Apparition

Brent Funderburk’s watercolor painting, “Perfect Storm” was chosen by jurors as an “Honorable Mention Award” winner and will appear in an online exhibition of winners in the Professional Fine Art area of Issue Number 27 of  the national publication “Creative Quarterly: The Journal of Art and Design”. It is the third issue in the past four years in which Funderburk’s art has received awards.

In a recent ceremony on campus, Brent Funderburk was recognized for his 30th year of service as a professor at Mississippi State University.

Two artworks by Funderburk, ‘Trois“, and “Apparition“, were chosen by juror Miranda Lash, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art, for inclusion in the Mississippi Art Faculty Juried Exhibition which was presented from April to June 2012 at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel Mississippi.

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National Radio Show Features “Creating Beauty: An Interview with Brent Funderburk”

August 13, 2012

Mary Beth Lodge, Psychologist and host of the Voice of America Variety Channel’s radio program “What Matters” will interview Brent Funderburk on September 5, 2012. The national internet broadcast, airing at 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM (CST) that day, will focus on the subject of the haiku form in word and picture, as explored by [...]

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Funderburk to Speak About Walter Anderson at Two Museums this Spring

February 24, 2012

Brent Funderburk, Mississippi State University art professor, will give an illustrated lecture, “Walter Anderson: American Mid-Century Visionary Modernist” at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, MS on March 22, 2012.  The event will begin at 6 PM and is free for museum members and guests with admission. He will also present “Every [...]

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“Wave” Becomes Part of Permanent Collection in the Mississippi Museum of Art

February 24, 2012

“Wave” (“Reclamation”) was recently selected to become a part of the permanent collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, MS.  The large watercolor work, completed in 2009, will be shown as a part of “The Mississippi Story” which is comprised of over 200 works by Mississippi artists.  The Mississippi Museum of Art is [...]

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Funderburk Receives Award in National Biennial 2012

February 23, 2012

Juror Dean Mitchell selected three paintings by Brent Funderburk for the 8th Biennial National Art Exhibition at the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda, FL, which will show from February 4 through March 11, 2012.  With 500 entries from thirty-two states, 128 works were chosen.  Funderburk won the Third Prize and $750 for his Watercolor [...]

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Funderburk Artwork Selected for International Publication

February 23, 2012

Graphis, “The International Journal of Visual Communication” will feature two paintings by Brent Funderburk for its Design Annual 2012.  His watercolor paintings “Today” and “Goodbye Red” were selected as winners in the category of Single Illustration representing Mississippi State University.  These will be featured in the publication as well as online. “Today” watercolor on paper, [...]

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Funderburk Exhibit in Charlotte, NC Set for November 2010

October 14, 2010

Brent Funderburk will exhibit at Shain Gallery in Charlotte, North Carolina, in November, presenting recent works in a two person show (with William Jameson) from November 9 to November 30, 2010. Shain Gallery was voted Charlotte’s “Best Gallery” in 2009′s “The Best of the Best” in Charlotte Magazine. A reception for the artists will be [...]

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Funderburk in National Publications

July 21, 2010

Brent Funderburk has won multiple awards and has artworks published in two recent national, juried publications. His paintings, “Flying World”, Today”, and “Goodbye, Red” were selected by juror Dina Deitsch as Professional Fine Art Award winners presented in “Creative Quarterly: The Journal of Art and Design” (Issue #19). Deitsch, who is Assistant Curator of Contemporary [...]

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Funderburk Giclée Print Now Available!

May 23, 2010

Brent Funderburk’s first limited edition, giclée print, “November”, will premiere on June 7, 2010 in parallel with his one-person showings the 2010 USA International Ballet Competition and at Bryant Galleries in Jackson, Mississippi. “November”, a watercolor/acrylic painting created in 2009/’10, has been printed in an artist-signed, numbered, limited, and closed, giclée (“zhee-clay”) edition of 100, [...]

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Exhibition: The Art of Brent Funderburk

May 23, 2010

Official Artist of the 2010 USA International Ballet Competition June 12-27, 2010 Thalia Mara Hall Jackson, MS (601) 355-9853 usaibc@netdoor.com http://www.usaibc.com

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