Jeffrey Ingman came to FSU first as the 2005 Artist-in-Residence and later became a professor of acting and directing in the Theatre Department of the School of Fine Arts. Before coming to FSU, Ingman taught at the University of the Pacific, the University of Montana and the Pasadena Playhouse. He has acted in university and regional theatre, television and film, in everything from rock musicals to Shakespeare.
Lauren Adams, who graduated Cum Laude from FSU with an interdisciplinary degree in Studio Art and French in 2006, and obtained a B.F.A. in Visual Art from West Virginia University, has remained an active and successful painter ever since.
Two recent performances of the play Kindertransport showcased the talent of Fairmont State University students to a statewide audience.
This year’s Artist-in-Residence was artist Gary Leib. He presented a public lecture on Feb. 3 in the Ruth Ann Musick Library and, that evening, at the opening reception for his exhibition in Brooks Gallery in Wallman Hall, Leib gave another talk about his work, which included drawings, free-standing pieces, ceramic pieces (in collaboration with Jeff Greenham) and animated videos.
The Fairmont State University Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Valarie Huffman will present a concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Gaston Caperton Center, 501 West Main St., Clarksburg. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State University Guitar Department will present an ensemble concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in Room 229 of Wallman Hall. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.
Auditions are planned for the Fairmont State University Town & Gown production of “A Grand Night for Singing.” Auditions will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. May 2 and 3 in Room 314 of Wallman Hall with the possibility of a call-back on May 4.
As part of the Fairmont State University Presidential Lecture Series, Dr. Robert E. Mild, Jr. will present “Rhetoric in a Free Society: Argumentation and Education.”
The Department of Music of the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will present a concert of guitar music by Stephen Aron at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in Room 229 of Wallman Hall. Aron will be performing a number of his own compositions, as well as works by Chopin and Mendelssohn. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State University Saxophone Quartet was accepted to perform four selections on Friday, March 25, at the state West Virginia Collegiate Music Educators Association Honors Recital during the WVMEA Conference at Marshall University in Huntington.