The Department of Art & Design and Slocumb Galleries in partnership with the ETSU National Alumni Association present “Art Of Visual Communication: Graphic Design Alumni Exhibit” from August 20 to September 12, 2014. The reception is on September 9th, Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m., with ArtIFact lecture on September 11th, Thursday at 6 p.m., at the Slocumb Galleries. The exhibit is co-curated by Graphic Design faculty David Dixon and M. Wayne Dyer.
The exhibition celebrates ETSU alumni who have put their design talents to work professionally, and to show off the finest examples of work in the field. Works in the exhibition are forms of visualized communication, the images serve as mediated language by the designer to the viewer. Featured works widely range from corporate designs for clients like product developments, poster ads and digital campaigns to fine art such as work in typography and illustrations that celebrate Graphic Design as practice and art form in its diverse media. The exhibit also displays portfolios and websites by GD alumni who have worked on to further illustrate the visual range, versatility and prolific nature of the discipline.
The participating artists are Dale Atkinson, Sam Barnett, Drew Beamer, Bill Bledsoe, Meara Bridges, Art Brown, Ursula Bryant, Annie Cicale, Carrie Dyer, Melissa Harper, Kyle Henn, Kerry Scott Jenkins, Steve Mckenzie, Daruth Padilla, Tim Quillen, John Rhea, Maja Savic, Alice Lane Salyer, Tim Smith, Kevin Stephenson, Stacie Williams, and Rob Wood with memorial work from Sam Mays+, and Fletcher Dyer+.
The Slocumb Galleries are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with extended hours during Thursdays until 6 p.m., receptions, ArtIFact lectures and by appointment. Located at Ernest C. Ball Hall, 232 Sherrod Drive, ETSU campus in Johnson City. For more information, please contact Slocumb Galleries’ Director Karlota Contreras-Koterbay via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 423.483.3179.