Augusta University Department of Art

Augusta University Department of Art The Official Page of the Augusta University Department of Art and The Mary S Byrd Gallery in Augusta, Georgia.
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The Department of Art at Augusta University offers 4 year Bachelors degrees in Art. Concentrations include: painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, and photography. The establishment of a graphic design program is under way and we are now offering classes

3D Design Students have a pop-up show today in the Sculpture & Ceramics Building.  Located at Gorgas & Raines Rd. #augus...
11/26/2019

3D Design Students have a pop-up show today in the Sculpture & Ceramics Building. Located at Gorgas & Raines Rd. #augustauniversity #augustaga #sculpture #design #augustauniversityart

Transporting and installing the final installations on the AU campus
11/20/2019

Transporting and installing the final installations on the AU campus

Weds is the final day of the mad potters student pottery sale. Outside the student center on the Summerville campus. 9-4...
11/20/2019

Weds is the final day of the mad potters student pottery sale. Outside the student center on the Summerville campus. 9-4pm

Installation students out looking at final round of pieces on campus
11/19/2019

Installation students out looking at final round of pieces on campus

I remember that fall term a few years back when the sculpture renovation wasn’t done so we set up shop in the drawing ro...
11/18/2019

I remember that fall term a few years back when the sculpture renovation wasn’t done so we set up shop in the drawing room in wash hall. Oh the good old days😜

Celebrating the mix and match of materials and approaches in the Ceramics Sculpture labs these days. Keel pushing the bo...
11/16/2019

Celebrating the mix and match of materials and approaches in the Ceramics Sculpture labs these days. Keel pushing the boundaries

Moving installation pieces up onto the Summerville campus at Augusta University.
11/14/2019

Moving installation pieces up onto the Summerville campus at Augusta University.

11/13/2019

The Mad Potters Organization @mpo4lyfe has a biannual sale approaching 👀 While this event raises funds for Students & Scholarships, it also introduces established and emerging artists to our local creative community!
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November 18 - 20
9am - 4pm
-Summerville Campus-
Outside of the Student Activity Center & Amphitheater
#augustauniversity #augustauniversityart #augustaga #ceramics #pottery #mpo4lyfe

During a tour of the Sculpture & Ceramics studios, members of the Columbia County Artist Guild were able to experience a...
11/08/2019

During a tour of the Sculpture & Ceramics studios, members of the Columbia County Artist Guild were able to experience a one-off clay mold technique with Professor @brian_rust #augustauniversityart #augustauniversity #augustaga #moldmaking #plaster #ceramics #sculpture #contemporaryart @ Augusta University Department of Art

Installation class learning about creating and showing installation works in a gallery setting. Much fun was had
11/06/2019

Installation class learning about creating and showing installation works in a gallery setting. Much fun was had

Great day for study abroad trips at the International festival on the AU campus. Think about going to England or Italy t...
11/05/2019

Great day for study abroad trips at the International festival on the AU campus. Think about going to England or Italy this summer

GRENDEL opens this week! 👹 @theatreaug presents a unique adaptation of John Gardner’s novel, that describes the story of...
11/05/2019

GRENDEL opens this week! 👹 @theatreaug presents a unique adaptation of John Gardner’s novel, that describes the story of “Beowulf,” but from the monster’s perspective.
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7:30pm November 7-9 and 3:30pm November 10 @aug_maxwelltheatre
#augustauniversityart #augustauniversity #augustaga #theatre #performance #grendel @ Augusta University Maxwell Theatre

Dressing for the season
10/31/2019

Dressing for the season

Plaster cast demo in 3-d
10/31/2019

Plaster cast demo in 3-d

10/31/2019

Working on one big carving

Inquiry 1000 poetry in motion class had its expo. They built kinetic projects
10/26/2019

Inquiry 1000 poetry in motion class had its expo. They built kinetic projects

The @cinemaseriesaug has a diabolical double feature this evening! 💀💀 Also, a spooky shoutout to our talented Graphic De...
10/25/2019

The @cinemaseriesaug has a diabolical double feature this evening! 💀💀 Also, a spooky shoutout to our talented Graphic Design students for the posters! Come by the @aug_maxwelltheatre - if you dare...
#augustauniversityart #augustauniversity #maxwelltheatre #cinemaseries #augustaga #graphicdesign #film @ Augusta University Maxwell Theatre

Our very own @cherylgoldslegerart & @shannonmmorris will be presenting this Friday at Palazzo Bembo in Venice for Land(i...
10/24/2019

Our very own @cherylgoldslegerart & @shannonmmorris will be presenting this Friday at Palazzo Bembo in Venice for Land(ing) Art week! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Congratulations you two, we’re so proud! #augustauniversity #augustauniversityart #ecc_venice #contemporaryart #augustaga

Our Studio Technician, Brian McGrath, has been researching and experimenting with new materials and processes for the de...
10/23/2019

Our Studio Technician, Brian McGrath, has been researching and experimenting with new materials and processes for the department 👀 come see the results!
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Join us for a reception this Thursday, 10/24, from 4-5pm in the Sculpture & Ceramics Studio (Gorgas Rd & Rains Rd) - Open to the public, bring a friend! #augustauniversity #augustauniversityart #research #contemporaryart #sculpture #multimedia @ Augusta University, Summerville Campus

Details of many different materials being used by sculpture students
10/23/2019

Details of many different materials being used by sculpture students

Brian McGrath showing the non major ceramics folks a way to use silk screen to apply photo based images onto clay
10/22/2019

Brian McGrath showing the non major ceramics folks a way to use silk screen to apply photo based images onto clay

The Discovery Talks are a great way to hear Professionals describe their creative process, and to learn about the new di...
10/22/2019

The Discovery Talks are a great way to hear Professionals describe their creative process, and to learn about the new discoveries within our University. 🔬 Our very own @osborne_anim will be presenting alongside Dr. Andy Hauger & Dr. Craig Albert. See you there! #augustauniversity #augustauniversityart #augustaga #research #animation

We hope you can join us this week for a wonderful opportunity to meet working Artists and learn about their backgrounds ...
10/21/2019

We hope you can join us this week for a wonderful opportunity to meet working Artists and learn about their backgrounds in the Creative Industry! This event has been fun & informative in the past, thank you @cherylgoldslegerart @onofriofornes @brian_rust @osborne_anim for the support!
#augustauniversityart #augustauniversity #augustaga #contemporaryart #artcareer

Learning how to run a plasma cutter in installation class
10/18/2019

Learning how to run a plasma cutter in installation class

The 3-d labs are getting the seasonal treatment
10/18/2019

The 3-d labs are getting the seasonal treatment

How the good gets done in the ceramics lab
10/17/2019

How the good gets done in the ceramics lab

Come get your hands dirty! @sass.augusta invites YOU to come collaborate in clay! 😸 #augustauniversity #augustauniversit...
10/16/2019

Come get your hands dirty! @sass.augusta invites YOU to come collaborate in clay! 😸 #augustauniversity #augustauniversityart #augustaga #collaboration

10/09/2019

The wasp are big this year

As they say, the devil is in the details. Details of AU installation Quad project. Students learning the details of publ...
10/09/2019

As they say, the devil is in the details. Details of AU installation Quad project. Students learning the details of public Sculpture. Projects up til Oct 25 2019. AU Summerville campus Historical Quadrangle

Professor Rust’s Installation class has an opening reception in the Summerville Campus Quad - Wednesday, Oct 9th - 10:30...
10/08/2019

Professor Rust’s Installation class has an opening reception in the Summerville Campus Quad - Wednesday, Oct 9th - 10:30am till noon. Open to the public, refreshments provided!🍦
Image detail @little.gnome.art
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#augustauniversityart #augustaga #installationart #contemporaryart

Hope everyone is able to check out the @westobou Festival this weekend! 🎡 Excellent curation this year, with plenty of o...
10/04/2019

Hope everyone is able to check out the @westobou Festival this weekend! 🎡 Excellent curation this year, with plenty of opportunities to experience Art, Performance, and Music in the community! - Be sure to visit our very own @mariannawils and her box truck installation 🚛👏🏽 #augustauniversityart #augustaga #westobou #contemporaryart #music #performance #installation #newmedia

So many fun & exciting events this week in Augusta through the  @westobou Festival! Be sure to catch our showcase with T...
09/30/2019

So many fun & exciting events this week in Augusta through the @westobou Festival! Be sure to catch our showcase with Terry Galloway & Donna Marie Nudd! #augustauniversityart #augustaga #westobou #theatre

Installation class working on first outdoor project for the AU quad
09/27/2019

Installation class working on first outdoor project for the AU quad

Cardboard project reception fall 2019
09/26/2019

Cardboard project reception fall 2019

CUT & PASTE ✂️ Collage projects in progress for Professor Pace’s 2D Design class. #augustauniversityart #augustauniversi...
09/26/2019

CUT & PASTE ✂️ Collage projects in progress for Professor Pace’s 2D Design class. #augustauniversityart #augustauniversity #augustaga #collage #design @ Augusta University, Summerville Campus

@cinemaseriesaug returns this Thursday with 2 showings of “TEL AVIV ON FIRE” - Free admission at @aug_maxwelltheatre #au...
09/25/2019

@cinemaseriesaug returns this Thursday with 2 showings of
“TEL AVIV ON FIRE” - Free admission at @aug_maxwelltheatre #augustauniversityart #augustauniversity #augustaga #film

The 3D Design Students have a Cardboard Exhibition that opens in the Washington Hall Towers this Thursday! 📦 Free & open...
09/25/2019

The 3D Design Students have a Cardboard Exhibition that opens in the Washington Hall Towers this Thursday! 📦 Free & open to the public! #augustauniversityart #augustaga #design #augustauniversity #cardboard

09/24/2019

Efforts & Omelettes - Professor Onofrio’s 3D Design students experience the EGG DROP 🍳 #augustauniversityart #augustaga #design #sculpture #augustauniversity

Obvara Firing today in Professor Pacheco’s upper-level Ceramics class 🔥 #augustauniversityart #augustaga #ceramics #mpo4...
09/23/2019

Obvara Firing today in Professor Pacheco’s upper-level Ceramics class 🔥 #augustauniversityart #augustaga #ceramics #mpo4life #madpottersorganization #augustauniversityceramics

AU Art,Film, and Humanities students Consider the summer 2020 Italian Study Abroad trip.  Earn studio art/film or humani...
09/23/2019

AU Art,Film, and Humanities students
Consider the summer 2020 Italian Study Abroad trip. Earn studio art/film or humanities credit, We see Rome, Siena, Florence and Turin with stops in several beautiful small towns as well. See all the major artists and monuments, important film locations, but also explore the countryside of Tuscany. This is a term 2 summer 2020 trip with AU class sessions before and after the travel component. Travel dates are May 20-June 3 2020. You can take up to 2 classes (6 credits) Contact Prof. Brian Rust or Matthew Buzzell of the Dept of Art or AU Study Abroad for more details.

https://www.augusta.edu/studyabroad/italy-artfilm.php

PHYGITAL MUSE - An exhibition by Bojana Ginn, opens in the @marybyrdgallery this Thursday, 9/19 - Reception at 6pm. Free...
09/19/2019

PHYGITAL MUSE - An exhibition by Bojana Ginn, opens in the @marybyrdgallery this Thursday, 9/19 - Reception at 6pm. Free and open to the public!
#augustauniversityart #augustaga #bojanaginn #marysbyrdgallery #newmedia #fiberart #contemporaryart

Check out Dr. Melanie O’Meara’s presentation - “Elasticity in the Photograph ‘Scherzo di Follia’” 🙌🏽#augustauniversityar...
09/17/2019

Check out Dr. Melanie O’Meara’s presentation - “Elasticity in the Photograph ‘Scherzo di Follia’” 🙌🏽#augustauniversityart #augustaga #research #theatre

PHYGITAL MUSE - an Exhibition by Atlanta based Artist, Bojana Ginn, opens at the @marybyrdgallery this week! #augustauni...
09/17/2019

PHYGITAL MUSE - an Exhibition by Atlanta based Artist, Bojana Ginn, opens at the @marybyrdgallery this week! #augustauniversityart #augustaga #bojanaginn #marysbyrdgallery #ellsworthkellyfoundation

THE 19th & 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows - Presented at the @aug_maxwelltheatre on the Summerville Campus, Septemb...
09/16/2019

THE 19th & 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows - Presented at the @aug_maxwelltheatre on the Summerville Campus, September 17th. ✅ 2 separate shows, 1pm & 7pm, both with International, Oscar-nominated content. Q&A with Producer/Curator Ron Diamond following the 7pm showing. This will be a FREE & EXCITING event! #augustauniversityart #augustaga #animation #animationshowofshows #maxwelltheatre

https://jagwire.augusta.edu/moving-photographs-a-vanishing-georgia-headed-from-augusta-to-to-louisiana/?fbclid=IwAR1kUGg...
09/14/2019
'Moving Photographs: A Vanishing Georgia' headed from Augusta to Louisiana

https://jagwire.augusta.edu/moving-photographs-a-vanishing-georgia-headed-from-augusta-to-to-louisiana/?fbclid=IwAR1kUGgE-TPOpyF0ypxntabt9tDpEd8s845HSUmuZ5K5ezSWh251-u6w4OM

Dr. Melanie Kitchens O'Meara, assistant professor of performance studies in the Department of Art and Design at Augusta University, along with six of her students, will be traveling to Louisiana State University this week to present the play "Moving Photographs: A Vanishing Georgia."

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