Sierra Plese, a senior in graphic design from Farragut, Tennessee, is about to see her work go to press. Her design, featuring carefully selected type, has been chosen to grace the cover of Athens of the New South, published by UT Press.
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Graduate education at UT earned high marks in the new U.S. News and World Report rankings, with programs in business, law, engineering, information sciences, nursing, and education listed among the best in the nation.
UT presents its 70th annual Student Art Competition featuring work from students in the School of Art this spring. The exhibit began on February 28 and will remain on display through March 19 in the Ewing Gallery in the Art and Architecture Building. The Daily Times reported on the exhibition opening and award ceremony, which took place on Monday, February 27, prior to the event.
The half-excavated body of a faux centaur—part man, part horse—showcased on the main floor of Hodges Library has been chosen as the Sight of the Week by the editors of RoadsideAmerica.com. The popular display is a work of art, made from tea-stained bones of a pony and a medical school skeleton. The centaur will be featured as the lead story on RoadsideAmerica.com for this week.
Outstanding student artwork and successful art alumni will take center stage as the Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture at UT presents its 70th annual Student Art Competition this spring.
Thereasa Abrams, an assistant professor in UT’s College of Social Work and a burn survivor herself, has developed an app called the Bridge to help burn patients heal faster.
Jered Sprecher, a professor in the School of Art, is showing his first solo museum exhibition at the Knoxville Museum of Art through April. The Knoxville Mercury calls him an “untortured artist” and one of the country’s leading abstract artists.
Jered Sprecher’s exhibition, Outside In, will open at the Knoxville Museum of Art on Friday, January 27. Sprecher is a professor in the School of Art. A self-described “hunter and gatherer,” Sprecher pulls his imagery from disparate sources such as wallpaper, graffiti, architecture, cut gemstones, and X-rays.
Sculptor Cameron Kite wants you to be a little nervous when you look at his work.
The Knoxville Mercury featured Mary Campbell, assistant professor of art, in a question-and-answer story about her new book Charles Ellis Johnson and the Erotic Mormon Image.