Curriculum Vitae

Joseph A. MacGown

ADDRRESS

WORK:
Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology
P.O. Box 9775
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762-9775

HOME:                
2073 Sessums Road
Starkville, MS 39759

PHONE:             
662-323-4128 (Home)
662-325-951 (Work)

EMAIL:   art@joemacgown.com

WEB SITE: http://joemacgown.com

OBJECTIVES

My goals are to present selected pieces of my artwork for gallery showings and other public viewings, to continue development in surrealistic techniques and other art forms, and to promote sales of my prints and original artwork. 

EXPERIENCE

1985-present - Freelance graphic art and surrealistic art

Various freelance work done including business card designs; illustrations for scientific books, journals, and newsletter articles; cd cover and poster designs for bands; advertisements; logo designs; t-shirt designs; tattoo designs; drawings of historic houses and barns for various individuals; wildlife drawings; surreal and other artwork produced for sales and presentation in galleries and other public areas (i.e. airports, businesses, libraries, offices, etc.); presentations about art to high school and college art classes; art instruction to children.   Please visit my web site at http://joemacgown.com for examples of recent artwork.

2005-present - Scientific Illustrator/Assistant Museum Curator

Mississippi Entomological Museum, Department of Entomology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.  Job duties include scientific illustration of habitus and various structural drawings of insects; macro photography of insects; layout and design and development of photographic plates, posters, presentations, brochures, and other similar media; development and maintenance of museum web site (http://www.mississippientomologicalmuseum.org.msstate.edu/); development of online diagnostic identification keys for select insect taxa; instruction to students on scientific illustrative techniques; conducting entomological research; writing scientific papers, reports, newsletter articles, posters, and other similar things; curation of insect collection; collections of arthropods; insect identification; and supervision of student workers. 

1991-2005 - Scientific Illustrator

Department of Entomology, Mississippi Entomological Museum, Department of Entomology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.  Job duties included scientific illustration of habitus and various structural drawings of insects; layout and design and development of photographic plates, posters, presentations, brochures, and other similar media; instruction to students on scientific illustrative techniques; curation of insect collection; collections of arthropods; insect identification; and supervision of student workers. 

1988-1991- Research Aide

Department of Entomology, Mississippi Entomological Museum, Department of Entomology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.  Job duties: scientific illustration of habitus and various structural drawings of insects; layout and design and development of photographic plates, posters, presentations, brochures, and other similar media; dissections of insects; specimen preparation; and collections of arthropods. 

EDUCATION

Starkville High School, Starkville, MS, Graduated 1983

Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN, 1984-1985

SKILLS

Experienced in a wide variety of media types such as pen and ink, watercolor, acrylic paint, charcoal, graphite, digital, wood carving, and other types. 

Skilled in a variety of genres of art including surrealism/visionary art, impressionistic landscape painting, scientific illustration, floral painting, wildlife drawings, graphic design, etc.

Skilled at a variety of computer programs including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Microsoft Word, Excel, Biota, and PowerPoint.  Experience with a variety of scanners, color and black and white printers, and a Wacom electronic drawing pad with stylus. 

Insect and other photography with the use of film based SLR cameras, various digital SLR cameras, and digital camera microscopy with Image Pro Plus software and Leica Application Systems (LAS) with Automontage module. 

Experience with a the use of a variety of stereomicroscopes and compound microscopes, microscopic drawing tubes and camera lucida, micro-slide projector, and measuring reticules.

Web design and development-have designed and maintained several web sites. 

Exhibits

Ongoing - display of insect paintings in the lobby of Clay Lyle Entomology Building at Mississippi State University

1-30 June 2012. Cadavre Exquis. Exhibition curated by Gloria Holwerda-Williams. Kulter. Proeflokaal, 1055 BN Amsterdam Eramusparkbuurt.  Two collaborative pieces in show.

Jan-March, 2012. Exhibition of the works of Soon Ee Ngoh.  Meridian Community College Miller Art Gallery, Meridian, MS.  On large collaborative piece included in show.

2011, 30 August - 28 October - Faculty Art Exhibition, Visual Arts Center (VAC) on University Drive, Starkville, MS. Opening reception 5:30 to 7:30 PM on 1 September.

2011, 5 October - 26 November - The Energy Art Movement of which I am a member will be having a show at the Meridian Musuem of Art in Meridian, MS from October 5th through November 26, 2011 with a reception at 7 PM on October 29 with a gallery talk by artists.

2011, May 3 - August 31 - One man show entitled "Subconscious Meandering" at the Depot Gallery above the welcome center at Barnes and Nobles on the Mississippi State campus, Starkville, MS. Opening reception from 5 to 7 PM on June 2nd, 2011.

2011, April 2 - 23 - Collaborative drawings by Bernard Dumaine and friends and a dedication of Bernard Dumaines' book of collaborative artwork entitled Miximages. Galerie XXIV et Cafe des Artistes 21, Rue de la doche verte Angouleme, France. One of my collaborative drawing entitled Honeymoon is in this exhibit.

2011, April 22 – May 22 - Energy Art Salon Competition 2011, Exhibition Center "Dialog" 37/9 Bolshaya Moskovskaya Street Veliky Novgorod, 173004 Russia.

2010, 9 July - 3 August - Energizing Radiance 2010 - Exhibition of the Energy Art Movement, Gallery Fifty Six,
2256 Central Ave., Memphis, TN (http://www.thepalladiogroup.com/galleryfiftysix/about.html)

2010, 17 April - Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition, Starkville, MS- Best of Show with "Organic Cosmic Lock" and first place in drawing/painting division with "Ossiforesation".

2010, 15 Jan. -25 Feb. 2010 - Group show for annual Energy Art Salon Exhibition at Murphy Hill Gallery located on the third floor of the historic Sears & Roebuck Bldg. at 3333 W Arthington St. Chicago, Illinois 60624, USA (http://www.murphyhillgallery.com/ ).

2009-2010 - display of surreal prints at the Creative Warehouse in Starkville, MS

2009, 7 - 8 August - Group show at the Starshine 2009 Celebrity Chef Event with Chef Robert St. John at Bistro Restaurant, 213 Main Street, Starkville, MS.

2009, 11 July - 2 August - Energy Art Movement International Group Exhibition at Sunrise Gallery in Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - one drawing, "Echinodermatter" in the show.

2009, 29 June - 18 August - Group exhibition at Greater Starkville Development Foundation Gallery, 200 Main Street, Starkville, MS.

2009, 6 June 6 - 11 July - 18th Annual People's Choice Art Competition at at the Meridian Museum of Art (MS). - one painting, "Ossiforestation" in show.

2009, 18 April - Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition, Starkville, MS- First place in drawing/painting division with Zabulation.

2009, 14 March-14 April - 36th annual Meridian Bistate Art Competition at the Meridian Museum of Art (MS). Two pieces accepted in show, "Cooperation" and "Nine Panes of Thought". Won top achievement award with "Nine Panes of Thought".

2009, 25 April - 2 May- One man show at the Eupora Fine Arts Center in Eupora, MS with reception on 25 April from 6-8 PM.

2009, 2 March-1 May - Group exhibition at Greater Starkville Development Foundation Gallery, 200 Main Street, Starkville, MS - two paintings on display, an acrylic landscape called "A Cloudy Day in Sessums", and a watercolor entitled "Tree in Winter".

2009, 10 February - Group show at Lee Hall for the Mississippi's Best Grassroots Concert featuring some of the best music and art from north Mississippi.

2009, 3 - 31 January - Two man show with Cetin Oguz at the Meridian Museum of Art in Meridian, MS with an opening reception on January 3rd, 2009 from 6-8 PM.

2008-2009, December-January-Surrealistic prints on display and for sale at the Creative Warehouse in Starkville, MS.

2008, 5 December - Gala and Silent Auction at the Hunter Henry Center at Mississippi State University, MS from 6 PM to 11 PM. Donated art to the auction.

2008, 17 Sept-8 October - One man show at Aust Hall, East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, MS. The opening reception at 2-3 PM on 17 September 2008.

2008, 7 June-12 July- Meridian Museum of Art, People's Choice Award, I entered and had accepted one piece, "Nine Panes of Thought". This piece won first place in the drawing/print category!

2008, 19 April - Cotton District Arts Festival Art Juried Competition, Starkville, MS- Won second place overall with "Nine Panes of Thought". An additional piece, "Ambition", was accepted, but did not receive an award.

2008, 5-19 Jan.- A collaborative drawing done with Bernard Dumaine, entitled "Honeymoon" included in an exhibition in Champniers, France at the La Mediatheque gallery.

2007, 30 Oct-Dec. 21- Four small mixed media drawings in art exhibition at Starkville's Greater Development Foundation Gallery.

2007, 4 -19 May-Two watercolor paintings on display at Greater Starkville Development Foundation Gallery, 200 Main Street, Starkville, MS.

2007, 28 April- Cotton District Arts Festival Art Juried Competition, Starkville, MS-First place overall for a large pen and ink drawing entitled "Cooperation." A second pen & ink drawing entitled "Spotted Frog " was also accepted into the competition, but did not win an award.

2007, January-February-Two butterfly paintings, "Spring Azure" and "Sulfur butterfly" on display at Greater Starkville Development Foundation Gallery, 200 Main Street, Starkville, MS.

2006, 30 June-30 September- Golden Triangle Regional Airport, Art at the Airport-two paintings on display, "Fish" and "Mysight".

2006, 20 May-"Arts in the Gardens"-painting in local gardens-did 3 quick pieces: "Poppies" (watercolor), "Artichoke" (watercolor), and pen and ink sketch of a shed. Also displayed at Starkville Arts Council fundraiser on 7 July.

2006, 22 April-Cotton District Arts Festival Art Juried Competition, Starkville, MS -Third place overall for acrylic painting entitled "Fish" and Honorable mention for a pen & ink drawing entitled "Curiosity"

2006, February - Starkville Public Library-two pen & ink drawings on display.

2005, Spring- Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition-Honorable mention for a pen & ink drawing.

2004-Golden Triangle Regional Airport-two pen & ink drawings on display.

2003-Starkville Public Library--two pen & ink drawings on display.

1993 -MSU McComas Hall-had two large pen and ink drawing on display as part of a group show.


Awards

2010, 17 April - Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition, Starkville, MS- Best of Show with "Organic Cosmic Lock" and first place in drawing/painting division with "Ossiforesation".

2009, 15 October - primary finalist in the international online Energy Art Salon Competition 2009! As a result of this, my entry "Zabulation" with be included in the annual Energy Art Salon Exhibition at Murphy Hill Gallery located on the third floor of the historic Sears & Roebuck Bldg. at 3333 W Arthington St. Chicago, Illinois 60624, USA (http://www.murphyhillgallery.com/ ). The exhibition will run from Jan. 15 - Feb. 25, 2010.

2009, 11 July - 18th Annual People's Choice Art Competition at the Meridian Museum of Art (MS), Third place in mixed media division.

2009, 18 April- Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition, Starkville, MS- First place in drawing/painting division with Zabulation.

2009, 14 March-14 April - 36th annual Meridian Bistate Art Competition at the Meridian Museum of Art (MS) - Won top achievement award with "Nine Panes of Thought".

2008, July - Awarded an artist's minigrant from the Mississippi Arts Commision

2008, 7 June-12 July - Meridian Museum of Art, People's Choice Award, First place in the drawing/print category with "Nine Panes of Thought."

2008, 19 April - Cotton District Arts Festival Art Juried Competition, Starkville, MS- Won second place overall with "Nine Panes of Thought."

2007, 28 April - Cotton District Arts Festival Art Juried Competition, Starkville, MS-First place overall for a large pen and ink drawing entitled "Cooperation."

2006, 22 April -Cotton District Arts Festival Art Juried Competition, Starkville, MS -Third place overall for acrylic painting entitled "Fish" and Honorable mention for a pen & ink drawing entitled "Curiosity."

2005, Spring - Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition, Starkville, MS-Honorable mention for a pen & ink drawing.

Membership in Artistic groups, societies, and directories

INTERNATIONAL GROUPS

Bienart International Surreal Art Collective - http://beinart.org/index.php - (member) - An international online gallery of of contemporary surreal, fantastic and visionary Art.

Energy Art Movement - http://energyartmovement.com/ - (exclusive member) - International group of artists who use visual dynamism for the depiction of energy using color, form, and composition to create inventive and expressive works of art that resonate with impact and feeling.

The Antipodes Project - http://www.antipodesproject.org/ - (member and co-administrator) - An international collaborative art project exploring the mind's antipodes.

International Imaginative Artists Association (IIAA)- http://iiaaproject.deviantart.com/ - (member, board of directors) - An international collective of post modern artists geared toward showcasing art in various international venues.

Visionary Art: The Visionary Art Tribe- (member and administrator) - http://visionarytribe.ning.com/ - this is a private network of visionary arts from around the globe.

Codrv - http://codrv.com/ - (member) - International listing of artists of various genres, which showcases their works.

Collaborative Corpse - http://collaborativecorpse.deviantart.com/ - (member) - A club for advanced skill level surreal collaborations.

The Surreal Arts- http://the-surreal-arts.deviantart.com/ - (member) - International group of surreal artists.

The Exquisite Corpse - http://theexquisitecorpse.deviantart.com/ - (member) - A club for advanced skill level surreal collaborations.

LOCAL GROUPS

Starkville Area Arts Council - http://www.starkvillearts.org/ - (member) - A local group dedicated to promoting art in the region.

Creative Warehouse -(member) - this is a cool new local gallery and workspace for artists located in Starkville, MS, check it out.

Mississippi Visual Arts Directory- http://www.visualarts.ms.gov/Default.aspx - Directory of visual artists living in Mississippi (hosted by the Mississippi Arts Commission).

Mississippi Artists - http://www.mswritersandmusicians.com/artists/index.html - A listing of some of the better known artists from Mississippi.

Competitions that I have judged (or will be judging)

2009, 27 August - (submission closing date) - On panel of jurors for the online Surreal Art Interpretation Competition sponsored by Charles Nissen (http://chadnog.deviantart.com/journal/25852268/). Winners will be included in full color book by Charles Nissen.

2009, 18 April - Cotton District Arts Festival Student Art Competition - High School Division, Starkville, MS.

Interviews and features in Books or Magazines

2013 - Coldiron, C. A. "Wildlife Art Today". Schiffer Publishing. Drawing of insects will be included in book.

2012 - February. Collaboration with Dumaine included in feature: The Horror Zine. February 2012.  http://www.thehorrorzine.com/Art/February/Bernard%20Dumaine/Bernard%20Dumaine.html

31 January 2012 – Interviewed about my artwork by Kevin Gregg and Christy Tracey for "The Real Story" Newspaper. 

28 January 2012 – Interviewed about my artwork by Joe Lee and Leilani Salter for "Town and Gown" magazine. 

2012 - Daniel Doyle. Feature on Joe MacGown. Mississippi Journal of Sustainable Living, spring issue.

2010 - Artwork featured in: "Visionary Art Yearbook", edited by Otto Rapp and published by Blurb.com. I have artwork on pages 37, 92, 142, 143, and on the inside of the dust jacktet at the back of the book.

2010 - Artwork featured in: "Miximages: Exquisite Corpses", by Bernard Dumaine and published by Blurb.com. I have artwork on pages 10 and 45.

2010 - "Echinodermatter" included in "Imagine the Imagination: New Visions of Surrealism" published by NEgoist Publishing Co., Poland.

2009, 28 December. Featured on front page of Starkville Daily News. See writeup at: "Local Artist Selected for Show in Chicago".

2009, June. Two drawings and interview in the Taj Mahal Review. Cyberwit.net, India. Vol. 8, No. 1. 224 pp.

2009, 8 May. I was featured as the daily artist on "The Daily Art Fixx". This web site features and writes about a different artist everyday. Very cool You can see my feature out at "Semi-Strange Art: Joe MacGown".

2009, 24 April. Featured on front page of Starkville Daily News. See writeup at: Semi-Strange Exhibit set to Open in Eupora.

2009, 19 April. I was interviewed by a new surreal collaborative group called the Collaborative Corpse. You can read the interview here: "Interview with club member Joe MacGown".

2009, 5 January. Featured on front page of Starkville Daily News. See writeup at: Local Artist's Work Featured at Meridian Museum of Art.

2009, January. I had three of my drawings published in an art and poetry book entitled "Harvests of New Millennium", which is published in India. The three pieces are "Infinity" , "Self Searching 5" , and "Facing the Future".

2007, December. I was interviewed by the editor of the Midsouth Entomologist with the focus being my illustrative skills [pdf of interview].

2007, November. I was interviewed by the "Exquisite Corpse" club, a wonderful surreal collaborative group hosted on the Deviant Art web site.

2007. I had a drawing featured in an art and poetry magazine called "Vain" (2007). This magazine is dedicated to art and literature and even includes a cd. Go to their web site for more info (http://callmevain.com/).

DRAWINGS IN BOOKS

Leach, R. A. 1994.The Chiropractic Theories: Principles and Clinical Applications.  Third edition. Williams and Wilkens. Baltimore, MD. pp. i-xxiii, 1-413. (Various drawings).

Perkins, G. K. 1999.  Fern Tips: More Than Most People Want to Know About Ferns of the Southeastern Coastal Plain. Kirtley-Perkins Productions. Starkville, MS. pp. i-iv, 1-235. (Silhouette drawings of ferns species).

Perkins, G. K. 2010. Liana Tips: Or, More than Most People Want to Know About Vines, Vine-like Plants, and Other Ramblings. Wheredepony Press. Rome, GA. 1-144 pp. (drawings of vines).

SPavitch, W. J. and C. G. Peterson. 1992.  Ada, an Introduction to the Art and Science of Programming. The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Co., Redwood City, CA. pp. i-xxii, 1-764.  (Drawings of various people for chapter headings).

Peacock, E. and T. Schauwecker. 2003. Blackland Prairies of the Gulf Coastal Plain: Culture, Nature and Sustainability. Univ. Alabama Press.  pp. i-xii, 1-348. (Cover illustration, drawing on back, and some maps).

Trigiano, R. N., M. T. Windham, A. S. Windham. 2004.  Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises. CRC Press, LLC, NY. pp. 1-413 + Preface, Acknowledgments, Editors, and Table of Contents.  (Fungus drawings in Chapters 16, 17, and 19).

Kumar, S (editor). 2009. Harvest of New Millennium: Volume 2, No. 1. Cyberwit.net Publishing, Allahabad India. 179 pp.  (Three drawings included in book)

Kumar, S (editor). 2009. Taj Mahal Review. Volume 8, No. 1. Cyberwit.net Publishing, Allahabad India. 224 pp.  (Three drawings included in book)

SELECTED ENTOMOLOGICAL DRAWINGS IN PUBLICATIONS (arranged by year)

Brown, R.L. and J.A. Powell. 1991.  A new species of Epiblema (Tortricidae:  Olethreutinae) from coastal redwood forests in California with an analysis of the forewing pattern. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 67: 107-114.  Tortricid genitalia drawings.

Lago, P. K. and S. Testa. 1994.  The Aquatic Hydrophilidae of Mississippi, Mississippi Entomological Museum, No. 5, 1994. Drawings of all genera.

MacGown, J. and M. MacGown. 1996.  Observation of a nuptial flight of the horned Passalus beetle, Odontotaenius disjunctus (Illiger) (Coleoptera: Passalidae).  The Coleopterists Bulletin 50: 201-203.  Drawing of mating passalid beetles, also on cover. 

Nebeker, T. E. 1996.  North American Forest Insect Work Conference. Drawings for cover, poster, cups, etc.

Pitre, H. 1997.  Annual Report of Research, 1997 and Termination Report (1992-1997). Cover illustration.

Sikorowski, P. 1997.  Major Diseases of Heliothis virescens and Helicoverpa zea in Mississippi Fields and Insectaries, Mafes Technical Bulletin 318. Drawings.

Villeja, F. and M. Gray. 1997.  Puerto Rican Insect report. Drawing for cover.

Wright, D. J., R. L. Brown, and L. D. Gibson. 1997. A new species of Phaneta, with taxonomic diagnoses and seasonal and geographical data on four related (Tortricidae).  Journal of the Lepidopterists Society 51: 119-127.  Tortricid genitalia drawings, male and female.

Cohen, A. C. 1998.  Solid to Liquid Feeding: The inside(s) story of extra-oral digestion in predaceous arthropoda.  American Entomologist.  Summer 1998. 103-116.  Illustrations of extra-oral digestion. 

Nordlund, D. 1998.  A review of the scientific literature and methods for production of factitious hosts for use in mass rearing of Trichogramma spp. (Hymenoptera:  Trichogrammatidae) in the former Soviet Union, the United States, Western Europe and China.  Journal of Entomol. Sci. Vol. 33, No. 1. Drawings of various pieces of insect rearing equipment.

Cohen, A. C. 2000.  The feeding behavior of Trichogramma brassicae: new evidence for selective ingestion of solid food.  Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 96: 1-8.  Trichogrammatid larval drawing.

Schiefer, T. L. 2000. A new species of Astylopsis Casey (Coleoptera:  Cerambycidae:  Acanthocinini) from the southeastern United States.  Coleopterists Bulletin 54: 533-539. Habitus drawing.

Jarratt, J. 2001.  Pest-Management Principles, Industrial, Institutional, and Structural Pest Control, Catagory 7-A, Mississippi State Extension Service Pub. Termite head and wing drawings.

Layton, B. 2001.  Cotton Insect Situation:  Newsletters.  Mississippi State University Extension Service. Drawing of Lygus lineolaris for cover.

Pitre, H. 2002.  Soybean Looper (Lepidoptera:  Noctuidae) Oviposition on cotton and soybean of different growth stages: Influence of Olfactory Stimuli.  Journal of Economic Entomology 95: 286-293. Schematic drawings.

Jarratt, J. and B. Layton. 2003.  Pest Control Manual and Pest Management practices for Home and Landscape, Subterranean Termite Control. Mississippi University Extension Publication 531. 7 pp. Drawings of termites and different foundation types.

Layton, B. 2003.  A series of pest control papers in The Pest Monitor, Vol. 5, No.2-Vol.10. No. 3. Termite drawing for cover.

Jarratt, J., T. E. Nebeker, B. Layton. 2004. Asian Ambrosia Beetle Biology and Control. Mississippi State University Extension Service. Publication 2345. 3 pp.† Drawings of Xylosandrus crassiusculus.

Jarratt, J. J. Goddard, B. Layton, and J. A. MacGown. 2004.  Southern House Mosquito and related species: Biology and Control.  Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication no. 2336. 10 pp. Drawings for cover and in paper.

Schiefer, T. L. 2004. † A new record of an endemic Cuban tiger beetle, Cicindela (Brasiella) viridicollis (Coleoptera:  Carabidae:  Cicindelinae), from the Florida Keys.  Florida Entomologist 87:  551-553.  Habitus drawing of Cicindela viridicollis.

Schiefer, T. L. and D. E. Bright. 2004.  Xylosandrus mutilatus (Blandford), an Exotic Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae:  Scolytinae:  Xyleborini) New to North America.  Coleopterists Bulletin 58: 431ñ438. Dorsal and profile habitus, and legs and antennal drawings of Xylosandrus mutilatus.

Davis, F. 2005. Advertisement designed for "Insect Rearing Workshop" in Entomological Society of America Journal. 

Jarratt, J., B. Layton, J. Goddard, and J. A. MacGown. 2005.  Insect management guidelines for dairy cattle and dairies. Mississippi State University Extension Service. Publication no. 2357.  8 pp. Drawings of various dairy pests.

Lee, S. M., and R. L. Brown. 2005. A review of Symmocinae (Lepidoptera:  Autostichidae) in North America with the description of a new species and new genus. Poster presentation, Mississippi Entomological Association, 3-4 Nov. 2005.  Male genitalia and leg drawings.

Stebnicka, Z. T. and P. K. Lago. 2005. The New World species of Ataenius Harold, 1867. V. Revision of the A. strigatus group (Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae: Eupariini). Insecta Mundi 19: 55-83. Two habitus drawings and genitalia drawings.

Davis, F. 2006. Advertisement designed for "Insect Rearing Workshop" in Entomological Society of America Journal.

Hill, J. G. and B. V. Brown. 2006.  New records of the rarely collected ant-decapitating fly Apocephalus tenuipes Borgmeier (Diptera:  Phoridae).  Southeastern Naturalist 5: 367-368.

MacGown, J. A. and J. G. Hill. 2006.  The Eastern ant cricket, Myrmecophilus pergandei Bruner (Orthoptera: Myrmecophilidae), reported from Mississippi, U.S.A. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 51: 180-182. 

Davis, F. 2007. Advertisement designed for "Insect Rearing Workshop" in Entomological Society of America Journal.

Davis, F. 2007.  Design for Insect Rearing Workshop for tshirts and mouse pads. 

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, and M. A. Deyrup. 2007. Brachymyrmex patagonicus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), an emerging pest species in the southeastern United States. Florida Entomologist 90: 457-464.

MacGown, J. A., R. L. Brown, J. G. Hill, and B. Layton. 2007. Carpenter Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Camponotus) of Mississippi. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 1158. 28 pp.

Stone, W. D., T. E. Nebeker, W. A. Monroe, and J. A. MacGown. 2007. Ultrastructure of the mesonotal mycangium of Xylosandrus mutilatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae).  Canadian Zoology 85:  232-238.

Trager, J. C., J. A. MacGown and M. D. Trager. 2007.  Revision of the Nearctic endemic Formica pallidefulva group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae).  In:  Snelling, R. R., P. S. Ward, and B. L. Fisher (editors), Advances in ant systematics. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80: 610-636.

Houseman, R. M. 2007.  Wood -Destroying Pest Management:  Pesticide Applicator Training Category 7B.  University of Missouri-Columbia Extension.  72 pp. 

Drawings of insects for 1999 Mississippi State Entomology Calendar.

Drawings done annually for Entomology Department T-shirts, Christmas cards, etc. 

Drawings have been worked on for several years now for both Nitidulidae and Scarabaeidae of MS. Most drawings are habitus drawings with some additional morphological characters drawn as needed.