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New EMU Gallery to Display Professor’s Icon Paintings

Jerry L. Holsopple doesn’t consider himself an icon, but this past year, he had a close “brush” with this unique art form. Dr. Holsopple, professor of visual and communication arts at EMU, spent the 2009-10 academic year as a Fulbright scholar in Lithuania. He ...More

Alumni Building Understanding, Both In Faith And Art

By Tim Chapman, Daily News-Record Asbury United Methodist Church is featuring a new exhibit, “Elements,” in its Sacred Arts Series. The exhibit runs through Nov. 14 and features expressionist acrylic paintings by Kari Martin a ...More

EMU Commons Renovation Includes Facilities for Theater, Digital Media Programs

Students come to EMU from as far away as the West Coast to study digital photography. Soon they will benefit from new state-of-the-art digital media lab space, classrooms and galleries, thanks to a recently funded renovation to EMU’s University Commons. ...More

EMU Digital Media Grad Receives Design Prize

2010 EMU graduate Lindsey Grosh (Photo by Jim Bishop) Lindsey J. Grosh, who graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in photography with minors in TESL and Spanish, is a regional winner in a nationwide contes ...More

Prof Paints/Photographs Religious Icons

by Kate Elizabeth Queram, Rocktown Weekly Last year, Jerry Holsopple spent his days teaching in the visual and communication arts department at Eastern Mennonite University. These days, he’s still teaching – but he’s doing it at LCC International University in Lithuania. ...More

Global Realities/Spirituality Converge in Art Exhibit

Mixed media by Mary Lou Weaver Houser: "Edge effects" (bamboo/glass) IMG_1939: "Alive & at home in this world" (bamboo/fiber/ textile/glass) Mary Lou Weaver Houser of Lancaster, Pa., has long been fascinat ...More

‘Candid Camera’ Exhibit in Library Art Gallery Through Feb. 6

’10.10.07 (Print Critique, Chemical Darkroom Photography Class)’ by Scott Jost The aspiration, "to see myself as others see me," has, to some extent, come to fruition for Scott Jost of Bridgewater, Va. Jost, an associate profe ...More

Art Gallery Displays Calligraphy-Inspired Works

By Samantha Cole, Weather Vane student newspaper He leapt onto the paper, slamming the chunky, ink-loaded brush down. Twisting and dragging, he pulled the ink around the paper spread out in front of Hartzler Library. Korean artist Huh Hwe-tae introduced EMU to Emography on Nov. 14 with the opening of his exhibit and a demonstration. ...More

Artist Introduces Genre of Emography in New Exhibit

"Toward a Blue Sky" by Huh Hwe-tae, director of the Moosan Emographic Art Institute in Seoul, Korea Huh Hwe-tae of Seoul, Korea, is introducing a new art genre to U.S. audiences with his exhibit of emography that opens Saturday, Nov. 14. Mr. Huh ...More

EMU class project unveiled: shoes to benefit Kenyan widows

By Jeremy Hunt, Daily News-Record Don’t let the footwear on display in the storefront fool you – Jack Collins shoe store is not reopening. The display is actually an art project put together by an Eastern Mennonite University class. But it’s an art project with a good cause behind it. ...More