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Kelli Scott Kelley Awarded the 2014 Michael Crespo Visual Artist Fellowship

Kelli Scott Kelley, professor of painting & drawing at the LSU School of Art, has been awarded the 2014 Michael Crespo Visual Artist Fellowship, administered through the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. The $5,000 fellowship is intended to recognize the quality and breadth of work by a visual artist who has established his or [...]

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Our Day with Clay! University Lab School Kindergarten Class Visits Ceramics

Earlier in April, kindergarten students from the University Lab School—including Dean Tsolakis’s son Max!—visited the ceramics unit at the LSU School of Art. The field trip began with a fun marionette performance by ceramics students enrolled in ART 2661. The puppets were made for an assignment in which the students were charged to experiment with [...]

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Kyle Bauer (MFA 2011) a Finalist for the Sondheim Artscape Prize

Kyle Bauer (MFA 2011) is one of seven finalists for the Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The finalists’ work will be exhibited in the Special Exhibition Gallery at the Walters Art Museum from June 21 through August 17, 2014. The Sondheim Artscape Prize awards a $25,000 fellowship to a visual artist living and working [...]

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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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Grad Walk, Friday, April 25

Join us for the LSU School of Art Grad Walk this Friday, April 25, 2014, from 4 to 6 p.m. Mix and mingle with graduate students while viewing their work on display in their own work spaces. This event is open to the public, and admission is free. The complete schedule is below. 4 – 4:40 p.m. Painting [...]

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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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