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Georgia Southern University is the fourth-largest public university in the state of Georgia and the largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. A public Carnegie Doctoral/Research institution founded in 1906, the Univ...
Georgia Southern University recently recognized more than 1,350 students on the Fall 2015 President's List. Marian Trainor , majoring in Art, from Sugar Hill, GA has been named to the list for exce...Fall 2015
Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 2,600 students for excellence in academics on the Spring 2018 Dean's List. Marian Trainor of Sugar Hill has been named to the list for ...Spring 2018
Georgia Southern University recently recognized nearly 2,600 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 Spring Semester Dean's List. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.Spring 2016
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Awards & Recognition
Donors, faculty, staff, students and friends of the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) gathered Friday, March 30, to honor the Statesboro Campus undergraduate and graduate scholarship and award recipients for the 2018-19 academic year. During a ceremony at the Georgia Southern University Center for Art & Theatre in Statesboro, these students were recognized for their outstanding achievements, hard work and dedication. The students will have the opportunity to share their work in the department's annual Ovation exhibition in the fall. BFSDoArt Scholarship and Award recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year are: Alexia Langmann, Betty Foy Sanders Incoming Freshman Scholarship AnnaBrooke Greene, Betty Foy Sanders Scholarship (First Place) Megan Tanner, Betty Foy Sanders Scholarship (Second Place) Allison Exley, Betty Foy Sanders Scholarship (Third Place) Tanner Maxey, Rosalind D. Ragans Art Scholarship Elaine Ball, Robert J. Focht Memorial Drawing Award Rachel Brown, Peter Smith Memorial Graphic Design Award Emily Coats, Jeff Nichols Art History Award Marian Trainor, Jane Pleak Scholarship Allison Exley, Pat Walker Scholarship in Painting Tameka Phillips, Carolyn Joyner Memorial Scholarship Nicole Bocasso, Roxie Remley Scholarship Charlynne Crutcher and Krisann Wellington, Betty Foy Sanders Travel Awards BFSDoArt Scholarships and Awards are made possible by our generous donors. To learn more about how you can support Art at Georgia Southern, please visit the University Advancement website for a complete list of giving opportunities.Spring 2018
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The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) presented its annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, a showcase of artwork from undergraduate students, in the Center for Art & Theatre's Contemporary Gallery from March 31 - April 7. The show offers students an opportunity to highlight their work and gain professional experience in a formal setting. Winners, selected by Augusta University's Department of Art Chairman Scott Thorp, were announced at the opening reception in March. This year's winners included: Best in Show: Katie "Xed" Blankenship, "Roach Motel" Juror's Choice: Emily Oren, "Borderline" Honorable Mention: Marian Trainor, "Fibula" Honorable Mention: Chloe Coulibaly, "Meditation" Blankenship and Oren will each receive a solo exhibition at the Averitt Center for the Art, Legends Gallery during the 2017-2018 school year. Other students with work selected for Juried 2017 were Soleil Collins, Charlynne Crutcher, Anna Currence, Allison Exley, Alex Furlough, Rikki Hagerty, Jessie Hamner, Tanner Higgs, Carter Jackson, Jennie Klabnik, Savannah Knauss, Denson McLain, Kimberly Powell Page, Keyanna Palmer, Ray Pettit, Kasey Roberts, Raegan Rowland, Allyson Schuman, Madeline Shelor, Sarah Shepherd, Virginia Skinner, Dylan Stembridge, Tanner Tracey, Stefani Waters, Shelby Whitaker, MacKenzie Willard. "The BFSDoArt is an interdisciplinary program, a fact readily apparent through the great diversity of styles, media and disciplines on display in this year's 'Juried Undergraduate Exhibition,'" said Jason Hoelscher, BFSDoArt gallery director and assistant professor. "The compelling quality of our students' work, along with the discerning eye of our visiting juror, artist and scholar Scott Thorp, combined to make this dynamite exhibition."Spring 2017
The Georgia Southern University Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) presented its annual undergraduate student exhibition, Form & Content, in the Center for Art & Theatre's University Gallery, March 30 - April 7. The exhibition honors the rigorous work of students in art foundations courses, such as Drawing I, Drawing II, 2D Design, and 3D Design. Art foundations courses provide students with the fundamentals of art and create a solid infrastructure that is needed for a career in fine arts. Form & Content was juried by national artist and University of South Carolina Professor of Sculpture Naomi Faulk. Winners from Form & Content include: 1st Place: Bailey Cawthon, "Camera" 2nd Place: Elaine Ball, "Reflective Objects" 3rd Place: Marian Trainor, "Kills Two Birds With One Stone" Honorable Mention: Paige Dixon, "Trip" Honorable Mention: Gherri Weekes-Garnette, "Value" acrylic paint Each received a gift bag from Blick Art Supplies. Other students with work selected for Form & Content were Jenna Bloser, Shelby Bragg, Rakel Brown, Peyton M. Butts, Emily Coats, Soleil B. Collins, Charlynne Crutcher, Kristen Daniel, Lindsey Dalton, Anna DeLoach, Paige Distler, Lisa Edwards, Juanita Fludd, Lauren Friedlander, AnnaBrooke H. Greene, Gabrielle Kastner, Samantha Lanza, Ryan Lee, John R. Lewis, Maya Malins, Isabel Massell, Tanner Maxey, JD McCarthy, Anna Merritt, Stefan Olsson, Caleb O'Neill, Madeline Owens, Adam Sapp, Caitlin Shelby, Allison Vagase, Clint Wells, Andrew Wiggins, and Jodie Wisner.Spring 2017
The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) hosted the annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, a showcase of artwork from undergraduate students, in the Center for Art & Theatre's Contemporary Gallery from March 31 - April 7.Spring 2017
The Georgia Southern University Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) is hosting "Juried 2018," an annual showcase of undergraduate student artwork, in the Center for Art & Theatre's Contemporary Gallery on the Statesboro Campus, March 30 - April 6. The exhibition features a variety of media the department teaches such as drawing, painting, jewelry, multimedia, mixed media, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and ceramics. The exhibition was juried by Ashley Zelinskie, an internationally-exhibited artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Kristen Pritchett was awarded Best in Show for her ceramic work, "Brick." Elaine Ball received the award for Exceptional 2D Design for "Self-Portrait" while Marian Trainor received the award for Exceptional 3D Design for her work "You Fool, I Will Not Die with You." Charlynne Crutcher received the Juror's Choice award for "The Delivery" and Soleil Collins received an Honorable Mention for "Untitled." Other students whose artwork is featured in the exhibition were Rachel Borkowski, Paige Dixon, Allison Exley, Elaina Frampton, Thyatira Grant, AnnaBrooke Greene, Savannah Knauss, Erin Maurer, Tommy McMillan, Lyanna L. Mitchell, Abigail Morgan, Mallory Morgan Sahle, Raven Waters, Gherri Weekes-Garnette, Krisann Wellington and Sydney Wright.Spring 2018
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