Arts Scene

Painting the town

Wright State alumna Shirley Tucker helps youths use their artistic talents for city murals

Wright State B.F.A. grad Shirley Tucker works with youth in the juvenile justice system to paint murals around Dayton. Continue reading

State of the art

Wright State fine art alumna Dana L. Wiley navigates her gallery through the coronavirus

Dana L. Wiley has developed creative solutions to keep her art gallery operating through the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre performances in 2019-20 win applause from Dayton Most Metro

Theatre reporter Russell Florence Jr. said he was impressed with Wright State Theatre’s “wonderful knockouts.” Continue reading

Wright State acting grad Matt Neal launches Virtual Theatre

The Virtual Theatre, founded by 2007 graduate Matt Neal, will present “She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms” online Aug. 7–16. Continue reading

Suttle fame

Music video by Wright State employees Jamie and Chris Suttle airs on a national country music network

New video for “Chasing Smoke” earns Jamie Suttle and her band national exposure. Continue reading

Photo opportunity

Wright State photography student Katie Burianek selected as prestigious Yeck Fellow

Wright State student Katie Burianek says photography enables her to tell a story with a single image. Continue reading

Wright State theatre alum Jasmine Batchelor starring in ‘The Surrogate’

Wright State theatre alumna Jasmine Batchelor has received critical acclaim for her performance in “The Surrogate.” Continue reading

Unity rock

Wright State associate professor teams up with a 2018 grad and his son to paint a message of unity on the Wright State Rock. Continue reading

Wright State piano student David Chi-Tou Lao takes top honor in two statewide piano competitions

David Chi-Tou Lao, a piano performance major in the School of Music, bested competitors from a total of 11 universities and conservatories in the state competitions. Continue reading

Ska writer

Wright State English lecturer Bobby Rubin pens the lyrics to a hit song in the United Kingdom

Bobby Rubin, a senior lecturer of English, writes lyrics for musicians and bands, including the ska band The Skapones. Continue reading