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Student Profile: Bristie Joelle Smith, Art, Painting & Drawing

Covington native Bristie Joelle Smith surprised many of her close friends when she decided to pursue a career in art. In high school, Smith studied her way to becoming her class’s valedictorian. Through AP courses, extracurricular activities, and a great GPA, Smith earned herself numerous scholarships, including the prized National Merit Scholarship. “I worked so [...]

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The Art Council of Greater Baton Rouge Hosts Collaborative BFA Show

Variable Nature, a collaborative BFA show of paintings by LSU School of Art students Bristie Joelle Smith and Sydney Ruth Szot, will be on display in the Firehouse Gallery of the Art Council of Greater Baton Rouge, May 2–14, 2014. An opening reception will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014, from 6–8 p.m. at [...]

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Ian Minich’s Photographs Transcend Time

MFA student Ian Minich may have been born in the wrong time period. The photography graduate student’s captivation with tintype photographs has him reveling in a time when life did not revolve around Facebook and iPhones were not permanently attached to people’s hands. A time when a moment was taken and appreciated for what it [...]

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Recent Graduate Student Andrew Brown exhibits in National Wet Paint MFA Biennial

The National Wet Paint MFA Biennial Exhibition 2014 is an outlook and an overview of top MFA painting programs in the United States. Wet Paint refers to the idea that this is a fresh group of artists. They are MFA (Masters of Fine Arts) candidates and recent MFA recipients working primarily in the medium of [...]

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Senior Graphic Design Students Learn Real-World Skills through Mock Interviews and Portfolio Reviews

LSU School of Art graphic design students in ART 4555, a senior portfolio course taught by Professor Lynne Baggett and Assistant Professor Richard Doubleday, gained real-world experience by participating in mock interviews on December 3 and 5, 2013, at the College of Art + Design. ART 4555 is a certified communication-intensive course that meets all [...]

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Domestic/Terror: Recent Works by Charles Russell Durio

December 12–20, 2013 LSU School of Art Glassell Gallery Opening Reception: December 14, 2013, 6–8 p.m. The LSU School of Art Glassell Gallery, located at the Shaw Center for the Arts in downtown Baton Rouge, presents Charles Russell (“Rusty”) Durio’s MFA thesis exhibition, Domestic/Terror, this December 12–20, 2013. An opening reception will be held at [...]

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