Troy University Art & Design students exhibit senior theses | Arts & Culture
Twelve Troy University art and design students are showcasing their work in Malone Gallery during the Fall Senior Thesis Exhibition that runs through Dec. 14.
The senior projects are required for graduation and each reflects the students' personal interpretations of the world around them. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public daily from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. runs through Dec. 14.
A reception honoring the seniors is slated for 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Dec. 13 in Malone Gallery.
Seniors exhibiting are:
- Hillary Andrews, a design, technology and innovation major from Montgomery, whose mixed media project focuses on branding and marketing for Head on the Door, a local Montgomery lounge. The project includes logo design, web development, social media, poster design, photography, video and screen printing.
- Jade Bagwell, a fine arts major with a photography concentration from Dothan, whose project “ODDPRETTY” consists of a photographic series of places with a spotlight on beautiful subjects not often given due credit.
- Josh Bailey, a design, technology and innovation major from Brewton, whose video project provides information on avoidance and treatment of harmful bacteria.
- Devan Beitel, a design, technology and innovation major from Lincoln, whose project seeks to raise awareness about the atrocities that remain a part of the Alabama State Constitution through a nonpartisan website that provides information and opportunity for viewers to voice concerns, as well as posters.
- Drew Chapman, a design, technology and innovation major from Dothan, whose project examines the difference graphic design can make in branding and identity within the world of business.
- Andrew Davis, a senior design, technology and innovation major from Dothan, whose project is a promotional campaign for the natural farming business “Spirit Farm.” The project employs various collateral materials that promote the business, as well as inform the viewers about natural farming and why natural goods are more nutritious and better for the environment.
- Michael Griffin, a design, technology and innovation major from Birmingham, whose project demonstrates the negative effects of steroids.
- Yisrael Grimes, a design, technology and innovation major from Enterprise, whose project “Human Landscapes,” uses a combination of photography and graphic design in a series of posters contrasting the life of the homeless to that of the average middle class.
- Patrick Lacey, a design, technology and innovation major from Dothan, whose project uses the mediums of skateboards and t-shirt designs to promote various festivals and events.
- David Skipper, a design, technology and innovation major from Dothan, whose project encourages innovation through works depicting a series of historic innovators and their contributions to society.
- Janin Wise, a theatre and studio art major from Ozark, whose project employs drawing, painting, paper art and metal art to bring awareness to issues facing women in America.
- Jennifer Zalzal, a design, technology and innovation major from Enterprise, whose project focuses on the acceptance and accommodation of autism. The centerpiece of the project is the website, www.autismacceptanceproject.com.
Source: Troy University Office of University Relations