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Arbor Day Poster Design

1 Mar , 2017  

The Department of Art was excited to be a part of the 2017 Arbor Day event on February 16th. Two graphic design classes participated in a poster competition guided by Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Christian Dunn. Pictured is Dunn presenting the winning poster, designed by Stefanie Cobb. Stefanie’s concept reads as follows: The inspiration behind the design of […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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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 […]

MFA Projects

Create and Color Therapy Book – Charissa Flagg

21 Dec , 2015  

The concept for this book materialized after researching art therapy and the affect that coloring had on people with anxiety and depression. With the new popularity of the “coloring for adults” books, I was interested in creating something geared toward older teenagers and young adults; ages ranging from 15-22. With statistics of teen depression, anxiety, […]

Department News,MFA Projects

Speech Therapy App

16 Dec , 2015  

Speech Therapy App Interface – Charissa Flagg The concept for this project was to create an app interface that would reiterate lessons learned during a speech therapy session. This app would allow parents to go back over activities with their child to have extra practice time outside of therapy sessions. I wanted to produce an […]

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MFA Candidate Brandon Vernon featured on MTV.COM!

31 Oct , 2015  

Earlier this week, MFA Candidate Brandon Vernon had a body of his work featured on This is a huge milestone in the career of a visual artist. Brandon went to the School of Visual Arts in New York for his undergrad, majoring in Traditional Animation. “I’ve worked on some fun animation shows, a music […]

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MFA Thesis: Michael Moore

1 May , 2015   Gallery

Designing For Dyslexia: Creating Course Material for the Dyslexic Student Dyslexia is a learning disability that causes difficulty in reading and in the decoding of words and sentences. It is difficult for those who do not have dyslexia to understand what it is like to struggle with reading and processing information. In order to create […]