Art and Art History

Mail call

Wright State’s Colleen Kelsey teaching students the skill of mail art
Colleen Kelsey, adjunct art instructor at Wright State, is teaching students the skill of mail art, which includes creating art on postcards, envelopes, paper or anything that can be mailed. (Photos by Will Jones)

Colleen Kelsey, adjunct art instructor at Wright State, is teaching students the skill of mail art. Continue reading

Upgrades to Wright State’s Creative Art Center will impact the region

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Kristin Sobolik, dean of Wright State’s College of Liberal Arts, talks about the modernization and expansion of the Creative Arts Center, home of the university’s performing and fine arts programs. The CAC project includes renovating existing classrooms, studio spaces, labs … Continue reading

Cave drawing

Wright State’s Aileen Cave finds purpose in painting after a career in banking and law
Aileen Cave painting

Wright State art student Aileen Cave finds purpose in painting after a career in banking and law. Continue reading

Dayton Regional STEM School wins prestigious presidential grant for arts curriculum

Students at the Dayton Regional STEM School working on an art project.

Co-founded by lead partner Wright State, the Dayton Regional STEM School is one of eight schools nationwide to win a prestigious arts education grant.
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Bosnian TV crew films Wright State Dayton Peace Accords events

Bosnian TV crew films Wright State Dayton Peace Accords events

A news crew from Bosnia and Herzegovina filmed Wright State music students performing and interviewed faculty members for a Bosnian TV program commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords. Continue reading

Tomb treasures

Wright State’s Caroline Hillard bringing art history alive with experience at Etruscan burial ground
Caroline Hillard in her office

Caroline Hillard, assistant art history professor, is bringing art history alive for Wright State students after participating in traveling seminar that visited Etruscan sites in Italy. Continue reading

Wright State peace literature conference is free

Accords: Peace, War and the Arts poster

Excerpt In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords, and the 10th anniversary of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Wright State University, through its CELIA organization, is hosting several arts events on the theme of “Accords: Peace, … Continue reading

Wright State will celebrate Dayton’s legacy of peace

An Afghan boy is seen with a Minnie Mouse face mask in a local cemetery in Kabul, Afghanistan on Oct. 10, 2006. Photo by Ziyah Gafic/VII Network

Wright State’s CELIA will celebrate the Dayton Peace Accords and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize with a photography exhibition, concert and literary conference. Continue reading

Alaskan all-star

Wright State alum Marnie Leist '01 is curator of collections at Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak
Marnie Leist portrait

Marnie Leist , a 2001 art history graduate, is curator of collections at the Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak, Alaska and recently published a book on the recovery of artifacts from an Alutiiiq archaeological site. Continue reading

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
Wayne Stark and Becca Salay talking

The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling. Continue reading