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We believe that art matters. It changes lives, documents and reflects experiences, and shows us worlds and perspectives other than our own. Making art has been a fundamental part of human activity since the beginnings of known history; studying art has played a central role in the development of our understanding of human civilization. Further, societies are judged often by the art that they produce.
We also believe that the liberal arts and sciences matter. Knowledge does not exist in isolation; particularly in this global, digital world it is interconnected, is created, developed, and maintained communally, and is changeable over time and across cultures.
All of our activities in the Art Department at Truman State University grow out of this fundamental set of core beliefs.
Degree programs in the Art Department are defined by the faculty and were developed through the following objectives:
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Congratulations to Prof. Matt Derezinski (Visual Communication) whose work was featured in Artist Portfolio magazine: http://www.artistportfoliomagazine.com Congratulations, Prof. Derezinski!
Congratulations to Art Department alum Galen Gibson-Cornell just finished a three-month artists’ residency in Venice, Italy at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica. Galen sent some pictures of Venice and the student and had a closing exhibition there of his work as well. More about Galen’s projects can also be found on these videos, produced as part…Read more Art alum in Venice!