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VSU Department of Art & Design Announcement:


Art Studio Supervisor/Shop Director/Program Instructor 

The Department of Art & Design seeks applicants for an Art Studio Supervisor/Shop Director/Program Instructor, with the potentiality of teaching. This is a 12-month academic staff position, tentative start date July 1, 2024. 

The Department of Art & Design offers four comprehensive undergraduate degree programs and opportunities designed to prepare students for professional involvement in a 21st century environment. In addition to traditional studio areas such as Drawing, Painting, Ceramics and Sculpture, the Department also offers instruction in Photography (traditional & digital), Art Education, Interior Design, Art History, and digital media such as Graphic Design and UX/UI Desig. Sixteen dedicated art faculty-mentors provide a dynamic and challenging learning experience to approximately 200 undergraduate majors in the department. Studio facilities, equipment & technologies are constantly upgraded, affording our students the most current experiences in the classroom and studio environments. VSU is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Review of application will begin May 2,  2024, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information contact Monika Meler, Department Head, via email or phone 229-333-5835.



UPDATE from Dean Schmidt:


Last week, a VSU campus announcement listed several academic programs that were submitted to the USG for deactivation review – one from the CoA – the BFA in Art Education (however, beyond deactivation, launching a new MAT in Art Education was also recommended). 

POSITIVE NEWS – a transition to a new Art Education degree... READ MORE

VSU Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery Presents:

We recently went through an accreditation visit with NASAD and the resulting exhibition is a wonderful way to see a summary of student work that our degree programs produce. Click below and explore!!

VSU Call for Student Proposals:



Located down the hall from the Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery, the Martha G. Smart Gallery offers a unique venue for student/class exhibitions, installations, and collaborative ventures. A student interested in exhibiting must submit a proposal. Click Apply to learn more!

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