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Yoanna Kirkova // Contributing writer An art exhibit titled “You Had to Be There” opened in MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery on Thursday. The exhibit includes artists from around the country and features a comedic theme, curated by Thomas Sturgill and Melissa Newman, professors at MTSU’s Art Department. “I think for Thomas and Melissa, art can …

Celebrated Nashville-based photographer David McClister’s work has been seen in any number of places, from a magazine’s glossy pages to album covers and soon on the walls of a legendary local nightclub. The photographer, who began his career as a filmmaker and music video director, will debut The Bluebird Cafe Series on Sunday afternoon at …

Well-known Colorado sculptor Sean O’Meallie opened a display in the Todd Art Gallery on Monday. O’Meallie is a former toy maker and art professor whose works of painted wood with multilayered content often stimulates contemplation beyond their individual aesthetics. “In my work I usually draw on intellectual, visual and spatial opportunities presented by circumstance to …

By Savanna Hazlewood // Staff Writer Local elementary students recreated famous works of art to be displayed in Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts starting Feb. 26. The exhibit features large collages put together by students that recreate famous works of art when pieced together. The gallery includes renditions of Edvard Munch’s The Scream, Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night …

MTSU has announced a lecture series through VSA Tennessee, a state organization that strives to provide people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in and learn through artistic activities. The series will include lectures from Guy Gilchrist, co-creator of the cartoon Muppet Babies and cartoonist for the classic comic strip Nancy, as well as actor, author and teacher Estelle Condra …

Harvey Stein

By Nathaniel Thompson // Contributing Writer Street photographer Harvey Stein discussed his latest MTSU exhibition with students Thursday night. Harlem Street Portraits, Stein’s third MTSU exhibition, is currently on display in MTSU’s Baldwin Photographic Gallery. By using a 21mm Laika film camera, Stein was able to capture a subtle perspective of African-Americans and their lifestyles from a …