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Featured Stories

Please visit for the most current news and events from the Department of Art.

FSU Art MFAs Visited NYC and NOLA in Fall ’14

FSU Art MFAs recently visited New York City to meet with several artists and Prospect 3 to experience a biennial art fair that included a curatorial context for work.

Joelle Dietrick Receives NEA Challenge America Grant

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced today that Florida State University is one of only 163 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Challenge America grant.

Mary Stewart Exhibiting at the University of Central Florida

The University of Central Florida Art Gallery is proud to present “Leafstorm”, a mixed media exhibition featuring Mary Stewart.

FSU Art Advanced Ceramics Students at First Friday Railroad Square


Three social practice events will be taking place this First Friday, Nov 7th, at Railroad Square and close environs by the students in the Advanced Ceramics class in the Department of Art this fall.


Lilian Garcia-Roig and Mark Messersmith Exhibiting in Driptorch, Organized by John Gleason

Organized by Thomasville-based artist John Gleason, Driptorch is an independent project conceived to coincide with and compliment the Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival, a time-honored Thomasville tradition that celebrates wildlife and plantation sporting art.

Garcia-Roig & Messersmith in Dallas

FSU Art Professors Lilian Garcia-Roig & Mark Messersmith are both included in “MAC@20 Part II – Twentieth Anniversary” which will showcase solo exhibiting artists from 2004 through 2013. The exhibition opens Nov. 8 and will run through Dec. 20.

John Mann in “Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed” – OPENING: Thurs, Nov 20 @ 7pm

FSU Art Professor John Mann is showing work in “Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed” at the University Galleries of Florida Atlantic University from November 21 to February 28, 2015.

Sarita Guillory’s image in PHOTOFEST Annual Exhibition

FSU Art MFA ’15 Sarita Guillory is accepted into COCA’s PHOTOFEST for the 3rd consecutive year.

Florida State University’s Billion Dollar Campaign Kick-Off: Arts Integration & Collaboration

On October 17th, 2014, Florida State University’s Billion Dollar Campaign Kick-Off event took place at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. This prestigious gala marked the beginning of the second half of the campaign to raise a billion dollars. One thousand guests were invited to the exciting event.

Chalet Comellas and Christina Poindexter at InLight Richmond

FSU Art MFA ’12 alums Chalet Comellas and Christina Poindexter will be showing “In Relation To,” a light-based interactive sculpture at this year’s InLight Richmond.