Request Line: (870) 277-1080 [email protected]
Text Your Gift to KLEK1 to 44-321 LEARN MORE

Your Community Radio Station is possible thanks to this supporter!  Become an underwriter.

Museum Studies Students Exhibit Pardew Collection Online

June 18, 2020

06/15/2020

Iconostasis by Maria Raycheva
Iconostasis, Maria Raycheva, 2016, James W. and Kathy H. Pardew Collection,
planned gift to the Bradbury Art Museum.

JONESBORO – “Bulgarian Spirit: A Preview of the Pardew Art Collection” was created as part of the Museum Exhibits course in the Department of Art + Design during the spring 2020 semester.

This online exhibit previews the art collection of former U.S. Ambassador James W. Pardew and his wife Kathy H. Pardew, who are natives of Jonesboro.  They plan to give the collection to the Bradbury Art Museum.

In exploring Bulgarian contemporary art and artists, key themes of cultural heritage and appropriation, nationalism and identity emerged as the focal points for student research.  Originally intended to be an in-person exhibit, students collaborated on all aspects of research, writing and website design.  Their work can be seen at bulgarianspirit.AState.edu.

As part of the Lecture-Concert Series, Ambassador Pardew spoke at Arkansas State in February 2018.  An A-State Distinguished Alumnus, he discussed his professional experiences in Bulgaria and his book, “Peacemakers:  American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans,” published by the University Press of Kentucky.

# # #

Original article source: http://www.astate.edu/news/museum-studies-students-exhibit-pardew-collection-online | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

0 0 vote
Article Rating

Related Articles

Homecoming Week 2020 Theme is ‘Howling Twenties’

09/18/2020 JONESBORO – Arkansas State University's Homecoming Week 2020, with a theme of "Howling Twenties," begins Sunday, Sept. 20, with a week of special activities, all planned in accordance with Read more

Inaugural Bowdon Chair in Accounting Introduced at A-State

09/16/2020 (From left) Kelly Damphousse, chancellor; Steven Muzatko, H.B. Foster Bowdon Chair of Accounting; and Dudley Bowdon, CPA, gather in front of the Neil Griffin recognition display. JONESBORO – As Read more

Get to Know the Faculty: Melody Lo

09/16/2020 It’s fitting that the inaugural Neil Griffin Endowed Dean of the Griffin College of Business is a precedent setter in her past academic career. Big things are ahead for Read more

A-State Athletics Partners With StadiumDrop Concessions Services

Story Links JONESBORO, Ark. (9/17/20) – Arkansas State Athletics announced Thursday that it has partnered with StadiumDrop to provide in-seat delivery and contactless payment, as well as pick-up options, to Read more

Comments

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Your Community Radio Station is possible thanks to this supporter!  Become an underwriter.

Pin It on Pinterest