Spring Skyes exhibit shows best art campus

The world of art can be a competitive one. Artists spend years perfecting their craft for art galleries all around the world. Experimenting, modifying and presenting are important in the life of an artist.

On March 29 at 5 p.m. the budding artists of Millersville where given the chance to present their latest pieces at the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The event is held every year for specially selected students to present their works to be judged by those attending the show. “Only the cream of the crop are here,” said Stan Sulewski, an attendee of the exhibition. Located at the Sykes gallery in Breidenstine Hall, art majors and art enthusiasts attended the opening reception and award ceremony at 6 p.m. Continue reading

Behind the Desk: Ms. Leslie Bowen

Q. If you weren’t teaching art, what would you be doing?
A. “If I wasn’t teaching, I would be spending more time in my studio doing my work.”

Q. Where do you look for inspiration?
A. “Travel has always been something that I have drawn not inspiration but energy from. Going to museums in Paris and school there for a summer, Vienna, Summer Academy in Salzburg, extended stays in places. I visit New York regularly and it is always an inspirational shot in the arm to visit many of the galleries and museums I have come to love. It’s more about the energy I draw from these places than inspiration, that really comes from within me; I don’t really need to look for it. I also used to scuba dive quite a bit and have always loved being near the ocean, it has a very relaxing regenerative effect on me.”
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Actors bring originality to Shakespeare on MU stage

You either love him or hate him, but chances are, even if you consider yourself in the latter group, you will enjoy a little Shakespeare in Rafters Theatre. The Two Gentlemen of Verona is the newest Shakespeare installment to come to Millersville University. The play is being done in its original language, but the stage and costumes are given a 70s feel. Continue reading