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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sketchbook Spread of the Week

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Fine Art | No Comments
Sketchbook Spread of the Week

Art Therapy Student Aileen Martinez shares her well-used book filled with thoughts, observations and imaginings.

Sketchbook Spread of the Week

Posted by on Apr 12, 2015 in Animation, Fine Art | No Comments
Sketchbook Spread of the Week

Imaginative spread by Freshman Hannah Justinen

Marcella’s Senior BFA Gallery Show

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Fine Art | No Comments
Marcella’s Senior BFA Gallery Show

 Senior BFA major, Marcella Archilla, presents a solo exhibition entitled, Am I the Victim, using her passion for boxing as a vehicle to communicate ideas on stress. Viewers enjoyed the interactive nature of the show and were encouraged to think about and share in written form their own ideas about stress and how they react […]

Studio Practices Class Makes Paint

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Fine Art | No Comments
Studio Practices Class Makes Paint

Chattanooga artist Amanda Brazier, visited Studio Practices class this fall to lead a paint-making workshop. Check out our exposure link for the process and more paint-making pictures! > exposure.co paint making <    

Prolific Justinen Illustration Duo Demos at SVAD

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Animation, Fine Art, Graphic Design | No Comments
Prolific Justinen Illustration Duo Demos at SVAD

Lars and Kim Justinen, owners of the Justinen Creative Group based in Nampa, Idaho, recently conducted a 2 session digital illustration workshop at Southern’s School of Visual Art and Design. The Justinens and their studio staff have produced literally thousands of illustrations for books and magazines for over 25 years. They also own and operate […]

A Day in Atlanta

A Day in Atlanta

This Fall 52 students from SVAD traveled to Atlanta for a morning at the Atlanta Botanical Garden and an afternoon at the High Museum of Art. Highlights of the Botanical garden included the amazing Fuqua Orchid Center (They have a fascinating blog here), the edible garden, and the Imaginary Worlds exhibit of living sculpture. At the High Museum, Anselm […]

SHOW: The Best of 2014

SHOW: The Best of 2014

(     MAKING OF…     ) Every year, in the last week of school, the School of Visual Art & Design celebrates the best work of our 200+ majors. SHOW, represents thousands of hours of work from four disciplines: Film, Graphic Design, Animation, and Fine Art. It’s a celebration of our students achievements, but more than […]