BFA alum Ginny Sykes' own work inspired some of the artwork featured in the renderings of the new MFA studio in Weil Hall. She talks about her current practice in this Q&A.

Four grants have been awarded to support the development of community design projects as part of the final phase of the PXSTL project A Way, Away (Listen While I Say).

In Displaced & Erased, Emma Riley, BFA17, explores how city leaders zoned Clayton's once-thriving black neighborhood out of existence to expand the central business district. The short documentary will be screened July 20 as part of the Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

Kari Varner, MFA17, examines the resiliency of nature, the specificity of place, and the limits of our own perceptions. Her work is part of the 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition, on view through August 6 at the Kemper Art Museum.

Heather Woofter has been promoted to director of the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design.