Archives for Art & Design

Retiring art professor presents artwork in campus show

Jan. 19, 2017 | Art | Stevens Art Gallery is hosting an exhibit by Dr. Faye Doran, professor of art, until Jan. 30. The showcase of Doran’s work is presented in honor of her retirement in May 2017. Featuring more than 50 pieces of art, Doran’s display includes realistic renderings using materials such as colored pencil and oil pastels; illustrations created with ink spots and
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Art and Design showcases works from international trip

Sept. 19, 2016 | Art & Design | The department of art and design is showcasing student photography and journals in Stevens Art Gallery from the department’s summer international trip across Europe. The reception is Wednesday Sept. 21 from 4-6 p.m. From Sept. 13-Oct. 6, Amy Cox, assistant professor of art, led 21 students through Italy, Spain, France and England. Students were required to complete
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Categories: Academics and University.

Interior design program receives six-year reaccreditation

May 16, 2016 | Interior Design The art and design department’s interior design program has received a six-year reaccreditation from the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). The CIDA board made their decision following an evaluation visit to Harding’s campus Oct. 3-6, 2015. “Unlike many accreditation processes, we are primarily judged on student projects, and it requires a lot of evidence that is very organized,”
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Categories: Academics and University.

Students rebrand local business

March 29, 2016 | Art & Design | Business | Stevens Art Gallery is featuring an exhibit this week by graphic design, interior design and marketing students highlighting projects students created to rebrand the Searcy restaurant Pasta Grill. Groups formed by students from each major worked with the restaurant on a marketing report and plans for interior and exterior of a new space. They also
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Categories: Academics, Recent Events, and University.

“They’re very supportive and encouraging of whatever you want to pursue.”

College of Arts & Humanities | Art & Design For many students, favorite aspects of college include social life, sporting events, clubs or just the connections made in four years. For senior painting major Thomas Coffey, the best part of college for him has been the department of art and design. Coffey attributes this largely to the opportunity the department gives him to improve his
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Categories: Students.

“I’m a visual thinker…”

College of Arts and Humanities | Art & Design College is a time of self-discovery for many students, discovering gifts and talents as well as weaknesses you never knew you had. For senior graphic design major Jewelya Williams, that is exactly what college has been for her. “I came to Harding, and I did not know that I could draw,” Williams said. “I thought I
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“The teachers want to help you grow as a designer and artist…”

College of Arts & Humanities | Art & Design Senior graphic design student Jennifer Allen made the most of her design connections after gaining her most recent summer internship with Duck Commander in Louisiana through people she met at Harding. “I think what makes Harding unique is that there are people from different states, and you get so many different connections,” Allen said. “There are
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“The program here has given me a lot of experience…”

College of Arts & Humanities | Art & Design As any student athlete can attest, balancing any major and collegiate sports can be a challenge. As an interior design student and member of the Bison baseball team, Davis Richardson is learning to do just that. “It’s definitely a lot of work,” Richardson said. “It requires a lot of hours to complete the projects that we
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Categories: Students.

Stevens Art Center presents joint exhibit of artwork

February 3, 2015 | The Stevens Art Center is hosting a joint exhibit of artwork by professors Ron and Faye Doran. The exhibit includes drawings, weavings, ceramics and fiber art by Faye and photographs and ceramics by Ron. The couple’s exhibit will be on display in the Stevens Art Center gallery until Feb. 20. The exhibit features photographs from Ron, who is also a botanist,
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