Monday, October 20, 2008

Monday, March 10, 2008

New BFA Web SIte

If you want to see more student and faculty work, take a gander at our new web site. The link is on the right of the blog. r

The Amazing Race

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Painting crit

Students in "Intro to Painting" sit down and enjoy a little critique session. The assignment prodded class members to try and capture their interpretation of an instrument with simple strokes of a paintbrush. Everyone listened and contributed their point of view. Good times live on! Guest verbage by jesse B. r

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Recent photography

A cross section of recent student work. r

100% lego

Junior design student Clay Doss got bored over Christmas break and turned his creativity to Lego. He is currently building a Lego powered grandfather clock in his dorm room. r

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Girls hang out on myspace, boys play video games

So I just had these two girls in my office and mySpace came up in the conversation. I told them someone had created a myspace for the department and "be my friend" requests emails came to me but I did not have the user name or password to deny or accept. I commented that 95% of the requests came from female names and they made the statement that girls hang out on myspace, but boys do other stuff like play video games. This brought to mind the following posters that a design student (male) created last semester. r

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

It is everywhere

Visual communication is everywhere, touching everything we do, everything we see, everything we buy: we see it on billboards and in Bibles, on taxi receipts and on websites, on birth certificates and on gift certificates, on the folded circulars inside jars of aspirin and on the thick pages of children’s chubby board books.

It is the boldly directional arrows on street signs and the blurred, frenetic typography on the title sequence to E.R. It is the bright green logo for the New York Jets and the monochromatic front page of the Wall Street Journal. It is hang-tags in clothing stores, postage stamps and food packaging, fascist propaganda posters and brainless junk mail.

As creative individuals our walls are often plastered with visual inspiration
. The following are pictures of student spaces. Do something kind today. r