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The Art Department at Radford University is characterized by flexibility of offerings. All studio areas are offered each semester, providing students with opportunities to explore a variety of interests and develop expertise in chosen media. Art majors may concentrate in studio artgraphic designart history and museum studies, or art education.

Radford University MFA Exhibition

 

Each year, graduating MFA students exhibit their best work. Work made for the MFA show expresses each student’s personal vision, goals, and advances in technique. The 2017 exhibition catalogue you see here opens with some examples of faculty work and then features highlights from the work of four students who completed their degree in the spring semester.

View our 2017 MFA Exhibition catalog

Current Art Events

  1. Art Adjunct Show | Sept. 7 - 20, 2017 »

    Monday Sep 25 - Saturday Sep 30

    All day @ RUAM Gallery Downtown

    This exhibition showcases recent art by adjunct faculty in the Art Department. Artists featured include Knic Umstead, Bill Ratcliffe, Parker Stafford, Yumiko Ichikawa and Cheng Fen Yeh. Closed Sundays.
  2. Strange Weather: Erin Turner Exhibition  »

    Friday Sep 29 - Friday Oct 13

    All day @ Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

    Strange Weather explores site specificity, changing climatic patterns, and symbolic narratives of home. Utilizing local newspapers as well as newspapers that she creates herself, ephemera, chance, history, and time come into conversation in the large-scale sculptural works. This exhibition will include photographs of previous work installed across the globe, three dimensional sculptures, as well as participation from the art, dance, and music departments at Radford University for a collaborative interdisciplinary event.  Exhibition: Sept. 28 - Dec. 3, 2017
  3. Opening Reception for Strange Weather: Erin Turner Exhibition »

    Friday Sep 29

    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. @ Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

    Meet the artist. Strange Weather explores site specificity, changing climatic patterns, and symbolic narratives of home. Utilizing local newspapers as well as newspapers that she creates herself, ephemera, chance, history, and time come into conversation in the large-scale sculptural works. This exhibition will include photographs of previous work installed across the globe, three dimensional sculptures, as well as participation from the art, dance, and music departments at Radford University for a collaborative interdisciplinary event. 
  4. Art Education Show | Oct. 3 – 12, 2017 »

    Tuesday Oct 3 - Friday Oct 6

    All day @ Gallery 205

    An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in art education. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery closes from noon until 1 p.m. Closed weekends.
  5. Finding a Voice: Articulation in Silence Art by Lee Coburn | Oct. 5 - Nov. 4, 2017 »

    Thursday Oct 5 - Saturday Oct 7

    All day @ RUAM Gallery Downtown

    The Art Museum recognizes the artistic accomplishments of Radford University faculty and staff. This exhibition features art by Lee Coburn, Director of Creative and Marketing Services in University Relations. Closed Sundays.
  6. Opening reception for Finding a Voice: Articulation in Silence Art by Lee Coburn »

    Thursday Oct 5

    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. @ RUAM Gallery Downtown

    Meet the artist. The Art Museum recognizes the artistic accomplishments of Radford University faculty and staff. This exhibition features art by Lee Coburn, Director of Creative and Marketing Services in University Relations.

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