October 5, 2023
Newest MSU artwork exhibition attracts acclaimed Mississippi printmaker ‘Star Wars’

Contact: Aspen Harris

A colorful robot print by Sean Star WarsSTARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State is showcasing an achieved Mississippi printmaker’s work in a brand new artwork exhibition opening Thursday [Jan. 26] by Feb. 25, together with quite a lot of associated occasions.

Laurel-based printmaker Sean Star Wars brings his daring, multi-colored and self-named present—“Sean Star Wars: American Dream/Mississippi Nightmare—to MSU’s Visible Arts Heart Gallery at 808 College Drive. Free and open to the general public, the gallery is open Monday-Friday, 1-6 p.m., and Saturdays, 1-4 p.m.

Star Wars, whose prints have been featured on fashionable tv applications corresponding to “The Huge Bang Principle” and “Workaholics,” will give a free discuss on his work Thursday [Jan. 26] in Briscoe Corridor Room 204 at 1 p.m., adopted by a printmaking workshop from 2-4:30 p.m. To attend the workshop, electronic mail Jacob Criminal at [email protected] for a reservation. The opening reception is instantly following within the gallery from 5-6 p.m.

Together with the exhibition, a skateboard desk design and portray workshop might be held Feb. 16 from 6-7 p.m. on the MSU Thought Store on Important Avenue in Starkville. Campus and neighborhood members could carry their very own skateboard or obtain a board from a restricted inventory. Paint, brushes and different gildings might be supplied.

Star Wars, a full-time member of Outlaw Printmakers worldwide artist collective, acquired a Grasp of Advantageous Arts in Printmaking from Louisiana State College. He’s the proprietor of Woodcut Funhouse in Laurel and lives there along with his spouse and 5 kids. His work could be discovered on e book covers, album covers, magazines and movies.

For extra info, go to www.caad.msstate.edu/exhibitions/2023/sean-star-wars-american-dream-mississippi-nightmare.

MSU’s Division of Artwork is on-line at www.caad.msstate.edu/teachers/majors/artwork.

MSU is Mississippi’s main college, obtainable on-line at www.msstate.edu.

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