Arts Scene

Practice makes perfect

Wright State’s Elizabeth Procopio feeling the drumbeat of success
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Wright State senior music major Elizabeth Procopio, who has been playing the drums since childhood, plans to pursue a career in a symphony orchestra as a percussionist. Continue reading

Photo synthesis

Tracy Longley-Cook helping further develop Wright State’s photography program
Photography professor Tracy Longley-Cook

Since joining Wright State’s Department of Art and Art History, associate professor Tracy Longley-Cook has been a driving force behind the growth of the photography program. Continue reading

Contemporary photography comes in focus in latest Stein Galleries exhibit

“Tethered Sky” (2005, photogravure) Aileron Company Collection, courtesy of Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison

Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries opens 40th season with photography exhibition on display through Oct. 12. Continue reading

Wright State filmmaker to premiere short film at Telluride festival

Andy Holyoke at the Little Art Theatre

Wright State filmmaker Steven Bognar’s latest short documentary highlights local movie theater’s transition from film to a digital projection system.
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Penchant for painting

Assistant professor Jeremy Long makes Wright State his home after thrilling journey through the art world
Art professor Jeremy Long

Assistant art professor Jeremy Long painted in Chicago and Rome and taught in Illinois and New York before joining the Wright State faculty in 2012. Continue reading

Painting the town

Wright State grad Megan Smallwood creates street mural for Dayton neighborhood
Megan Smallwood with the mural

Wright State fine arts graduate Megan Smallwood spent nearly a year working with volunteers to paint a large colorful mural in an east Dayton neighborhood. Continue reading

Wright State grad Nicole Riegel among 2014’s New Faces of Independent Film

Nicole Riegel

Movie screenwriter and Wright State graduate Nicole Riegel has been named by Filmmaker magazine as among 2014’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” Continue reading

Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building ushers in new art at Wright State

Dial artist rendering

Bowling Green artist designs new installation to inspire those working in newest building on Wright State’s campus when it opens in 2015. Continue reading

Wright State grad wins two Daytime Emmys for art direction and design

Martin D. Fahrer

Martin Fahrer ’89 received his fifth and sixth Daytime Emmys in Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design at 41st annual awards ceremony. Continue reading

Wright State grad’s documentary series screening at Air Force museum

The Restorers crew

Series of television documentaries on restoring vintage aircraft, created by motion pictures graduate Adam White, now showing at Air Force museum’s IMAX theater. Continue reading