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Visual Arts Students Travel Around the World Thanks to Awarded Scholarships

September 23rd, 2016
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Each year, the Department of Art hosts a potluck dinner for all of Clemson’s BFA and MFA students. At the potluck, students have the opportunity to enjoy a meal, talk with their classmates and hear exciting and crucial information regarding internship, scholarship, research and travel opportunities. This year’s potluck was full exciting presentations highlighting the Clemson Fine [Read More]

Middle School Students Visit Clemson to Learn the Value of Thinking Creatively

September 16th, 2016
Glenview Middle-Lee Gallery

This week, BFA alumna, Stephanie Raspet ’04 brought almost 50 of her art students from Glenview Middle School to tour the Center for Visual Arts – Lee Gallery’s installation, “Stories On My Back” and the public art piece, “Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny” in Hardin Hall after enjoying a performance and viewing their artwork displayed at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. The [Read More]

An artist returns to his roots: Clemson’s Center for Visual Arts hosts “Stories on My Back”

August 19th, 2016
Media Release

Meredith Mims McTigue, Center for Visual Arts Share “Stories on My Back,” an installation by Clemson Master of Fine Arts (MFA) alumnus Richard Alexander Lou, ’86 will open the 2016-17 season in the Center for Visual Arts – Lee Gallery on Aug. 22 and run until Oct. 13.  On Friday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m., [Read More]

Clemson Arts shine throughout Artisphere 2016

June 3rd, 2016

  GREENVILLE — During the second weekend of May, connections to Clemson University’s visual art program were on full display at Artisphere, Downtown Greenville’s annual arts and crafts festival. Beyond the orange splendor of Clemson’s festival tents, STEAM and the Art Department demonstration, there were numerous more connections to Tigertown to be found by looking [Read More]

MFA Grad Brent Pafford (’14) takes home $25K in annual art competition

May 3rd, 2016
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  Congratulations to 2014 MFA graduate, Brent Pafford, for winning $25,000 at Artfields 2016! Brent’s work, entitled “Remember this as a Time of Day,” took home the Juried Prize Award, the second highest prize in the entire competition. About Artfields (from the Airfields website): ArtFields® started in 2013 with a simple goal: honor the artists of [Read More]

Center for Visual Arts creates ‘Out of the Park 2: Bases Loaded’ exhibit from S.C. Arts Commission grant

April 18th, 2016
Media Release

Meredith Mims McTigue, Center for Visual Arts GREENVILLE — The Center for Visual Arts at Clemson University was recently awarded an over $7,000 Arts Education Project (AEP) grant by the South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) for creating an art exhibition collaborating with more than 300 students throughout the Upstate. The juried exhibition, “Out of the Park [Read More]

Art Students Reflect Through End of the Year Exhibition

April 2nd, 2016
Art Foundations

As the spring semester came to a close, Art Foundations students at Clemson University installed pieces in the Center for Visual Arts – Lee Gallery and a reception drew faculty, staff, friends and family to enjoy the wide range of unique student art. This exciting event celebrating the hard work of these students is invaluable [Read More]

Student art in bloom this spring at Center for Visual Arts

March 24th, 2016
Media Release

CLEMSON — Clemson University visual art students will be on full display this spring in the Clemson University Center for Visual Art’s (CVA) gallery spaces. The second half of the semester features a calendar full of student exhibitions. Both Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) graduating students present a comprehensive [Read More]

Clemson’s signature town-gown event tickets almost sold out, ‘Passport to the Arts,’ 2016

February 22nd, 2016
Media Release

CLEMSON — Clemson University and the city of Clemson will host the popular and unique celebration of the arts with the signature town-gown event “Passport to the Arts” 6-9:30 p.m. March 4. Now, in its sixth year, the always sold out Passport to the Arts continues to be an exciting and popular “Town and Gown” [Read More]

Turning books into thoughtful stacks of art

December 20th, 2015
Image of a book art project in Clemson

Micki Reid, R.M. Cooper Library Here in Cooper Library we see a lot of books. But we don’t usually see them as artwork. However, a new project by students in Professor David Detrich’s Advanced Sculpture class has turned some of our books into thoughtful stacks of art. Library Dean Maggie Farrell reached out to the [Read More]

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