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Wandersense exhibit at Spiva Gallery

The two artists featured in Spiva Art Gallery present Wandersense, a collaborative work that combines paintings and architecture.According to their artist statement, Jen Waters and Natalia Zubko demonstrate...

Art by Adam Christian One of the art student contributions for the Traveling Turkey art exhibit at the Spriva Gallery on Campus

Art head travels Turkey

Robin Fjelstad/Web Editor August 28, 2014

New art department head Christine Bentley has been hard at work with faculty and staff developing new programs and opportunities for students to enhance their learning experience at Missouri Southern....

Art intsalation by senior art major, Sondra Conrad.

Southern talks Turkey

Robin J. Fjelstad/Web Editor August 28, 2014

As the new fall 2014 semester gets under way, the Institute of International Studies kicks off the 18th international themed semester program. The country of focus this fall is Turkey. International semesters...

Sandra Conrad, a senior studio art major, stands with her first place winning entry in the 37 Prime competition at Spiva Art Gallery on Tuesday, April 15.

MOSO artists earn recognition

The Spiva Art Gallery on campus was host to the reception and awards for 37 Prime Juried Exhibition of Student Work on Tuesday. Refreshments were served as students mingled with their friends, family and...

Marlee Tegenkamp, senior art major, speaks about her senior exhibit experience.

Art majors finalize work for senior exhibit

A group of eight seniors from the art department are displaying their final artwork at the 2014 Senior Art Exhibition in Southern’s Spiva Art Gallery until April 26.Work featured is by Sarah Akers, Melinda...

Sara Humphries and Kristen Stacy pose in front of the tunnel mural

Pedestrian tunnel closing on April 18, mural paused

Due to the plan to begin construction on the new residence hall complex, the decision will be made to close the pedestrian tunnel on Friday, April 18, after the Board of Governors meeting. The tunnel will...

Southern Clay club begins second year

Alicia Tucker, staff writer January 31, 2014

The spring semester marks the start of the second year for Southern Clay Club. A club dedicated to the teaching and sharing of all things clay. Nestled away in the halls of the Spiva Fine Arts Building,...

Holding Hershey the Pomeranian, Richard Henning, left, of Carl Junction, talks with students as he views the art on display in the Focal Point art gallery in downtown Joplin, Sept. 19. Henning, father of Jade, a senior studio art major, said, “We are very proud of her.” Jade Henning’s design is featured as the print of the month for the September Third Thursday art walk exhibition.

Downtown Focal Point features MSSU artwork

Liz Spencer/The Chart October 11, 2013

Missouri Southern State University’s art club, Focal Point has a gallery at 525 S. Main Street. The gallery holds a collection of artwork from the MSSU art department students, alumni and faculty.Burt...

Senior  studio art major Jordan Murdock hopes to see the mural come to completion after she has graduated.

Future of tunnel mural project appears bright

Savanah Mandeville, Web Editor September 20, 2013

This school year started off with a colorful addition to the campus.The Student Senate commissioned mural in the tunnel walkway underneath Newman Road was completed in time for school to start.  Jordan...

Students discuss the various art forms in the Reinventing the Renaissance exibit held in the Spiva Gallery at Southern on Sept. 24. From left: senior studio art major Philip Ledbetter, junior respitory tech. Deborah Vaughn and junior visual art major Jenny Journeycake.

WEB EXCLUSIVE STORY: “Re-Inventing the Renaissance”

Brad Stout, Staff Writer September 17, 2013

Missouri Southern's Art Dept. will be "Re-Inventing the Renaissance" beginning Sept. 18. The event, which will showcase Italian renaissance-inspired artwork, will be held in the Spiva Art Gallery located...

Seniors work was featured in a gallery exhibition last
week at the Spiva Art Gallery. The art varied in design
and showcased each artists personality.

Exhibition features senior artwork

Three senior graphic design majors held a gallery exhibition last week to showcase their creative accomplishments.  Debbie Trout, Sara Humphries and Chris Greninger’s work, while unique to each artist,...

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