The Senior Show runs from May 4 - May 18, 2012, at the Gallery at the Gatewood. Students should submit works April 27, from 9:00 am - 5:00 p.m. Opening date for this exhibition is set for May 4th following the Art Department Graduation.
Scholarships and Internships
Check by the Art Department office (138 Gatewood) for ongoing information about upcoming internships and other opportunities.
Scholarships: The Art Department has the following scholarships available:
- Mary Cochrane Austin (Art Education Majors only, and need based);
- Maud Gatewood (Painting Majors only; not need based);
- Elizabeth Jastrow (recommended for Art History/Museum Studies Majors);
- Fred C. Pierce Memorial (can be awarded to a sophomore in any art discipline and is awarded each year until graduation);
- Myrtle Reeves (Art Majors)
To be eligible for a scholarship you must fill out an Art Department application form and be at least a rising sophomore. If you are a transfer student you are eligible to apply for a scholarship after one year of study as an Art major. All scholarship recipients will have a GPA of 3.0 or above. For need based scholarships you must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Aid) application and this can be completed electronically.
** Scholarships are awarded once annually. Scholarship applications are due in to the Art Office by the end of February each year. Please check the financial aid webpage for additional information on each of these scholarships.
Federal Work Study
The Department of Art awards 10 - 11 federal work study positions to students who are eligible for them as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Students who qualify have filled out a FAFSA form online or with the Financial Aid Office. If the FAFSA is approved for funding students will receive an award letter describing the funds and eligibility for work study they are entitled to. In addition a student must have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Federal work study positions pay $7.25 per hour and require 10 to 12 hours of work per week. Student workers are employed in the Art Department’s Foundry, Ceramics Studio, Digital Design Studio, Photography Studio, Visual Resources Library, and in the Administrative Office. Please see Executive Assistant Jan Combs in room 138 Gatewood for more information.
The Career Services Center
The Career Services Center (CSC) helps students find the right career fit. CSC assists with career planning and decision-making, internships, graduate school application, and/or employment search activities. From finding part-time employment to discovering more about yourself, to writing an effective cover letter and resume that will help land your dream job, the Career Services Center is your one-stop-shop for all your career development needs.