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Fall 2020 Artist / Professor Lecture Series

Call for Solo and Small Group Exhibit Proposals

Covid-19 and Art and Design Activities and Events

Todd Art Gallery, 210 Gallery, and Glass Gallery are open for your viewing per in-place campus precautions. Exhibit receptions and other group events are canceled until further notice. 

 Saturdays at Todd (S@T) are going virtual for the semester. Watch for a variety of opportunities. Materials for each workshop will be available to you in Todd Hall, Room 212 or by curbside with appointment made through 615-898-5532.

S@T to include, Storytelling, Illustration, Poetry, and Painting

Saturdays at Todd

Watercolor Portraiture Workshop
12 p.m.(noon)–3 p.m.–September 19, 2020(Saturday)
Join Professor Sisavnah Houghton for a Zoom Workshop focusing on the Art of Watercolor Portraiture. In the celebration and recognition of the 100 years of Women's Suffreage. Sisavanh has chosen Maya Angelou, an award-winning American Poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist, as her photo reference. This workshop is for intermediate and advanced watercolorists. Professor Houghton will demonstrate and guide you through the techniques of mixing skin tones, building layers of color washes, block in hair, jewelry, and fabric. Contact eric.snyder@mtsu.edu to pick up supplies or a JPEG image of Maya Angelou.

"My Wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with acts of kindness." Maya Angelou

Maya Anjelou

 Art Exhibits are available for viewing with applicable Covid-19 precautions in place.

For additional MTSU Covid-19 information:  MTSU Coronavirus Updates 

 Student Works

  • Art Education: Mural, Practicum II Class Project
  • Graphic Design: Senior Project Exhibition
  • Illustration: Album Cover Project
  • Studio Art – Print Media: Book Arts and Letterpress
  • Studio Art: Ceramics, Intermediate Hand-building, Screen Vessel Project
  • Studio Art – Print Media: Printmaking
  • Graphic Design: Ad Project, detail
  • Studio Art: Painting
  • Foundations: Drawing II, detail
  • Graphic Design + Studio Art, Print Media Collaborative
  • Foundations: 3D Design
  • Studio Art: Ceramics, Hand-building, detail
  • Graphic Design: Publication
  • Foundations – Class Drawing Project
  • Studio Art: Painting, Painting II Class Selfie Project
  • Foundations: 3D Design, Wire Sculpture Project
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 Fall 2020 Artist / Professor Lecture Series

ArtistProfessor Fall 2020 Lecture Series


Lecture 1 

2:00–2:45pm—Wednesday, September 16: Nick Satinover & Erin Anfinson 

Meet Nick Satinover Meet Erin Anfinson
Artist / Professor Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 933 0259 3881 | Passcode: 208652

Lecture 2 

2–2:45 p.m.—Wednesday, October 14: Nicole Foran & Tony Rodriguez

Meet Nicole Foran Meet Tony Rodriguez

Lecture 3

2–2:45 p.m.—Wednesday, November 18: Mark Mcleod & Douglas Dabbs

Meet Mark Mcleod Meet Douglas Dabbs

Full Lecture Series Details

 Now Open For Viewing – Todd Art Gallery

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Faculty Exhibit 2020

Biennial Details

Bob Rissetto Lecture via Zoom | 1 p.m.—Friday, September 18, 2020 | Contact tony.rodriguez@mtsu.edu for a link to the lecture!

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