The future of Art and Design

The Department of Art and Design offers cutting-edge programs preparing students for the creative paths of tomorrow. Our students work with a variety of media as they build robust interdisciplinary competencies essential for today’s creative economy. Department courses include filmmaking, animation, theatre, digital and visual storytelling, printmaking, photography, drawing, painting, ceramics, and sculpture.

We invite you to join our student body, learn through high-impact, hands-on experiences, and become part of a growing arts community. Sign up for a tour of our department.

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Contact Us

Art & Design

Summerville Campus

Washington Hall

Office 240

1120 15th Street, WH-240
Augusta, GA 30904

706-667-4888

auart@augusta.edu

Our Programs

Keri Jones

BFA in General Art

BFA in General Art
Art

BA in Art

BA in Art
Animation

Animation

Animation
Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling
Drawing/Painting

Drawing/Painting

Drawing/Painting
Cinematography

Filmmaking

Filmmaking
Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Graphic Design
Brooke Mays

Printmaking/Photography

Printmaking/Photography
Ceramics

Sculpture/Ceramics

Sculpture/Ceramics
Theatre

Theatre Performance

Theatre Performance

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Art & Design

Mission & Values

Mission

The Department of Art and Design provides integrative instruction in creative disciplines through hands-on approaches to skill development, research, readings, exhibitions, and screenings. Entry-level courses introduce traditional methods and emerging technologies following current methodologies for the inclusion of interdisciplinary coursework and diverse programs. These courses serve as a foundation for the advancement and development of innovative visual art practice and creative problem-solving in fine arts, graphic design, animation, and digital storytelling.

Vision

The Department of Art and Design aspires to increase students to 500 and act as a leading regional art and design program that places a greater emphasis on research, scholarship and creative activities (RSCA), technology and collaboration. Our integrated Foundations curriculum meets the needs of an evolving contemporary society. It provides students with the tools necessary for innovation in Fine Arts, Design, Animation, and Digital and Visual Storytelling, providing students with a visual language to communicate ideas.

Our News & Events

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‘Whatever it takes to inspire people to be creative’

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Art student showcases work at Westobou’s MICRO Gallery through May 25

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Graduate on the Summerville campus

Marine to art major: ‘Art never really stopped for me, even while at war’

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