Dr. Allie Terry-Fritsch and the BGSU Art History Program will welcome eminent philosopher, Professor Richard Shusterman, on Bowling Green’s campus on January 31, 2011 at 7pm in room 206 of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Professor Shusterman is currently Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar Chair in the Humanities and Director for the Center of Body, Mind, and Culture in the College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University. 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of Shusterman’s… Read more »
In its eighth year, the Art in TARTA program is as unique a community/academic/government arts collaboration initiative as you’ll get: BGSUGD + the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo (ACGT) + the Toledo Area Rapid Transit Authority (TARTA). This year, six new bus wrap designs made their debut at the BGSU ArtsX event on… Read more »
In March of 2011, the Society of Typographic Aficionados began organizing a collaborative project which would unite the typographic and design communities. The goal of Font Aid V: Made For Japan was to raise funds to expedite relief efforts after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Three typographic illustrative characters designed by BGSU Graphic Design Associate Professor Todd… Read more »
BGSUGD is proud to announce that Nicole Fansler (’09) has been hired as a Graphic Designer at Origo Branding Company (Columbus, Ohio). She was previously lead designer at Davis College (Toledo, Ohio). If you’re not familiar with her mad design skills, be sure to check out her personal site portfolio—Origo is one lucky firm. Read Origo’s… Read more »
[portfolio_slideshow] As part of “Inauguration Week” for newly incoming BGSU President Dr. Mary Ellen Mazey, the University hosted a Student Research Symposium on Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 in the McFall Gallery, to emphasize the importance of research on campus. Of the 41 undergraduate and graduate posters accepted, two were from BGSUGD majors: Morgan Swedberg (’12) for her AIGA Toledo / BGSUGD Student Portfolio Review Day poster and collateral… Read more »
[portfolio_slideshow] Having concluded its fifth year (!), SWEAT was created to give designers and design students the opportunity to collaborate, create compelling, poignant work and engage in some summer fun. And as with all good, hard work, SWEAT is required. Co-founded, coordinated and taught by BGSUGD faculty members, Lecturer Amy Fidler and Assistant Professor Jenn Stucker, during the summer workshop, the group is introduced to an overall design objective where creative collaboration determines… Read more »
On May 19, 2011 BGSU Graphic Design Associate Professor of Graphic Design Todd Childers at the TYPO Berlin 2011 Shift graphic design conference. Todd’s presentation addressed designs of the International Typographic Style period that seem out of place in strange and unexpected ways.