Facilities TourSuccessful art and design students require adequate space to explore, professional equipment to use when completing assignments, and state-of-the-art technology to ensure they are at the forefront of the design fields at all times. Providing students with the tools they need for success in their degree programs, the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art has four outstanding facilities filled with professional equipment and current technology.


Center for Art & Theatre, Georgia Southern University

Administration Hours 

Center for Art & Theatre

Map: Center for Art & Theatre (.PDF)

Constructed in 2008, the Center for Art & Theatre is a breathtaking venue for art exhibitions and events. With more than 5,000 square feet of galleries, the facility is located near historic Sweetheart Circle on Georgia Southern’s campus. Permanent collections include the diverse Betty Foy Sanders Georgia Artists Collection and Smith Callaway Banks Southern Folk Art Collection. An active exhibition schedule features several annual student exhibitions that showcase student accomplishments and provide professional exhibition experience for all levels of BFSDoArt students.

For more information on gallery programming and to see what’s currently on display, visit the Center for Art & Theatre website.

Administrative Office Hours

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art administrative offices and galleries are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and are closed on federal holidays.

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Ceramic & Sculpture Studios; Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art

 Technician Hours 

Ceramics & Sculpture Building

Map: Ceramics & Sculpture Building (.PDF)

The Ceramics & Sculpture Building (2000) is a full service 3D environment with a creative workspace that features an abundant variety of kilns, metal production tools — including those for casting, welding, fabrication and forging — and clay, plaster, wood- and wax-working activities for the traditionalist.

For the contemporary artist, the studio is equipped with a rapid prototyping printer for Computer Automated Design (CAD) and Computer Automated Manufacturing (CAM). In addition, the building houses a glaze calculation laboratory with a ceramics yard for experimental kiln construction and firing.

Studio Technician Hours*

Studio Technician
Monday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – closed –
Sunday – closed –


Available Software

               Microsoft Word PowerPoint Excel 3DS Max AutoCAD Hyper Glaze Rhinoceros



Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art Visual Arts Building

Technician Hours | Available Software 

Map: Visual Arts Building (.PDF)

In addition to the Jewelry/Small Metals Studio and Graphic Communication Management (GCM) labs, the Visual Arts Building is home to the Foundations Program, Graphic Design, Art History, 2D, and 4D studios.

In Fall 2014, the Foundations Program will cut the ribbon to a new foundations wing that will be designated to the Area F studio courses, including 2D and 3D Foundation Studios.

GCM’s Screen and Specialty Print Lab is nestled next to the Print, Paper, and Book Arts studio, allowing for a perfect comparison of past and present printing techniques. Four computer labs are stocked with Apple’s Macintosh computers and loaded with the latest industry software. In addition, a Photo Shooting Studio, complete with backdrops, is available to students.
Lab Monitors facilitate student usage of open computer labs and the photography shooting lab.

On-site Studio Technicians monitor all studios for the health and wellbeing of students.

Lab Monitor / Studio Technician Hours*

Lab Monitor Studio Technician
Monday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday  – closed –  – closed –
Sunday  – closed –  – closed –


Available Software

               Microsoft Word PowerPoint Excel GarageBand   Google Sketchup Blender Final Cut Express MiXscope Audacity EasyRotator Wavepad Eye-One Match 3 Comic Life Macromedia Director MX MorphX Meshlab iWork ToonBoom

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Last updated: 5/26/2016

Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art • PO Box 8032 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5358 • • (map)