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A-State Remains Closed Through Fri. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6 due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be closed on Thursday and will evaluate campus conditions on Friday morning.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

More Information
University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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University Police
(870) 972-2093

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Professor of Art


  • M.F.A., University of Iowa
  • M.A., University of Iowa
  • B.A., Duke University

Teaching Specialties

  • Three Dimensional Design and Sculpture

Research Interests

  • Sculpture and Installation


John Salvest's mixed-media objects and installations have been shown throughout the United States, including one-person exhibitions at Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO; Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN; and Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR.

Salvest is the recipient of numerous awards and grants including National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in 1991 and 1993 and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 1998. He has also completed permanent public art projects for the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. His work has been reviewed and featured in publications such as Art in America, The New York Times, The Village Voice, Sculpture, Art Papers and The New Art Examiner. His work is represented by Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York; Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami; and Rudolph Projects, Houston.

John Salvest

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3050
F: (870) 972-3932


Building: Art Annex
Room: 107