Alumnus Stewart Rosburg presents to Motion Design Hopefuls

Posted by on Dec 11, 2016 in Animation | No Comments
Alumnus Stewart Rosburg presents to Motion Design Hopefuls

Stewart Rosburg, an SVAD graduate, recently met with freelance hopefuls to answer questions on what it’s like to be a freelance motion designer after school. Stewart became interested in motion design in high school and always knew that it was something he wanted to make a career out of. He was a proactive student–he didn’t wait […]

Student’s Work on Display at Chattanooga’s New Family Justice Center

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in Fine Art | No Comments
Student’s Work on Display at Chattanooga’s New Family Justice Center

Student artwork from Southern Adventist University’s School of Visual Art and Design were on display at the unveiling of Chattanooga’s newly built Family Justice Center. Established in July of 2015, the mission of the Family Justice Center is to stop family violence in the community and reduce the economic impact of violence in the area. […]

Steps of Faith, an Interview with Aaron Adams

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Animation | One Comment
Steps of Faith, an Interview with Aaron Adams

  Aaron Adams pursued a degree in animation as part of SVAD’s first animation class in 1998. He describes himself as an “obsessed” art student, but perhaps a more accurate word would be driven. He did whatever he could to work on projects in and outside lab hours, continually trying to raise is personal standards […]

EliOli visit SVAD

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Film | No Comments
EliOli visit SVAD

SVAD enjoyed a recent visit from the dynamic duo, EliOli, Elena and Olivia Ceballos. The twin sisters are production designers at DreamWorks TV currently working on Veggietales In The House. They were accompanied by Beau Sherman, production coordinator for Big Idea. The three were happy to talk to the students about their roles in the […]

SVAD At SONscreen 2016

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Film | No Comments
SVAD At SONscreen 2016

SONScreen is the largest annual Adventist film festival, and 2016 was no different! SONScreen aims to encourage and promote Christian filmmaking. The festival puts the best Christian films on display in a contest featuring variety of genres. The festival was held in Chantilly, Virginia during the March 28-April 1 weekend. The closer locality to Southern’s campus allowed more than […]

Best of BA Gallery Showing

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in Fine Art | No Comments
Best of BA Gallery Showing

The gallery’s latest showing, Best of BA, is a culmination of the best work from Bachelors of Art students. Almost of all of the work on display was created by upperclassmen BA students. Bachelors of Art students are not required to present a gallery showing, while the Bachelors of Fine Art students are. However, the […]

Springbreak Film Shoot 2016

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Film | No Comments
Springbreak Film Shoot 2016

While many students departed Southern’s campus in lieu of a vacation trip, more than a dozen intrepid film students stayed to work on the annual tradition of a spring break film project. This year’s short film was a little different than previous projects, which made for a challenging but exciting film set experience. The story, a […]

Buzzfeed Design Director Dennis Huynh Visits Graphic Design Students

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 in Graphic Design | No Comments
Buzzfeed Design Director Dennis Huynh Visits Graphic Design Students

Before spring break, the Graphic Design department was given a unique opportunity by Dennis Huynh (prounounced “win”), who is the Design Director at Buzzfeed.com. Buzzfeed is a popular news and entertainment website, but before Buzzfeed, Mr. Huynh worked for Cincinatti Magazine, Cooking Light, Tennis Magazine, and Entertainment Weekly. He graduated from Walla Walla University and […]

Nameless

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Animation | No Comments
Nameless

Jason Dull, an animation alumni, has officially released his final project here at SVAD entitled Nameless! The short has already gathered 13k views over the past two weeks on CGBros YouTube channel to a very positive reception. Here’s what Jason has to say about the project and the journey to completion. The goal started out […]

There To Here…Reprise – Marc Boyson Interview

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Fine Art | No Comments
There To Here…Reprise – Marc Boyson Interview

Marc Boyson is a Fine Arts professor and teaches several classes to students within SVAD. He was gracious enough to sit down and talk about his recent gallery showing, There To Here…Reprise. His gallery showing is specific to the John C. Williams Gallery, unique and one-of-kind–a staple of Marc’s philosophy behind his art. Be sure […]