New digs for Archaelogy, Fine Arts, Urban Design

New digs for Archaelogy, Fine Arts, Urban Design

(Applause) This is a beautiful day, right? When you walk in here it’s a simple word, you just go, ‘wow.’ Not just the building but what the building means to our city. For those who have dreamed of a special home for our growing MFA the only culminating studio art program in a region that

Alumni Profile: Mitchell Stacey (Visual Arts graduate)

Alumni Profile: Mitchell Stacey (Visual Arts graduate)

A lot of people were using the wheel and making pots and I was sculpting monsters on the side and doing little things like that. I just, that was, I don’t know, it was more my forte, I think, than anything else in that, in that course. I’m owner and operator of a company called

Lancashire Arts Festival 2017 award winner – Jack Woodward (Fine Art)

Lancashire Arts Festival 2017 award winner – Jack Woodward (Fine Art)

And the winner is Jack Woodward *Applause and Cheering* My inspiration for my final piece of work came from how adult life has a lot of challenges, shall we say. Its full of rules and regulations and it’s not actually very fun. I quite like how children play and as adults we can’t play anymore

The Magic of Making Sound

(soft whimsical music) (quiet pattering) – [Narrator] In Hollywood, everything is magic and make-believe… – [Woman] Gloves with paper clips are dog paws. – [Narrator] Even what you hear. – We are storytellers with sound. Over here we have a feather duster we use for bird– (feathers fluttering) bird wings. We bring sound into the

Giving Artists With Disabilities a Space to Thrive

Giving Artists With Disabilities a Space to Thrive

(gentle music) – I remember my first experience of seeing this amazing production of art that was different than what I had seen and it was such a personal expression by the person making it. They may or may not have had language, they may or may not been able to communicate with me, but

how to set up an artists’ studio

how to set up an artists’ studio

WARNING! Artists’ materials are very dangerous and can cause injury or death! Use in a well-ventilated area, read all warning labels, and keep out of reach of children! Use at your own risk! I want to show you how to set up an artist’s studio so that you don’t have glare all over your painting

Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Critical Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Critical Studies

[AMBIENT MUSIC PLAYING] KAREN MORRIS: The core idea that the faculty and students share within the Visual and Critical Studies program is the idea that meaning and making are inseparable. So if one is doing studio work, to be able to make that, I think, very meaningful and thoughtful. One, incorporate some different idea of

Visual and Performing Arts at USM

Visual and Performing Arts at USM

The University of Southern Maine is a comprehensive University with a wide variety of programs, in business engineering, and the liberal arts. One of the strengths of having an arts program within that context is that unlike students who go to conservatories they’re able to pair strong arts programs in both the performing and visual

BACK TO THE EARTH & THE CREATIVITY

BACK TO THE EARTH & THE CREATIVITY

The summer is coming to an end. It’s already late August and I can really feel how autumn is getting closer for everyday that goes by. But I think that the end of the summer is a wonderful time. Sometimes even more wonderful than the summer itself. It’s still green and warm outside. But the

BACK TO THE EARTH & THE CREATIVITY

The summer is coming to an end. It’s already late August and I can really feel how autumn is getting closer for everyday that goes by. But I think that the end of the summer is a wonderful time. Sometimes even more wonderful than the summer itself. It’s still green and warm outside. But the