News release from the University of Saint Francis:
Albion Unveils Mural Created by USF Student
(October 3, 2016) â€” On Thursday, September 29, the town of Albion unveiled their contribution to the Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Project: a 12’x24′ mural on the south wall of the Noble County Economic Development Corporation. The mural was designed and painted by University of Saint Francis Studio Art major Daniel McDonald.
In partnership with the Albion S.T.A.R. Team and the guidance of USF Assistant Professor and Program Director of Studio Art Tim Parsley, Daniel created a tribute to the rich heritage of the Noble County region. The mural can be seen by travelers entering Albion on State Road 9 from the south.
“The faculty and students of the USF School of Creative Arts are very proud to see one of our own turn his creative talents outward for the benefit and beautification of the community,” said Parsley.
McDonald works in watercolor, acrylics, oils, sculpture, abstracts, still life and portraits. For his work, he was awarded an art studio on campus.
The USF School of Creative Arts is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
About the University of Saint Francis
Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. The university recently opened USF Downtown featuring business, entrepreneurship and music technology programs. Currently 2,200-plus students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.