Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery

The Valdosta State University Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery is committed to providing a teaching and learning environment serving a diverse student body and local audience. The Gallery fills a unique niche in the region as a venue for exhibitions showcasing student artwork as well as art from outside the region.
Diverse exhibitions serve both the state and regional community by providing cultural enrichment and expanded educational opportunities to everyone.

Located in the Fine Arts Building (on the first floor - southwest corner), the gallery has been completely renovated and updated with state of the art lighting, sound and video systems, climate controls, security system and 'Mila' portable walls. For more information download the Gallery Floor Plan & Description (pdf)

VSU Presents Department of Art and Design Fall Senior Exhibition Nov. 12-Dec. 1

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University will celebrate the work of 16 graduating Department of Art and Design students when it presents “After Hours” in the Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery November 12 through December 1. Admission to the gallery is free of charge and open to the public.

An opening reception for “After Hours,” the 2017 Fall Senior Exhibition, will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the artists and discuss their works, while enjoying live musical entertainment by the VSU Student Jazz Combo and a few refreshments. Read more...

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The Valdosta National 2018 presents the best in contemporary art in an annual national all-media competition. Hosted by the VSU  Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery, 2018 will be the 30th year of the annual juried exhibition. Deadline: November 6, 2017, Awards: at least $1,500.00, Exhibition: January 16-February 2, 2018.


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VSU Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery-Call for exhibition proposals!   

Valdosta State University (VSU) Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery is reviewing solo and small group exhibition proposals for the 2018-2019 Season, all media accepted, deadline  October 18, 2017.


VSU’s Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery and Martha G. Smart Gallery are located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building, at the intersection of Brookwood Drive and Oak Street. They are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays. Admission is free of charge.

Contact Julie Bowland at (229) 333-5835 or to learn more or to schedule a guided tour of the exhibition.

2017-2018 Exhibition Schedule -

Senior Exhibition Fall 2017

Fall Senior Exhibition

November 12 - December 4 

Opening Reception: Sunday, November 12, 1-3 pm

Image: Hanna Hamstra, Stained Series No. 3

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