Department News,Undergraduate Work

JSU Art Students win big at 2016 Birmingham AND Southern District ADDY Awards

28 Mar , 2016  


Congratulations to JSU Art Students for winning big at the 2016 Birmingham AND Southern District ADDY Awards! JSU Students won five out of the total 19 Student ADDY Awards given at the Birmingham ADDY Awards: Matt Blaskowski, Gold ADDY (Alabama State Parks Photo Series) Luis Patino, Silver ADDY (Boo Identity Package) John Simmons, Silver ADDY […]

Department News

Visiting High Schools

8 Mar , 2016   Gallery


On February 26th, 2016, the Art Department invited a high school group from Hoover, AL to come and learn about JSU’s Graphic Design concentration. While here, they participated in two hands-on Graphic Design workshops and a Creative Cloud Lecture given by the Graphic Design Faculty. They learned about screen printing, seamless pattern making, and were shown demonstrations […]

MFA Projects

The High School Graphic Design Resource Kit – MFA Group Project

6 Mar , 2016  


The High School Graphic Design Resource Kit ePub is a graduate group project. Created for high school teachers, the Resource Kit is a digital aid for introducing Graphic Design. The intent is to address challenges found within a high school curriculum that offered Graphic Design through its technology classes. In technology classes, the instructor may […]

Undergraduate Work

Interactive Alabama State Parks

7 Feb , 2016  


Department of Art, Senior Capstone Project by Matt Blaskowski The Alabama Recreation and Parks Association has been fighting against relentless budget cuts as legislature continues to move money from the department for a fifth consecutive year. On October 15, 2015 five state parks were closed after three million dollars were moved from the Department of […]

Department News

JSU Faculty, Sarah Cusimano Miles, featured in Brown University Art Exhibit

3 Feb , 2016  

Solomon's House

The Department of Art at JSU would like to recognize Assistant Professor of Photography – Sarah Cusimano Miles for a recent honor. She has been invited to exhibit three of her photographs from her series: Solomon’s House, in an exhibition at Brown University in Rhode Island. This is a huge honor, so be sure to read up on the […]

Department News,MFA Projects

MFA Work – PSA Videos

31 Jan , 2016  


For one of our graduate classes, we were assigned to make a public service announcement video. We decided to base our videos on where and how often you see art and design in your daily life. Here are each of our videos from Contemporary Media Studio.   Patrice N. Anderson   Lindsey B. Cannon   […]

MFA Projects

“Swiss Alphabetic” Alphabet Book – Blake Dodgen

10 Jan , 2016  


The concept for this project is a children’s learning device in the form of an alphabet book titled “Swiss Alphabetic.” The book features Swiss typography and design. The book is designed for children learning the alphabet or beginning to sound out words. A secondary audience is designers who enjoy Swiss typography or who have children […]

Department News,MFA Projects

“Before & After” Logic Game App – Patrice N. Anderson

6 Jan , 2016  


The concept for this app is to develop an iPad game for older children who may have delayed learning disabilities. The game is intended to be simple yet fun where the focus is on form as well as function. To play, the child picks the most logical task to be performed “before” or “after” the […]

Department News,MFA Projects

Traveling Alphabet Book – Patrice N. Anderson

6 Jan , 2016  


The “Traveling Alphabet Book” is a collection of 26 alphabet postcards depicting organic and stencil shape cyanotype studies. It is bound in a handmade book with a double, Coptic stitching. The intent of this book is to travel and be used by others to create meaningful imagery with the cyanotype letters. Once documented, the images will […]

Department News,Gallery Shows

NOW – Fall 2015 BFA Senior Show

4 Jan , 2016  


There was some amazing work from the graduating Seniors in their BFA Show – NOW. Congratulations to all of them! Stephanie Blackston Matthew Blaskowski Joshua Bourke Brett Deboer Morgan Edge Ariel Graham Jasmine Hammond Katie Hicks Kayla McGlathery Sebastian Mendez Emily Muir Megan Sosebee