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Several Drawing majors received awards and assistantships

Erin Jones and Deborah Rule were both awarded Assistantships at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.

Deborah Rule, Jennifer Grant and Catherine Widener were all recipients of awards at the EUReCA ceremony for their installations of creative work.

College Scholar student Kelsey Roy (BA, 2012), whose final project was to produce a children’s book, “Nemanee”, has been accepted into Columbia University’s Publishing Program.

Israel Ceja, (BA,2011) has been accepted into the Architecture Program at the University of Oregon.


Senior in Graphic Design places in EURECA competition


Tara Sripunvoraskul, a senior in the Graphic Design area, was featured in the Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURECA). It was a Chinese language mobile app. Below is the abstract for the project:

“This experiment has been designed to initially explore and eventually evaluate the quality of learning experienced by students who authored learning modules for their peers vs. consuming material authored by an instructor or other primary content author.

This project uses the ARIS platform to create immersive language tutorials in Chinese and are developed by students to increase participation and engagement to bridge the gap of learning the material to be used in real-world situations The tutorials or “mods” being generated could be components to create a standalone game which will allow future students to explore the material in a traditional gaming vernacular. The mods include ways to interact with other students through sharing of photos and videos, social media aspects most students are already use too.

‘When we play a game we learn about our own patterns and out own styles through the game, and oftentimes we try on new kinds of ways of seeing the world or ways of acting in the world that I think surprise us and give us an opportunity to reflect on how we interact in life.’ (Macklin, 2012)”

Tara’s faculty advisor for this was Graphic Design professor, Cary Staples.

Art student is a winner in EUReCA

Art student Jennifer Grant was a EUReCA winner this year with her installation, “You Know Your Voice is Kind of Nice When Your Mouth Isn’t Screwing it up.”
Image courtesy of The Daily Beacon.

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