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The St. Mary’s Art and Art History Department provides a diverse, collaborative, and integrated curriculum in the different aspects of art and art history.

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June 28, 2021
Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Animation Jessye McDowell has two artworks included in "Bloom," a group show at Gallery 115 in Frederick, Maryland. Her new piece, "Future Sets (After Huysum)," was selected for the catalogue cover. The exhibition runs from June 18-Sept.15; there will be an… Find Out More
May 23, 2021
Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Animation Jessye McDowell's artwork will be included in "Real or Imagined?," a national juried exhibition at the Attleboro Art Museum in Attleboro, Mass. The exhibition was juried by Clare Bell, senior director of exhibitions at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum… Find Out More
March 6, 2024
Sue Johnson, professor of art, will exhibit large-scale screen-prints in Mesh, a national juried exhibition at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Hyattsville, Maryland. The exhibition will be on view from March 16 - April 28, with an opening reception on Friday, March 15, 6-8 p.m. Johnson's works are… Find Out More
June 21, 2023
Mary Claire Nemeth, adjunct professor of art, has been awarded two grants through the Maryland State Arts Council. Nemeth, slated to be visiting assistant professor of art in the fall, received a $6,000 award through the Grants for Artists program which supports the working and living expenses of… Find Out More
May 17, 2023
Professor Carrie Patterson is one of several landscape painters to be a visiting artist at Mt. Gretna School of Art where she will lead a landscape painting workshop for two weeks in June. Patterson will give a talk titled: "Sight To Site: A Visual Field Guide" on Wednesday, June 28, from 10 a.m… Find Out More
May 8, 2023
Sue Johnson's artwork is part of a two-person exhibition at The Delaware Contemporary in Wilmington, Delaware from June 9 - August 27. In "External Reflections | Internal Identities" artists Sue Johnson and Constance McBride both explore the lives of their respective mothers.

In Johnson’s "Hall of… Find Out More
April 5, 2023
Sue Johnson, professor of art, has been awarded a two-month fellowship in Paris, France at Cité Internationale des Arts in summer 2023. Located in the Marais along the Seine, she will have a live-work studio space in the well-known arts complex that offers fellowships to an international community… Find Out More
March 8, 2023
Assistant Professor of Art Jessye McDowell has four works featured in "Cosmic Rays Digital: The Digital Wilds," curated by Sabine Gruffat at Lump Gallery in Raleigh, NC. The exhibition, which runs from March 3 - April 2, features artists whose works "critically engage with the new media… Find Out More
February 2, 2023
A solo exhibition by Associate Professor of Photography Tristan Cai opens this month at Towson University’s Asian Arts Gallery, Center for the Arts in Towson, Md.

The exhibition, “The Aesthetics of Disappearance,” consists of a series of digitally manipulated photographs from colonial Singapore,… Find Out More
January 7, 2023
Professor of Art Sue Johnson has been awarded a prestigious 2023 Virginia Commission for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship. One of eight artists in the state of Virginia to receive this award, Johnson will use the fellowship support to complete work on her forthcoming artist book, "Burn a Pan… Find Out More