Wine and art. It’s a trendy combination that has led to the creation of many business in the U.S. in the last few years. Board & Brush Creative Studio at 1525 University Ave. is a different take on the traditional art business that allows customers to create their own artwork.
Emory Ryals has always had an appreciation for art, but it wasn’t until her sophomore year at Ole Miss that she decided to pick up a paintbrush and pursue her passion to paint. She has since moved from Oxford to Marks, Mississippi to teach special education inclusion and biology, but her art continues to shine in all that she does.
Mississippi State University may be best known for it’s agriculture and applied science programs, but they also have an art school.
The competitive program offers concentrations that include drawing, ceramics, painting and graphic design. Students are pushed to learn and grow, becoming better artists, but some say the program doesn’t get as much attention as others.
I had never really considered myself to be an artist. Throughout childhood, I was pretty good at drawing and could color inside the lines, but never did I think I would be where I am today as an artist.
Fashion has always been around, but it’s now more vivid in our social media world. That is exciting for Natchez native Marli Vaughan, 19, who is pursuing a degree in visual communications at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles, California.
Imagine something you find absolutely breathtaking. Something you could stare at or watch for hours and still be just as enamored as you were the first time you saw it.
Chickens, seclusion, relaxation, and beautiful scenery are not words that are normally used to describe an art gallery, but they are often used to describe Oxford Treehouse Gallery. This unique gallery located just outside the Oxford Square breaks the mold of a traditional art gallery, and provides its visitors with an unforgettable experience.
The Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition is a yearly art contest between art students from around the state. This year marks the 68th year for this annual competition.
It can be easy to see cinema as a distant, vacuous thing, existing only in the realms of Hollywood and multi-million dollar studios. Log into social media, and you’ll be blasted with a barrage of blockbusters raking in billions.
Things are looking up for a new clothing line from Mississippi created by a Canton native. Tyrone “Turk” Steward, 19, has shipped his new Optimi$tik clothing line as far away as California and New Mexico.
Whether it’s a painting hanging in your living room or a picture printed on the clothes you are wearing, art is everywhere. But many talented artists don’t know how to promote their work.
There are a lot of beautiful things right under your nose if you just take time to look. Many of them can be found in the University of Mississippi Museum.
Thanks to the initiative of one Ole Miss student, the Residential College South courtyard at the University of Mississippi is becoming a little more colorful.
An Oxford festival that celebrates independent artists who keep fiber-oriented craft traditions alive will return in January, and members of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council are working to bring it back.
Crossroads Cultural Arts Center is in the heart of the Delta in Downtown Clarksdale, a place known all over the world as the home of the blues. The Mississippi Delta is the birthplace of many music legends like Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, and Ike Turner.
Oxford and the University of Mississippi offer opportunities to thrive academically, socially, artistically and spiritually. Some have a unique story about what Oxford has meant to them as a student, resident or visitor.
Quentin Dupieux, or as he calls himself when releasing music, Mr. Oizo, is a French born filmmaker and electronic musician. Dupieux’s penchant for the surreal combined with razor sharp wit and unmatched musical ability continues to make him one of the most exciting contemporary artists, despite having an expansive body of work dating back to 1997.
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