The College of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to recognize the accomplishments of faculty, students, and alumni. They are recognized performers on the international stage, worldwide exhibitors of art, in-demand presenters, and published scholars.
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Communication Design student Jerry F. Cavill, Jr., designed the cover for the third edition of Micro-Distilleries in the U.S. and Canada, the only guide dedicated to North American micro-distilleries. The book, written by KU employee David J. Reimer, Sr., and published by Crave Press, is available in print and as a full color e-book.
Ron Grapsy | communication studies | authored the chapter "Speaking with Confidence" in the online textbook Public Speaking: The Virtual Text. Intended for introductory collegiate level public speaking courses, the book was produced through a PASSHE grant under the direction of Lisa Schreiber from Millersville University.
Maggie Horvath (BFA '13) has been accepted into the MFA program in Jewelry/Metalsmithing at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) for the fall 2013 semester.
Andrea Mitnick | communication studies | received her second Fulbright Award. In spring 2014, she will lecture on interpersonal communication, leadership, and American media to students and faculty at the Budapest College of Communication.
Evan Summer | fine arts | is exhibiting his one-person show Evan Summer: Unknown Landscapes at Juniata College Museum of Art, April 18-September 7, 2013. In summer 2013, he also participated in a six week residency at the Guanlan International Printmaking Workshop.
Rachele Trczinski (BFA '13) has been accepted into the MFA program in Jewelry/Metalsmithing at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) School of American Craftsmen for the fall 2013 semester.