About the Department

Welcome to the Department of Art & Design!  Our dynamic programs equip students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies to pursue creative careers in studio art, graphic design, interior design, and art education.  Studio areas include foundations, drawing, ceramics, graphic design, illustration and web design, animation, painting, jewelry and metalsmithing, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.  We also offer study in fields including art history, art criticism, and gallery operations.  Click here to explore our programs further!

We’re glad you’ve decided to visit our website, but we hope you’ll choose to visit us in person. too.  Our students, faculty, and staff would be delighted to meet you and to introduce you to our lovely campus, take you on a tour of our facilities, and tell you more about our department and its programs. 

If you’d like more information about the Department of Art & Design, please contact me personally – I’d be happy to speak with you.

Bruce M. Mackh, PhD
Head, Department of Art & Design
bmmackh@valdosta.edu
(229) 333.5835

Special Initiatives

Degrees and Programs