Murray State University art education students offered a series of virtual art workshops to local students with disabilities for the 2020 Side by Side program.

Murray State University art education students lead virtual Side by Side workshops for local students

Program offers free visual art studio classes for students with disabilities MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University art education students reimagined how to teach their annual Side By Side art workshops virtually due to COVID-19 closures.  Side by Side is made possible through a grant provided by Arts for All Kentucky, a nonprofit organization that […]

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Ceramics students in the Murray State University Department of Art & Design have collaborated on a project called “Quarantainers” and plan to exhibit their works virtually. The students, under the direction of Murray State Art & Design professor John Utgaard, designed images that Utgaard then turned into decals and fired onto tea bowls and mugs that he made.

Murray State University ceramics students create ‘Quarantainers’ art project

Works exhibited virtually at quaran-tainers.org MURRAY, Ky. — Ceramics students in the Murray State University Department of Art & Design have collaborated on a project called “Quarantainers” and plan to exhibit their works virtually. The students, under the direction of Murray State Art & Design professor John Utgaard, designed images that Utgaard then turned into […]

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Murray State University student Lu Colby, a senior art major from Tawas City, Michigan, is the recipient of a Southern Graphics Council International (SCGI) Student Fellowship Award for 2020.

Murray State University art student named 2020 Southern Graphics Council International Student Fellow

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University student Lu Colby, a senior art major from Tawas City, Michigan, is the recipient of a Southern Graphics Council International (SCGI) Student Fellowship Award for 2020. Each year, SCGI presents only one undergraduate award and one graduate award. Colby is the first Murray State student to win the national […]

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Two Murray State University students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts have won prestigious Fulbright Scholarships.

Murray State University students named Fulbright Scholars

Two students representing College of Humanities and Fine Arts will study, work abroad MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts have won prestigious Fulbright Scholarships.  Eriko Whittaker, a senior art major from Zama, Japan, is the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship to complete research and create […]

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Murray State University music student wins vocal competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University freshman Traicoryon West, a music performance major from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, recently won first place in the first-year tenor/baritone/bass category of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Mid-South 2020 competition. Founded in 1944, NATS is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world, with more […]

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Murray State University art students create infographics in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Posters reflect key information from World Health Organization, United Nations in battle against novel coronavirus MURRAY, Ky. — Students from the Murray State University Department of Art and Design have designed posters in response to a call for artwork addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.  On April 3, the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization teamed […]

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Murray State University International Student Organization celebrates Multicultural Night

Racers from nine countries cook and share traditional meals at Winslow Dining Hall MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University International Student Organization (ISO) celebrated Multicultural Night last month at Winslow Dining Hall, where Racers representing nine countries cooked traditional dishes to share with fellow students. The annual event, hosted in partnership with Racer Dining […]

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Murray State University names Brent Johnson associate director of bands/director of athletic bands

Johnson takes the reins from John Fannin, who retired after 25 years of teaching MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has named alumnus Brent Johnson, ’01, its new associate director of bands and director of athletic bands. Johnson will take the reins from the retiring John Fannin, who served in the same role for 25 […]

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Murray State University Department of Art and Design welcomes Carrie and Emmy Lingscheit for Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series March 8-10

Sisters will hold student workshop, speak at March 9 lecture MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State Department of Art and Design will host visiting artists Carrie and Emmy Lingscheit in the Patricia Summerville Lecture Series from March 8-10. During their visit, the Lingscheit sisters will edition an etching/mezzotint and lithograph screen print with the help […]

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Murray Shakespeare Festival comes to Murray State University March 3-6

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray Shakespeare Festival is coming to Murray State University March 3-6, featuring several events and performances centered around the works of legendary poet and playwright William Shakespeare. The 20th annual Murray Shakespeare Festival will welcome Kentucky Shakespeare, a troupe from Louisville, Kentucky, to campus as the highlight of the 2020 festival. […]

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