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Visiting Artist Lecture: Lauren Kalman

Visiting Artist Lecture: Lauren Kalman

Thursday, May 3 7.00 pm Callicott Auditorium Lauren Kalman Metal artist, sculptor, performance and installation artist Tributaries artist at the Metal Museum Lauren Kalman is a visual artist whose practice is invested in installation, video, photography and performance. Through her work she investigates perspectives of beauty, body image, value and consumer culture. Raised in the [...]


Reminder: Influx Reception Tonight

Reminder: Influx Reception Tonight

Friday, April 27, 6-9 pm Hyde Gallery – Nesin Graduate School For more information call 901-272-5100 or visit www.mca.edu


Alumni News

Alumni News

Amy Hutcheson, BFA 2004, Illustration Image above: Untitled Reception: Sunday, April 29, 2012 from 2-4 pm Nathan and Dorothy Shainberg Gallery The Memphis Jewish Community Center 6560 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN www.jccmemphis.org Transformation, featuring new paintings, opens on April 29 and will continue on view through June 7.


MCA Students Chosen For New Exhibition

MCA Students Chosen For New Exhibition

Three Memphis College of Art students were chosen to participate in the In, On or Of Paper exhibition at the Paper Circle Gallery, Ohio’s Premiere Center for Paper and Book Arts. This exhibition was juried by prominent book artist Eileen Wallace and will include work from students Emily Chaplain, Evan Hoffman, and Josh Orr.   [...]


The Art Academy: A History of Memphis College of Art

The Art Academy: A History of Memphis College of Art

You are invited to the premiere of The Art Academy: A History of Memphis College of Art at Studio on the Square, Wednesday, May 2nd, 7:30 pm. An art exhibit and auction of original works created for the film will be on display in the lobby from 12 noon to 10 pm, with an informal [...]


Alumni News

Alumni News

Carol DeForest, BFA 1977, Clay Gwen English, MFA 1995, Studio Arts Jeanne Seagle, BFA 1972, AVA Lisa Tribo, BFA 2009, Drawing with Jimpsie Ayres, Valerie Berlin, Anne Davey, Peggy McKnight, Mary Norman, and Carol Sams Reception: Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 5-8 pm A2H 3009 Davies Plantation Road Lakeland, TN Domestic, an art exhibit about [...]


Financial Literacy Tools

There are many tools available when it comes to financial literacy. It can be quite overwhelming at times. One way to help narrow down what you may be looking for is to determine what you are trying to find out. Are you looking for what the difference might be if you were to change your [...]


Alumni News

Alumni News

Annette Fournet, BFA 1976, Photography Image above: Landscape of Memory 1   The Landscape of Memory is on view from April 12 through May 12. From the Artist: “This series of work combines my film-based images with digital scans. The work explores the desire to recall the past. Memory is vague, unreliable, often clouded by [...]


Reminder: Mitra Abbaspour Lecture Tonight

Mitra Abbaspour Art Historian, Associate Curator of Photography, MoMA In the Studio: Photography, Modernity and the Middle East Thursday, April 12 7 pm Callicott Auditorium


April is Financial Literacy Month

April is Financial Literacy Month. Part of this awareness is trying to pass along the best information for you to use when you encounter these decisions. This week will highlight some things you should keep in mind about repayment. Sallie Mae – one of the servicers for the Department of Education – has provided a [...]


MFA Thesis Exhibition

MFA Thesis Exhibition

    April 18 through May 12, 2012 Hyde Gallery – Nesin Graduate School Reception – Friday, April 27, 6-9 pm   Hyde Gallery Hours Wednesday through Saturday noon-5 pm For more information call 901-727-5100 or visit www.mca.edu


Reminder: Jeanine Jablonski Lecture Tonight

Jeanine Jablonski, MFA Studio Arts, 2005 Gallerist/Curator, owner, Fourteen30 Contemoporary Gallery, Portland OR Love it or GTFO; (What We Talk About When We Talk About Art) Tuesday, April 10 7 pm Callicott Auditorium


King Biscuit Blues Festival 2012 Poster Contest

On behalf of the Sonny Boy Blues Society (SBBS) and Southern Bancorp, the Arkansas Delta Arts Partnership is accepting submissions for the 2012 King Biscuit Blues Festival Poster contest. The winning entry will be printed as a commemorative poster to publicize the 2012 festival. The artwork may also be used on T-shirts, postcards or other [...]


Visiting Lecturer: Mitra Abbaspour

Visiting Lecturer: Mitra Abbaspour

Visiting Lecturer Mitra Abbaspour Art Historian, Associate Curator of Photography, MoMA In the Studio: Photography, Modernity and the Middle East Thursday, April 12 7 pm Callicott Auditorium   Mitra Abbaspour is an Associate Curator in the Department of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art and a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History [...]


Lunchtime Lecture: Cathy Wilson

Cathy Wilson, recipient of a Faculty Enrichment Grant, will give a talk titled An educators’ journey as an accidental tourist, Fulbright Scholar, artist and consultant in Pakistan Wednesday, April 11, 12:10-12:50, Myers Auditorium


Reminder: Visiting Artist Kim Dorlan Tonight

Reminder: Visiting Artist Kim Dorlan Tonight

Visiting artist Kim Dorlan tonight at 7 pm in Callicott Auditorium.   Lori #6 oil, acrylic and spray paint on wood, 2008


Visiting Lecturer: Jeanine Jablonski

Visiting Lecturer: Jeanine Jablonski

Visiting Lecturer Jeanine Jablonski, MFA Studio Arts, 2005 Gallerist/Curator, owner, Fourteen30 Contemporary Gallery, Portland OR Love it or GTFO; (What We Talk About When We Talk About Art) Tuesday, April 10 7 pm Callicott Auditorium   Jeanine Jablonski is the Owner and Director of Fourteen30 Contemporary, a Portland, Oregon-based contemporary art gallery. Now in its [...]


Vamp & Tramp Book Sellers at MCA

Vamp & Tramp Book Sellers at MCA

Bill Stewart of Vamp & Tramp book sellers lecture at MCA in conjunction with the exhibition Revealed Terrain: Landscape in Contemporary Book Arts curated by Cynthia Thompson at the Brooks Museum. CLICK HERE for more information about Vamp & Tramp book sellers.  


Veda Reed at David Lusk Gallery in April

Veda Reed at David Lusk Gallery in April

from dusk till dawn featuring new works by Veda Reed, BFA 1956 Noctilucent Clouds, 2012, oil on canvas, 44×60″ April 3 – 28, 2012 Reception: Friday, April 6 from 6-8 pm David Lusk Gallery 4540 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38117 davidluskgallery.com


April Student Alliance Events

April 15th – 1-3 pm – Scavenger Hunt, front steps of Rust Hall April 21st – 11:30-1:30 pm – Target Trip, van leaves from front steps of Rust Hall April 24th – 8-10 pm – Student Alliance Talentless Show, Callicott Auditorium April 25th – 9-11 pm – Student Alliance Coffee Night, Sleaze & Slime Cafe [...]


Visiting Artist: Kim Dorlan

Visiting Artist: Kim Dorlan

Visiting Artist Kim Dorland painter Thursday, April 5 7 pm Callicott Auditorium Lori #6 oil, acrylic and spray paint on wood, 2008 BIO Born and raised in Alberta, Canada, Kim Dorland draws heavily from two main inspirations: the Canadian landscape (and the tradition of Canadian landscape painting) and his wife (and the psychology of portraiture). [...]


Reminder: Reception and Graduate Open House at MCA’s Nesin Graduate School – Tonight!

Reminder: Reception and Graduate Open House at MCA's Nesin Graduate School - Tonight!

Come and enjoy trolly night in downtown Memphis! Friday, March 30 from 6-9PM Memphis College of Art Presents Works by Candidates from the Art Education Programs Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Arts in Art Education On display March 28-April 7, 2012   MAARTED Melanie Anderson Eric Beavers Lucia Haraway Autumn Thron   [...]


Here and There Exhibition

Here and There Exhibition

Select students from Design Systems 6, book arts and papermaking were chosen to participate in the Here and There exhibition by Professor Thompson and Professor Chioffi. The exhibition will be held at the Galler at Montclair State University in New Jersey. For this exhibition students from MCA have collaborated with students from Montclair. The following [...]