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Importance of campus art center, ceramics center

Importance of campus art center, ceramics center

Marissa Jacobs

April 14, 2020

Art is an important part in the evolving world and has been used to express different ideas in ways that captivate others.  This is why the Arts Center is vital. Art is a broad word used to roughly incorporate all of the various forms out there. Architecture, music, sculptures, writing, painting...

Looking beyond: ‘I have big things to say and I don’t think my paintings should be small’

Looking beyond: 'I have big things to say and I don't think my paintings should be small'

Megan Thorne, Editor-in-chief

April 10, 2018

Megan Thorne Every week The Shield will showcase students and their hidden hobbies and talents. This week, The Shield spoke to Livia Alexander, the senior art major with an emphasis in studio art and art history, about her painting talents. The Shield: Why did you get into painting? Alexa...

‘It’s like the Academy Awards’

John Pena, a senior finance major, looks at “From Yesterday to Forever” by junior Ryan McKain Sunday afternoon at the 2016 USI Juried Student Art Exhibition. “I see new faces everytime,” he said. “I wonder how long it took.”

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

April 6, 2016

Families, friends and supporters stood shoulder to shoulder, smiling, hugging and congratulating student artists. As they walked around the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries, many stopped to look at “From Yesterday to Forever” by Ryan McKain.

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