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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 art, graphic design, art history and museum studies, or art education.
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 2016 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.
MFA Graduate Student News
Kevin Kwon had a work accepted into First Street Gallery’s 2016 MFA National Competition in NYC. His work was featured prominently in the gallery's PR efforts.
Current Art Events
Tuesday Nov 1 - Thursday Nov 10
All day @ Gallery 205An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in photography. On weekdays, the gallery is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except from 12-1 p.m. The gallery is closed weekends. Free admission.
Friday Nov 11
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. @ RUAM Gallery DowntownGraduating students in the Master of Fine Arts program exhibit their best works.
Tuesday Nov 29 - Thursday Dec 8
All day @ Gallery 205On weekdays, the gallery is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except from 12-1 p.m. The gallery is closed weekends. Free admission.
Friday Dec 2 - Wednesday Dec 14
All day @ RUAM Gallery DowntownGraduating students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts studio and graphic design program exhibit their best works. Please call the gallery for hours: 540-831-5160. Gallery is closed on Sundays.
Friday Dec 2
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. @ RUAM Gallery DowntownGraduating students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts studio and graphic design program exhibit their best works.
Friday Jan 20
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. @ Covington CenterCelebrating Your Gifts, Generosity and Our Growth! Please join us on Friday January 20th, 2017, to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of GIVE YOUR HEART to ART. Join old friends and new members of the Radford University Art Society for dinner and a unique opportunity to view the extent of the 20th-century art collection you have helped us acquire. The evening will be filled with an exhibition curated especially for this event featuring informative discussion of our collection and its future with a noted art dealer, and a special guest who will make a major announcement about future exhibitions in the RU Art Museum the following year! Tickets are $75 per person and $125 per couple.