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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hattiesbug, Miss., April 15, 2014 - William Carey University hosted a reception to celebrate the opening of the 2014 Student Art Show and Competition in the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art on April 10. The exhibit, which will hang until April 28, includes a variety of artwork including paintings, fine art prints, drawings, photography, sculpture, graphic design, 3-D pieces and mixed media by art students from both the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses.

The Department of Art at William Carey University is here to help you develop and prepare for your life as an artist. We offer a framework of courses, focused study, internships, and exhibition experiences, designed to guide you toward achieving excellence in your creative pursuits. Our students have been consistently represented in the juried Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition for their work.

William Carey University offers degree programs leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Arts. Students in the Department of Art may concentrate in Painting, Graphic Design, Art Education, or a combination of studio concentrations. Courses are offered on the Tradition Campus, where we have a space for painting, drawing, and printmaking, as well as a digital imaging space with 16 iMac computers, scanners, and lighting and backdrops for digital photography. Students may also pursue a major or minor in Art on the Hattiesburg Campus, take advantage of additional course offerings, including a selection of courses in theatre and design. A selection of courses are available in an online format.