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August 2014

Two Courses led by Walt Disney Imagineer

We are excited to announce two unique and exciting courses led by Mk Haley, Walt Disney Imagineer. A new studio course: "Interaction and Advocacy for the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory" and a course titled "Creating Experiences". 

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Department of Art

Alum Craig Ryan Outstanding Student Achievement...

Department of Art Education

Art Education Students Help Facilitate “Art and...

Department of Art History

Brad Hostetler Presents at the British School in Athens

Department of Interior Design

Student Wins International Lighting Competition

School of Dance

Welcoming New Faculty

School of Theatre

Alum Follows Her Passion and Creates the...

Facility for Arts Research (FAR)

MMAP Materials Research at FAR

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

Conservatory ‘MIDSUMMER’ showcased at FTC 2014


MANCC Artists Nominated for Bessie Awards...

Master Craftsman Studio

Belmont College Installation

Museum of Fine Arts

A Man of Many Interests: Patrick M. Rowe

The Ringling

“Seeing the Unseen” Brings Contemporary Chinese...


Craig Ryan has been awarded the prestigious International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2014. Craig Ryan is a recent graduate from the Masters of Fine Arts program at Florida State University.


Graduate Students within the Department of Art Education Help Facilitate “Art and Athletics” Summer Camp. Each year Florida State University College of Social Work hosts “Arts and Athletics,” an engaging two-week summer camp for underserved middle-school kids in the Tallahassee area.


Art History doctoral candidate, Brad Hostetler was invited to participate in the Summer Workshop in Byzantine Epigraphy at the British School at Athens, July 14-20. He joined 23 scholars from the UK, Greece, Italy, Germany, Austria and the US and presented his research on inscriptions on portable objects.


The FSU Department of Interior Design congratulates senior Mehdi Shayan for his Silver Award in the 2014 International Lighting Competition held in S. Korea. His entry is on display in the William Johnston Building gallery this summer through August.


The School of Dance is happy to welcome an Assistant Professor as our newest faculty member. With a PhD in Critical Dance Studies and a MFA in Experimental Choreography, both from the University of California Riverside, Dr. Schwadron brings a broad array of scholarly, creative research and teaching activities to Florida State.


Living in New York City, the desire to create her own work and surround herself with other like-minded artists was ever-present. It was that impulse that led to DreamCatcher Theatre, an artist driven theatre company that she co-founded with her brother.


MMAP Project Leader, Windham Graves, began the MMAP (Multi Modal Additive Printer) project in the summer of 2012. 

2014-15 Asolo Season Poster


The FSU/Asolo Conservatory third year students will be the highlight of the 2014 Florida Theatre Conference being held in November in Gainesville, Florida.


MANCC artists and collaborators have recently been recognized through the New York Dance and Performance Awards (a.k.a. The Bessies) nominations and National Dance Project awards, informed by the scholarly engagements and student involvement during their MANCC residencies.


Master Craftsman Studio has recently completed our largest installation to date. Six windows measuring 10′ x 22′ with a centerpiece rose sculpture 10′ in diameter, commissioned by Belmont University in Nashville, TN.


As the summer draws to a close, the MoFA calendar will embrace a Welcome Back event on August 29, although most of the month of August is given over to installing the first Fall exhibitions as well as planning for the Spring exhibitions.


The Ringling explores contemporary Chinese art in the exhibition Seeing the Unseen, Aug. 14-Feb. 28. The exhibition will feature photographic and video works by eight renowned Chinese artists including Cao Fei, Li Wei, Wang Qingsong and Miao Xiaochun. 

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