Bielski’s Painting Accepted to Indiana University Art Exhibition

Getting to Third, Sarah Bielski

Sarah Bielski’s painting, Getting to Third, was featured in the catalog for the show 2015 Indiana University East Inaugural Juried Art Exhibition: Gender. The exhibit will be open from April 9-June 19 in the Whitewater Hall Art Gallery. The juried art exhibit is supported by the IU East School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Diversity Commission. The exhibit coincides with the 27th Annual Indiana University Women’s and Gender Studies Undergraduate Conference being held at IU East April 9-10.

The exhibit includes 2-D, 3-D and video. The artwork selected for the exhibit specifically deals with the fluidity of gender and sexuality; commentary on and/or challenging the conventional gendered language in visual art; reworking the conventions of representing gender and gendered bodies; investigating the shifting gender roles in today’s society; questioning the stereotypes of femininity and masculinity; the state of today’s parenthood; and promoting greater understanding of the LGBTQ community.

BFSDoArt Alumni are Getting Hired!

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

MFA Alumni, Alicia Perez (’12), is now the Lead of Sales at Blick Art Materials in San Diego, California.
Blick Art Materials is one of the largest and oldest providers of art suppliers in the United States.
Graphic Design Alumni, Ashley Clement (’09), is now a UI / UX Designer at ADP.
ADP, LLC., is an American provider of business outsourcing solutions. Headquartered in New Jersey, ADP provides comprehensive payroll services, employee benefits administration and human capital management solutions for businesses of all sizes.


Assistant Professor’s Artwork Accepted to Regional Art Competition

AMF Victory Bowling Lanes and Backus Caddlica Pontiac Dealership, Elsie Hill

Elsie Hill, Assistant Professor, has artwork included in the Art Fields Regional Art Competition located in Lake City, South Carolina. With $100,000 in cash prizes given to artists from across the Southeast, ArtFields is the largest arts competition of its kind, lasting nine days. Winners are determined by votes from ArtFields attendees and a juried panel of visual arts professionals: William Pittman Andrews is the Director of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, Louisiana, William Underwood Eiland is the director of the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia. Leslie Rankow is the president and founder of Leslie Rankow Fine Arts, a New York based art advisory firm dedicated to the private collector of contemporary, modern and American art.


Professor Hill has Artwork Accepted to National Exhibition in NC

Elsie Hill has artwork accepted to the Maria J. Howard Arts Center 53rd National Juried Art Exhibition. The juror, Edie Carpenter is the Director of Curatorial and Artists Programs at Green Hill Center for NC Art has an art background that combines a wide-ranging knowledge of contemporary NC visual art with international art experience.

Bielski Places Second at National Juried Art Exhibition

Assistant Professor, Sarah Bielski’s painting Pearl Necklace won second place at the At The Walker National Multi-Media Juried Art Exhibition Open Exhibition 2015. At The Walker art exhibition will be open on April 11th through 8 p.m. to allow visitors to view the show.

Hill’s Painting Accepted to National Juried Exhibition

Elsie Hill’s painting accepted to exhibition

Artwork created by Elsie Hill has been accepted to the Fusion National Juried Exhibition located at the Arc Gallery in San Fracisco, CA and will be open from May 2 – June 20, 2015.  The juror of the exhibition is Olivia Ongpin of Luna Rienne Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Fusion exhibition aims to showcase artwork that is the binding of two or more things into something new that possesses properties of both, incorporating different styles, ideas and designs.

Professor Hill’s Work is Exhibited and Wins Awards

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Elsie Hill

Since January 2015, Elsie Hill has been selected to exhibit pieces from her newest body of work, Visual Representations of Discarded Architecture, in several nationally juried exhibitions. She also presented the work at the 2015 Annual Research Symposium at Georgia Southern and won a Scholarly Pursuits Award from the Office of Research Services and Sponsored Programs at Georgia Southern.

2D Professor’s Work Accepted into Hyde Gallery

Jessica Burke‘s artwork has been accepted to the Art of the South, Hyde Gallery, at the Memphis College of Art in Memphis, Tennessee. The artwork will be up from May 20 – July 31. The juror for exhibition was Wayne White.

BFSDoArt Alumni are Getting Hired!

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

SNF, Alumni, BFSDoArt, Betty Foy Sanders, Department of Art, Graphic Design MFA Alumni, Lindsey Sullivan (’15), is the new Marketing Design and Support Specialist at SNF Holding Company.
Headquartered near Savannah, Georgia, SNF serves municipal water treatment facilities and the manufacturing, mining, oil, natural gas, personal care and agricultural industries.
Graphic Design Alumni, Mallory Biggers (’15), is the new Graphic Designer and Assistant Editor at the Statesboro Herald.
The Statesboro herald brings daily local news to the Bulloch County community through newspapers, magazines, and online publications.
Aaron Ward (’14), Graphic Design Alumni, is now the Lead Graphic Designer at Eclipse Web Media in Atlanta, GA.
Since 2007, Eclipse Web Media has delivered custom internet marketing solutions and was founded in response to the rapid blending of web design, SEO, and web video production industries.
Graphic Design Alumni, Brittni Favorite (’15), is the new Junior Developer and Designer at Electric Lemonade in Savannah, GA.
Electric Lemonade is a full-service legal marketing results-driven Internet marketing company dedicated to full transparency and return-on-investment tracking.


Burke’s Artwork Accepted to National Arts Festival

Jessica Burke’s Artwork

Jessica Burke, Foundations Director, has work accepted to Connections 2015: Glitter Bomb, a National Arts Festival located in San Francisco, California. The exhibition will be at the SOMArts Cultural Center from June 4 – 27.





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