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Art & Design Foundations

October 21 - November 8 
Public Reception:  Monday, October 21, 6pm - 7:30pm

The Foundations program promotes an understanding and application of the basic elements of design, creative and analytical thinking, and problem solving. Foundations courses, which all Art & Design majors take in their first two years, are essential to pursuing a program in the visual arts. Read More

Visiting Artists

Seth Green and Stephen Heywood

Demonstrations – Fine Arts Building-Ceramics Studio Room 1054

Wednesday September 11th -------5-7:30 p.m.

Thursday September 12th -------10 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Lecture from 2-3 p.m. Demos continue after lecture until 6 p.m.

For more information Contact – Mark Errol 229-249 4913 or email 

Visit our Visiting Artists page for more information.

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Faculty Exhibition


August 26 - September 13
Opening reception-Monday, August 26, 6-7:30PM
The Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery presents this year's Art & Design Faculty Exhibition.
Questions? Contact Julie Bowland, Gallery Director or call 229. 333.5835.

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 signed gallery contract, a written proposal briefly stating the intent of the desired use of the exhibition space, and 5 images representational of their written proposal. For a group exhibition one student must assume responsibility and sign the contract, though all exhibiting student names must be listed in proposal. Apply for an exhibit now! Submit your proposal to Professor Julie Bowland

Art Student Gallery Proposal 

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A practical handbook of survival in the Department of Art & Design

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Check out these two helpful links to Best Practices in Art History and Academic Writing
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2019-20 Fine Arts Gallery Exhibition Schedule

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Valdosta State University is an accredited institutional member of the
National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

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