BFSDoArt Alumni are Getting Hired!

Congratulations to the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art Alumni who have accepted new jobs!

Eastdil Graphic Design Alumni, Collin Schwartz (’13) is now a Graphic Designer at Eastdil Secured. Eastdil Secured is a real estate investment banking company that uniquely combines capital markets expertise with an in-depth understanding of real estate fundamentals to execute a wide range of real estate transactions to meet the needs of their clients.
Kaneva Ashleigh Amrine (’14), who minored in art, is working as a software engineer at Kaneva in Atlanta. Amrine is working with video games which she describes as a creative challenge. She also continues to paint while working full time as an engineer.
Zulily Brittany Kolar (’13), Graphic Design alumni, is now a Graphic Designer at Zulily. Zulily is an American e-commerce company. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, zulily sells clothing, toys, and home products. Zulily was started in 2009 by Blue Nile executives. Its initial public offering valued the company at $2.6 billion.
SalesFusion Graphic Design Alumni, Victor Martinez (’06) Customer Experience Manager at Salesfusion. Customer experience management is made up of the processes a company uses to track, oversee and organize every interaction between a customer and the organization throughout the customer lifecycle.
IHM As the new Marketing Graphic Designer at Integrated Health Management, Graphic Design Alumni, Jenny Hager (’08), is designing print and web ads for client’s specific needs. Integrated Health Management (IHM) is a business management & consulting firm based out of New Orleans, Louisiana that has assisted physician groups thrive since 1995.


Anderson Ranch Arts Center Summer Workshops

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Anderson Ranch Arts Center Summer Workshop Registration is open!

Anderson Ranch is offering 140 workshops this summer. Whether you are an established artist looking for an in-depth experience to perfect your skills or looking to immerse yourself in a new medium for the first time, they’ve got a workshop you are sure to enjoy!

Photography and New Media
CNC Router and Digital Fabrication
Furniture and Woodworking
Painting and Drawing


Applications are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis, so apply soon!




2015 CLEC Lecture: The Geometry of Music

The Department of Mathematics would like to invite you to Dmitri Tymoczko‘s talk on The Geometry of Music.

Professor Tymoczko is a composer at Princeton University and has used the geometric language of orbifolds to understand and classify chords. This should be an enchanting lecture which should please a large audience.

Thursday, March 5th
IT Building 1004
reception starts at 5 pm
lecture starts at 5:30 pm

For more information, please contact Jimmy Dillies at​

MFA Candidate’s Work to be Featured in LogoLounge

LogoloungeMaster of Fine Arts Candidate Stephanie Arends Neal will have work featured in the ninth volume of LogoLounge. More than 22,000 logos were considered this year and only the top designs remained. Winning logos will be published in one of the best-selling graphic design book series in the world, which will be released by HOW/F+W Media, Inc in early 2016. The panel of international judges for this years competition included Kendrick Kidd of Shepherd Agency, Matt McCracken of Doublenaut, Sebastian Padilla of Anagrama, Ian Paget of LogoGeek, Tracy Sabin of Sabingrafik, Christopher Simmons of MINE, Matt Stevens of Design Office of Matt Stevens, and Alina Wheeler of Designing Brand Identity.

Professions in Practice: Holly Akkerman


Holly Akkerman

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art hosted Holly Akkerman, the first speaker for their spring Professions in Practice Series, on Thursday, February 12. Akkerman is currently the Creative Director for the Jepson Center/Telfair Museum in Savannah, GA. Holly’s designs have been recognized by the American Association of Museums, Southeastern Museums Conference, Savannah Advertising Federation, and the Communicator Awards. Holly is active in her local design community, recently serving as the 2013 SEMC Publication Competition Chair and Judge. She is skilled at print design, branding, typography, photography, exhibition design, digital communications, and marketing. Holly is also an artist, museumist, and pattern designer.

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