Art News & Events

Fall 2020 Capstone Exhibition, Resilience

Fine art studio and graphic design students of the Class of 2020 present their Fall 2020 Senior Capstone exhibition, Resilience, November 16, 2020 through January 20, 2021 as a virtual exhibition, available at www.gcsu-art.com.
Works include pieces from a wide variety of mediums and showcases our students' research over the past year of capstone studies.   
Exhibitors: Michelle Gibson, Jessica Hendrix, Parker Kelly, Kent Miller, and Thuy West.

Fall 2020 Leland Gallery and MoFA Exhibits postponed to later term

In effort to lessen the spread the spread of COVID-19 and protect our students, patrons, and GC community, the Department of Art has opted to defer all in-person exhibitions until a later term.  Please follow the Frontpage Events Calendar for notices of virtual events, and please save the date for the Online Senior Capstone Exhibition which opens November 16 at www.gcsu-art.com. We are grateful for your continued support and look forward to seeing you at future events. Thank you.

Spring 2020 President's Purchase Award winners are announced

Works by Jacalyn Carper, Chloe Keadle, and Ansel Moore have been selected as the spring 2020 President's Purchase Award winners and will be added to the Georgia College permanent art collection.
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Spring 2020 Art graduate, Raasha Gutierrez, is featured in the Georgia College Honors newsletter

"Raasha Gutierrez, a senior art history major, interned with the Smithsonian Freer and Sackler Gallery this summer. The GC liberal arts education enabled Raasha to pursue her passions of art, psychology, and research, and the GC faculty had a major impact on encouraging her to apply"  
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Spring 2020 Capstone Exhibition, Visceral

Fine art studio and graphic design students of the Class of 2020 present their Senior Capstone exhibition, Visceral, April 20 through September 30, 2020 as a virtual exhibition, available at gcsu-art.com.
Works include pieces from a wide variety of mediums: Sculpture, Art Installation, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Ceramics, and Graphic Design. 

Exhibitors: Jacalyn Carper, Morgan Drawdy, Raasha Gutierrez, Haley  Janes, Chloe Keadle, Sierra Kirsche, Ashley Kobbe, Jenny Mclure, Alyssa Mccarley, Jonathan Masters, Ansel Moore, Emily Parker, Janet Sanchez, Sara Turner, Lindsey Watts, and Zade Zafar

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Necessary adjustments to the spring 2020 event schedule

In order to quell the spread of COVID-19, the University System of Georgia has mandated that all institutions in its system move to online instruction for the remainder of the semester. Unfortunately, that means the Department of Art needs to cancel the remaining exhibitions and programs planned for the spring 2020 semester. We are grateful for your continued support and look forward to seeing you at future events. Thank you.

Art students to present at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, March 26-28, 2020

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Art students design, make and manufacture virtual-reality board games

A unique collaboration between students of art history and design has resulted in eight digitally-connected board games with real boards, plastic pieces, instructions, info cards and a box—all manufactured by a real company. Games are being unveiled this month and will be on display on the first floor of Ennis Hall, through Wednesday, Dec. 11.

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GC Ceramics Art Students topped the charts again with their Empty Bowls charity event

Thanks go out to the Georgia College community for generosity and service -- donations through the GC ceramics students' event, "Empty Bowls" exceeded last year's and greatly helps those served by the Middle Georgia Community Food Bank.

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Graphic design students' proposals accepted for NCUR conference

Two of Georgia College graphic design students' proposals were accepted to the 2018 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). The conference will be held at the University of Central Oklahoma April 4 -7, 2018.

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Students share art of ceramics, give back to charity

Senior biology major Emmy Thornsberry knew her love of ceramics would continue into college. 

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Class of 2021: Student finds right fit for his passion for graphic design

Incoming first-year student Kelvin Gonzalez was sold on two things when he first visited Georgia College: the possibility to study graphic design through an art major and the small class sizes.

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Student's artwork lands limited-edition merchandise

Art therapy graduate student Kelly Self created "Artsy Bobcat," which will be available in T-shirts, prints and coffee mugs at the university's bookstore by the week of Homecoming.

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Alumni artists from 1937 to 2014 celebrate the opening of Ennis Hall

The first art exhibition held in the newly renovated and reopened Ennis Hall, titled "1937 to 2014", brings together generations of Georgia College alumni artists.

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