BGSUGD Blog

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Professor Stucker designs poster for eminent philosopher and visiting lecturer, Richard Shusterman

Richard Shusterman Poster by Jenn Stucker

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, [...] Read more »

2011 Art in TARTA Bus Wrap Designs Make Their Debut

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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 Friday, December 9th, and at [...] Read more »

Font Aid V Made For Japan Features Todd Childers’ Dingbat Characters

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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 [...] Read more »

Fansler (’09) continues successful career at Origo Branding Company

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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 »

BGSUGD Participates in “Inauguration Week” Student Research Symposium

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[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 [...] Read more »

SWEAT 2011 Workshop a Great Success

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[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 [...] Read more »