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Faith and film

Faith and film

One student’s take on art consumptionDrew Shriner | Echo During chapel on March 2, Josh Larsen accurately claimed that Christians have the ability to watch “secular” films through a Christian lens–as prayers. Some would take it a step further: Christians not only have the ability to watch film, but a responsibility […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Seniors Megan Kammer and Amanda Felver are excited to display their senior projects. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Seniors show off their artistic skills

The meaning behind the senior art showBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Six art students will display their myriad of talents and the culmination of the hard work they have accomplished during their studies. The opening reception for this senior art show is tonight at 6 in the Metcalf Gallery. This exhibit’s […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Assistant Professor of Art Jeremie Riggleman’s “Zoo of Lusts” falls 
into the artistic category of kitsch, which he finds to be ironically beautiful. (Photograph provided by Jeremie Riggleman)

Animal associations

A look at Professor Jeremie Riggleman’s artistic styleBy Becca Eis | Echo Think of a fox. Words that come to mind might be sly, cunning and swift, but where do the associations between this animal and these characteristics come from? The answer to that question is explored in Assistant Professor […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Teaching a world of creativity

Teaching a world of creativity

Students teaching art to children in the communityBy Grace Hooley | Echo The faint smell of finger paint mixed with the blinding fluorescent lights meant new opportunities to create. Tape, crayons and construction paper dotted the moon-shaped tables. There’s no doubt this is an elementary art classroom. Taylor students majoring in […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The necessity to create

The necessity to create

African artist Margaret Allotey-Pappoe weaves together art and storyBy Abigail Roberts | Echo Margaret Allotey-Pappoe, from Ghana, creates with art what many cannot come close to conveying with words. A professor of graphic design and the chair for the art and design department at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Allotey-Pappoe is one […]

by · November 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Between the shadow and light

Between the shadow and light

Traveling African art exhibit at Taylor  By Grace Hooley | Echo “Art is not just an interpretation or facsimile of history, but a moral force in the production of a new reality, and hope for a damaged society,” Okwui Enwezor, one of Africa’s art critics, said. From 2013 until 2018, the […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Community children ages K-6 participate in after school art programming guided by Taylor students. (Photograph provided by Kathy Herrmann)

After school art program kicks off

Students become the teacher and children, the artistBy Chin Yi Oh | Echo The Taylor art department will begin the After School Art program for elementary students in grades K-6 on campus. Art education and pre-art therapy majors will be teaching the lessons under the supervision of Professor Kathy Herrmann. […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
We are women

We are women

We are WoProBy Abigail Roberts | Echo It is not everyday you walk through the Zondervan hallway and come face to face with a powerful display of artwork exploring themes of womanhood. Two weeks ago Women’s Programming (WoPro) opened with their first event of the year, a Conversation Sparking Art Show. Throughout […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Brecken’s Breakdown

Brecken’s Breakdown

By Brecken Mumford | Echo Have you ever been so overwhelmed by people, places, things, ideas — nouns — that you feel stationary? You want to say something, but all the words get stuck in the back of your throat? You go to move, to capture, to do something, but […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Tommy Woodson of Muncie, paints the Seven Pillars area. (Photograph by Avon Waters)

The first brush of fall

Local paint-outBy Grace Hooley | Echo Off they go in every direction. Paint, canvases and inspiration are thrown into the back of cars as these artists race to the spot they had picked out beforehand. In the back of their minds, they know they have to be back at 3:30 p.m. for […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment