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School of Art + Design

Evolutionary process through fearless exploration

School of Art + Design

Make your mark, here.

The School of Art + Design is an immersive, welcoming community of visual artists, designers, scholars dedicated to an art that is transformative for our communities, society, and ourselves. Here, you’ll find full access to expansive art and design facilities, resources, and the expertise of faculty mentors invested in your success, from day one. Draw, paint, print, photograph, sculpt, build, break and rebuild. Make your mark, at Ohio University.

 

Visiting Artists & Scholars

From professional actors to international musicians to award-winning filmmakers, our visiting artists and scholars offer collaborative, hands-on experiences for our students.
 

Recent Visiting Artists & Scholars

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    Graduating Senior: Jade-Lynn Lewis

    April 29, 2022

    Jade’s thesis project, Fragmented Artifacts, figurative work in ceramics, was supported through a PURF Award. She shares some thoughts upon graduating in spring 2022.

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    Art Therapy student makes space for others through process

    April 27, 2022

    Kelsey Griest's art practice is informed by her experience teaching, by making art with children in both neuro-typical and neuro-diverse classrooms.

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    Printmaking alumn and hemp papermaker incorporates sustainability into practice

    April 20, 2022

    Athens native and Ohio University alum Matthew Presutti has found a unique way to incorporate sustainability into his printmaking processes by using hemp. He recently provided this insight to Ohio University students as part of the College of Fine Arts’ Visiting Artists and Scholars program.

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    OHIO Today: History Meets Artistry In the Typeshop

    April 13, 2022

    Welcome to the Don E. Adleta TypeShop and Bindery, where printing processes and instruments of the past breathe new life and meaning into “words of art”—and fuel the creative minds of the future.

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Featured Events

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Monday, May 16 Kennedy Museum of Art presents: Merging Concepts VIII: Connections, Remembered 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Tuesday, May 17 Kennedy Museum of Art presents: Merging Concepts VIII: Connections, Remembered 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Wednesday, May 18 Kennedy Museum of Art presents: Merging Concepts VIII: Connections, Remembered 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Thursday, May 19 Kennedy Museum of Art presents: Merging Concepts VIII: Connections, Remembered 10:00 AM — 8:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Thursday, May 19 Kennedy Museum of Art presents: Merging Concepts VIII: Connections, Remembered 1:00 PM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Friday, May 20 Kennedy Museum of Art presents: Merging Concepts VIII: Connections, Remembered 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art