Monthly Archives: August 2011

Summer 2011: Intern Crystal Labrosse on working for the OSU Museum of Art

Our Summer 2011 intern at the OSU Museum of Art was Crystal Labrosse, an art history major and rising junior. In today’s blog post, she summarizes her experience and shares her favorite moments. My experience as an intern for the … Continue reading

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Please Welcome: New Staff Member Jordan Griffis!

As students and faculty return to Stillwater, they are going to find a new face in the Gardiner Gallery. Jordan Griffis (OSU ’10) is our most recent addition to the OSU Museum of Art team, filling the role of Museum/Gallery … Continue reading

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Designing the Museum: Inspiration from the AAM conference

As the summer draws to a close, we’ve seen significant development on the OSU Museum of Art Downtown design. At the beginning of the summer, we went to the American Association of Museums conference in Houston, TX, which was a … Continue reading

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James Swann, “Umbrella Weather,” 1943

James Swann, an artist most known for his extensive output of etchings, was born in Merkel, Texas, and studied printmaking at the Sul Ross College in Alpine, Texas. Swann worked as a commercial artist in Fort Worth and then as … Continue reading

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Renato Guttuso, ‘Edizioni Seat’ Portfolio, 1982

Renato Guttuso (1911-1987) was an Italian painter who established his own style of realism using a range of colors with a loose drawing method. He used this style to express his political beliefs, which were anti-fascist. Born in Bagheria, Italy, … Continue reading

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