graphic design seniors with virtual showcase
Art + Design to celebrate graphic design seniors with virtual showcase

Austin Peay State University's Department of Art + Design is taking its senior graphic design showcase online to recognize "the awesome work of 17 future creatives."

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APSU Art + Design students taking work online for senior exhibits

Beginning this Friday and continuing for the next three weeks, the students will host virtual exhibits every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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Austin Peay’s Art + Design to celebrate student work with virtual exhibition
Austin Peay's Art + Design to celebrate student work with virtual exhibition

The Department of Art + Design celebrates the end of the 2019-20 academic year with the 52nd Annual Juried Student Exhibition. The professionally juried exhibition opens virtually on April 6 and runs through April 30. All are invited to attend.

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Meet Javon Dixon: APSU student, shoe customizer focuses ‘on my craft’ during coronavirus crisis
Meet Javon Dixon: APSU student, shoe customizer focuses 'on my craft' during coronavirus crisis

Meet Javon Dixon. Student, programmer and shoe customizer. Dixon is a computer science major and graphic design minor. He said that his minor helps influence his imagination, and he's learning how to guide a business through a crisis.

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Clarksville artist who worked on ‘Frozen II,’ ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ to speak at Austin Peay
Clarksville artist who worked on 'Frozen II,' 'Deadpool,' 'Game of Thrones' to speak at Austin Peay

Heather Abels, who works in major film, TV and animation studios such as Walt Disney Animation Studios, will deliver a free lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26. The lecture is open to the public.

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Austin Peay presents basketball-focused ‘Spectacle’ exhibit in time for March Madness
Austin Peay presents basketball-focused 'Spectacle' exhibit in time for March Madness

Spectacle explores the ideas akin to power, voyeurism, architecture and economic struggle. Ideas of being a spectator and being spectated. The exhibition is a mix of mediums and voices that have the common thread of the sport of basketball.

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Austin Peay offers free Art + Design Day for aspiring art students
Austin Peay offers free Art + Design Day for aspiring art students

The Department of Art + Design at Austin Peay State University will host its annual College Art + Design Day for high school students at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in the Art + Design Building.

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APSU This Week: Artist Carla Repice visits campus with The White Problem exhibit
APSU This Week: Artist Carla Repice visits campus with The White Problem exhibit

The Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), welcomes artist Carla Repice to campus for a one-on-one conversation with Gallery Director Michael Dickins at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Barbara Beach Gallery.

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New York-based Artist Carla Repice to exhibit and speak at APSU this January

Repice's "The White Problem" is a multi-faceted project that addresses the dehumanizing effects of racism on the human psyche.

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