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

Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University, BFA, BA, Visual Art, Fine Art, MFA, Art School, Bachelors of Fine Art, Bachelors of Art, Masters of Fine Art, Faculty, Professor, Alumni, Staff, 2D studios, Painting, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Illustration, Elsie Hill

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.
Statesboro Herald, Betty foy sanders department of art, BFSDoArt, GSU, Georgia Southern, Alumni, graphic design 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.





Burke Accepted into the First International Art Competition

Foundations Director, Jessica Burke‘s artwork has been accepted to Art Olympia Biennial 2015. The exhibition is to be held from June 13 – 28, 2015 in the Toshima Gallery located in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan.

Art Olympia is an open art competition held as a biennial event with the goal of discovering talented artists around the world and supporting their activities. The judging will be conducted by a panel of judges from both in and outside of Japan using a fair point system. Also, Art Olympia aims to promote world’s cultural exchanges through art.

Alumni Receives Graphic Design USA Inhouse Design Award

BFSDoArt Master of Fine Arts Candidate, Lindsay (Byrnside) Tyson, assistant director of marketing and communications in the Office of Admissions, won a 2015 American Inhouse Design Award from Graphic Design USA magazine for her design of the Office of Admissions Freshman Road Piece Brochure (shown below).

Winning this award is an honor and I could not have done it without the help of my colleagues,” said Tyson. “Having the privilege of being published in GD USA is not only an achievement for me, but for Georgia Southern as well. This gives our university the opportunity to be showcased and seen nationally by 100,000-plus professionals in the field.

Tyson was one of only 900 winners out of 6,000 entries from across the nation. Graphic Design USA has sponsored the American Inhouse Design Awards for more than five decades, showcasing original and outstanding work by inhouse designers, recognizing them for their talent, for the special challenges they face and for the value they bring to their businesses and institutions.

Tyson also received her BFA in graphic design from Georgia Southern University in 2004.

Office of Admissions Freshman Road Piece Brochure

Hines a Part of Outdoor Photo Festival in North Carolina

Jessica Hines,  Parisian Tutu

Parisian Tutu, Jessica Hines

Jessica Hines, photography professor, is included in the eyes on Mainstreet Outdoor Photo Festival that opened in Wilson, North Carolina, on May 9th and runs through September 7th.
One hundred prominent and emerging photographers from 24 countries have joined forces to help revitalize Historic Downtown Wilson.


MFA Candidate Selected as 20 under 40 Community Leader

Master of Fine Arts Candidate Stephanie (Arends) Neal was recently selected as one of Bulloch County’s 20 Under 40 Community Leaders for 2015. Every year, the Statesboro Herald seeks nominations to identify 20 Bulloch County residents under the age of 40 who are making a mark with professional success and community involvement. A special section in the Herald highlighted these individuals, who range in a variety of fields — business, education, law, medical, philanthropic and civic, in April.





Rushton’s Artwork Selected for National Exhibition

Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University, BFA, BA, Visual Art, Fine Art, MFA, Art School, Bachelors of Fine Art, Bachelors of Art, Masters of Fine Art, Faculty, Professor, Alumni, Staff, printing management, graphic communications management, Graphic Design, Ed Rushton, Edward RushtonGraphic Design Professor, Edward Rushton‘s artwork, Flight 370, was selected to participate in the National Art League‘s 85th Annual Open Exhibition at the National Art League Gallery in Douglaston, NY. The exhibition will be open from May 4 – May 30.

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