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Thank you for visiting! Use the links below for easy access to various pages within our site. You can also use the left navigation menu to access all information relating to the Department and the Todd Art, 210, and Glass, and Murfree Galleries. 

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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 via Zoom

Design and Print a Letterpress Poster
10 a.m.–1 p.m.–September 26, 2020

Watch as Associate Professor, Kathleen O'Connell, designs and prints a letterpress poster. This event will be live broadcast over Zoom, with opportunities to ask questions throughout the process.

 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

 Studio Art Alum Lecture Series - Ellen Dempsey 1Studio Art Alum Lecture Series - Ellen Dempsey 2

Studio Art Alum Lecture Series–Ellen Dempsey

 Join MTSU’s Department of Art and Design in welcoming 2008 BFA Alumna Ellen Dempsey. This lecture series seeks to connect current students to artists, designers and art-professionals who have received degrees from our department. This talk is open to the public, but is most relevant for students seeking information about building a life and career in creative arts.

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