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Contact Police/Parking Security to let you in at 271-4438.
Please stop by the department office during one of these times to get a pass.
After Noon Tuesday
After 2:00 Wednesday
After 11:30 Thursday
Friday morning 8-11:30 or Noon to 4:30.
Chris Waner will present a lecture on his work in digital animation and on freelancing.
When: Monday, October 21, 2013
Time: 1:00 P.M.
Where: Potter Hall 204
Bio: Chris Waner is a Creative Director and CG Supervisor who enjoys solving problems visually, verbally, musically, rhetorically, artistically, and technically. His goal is for everything he makes to be not only stunning sensually but also to strum the perfect emotional chord. For over ten years Chris has worked with companies in North and South America, Europe, and Asia, from Kansas City to Buenos Aires to Zurich to bring creative ideas to life.
Chris Waner has an award-winning track record of concepting and directing high-end visual effects and has experience with many of the most challenging production tasks such as concept development, creative direction, design, pre-visualization, 3d production, visual effects (including fluids, liquids, cloth, destruction, creature and character creation, environments and set extensions), and 2D and 3D compositing–including tracking, keying, roto, stabilization, and color correction.
Geo Sipp, Professor of Art, will be the guest on ArtSpeak Radio on Thursday, October 10th at 7:30 p.m., talking about his Wolves in the City project. Wolves in the City is an in-progress graphic novel about the French-Algerian War, fought from 1954-1962. The lead character in the story is an American ex-pat who joins the French-Foreign Legion to escape a murder rap and becomes one of the leading interrogators for the Legion’s notorious paratroopers.
ArtSpeak Radio airs monthly on kkfi, 90.1 radio (www.kkfi.org), in Kansas City.
Missouri Western art students displayed sculptures at The Rolling Hills Library on Saturday afternoon, September 29. The sculptures will also be on display at the university later this week.
More information see this article.
The Potter Gallery will be exhibiting Threshold, large-scale paintings by Kansas City based artist and Missouri Western instructor Misha Kligman, from October 10th – November 7th.
Eligibility: Open to any student currently enrolled in any art course at MWSU. Any art process is eligible as long as it is an original work created during the past academic year or current semester as part of a course. Work created outside of the classroom or at another institution cannot be entered.
Specifications and Presentation: There is no entry fee. Each artist may submit up to three entries. There are no size restrictions, however all accepted entries must be framed and/or mounted suitably for professional gallery presentation with secure hanging devices. Neutral Framing and White Mats are encouraged.
Entry Instructions: Submit your artwork by emailing email@example.com. The deadline for entry is Friday, October 11, 2013, 5PM. Subject field should say: “Your Name Entries”. Attach your entry form and entries in .jpg format. Jpg images should be sized @ 1800 pixels on the longest side. File names should be in the following format: lastname_01_artworktitle.jpg Improperly prepared or incomplete submissions may be disqualified.
Delivery: All accepted artworks must be delivered to the Potter Gallery by noon on Monday, November 11th. Further instructions will be provided to accepted artists.
Select here for entry form.
Mathew Kaney will present a lecture on “All Fun and Games”
When: Monday, September 16, 2013
Time: 1-2 PM
Where: Potter Hall 204
Bio: Matthew Kaney is a media artist from Oklahoma. Originally interested in animation, his work has expanded to cover pretty much anything with a screen, and some other things besides. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he works with electronics and software to explore contemporary culture through interaction, metaphor, and humor. He has performed and exhibited throughout the Oklahoma City area, making everything from video games to poetry to musical robots.
About the Talk: Matthew will present his solo show, “All Fun and Games” at the PLUG Projects gallery in Kansas City, opening on September 20th. He will also talk about his work at Missouri Western State University on Monday, September 16 in Potter Hall 204. In it, he presents five arcade games that invite viewers to play through contemporary political issue, performing the rolls of everyone from “1 Percenters” to Chinese factory laborers. This talk will explore the initial inspiration behind these games, the ideas he hopes they ultimately communicate, and all the design and development work in between.
Threshold, Misha Kligman’s new exhibition of large-scale paintings, will be on view in the Potter Gallery from October 10th – November 7th, 2013.
Modern Streets of an Ancient Empire
Photographer Angie Jennings, will have her images of China on view in the Potter Gallery at Missouri Western State University. These images are a culmination of her travels through China during 2003 and 2010. Angie uses traditional silver printing, photogravure and modern technology to depict the old and new of China. Her images address how modernity is growing within this most ancient country.
Angie Jennings has been a photographer for over 20 years and utilizes skills acquired during this time to tell stories of life in a single image or series. Angie has exhibited locally, as well as in Kansas, Colorado, Oregon, Oklahoma and Beijing.
The exhibit opens September 4th, 2013 and runs through October 3rd, 2013.
Potter Gallery at Missouri Western State University,
4525 Downs Drive, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507
For more information you can contact:
Geo Sipp, Director,
Potter Gallery, 816-271-4451
Angie Jennings, Photographer