Master filmmaking class: Multiple award-winning acclaimed actor, director and producer Tim Reid, along with other members of the Legacy Media Institute of Petersburg, Va., presented a two-week master class on filmmaking to 11 aspiring multimedia students.
Reid, best known for his roles in the television series Frank’s Place, Sister Sister, and Tremé, chose two students to join LMI in London for a two-week film workshop in June. They also presented their work in a public screening at the end of May.
Art from afar: Art scholars traveled across continents to introduce Korean and Chinese art to Americans and give their work to JSU’s permanent art collection. Ceramics scholar Dr. Dong Hun Chung of WonKwang University in South Korea led the delegation, which included Fang Man, a ceramic artist and art professor at China’s Jingdezhen College and Wang Xing Quing, an associate professor of design at Hengshui University in Hebei Province in China. Hyun Chong Kim, JSU professor of art and ceramics, curated the show that featured dozens of works, including ceramics, textiles and oil paintings, some never before seen in America.
Liberal Arts fest: The JSU College of Liberal Arts touted its academic offerings at LA Fest March 30, with a courtyard luncheon and jazz entertainment. Each of the college’s disciplines — Arts, Humanities, and Behavioral and Social Sciences — explained success in cultivating skills in research and analysis; written and oral communication; visual literacy; and creative expression in the arts.