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Austin Peay State University’s Zone 3 Press, Goldsmith Press launch poetry competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Zone 3 Press in collaboration with the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Art + Design department is launching an annual poetry competition, and the winning poem will be featured on a broadside poster printed on the University’s letterpress.

Annual Poetry Competition to be held by Austin Peay State University Zone 3 Press. (APSU)

Annual Poetry Competition to be held by Austin Peay State University Zone 3 Press. (APSU)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council awards Arts, Heritage Lifetime Achievement Awards

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Four Clarksvillians were recently honored by the Clarksville/Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council for their achievements in art and in preserving our heritage.

Cindy Marsh, professor emerita of art at Austin Peay State University, and graphic designer Mike Fink received the Lifetime Achievement in Art award, and local historians Rosalind Kurita and Carolyn Stier Ferrell received the Lifetime Achievement in Heritage award.

Mike Fink and Cindy Marsh

Mike Fink and Cindy Marsh

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Austin Peay State University celebrates Professor Cindy Marsh’s career with new Art Exhibit

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Trahern Gallery, with support from APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art and Design, will celebrate the work of retiring professor of art, Cynthia Marsh (Cindy), with a new exhibit this month.

APSU Professor Cindy Marsh

APSU Professor Cindy Marsh

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“Reality of College” collaborative project to be presented by APSU Students December 2nd

 

APSU Department of Art - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In a unique collaboration between Austin Peay State University students, members of the APSU Social and Political Narrative and Sociology Senior Capstone courses are exploring what it really costs to attend college.

Dubbed “At What Cost? — The Reality of a College Education,” the project represents the work between two groups of highly talented students exploring the high price of an education, and the price people pay financially, emotionally and physically. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Pillars of Hope Project celebrates the spirit of service and unity through Community Art

 

Clarksville, TN – The first exhibit of “Celebrating the Spirit of Service and Unity: Pillars of Hope“, a public art project that celebrates the spirit of service and unity following September 11th will be held at various  locations through June 10th.

“The Pillars of Hope” began in 2012 as a creative effort to inspire the tradition of charitable service on 9/11— It is a positive way for community members to connect and pay tribute to the 9/11 victims- honor those who rose in service in response to the attacks and remind all of us of the importance of working more closely together in peace to improve our community and the world.

Pillars of Hope Project

Pillars of Hope Project

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Visual art and creative writing collide at new Austin Peay State University exhibit at Framemaker Gallery

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Telling stories about our environment, whether derived from myth or direct observation, is part of the human condition. During the month of April, the Framemaker Gallery at 705 North Second Street will explore the ancient tradition with “Stories About Place + Self” — a selection of broadsides printed by visual art and creative writing students from Austin Peay State University. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU students curate exhibit of Cindy Marsh work

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – During Cynthia Marsh’s long and distinguished art career, she has designed and developed album covers for the Supremes and Elvis, traveled to Africa to study different techniques in papermaking and helped hundreds of Tennesseans express themselves with the help of an old letterpress.

On October 4th, a new exhibition of the Austin Peay State University professor of art’s work will open in the APSU Morgan University Center Gallery. «Read the rest of this article»

 


Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to feature art professor’s residency in Tanzania

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University art professor will discuss her three-week residency in Tanzania as part of the next Provost Lecture Series session at APSU.

Cynthia Marsh, professor of art, will speak at 3:00pm, Thursday, February 16th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

The title of her talk is “Mambo Poa – A Cultural Exchange in Tanzania.” «Read the rest of this article»

 



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