Art & Design News

Under the guidance of University System of Georgia, Valdosta State University has made many changes to our current methods of operation in response to the COVID-19 health concerns and prevention measures. Many campus operations have been modified, emphasizing reduced public access hours and remote working assignments. Please note that the safety and health of our students, faculty, staff, and our patrons is paramount at this time. As a result, all events through May 10 have been canceled. Please refer to the VSU web site for updates and campus developments.  Thank You


Senior-Virtual-Exhibit 2020

VSU College of the Arts BFA ID, BFA & BA Studio:


“Every member of our senior class seeks to convey the truth of our life experiences within our art. We use radical, social and political ideas in our work, directly engaging with our audience to promote conversation and understanding.Creativity is essential to our personal growth and the expression of our individual truths, and design is our vehicle to engage the public, to educate and inform. Every one of us are unapologetically ourselves, and this show is documentation of our lives and our art in-progress; ​Presented to you, In BOLD. ”... Read More

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

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