Author: acsawyer

September 15, 2013

Students Bring Entrepreneurial Energy to the Arts

by Kate Dobbs Ariail This kind of thing may be common among technogeeks, but it’s not so common in the arts. Dr. Gary Beckman and his students in the NC State Arts Entrepreneurship Minor are changing

September 15, 2013

Shaping Arts and Minds

by Orla Swift Sophomore Brian Haidet turns a glass bead over a flame, embellishing it with bands of color. Katie Allen saws a wooden shelf for a jewelry box she designed. A group of women

September 1, 2013

‘The Spyglass Seven’ Features Ghost of Edgar Allen Poe

Michael Seebold won the ARTS NC STATE Creative Artist Award for 2011-2012 for his play The Spyglass Seven. Seebold’s work was produced and performed by NC State University Theatre in September 2013. The Spyglass Seven

July 16, 2013

Why the Gregg?

Photographer Caroline Hickman Vaughan explains why she chose to give her life’s work and the gift of a lifetime to the Gregg Museum of Art & Design More than a decade ago, photographer Caroline Hickman

May 16, 2013

“Theatre, when mixed with science, creates leaders.”

Alumnus and successful entrepreneur Kristopher Tyra ’86 explains why every student at NC State should participate in ARTS NC STATE’s University Theatre. Kristopher Tyra ’86 is a person of seemingly boundless energy, who at once

January 27, 2013

Out of the Ordinary

Raleigh’s legacy as a cultural hub by Carrie Knowles 1979. We had been told parking would be a problem so we walked from our house on Dixie Trail to the campus. We had recently moved

November 5, 2012

ART + NC State = Gregg Museum Campaign

The Sizemore family supports NC State and the arts with a major gift to the Gregg Museum Campaign. Thirty-five years ago, Carol and Bing Sizemore bought their first piece of art. They purchased a watercolor

November 5, 2012

Visual Impact

by Orla Swift Colorful shadowboxes line the shelves in Jayme Mellema’s office adjoining the lobby of the Titmus Theatre in Thompson Hall. The small-scale scenic designs – part collage art, part architectural precision – were