Gallery Shows,MFA Projects,Student News

Once Upon Another Time: Thesis Show by Brandon W. Vernon

19 Feb , 2018  

This past fall, MFA student Brandon W. Vernon presented his thesis show entitled Once Upon Another Time. Brandon’s illustrations, which focus on gender identity in classical fairy tales, recently won two Addy awards. Below is a description of Brandon’s thesis work, as well as, his work entitled Shakespeare Kills Everybody!, original works based on death […]

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MFA Projects,Student News,Undergraduate Work

JSU Students Winners at 2018 AIGA FLUX!

17 Feb , 2018  

JSU Graphic Design students claimed 10 awards at the 2018 AIGA FLUX national design competition! Flux is a nationwide student design competition presented annually by AIGA Blue Ridge. Established in 2006, Flux celebrates the best creative work produced each year by undergraduate and graduate students from across the country. Entries are selected by a jury of leading […]

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Alumni,Department News,Student News

Alumni Spotlight: Taiki Arita

6 Feb , 2018  

In 2011, Taiki Arita graduated from our art program with his BFA in Graphic Design. Since then, Taiki has gone on to do some exciting things around the world including his home country of Japan, Berlin, and this summer an artist residency in London. Recently, I was able to correspond with Taiki about his work […]


MFA Projects,Student News

Design Prep: MFA Thesis by Patrice Anderson

24 Jan , 2018  

Patrice N. Anderson is a recent Jacksonville State University Visual Communication Design M.F.A. graduate. Her thesis show Design Prep, focused on local outreach to high school students interested in art and design. Patrice organized a summer camp to give high students an opportunity to experience first hand what a career in design has to offer. […]


Department News,Events,Gallery Shows,Uncategorized

Pink by Libby Rowe

11 Nov , 2017  

Currently in Hammond Gallery, Pink by Libby Rowe an exploration of femininity through various mediums will be on display until November 16th. We are honored to have Libby at a Performance Workshop on November 15th from 12:00 – 3:00pm and a Public Lecture in the Roundhouse November 16th from 4:00 – 5:00pm. This is a […]


Gallery Shows,Uncategorized

“Yes I Use a Rule” – Artist Talk with Diana Cadwallader

5 Oct , 2017  

A few days ago, former JSU art professor Diana Cadwallader joined us for an artist talk on her show closing in Hammond Hall – From Celestial Tartan’s to Mary’s Mantles. From Celestial Tartan’s to Mary’s Mantles features Diana’s work with lines and color pencils. She discussed how it was difficult during her time teaching to […]

Gallery Shows

Group Theory

29 Sep , 2017   Gallery

Group Theory: Department of Art Faculty Show Hammond Gallery, September 28th – October 19th Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM  

Gallery Shows,Student News

Call for Entry: [Enclosed] A Juried Exhibition of Silver Gelatin Photography

27 Sep , 2017  

[Enclosed] is a student-run exhibition and celebration of all things silver gelatin — a monochrome photographic process based on the light sensitivity of silver halides. Images resulting from this process consist of small particles of silver bound [enclosed] in a layer of gelatin.   ELIGIBILITY [Enclosed] is free to enter and open to all artists whose […]

Student News

You Matter: Student Affairs Launches Campaign to Support Students

18 Sep , 2017  

Artwork by Brandon Vernon, MFA candidate Have you noticed “You Matter” posters and buttons around campus? What began as a simple concept has grown into something much bigger. It all started when Dr. Tim King, Vice President of Student Affairs, was brainstorming ways to make students feel more welcome on campus. He and graduate assistant […]

Department News,Gallery Shows

From Celestial Tartans to Mary’s Mantles

28 Aug , 2017   Gallery

From Celestial Tartans to Mary’s Mantles:  A Retrospective of Color Pencil Work of Diana Cadwallader Diana Cadwallader’s childhood was spent in Karachi, Pakistan, and Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. She also lived and worked in Hong Kong for five years before coming to the United States. She studied at Arizona State University for a Bachelor of Fine Arts […]