Student News

Type Fight: Typographic Throwdown

28 Nov , 2016  

December 5th at JAVA JOLT on the square. Event starts at 6:30PM. The fight is from 7–8PM. Type Fight is a monthly event hosted by AIGA JSU. Three fighters armed only with their, ingenuity, and aesthetic senses (and maybe some art supplies) will battle to determine who is the Leading Letterer. Each Sultan of Serifs will […]

Department News

They Draw & Travel

21 Nov , 2016  

Congratulations to Associate Professor Jamie Runnells for being published in They Draw & Travel, a collection of 96 illustrated maps of the UK, Ireland and Iceland created by artists from around the world. Learn more about the book at They Draw & Travel 2nd Compendium of Illustrated Maps  

Student News

Potter’s Guild Pottery Sale

10 Nov , 2016  

The annual Potter’s Guild Pottery Sale will be November 17th from 10 AM to 2 PM on the Quad behind Hammond Hall. Come out and support our students. Their beautiful work will make fantastic Christmas gifts.

Department News

Guest Artist: Mike Lowery

26 Oct , 2016  

Mike Lowery is coming to JSU Wednesday, Nov. 2nd Workshop* from 9–11am in Hammond Hall 104a Presentation and Q+A from 3–4pm in Hammond Hall 104b *Free for AIGA members and $5 for non-members #aiga #aigajsu #jaxstateart #jsu #illustrator

Department News,Gallery Shows


7 Oct , 2016   Gallery

Aurora by Jamey Grimes Opening Reception: October 6th Exhibition: October 6th – November 19th Artist Statement My sculptures are fragments of a conversation with Nature. The dialogue can be hostile, soothing, or both. Storms, trees, and the sea personify heightened emotion, wisdom, and awareness. Reflecting on my own vivid experiences with Nature, I realize that […]

Department News,Gallery Shows

Faculty Exhibition

16 Sep , 2016   Gallery

JSU Department of Art Faculty Show The JSU Art Department proudly presents it’s annual Faculty Exhibition. Faculty work will be on display during the month of September with an opening reception on Thursday, September 15th in Hammond Gallery from 5:00-7:00 PM. The show features work by: Chad Anderson, Ron Baker, Doug Clark, Christian Dunn, Charles Groover, […]

Department News,Student News

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 […]