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MSA Visual and Literary Students Receive National Awards for 2019

Mississippi School of the Arts celebrates national achievements throughout the course of the school year. During the spring, students in Visual and Literary received national recognition for their recent work in theRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | May 19, 2019
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Visual Students Capture Awards in 2019 Congressional Art Competition

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) congratulates students in the Visual Arts department for receiving awards in the Congressional Art Competition for Mississippi’s Third Congressional District. Congressman Michael Guest presented theRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Apr 24, 2019
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Students Capture Awards at 2019 Scholastic Art Regional Competition

The Mississippi School of the Arts congratulates junior and senior visual artists, including a senior literary, for their awarded achievements in the 2019 Scholastic Art Competition. The works of these talented youngRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Feb 1, 2019
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Hannah Arnold Presents Artwork to Smallcakes Cupcakery of Hattiesburg

The next time you visit Hattiesburg, Mississippi, stop by the new Smallcakes cupcakery where you’ll find hanging artwork by a visual student from the Mississippi School of the Arts. Hannah Arnold, aRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Jan 14, 2019
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Visual Art Students Become Storytellers in Audio Tour Project

Photo // Lucie Cooper, a senior visual student from Jackson, MS, demonstrates an audio tour of art by senior Elizabeth Wynne, a visual student from Pickens, on display at Mississippi School ofRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Oct 22, 2018
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Kevin Pettigrew Paints Mural at Magee General Hospital

Over the past summer, MSA students were a part of camps, residencies, and producing artwork in many different forms. Kevin Pettigrew, a senior visual artist, was busy at Magee General Hospital paintingRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Oct 10, 2018
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MSA Visual Artists Receive Top Awards in Congressional Competition

Congressman Greg Harper, from Mississippi’s third congressional district, handed  awards to visual artists from Mississippi School of the Arts. Each year, the Artistic Discovery Competition draws entries from high schools all overRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Apr 23, 2018
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Three Visual Artists Recognized as 2018 National Medalists

Mississippi School of the Arts saw three national medalists in Scholastics visual arts this year. Over 350,000 works of art and writings were submitted from the regional competitions held nationwide. Gold-winning piecesRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Apr 5, 2018
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Visual Students Bring Home Awards from Scholastic Art Competition

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) Visual Arts students recently received awards in the prestigious 2017-2018 Regional Scholastic Art Competition hosted by The Mississippi Museum of Art. The work of theRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Feb 6, 2018
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MSA Foundation and Brookhaven Trust Hosts Michael Roy

The Mississippi School of the Arts Foundation (MSAF) and the Brookhaven Trust are sponsoring a guest artist residency at the Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) with internationally commissioned visual artist andRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Sep 20, 2017
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Art Student Puts Computer Programming Skills to the Test

Hailey Randolph, a Visual Arts class of 2018 student at Mississippi School of the Arts, surfaced her computer and got down to the grit with computer programming in her visual arts class. “I’m designingRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Jun 12, 2017
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Piper Bott Named 2016-2017 STAR Student

Senior MSA student, Piper Bott, has been named STAR student for the 2016-2017 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program.Read More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Apr 5, 2017
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Visual and Literary Students Receive National Scholastic Awards

Students in the Visual and Literary Art departments recently received national medals through Scholastic Art and Writing. These awards were among Gold Key winners at the Mississippi Regional (statewide) Competition held in the winter ofRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Mar 27, 2017
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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Showcases MSA Exhibition

Senior visual art majors at Mississippi School of the Arts recently had the opportunity to showcase their work at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The exhibitRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Mar 14, 2017
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Visual Student Places Third in Congressional Art Competition

Caroline Moran, a visual art student at Mississippi School of the Arts, placed third in the Mississippi Third Congressional District Art Competition. Caroline attended a special reception in Pearl, Mississippi to receive an award by CongressmanRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Mar 7, 2017
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MSA Students Receive Prestigious Art Competition Awards

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) Visual Arts students recently received awards in the prestigious Regional Scholastic Art Competition hosted by The Mississippi Museum of Art, including 1 Silver Key in Sr.Read More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Feb 16, 2017
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Kelly Walters Featured in Publication, Receives 2017 Art Educator Award

Recently, Kelly Walters, a visual arts instructor in the Department of Visual Arts at Mississippi School of the Arts, was featured in several pages of the Brookhaven Magazine, a local publication. Mississippi SchoolRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Nov 17, 2016
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MSA Students Make Presence Known at Ole Brook Festival

Students at Mississippi School of the Arts made their presence known at the 42nd Annual Ole Brook Festival in Brookhaven, Mississippi. An entire day of arts, crafts, food vendors, car shows, andRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Nov 7, 2016
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College Representatives Review Visual Art Portfolios

On October 20th, 2016, colleges and universities, once again, gathered at Mississippi School of the Arts to review current students’ visual art portfolios of seniors and juniors. Institutions such as University of SouthernRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Nov 6, 2016
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Kelly Walters Shares Her Story – Mapping a Modern Mississippi

Kelly Walters, a visual arts instructor at Mississippi School of the Arts, recently interviewed for the Mississippi Museum of Art’s Mapping a Modern Mississippi Initiative. Modern Mississippi aims to showcase the arts around ourRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Aug 5, 2016
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“Red’s Untold Tale” – Artist’s Portfolio Lands on Novel Cover

Most of the 2015-2016 visual artists and showcase guests at Mississippi School of the Arts remember the red cloak on display in Enoch’s Art Gallery for the senior portfolio showcase, as well as the VernonRead More…
By : MSA Newsroom | Jul 5, 2016
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