Studio & Digital Arts

Academics

Exhibitions

April

Senior Studio Art Exhibit "Ex Nihilo: Breath of Life"

April 14 - May 3, 2016

The show will include work from the entirety of their scholastic careers and will feature photography, drawing, painting, and sculpture.

The exhibit will run from April 14 - May 3, with the artist’s reception and opening ceremony scheduled for Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 6-8:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public. 

March

Juried Digital Arts Competition 

March 24 - April 9, 2016

The show features animation, branding, game design, interactive design, illustration, and packaging. Mike Justice and Joey Wofford were judges. 

Best of Show
Love Opens Doors by Rachel Woolard 

Animation:
1st- Gunslinger Games Logo Intro by Benjamin Nicholes 
2nd- Liberty Football Intro by Benjamin Nicholes 
3rd- Liberty Spirit by Kevin Scott 
No HM

Branding
1st- Brewvita by Hannah Weatherington 
2nd- Little Pilot by Molly Reedy 
3rd- Love Opens Doors by Rachel Woolard 
HM- King Croissant by Garrett Shue 
HM- Magellan & Co. by Rachel Woolard 
HM- Molly Shawn by Molly Reedy 

Game Design:
1st- Swim, Jim! By Rachel Woolard
2nd- Dracon by Benjamin Nicholes 
3rd- NinjaKat by Corinn Bedell
No HM

Illustration:
1st- Blood Ran Red by Mariannette Oyola-Perez
2nd- Chef Willie by Cassie Torgent 
3rd- Klines Dairy Bar by Rachel Woolard 
HM- Sucre Candies by Maegan Moore 
HM- Heartfelt Designs by Maegan Moore
HM- The Lilies by Olivia Smith 

Interactive Design:
1st- All in One: Liberty University by Jenna Hernandez
2nd- Stargazer App by Rebekah Brenny 
3rd- Scott Family by Kevin Scott 
HM- Hive by Sarah Wang
HM- Website by Grayson Guffey
HM- Coat of Arms by Isaac Apon 

Graphic Design
1st-  Love Opens Doors by Rachel Woolard 
2nd- Sucre Candies by Maegan Moore 
3rd- InkStory Identity by Maegan Moore  
HM- Bloom by Hannah Weatherington 
HM- Reload Film Festival by Benjamin Nicholes 
HM- Summertime Watermelon Company by Garrett Shue 

Packaging
1st- Summertime Watermelon Company by Garrett Shue 
2nd- Sucre Candies by Maegan Moore 
3rd- Vapor Card Co. by Dustin Phelps 
HM- Jabalpur Chocolates by Jordan Stroud 
HM- Frosted by Lana Dewult 
HM-Whoa Dude by Garrett Shue
 

February

Ann Wharton: Artist. Innovator. Pioneer.

Feb. 19 - March 10, 2016

The show will feature a retrospective of the work of Ann Wharton. 

In 1983, she was hired as a journalism professor, and this led to her becoming the faculty advisor for the start up of The Liberty Champion at Liberty University.

January

Monique Maloney Faculty Exhibit "Beauty from Beneath" 

Jan. 21 - Feb. 13, 2016

The show will feature a collection of garden-inspired patterns and products. A selection of patterns and products will be for sale. 

December

A Selection from our Permanent Collection 

Dec. 14 - Jan. 13, 2016

The show will include a selection of our permanent collection and will feature Lois Virginia Babb, Anna Bangley, Jo Ann Cannon, Olga "Olly" Guenther, David Heath, Michael Holter, Rodney Laughon, Robert D. Martin, G.K. Termar, and Charlie Turner.

*The gallery will be closed from Dec. 21-28 and Jan. 1. Due to Winter beak, the gallery will be closed on Saturdays. 

November

Studio Art Exhibition 

Nov. 12 - Dec. 9, 2015

The show will include work from the entirety of their scholastic careers and will feature photography, drawing, painting, and sculpture.

The exhibit will run from Nov. 12 – Dec. 9, 2015, with the artist’s reception and opening ceremony scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public. 

October

Graphic Design Exhibition  

Oct. 22 - Nov. 7, 2015

The show will feature diverse art styles and media by our graduating Graphic Design seniors.

The exhibit will run from Oct. 22 – Nov. 7, 2015, with the artist’s reception and opening ceremony scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public. 

September

Butch Hartman: Cartoon Creator 

Sept. 17 - Oct. 17, 2015

The Liberty University Art Gallery annual opening exhibition for the 2015 – 2016 academic year is “Butch Hartman: Cartoon Creator.” This will be a one-person exhibition and sale presenting the work of artist/writer/producer Butch Hartman. 

Hartman is the creator and executive producer of the hit, animated shows “The Fairly OddParents,” “Danny Phantom,” and “T.U.F.F. Puppy.” Hartman also wrote and directed episodes of “Dexter’s Laboratory,” “Cow & Chicken” and “Johnny Bravo.”

The exhibit will run from Sept. 17 – Oct. 17, 2015, with the artist’s reception and opening ceremony scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Child-friendly activities will also be available in Green Hall, Room 1945a. 

The department of Studio & Digital Arts would also like to invite you to attend a forum by Butch Hartman. He will speak about his life, career, and spiritual experiences. This will be held Sept. 16 in DeMoss Hall, room 1113 from 5–6:30 p.m.