Visual News Highlights

MaryRhea Waterloo Chosen as an Illustrator for Albright College Production

MaryRhea Waterloo Chosen as an Illustrator for Albright College Production

MaryRhea Waterloo, a visual arts senior at the Mississippi School of the Arts, was chosen as one of 54 art illustrators from around the world to help bring the visual elements toRead More…
Students Receive Honors in Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Competitions

Students Receive Honors in Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Competitions

The Mississippi School of the Arts congratulates junior and senior artists for their awarded achievements in the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Regional Competition. The works of theses talented young artists receivingRead More…
Sonia Matrick Receives Overall Award in Congressional Art Compeititon

Sonia Matrick Receives Overall Award in Congressional Art Compeititon

Several students at Mississippi School of the Arts captured awards at the 2020 Mississippi Congressional Art Competition, sponsored by Congressman Michael Guest. The event is held each year, highlighting the artistic talentsRead More…
Kathryn Chapin Named STAR Student for 2019-2020 School Year

Kathryn Chapin Named STAR Student for 2019-2020 School Year

Kathryn Chapin of Magee, has been named The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) STAR Student for the 2019-2020 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M. B. Swayze Foundation, sponsorRead More…
Student Work Juried in 2019-2020 Scholastic Art Competition

Student Work Juried in 2019-2020 Scholastic Art Competition

Juniors and seniors in the Visual Arts department received accolades in the Scholastic Art Regional Competition. Juried pieces receiving Gold and Silver are on display at the Mississippi Museum of Art throughoutRead More…
Emily Leggett Presents Artwork to State Representatives

Emily Leggett Presents Artwork to State Representatives

Mississippi’s 2020 legislative bodies are currently in session on the house and senate floors. On the opening day of the 2020 session, Emily Leggett, a junior visual arts student at the MississippiRead More…
MSA Visual and Literary Students Receive National Awards for 2019

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…
Visual Students Capture Awards in 2019 Congressional Art Competition

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…
Students Capture Awards at 2019 Scholastic Art Regional Competition

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…
Hannah Arnold Presents Artwork to Smallcakes Cupcakery of Hattiesburg

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…
Visual Art Students Become Storytellers in Audio Tour Project

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…
Kevin Pettigrew Paints Mural at Magee General Hospital

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…
MSA Visual Artists Receive Top Awards in Congressional Competition

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…
Three Visual Artists Recognized as 2018 National Medalists

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…
Visual Students Bring Home Awards from Scholastic Art Competition

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…
MSA Foundation and Brookhaven Trust Hosts Michael Roy

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…
Art Student Puts Computer Programming Skills to the Test

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…
Piper Bott Named 2016-2017 STAR Student

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…
Visual and Literary Students Receive National Scholastic Awards

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…
Ogden Museum of Southern Art Showcases MSA Exhibition

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…
Visual Student Places Third in Congressional Art Competition

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…
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