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APSU graduate Ebony Walton wins multiple regional design awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) spring 2019 graduate Ebony Walton remembers the exact time the package arrived.

“I remembered it was 4:05pm and my nephew brought it to me,” Walton said. “I thought it would be (a certificate) like my ADDY award. I didn’t know what was being shipped to my home.”

Austin Peay graduate Ebony Walton recently won an American Advertising Award, or ADDY, and three Southern Student Graphic Design Show awards. (APSU)

Austin Peay graduate Ebony Walton recently won an American Advertising Award, or ADDY, and three Southern Student Graphic Design Show awards. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s Barry Jones named Dean of College of Arts and Letters

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Barry Jones, former chair of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, was recently named dean of the University’s College of Arts and Letters.

Austin Peay State University Dean of College of Arts and Letters, Barry Jones.

Austin Peay State University Dean of College of Arts and Letters, Barry Jones.

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APSU Art + Design hosting 51st Juried Student Art Exhibition

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design is celebrating the end of the 2018-19 academic year with the 51st Annual Juried Student Exhibition.

The professionally juried exhibition opened in The New Gallery on April 1st and runs through April 24th, 2019.

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In effort to authenticate Legros discovery, APSU student finds connections

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this semester, Austin Peay junior Katherine Tolleson discovered two drypoint creations by famed artist Alphonse Legros in the University’s Permanent Collection.

Tolleson and APSU gallery director Michael Dickins started investigating clues on the drypoint’s paper, such as watermarks, signatures, titles and impression numbers. Legros’ signature was clear. And on one of the prints, titled “The Sailor,” Legros writes the image is one of only 10 imprints.

Austin Peay State University junior Katherine Tolleson holds “Head of an Old Man,” left, and “The Sailor.” (APSU)

Austin Peay State University junior Katherine Tolleson holds “Head of an Old Man,” left, and “The Sailor.” (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University welcomes Carl Pope for Artist Lecture

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The APSU Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, and in partnership with Tennessee State University, is pleased to welcome artist, Carl Pope, to Austin Peay State University.

“I’ve been a fan of Carl Pope’s work for a long time, and he was on my list of artists to invite to campus next year,” Michael Dickins, chair of the Visiting Artist Speaker Committee, said.

Artist Carl Pope to speak at Austin Peay State University March 18th.

Artist Carl Pope to speak at Austin Peay State University March 18th.

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Austin Peay State University students discover work from two major artists in University’s collection

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As Austin Peay State University (APSU) freshman Sarah Potter combed through the University’s art collection in early February, she came across a photo of a man sitting on a rock, his back to the camera.

“I was looking for personality, for stories,” Potter, who’s curating an exhibit for the walls of Human Resources in the Browning Administration Building, said. “I liked it, so I set it aside with the other photographs.”

Austin Peay State University Art Students Sarah Potter and Katherine Tolleson hold their discoveries. Potter is holding a Philippe Halsman photo print of Winston Churchill, and Tolleson is holding a drypoint by Alphonse Legros.

Austin Peay State University Art Students Sarah Potter and Katherine Tolleson hold their discoveries. Potter is holding a Philippe Halsman photo print of Winston Churchill, and Tolleson is holding a drypoint by Alphonse Legros.

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Austin Peay State University Art+Design welcomes Smithsonian Award-winning graphic designer Gail Anderson to APSU Campus

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art+Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome Gail Anderson, graphic designer and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian, 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, to campus this week.

Her lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 6:00pm on Thursday, February 21st, in room 120 of the Austin Peay State University Art + Design building.

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Austin Peay State University’s The New Gallery presents Gamaliel Rodriguez: Memorias Manipuladas

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The New Gallery at Austin Peay State University, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art + Design, is pleased to present Gamaliel Rodriguez: Memorias Manipuladas to continue an exciting 2018-19 exhibition season.

The exhibit opens Monday, February 18th, at The New Gallery, located in the Art + Design building at APSU, and runs through March 22nd.

Gamaliel Rodriguez. (John McKinnon)

Gamaliel Rodriguez. (John McKinnon)

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Mark S. and Martha Em Raby establish Claudell Wootton Art Education Endowment at Austin Peay State University

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Mark S. and Martha Em Raby recently donated $25,000 to the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Foundation to establish the Claudell Wootton Art Education Endowment, an endowed scholarship program benefiting APSU students.

They chose to make their generous gift to honor the memory of Martha Em’s mother, Claudell Wootton.

Claudell Wootton

Claudell Wootton

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‘Art21’ artist Leonardo Drew to speak at Austin Peay State University

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, with support from the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew, to Austin Peay State University.

“We are really excited to have Leonardo visit APSU for a CECA Visiting Artist Lecture,” said Michael Dickins, chair of the Visiting Artist Speaker Committee.

Austin Peay State University welcomes “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew to campus.

Austin Peay State University welcomes “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew to campus.

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