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Monday, October 26, 2015

Motion Graphics Logos!

Student work from the fall semester of ART 340: Motion Graphics at Flagler College. The assignment was to create a 10-second animation of an original logo design. This was the first project using a combination of Adobe Illustrator and After Effects.

Click here to see the videos!

Monday, March 9, 2015

Congratulations Flagler design students!

The Art & Design Department is thrilled to congratulate all the award winning Flagler design students who shined in the 2015 ADDY (American Advertising Federation) awards student competition.

Flagler students Tim Webster, Leah Frye, Tanis Montgomery and Sandra Chick
Photo credit: Brittany Demers

 A total of 13 gold and four silvers was awarded to Sandra Chick, Victoria Dexter, Leah Frye, Rachel Harris, Tanis Montgomery, Monica Stauffer, and Tim Webster.
For the full story, follow the link!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Opening Reception in the Crisp-Ellert Museum THIS friday!!

Department of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition
in the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum
March 6 to April 17, 2015
Don't miss the Opening Reception: This Friday! March 6, 5 to 9pm!!


A special exhibition called ARTBOUND has opened on the first floor of the Proctor Library. ARTBOUND is a collection of handmade artists' books from the Special Collection of the Smathers Library at the University of Florida, and this is the first time the books have been on display outside the University of Florida.

 This collection represents an exciting exploration into the book as an aesthetic and expressive object. ARTBOUND was curated by Professor Ellen Knudson, who is the director of the Special Collections at UF and Book Arts instructor. Don Martin, Professor in the Department of Art and Design; Julie Dickover, Director of the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum; and Brian Nesselrode, Director of the Proctor Library, have been working on bringing this exhibition to Flagler College for over a year.

 Please stop by the Proctor Library to view this exciting collection. The exhibit will be on display through the month of March.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Buffalo Bill inspired installation "Left Behind" is a must-see!!

Sarah Howard is a student at Flagler whose installation, "Left Behind" is currently being displayed in the Molly Wiley Art Building for the Installation Art course instructed by Laura Mongiovis. Her fascination and curiosity of latex was her main motive in creating the piece. The skin like qualities of latex and Buffalo Bill were her inspiration. For more photos please visit or see this installation in person!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Student Art

Flagler Colleges Drawing II has work on display on the first floor in the Molly Wiley Art Building. See them while there still there!

Student Art

Chris Moyer is a student at Flagler whose sculpture is currently being displayed in the Molly Wiley Art Building. Check it out!

Monday, February 16, 2015

Historic Preservation Program

Flagler Colleges own adjunct instructor Logan Marconi will be showing his painting series The Meeting, at University of Florida later this month. Don't miss it!

Monday, February 9, 2015

Current Exhibitions at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum

Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay

Curated by Emily Arthur, Marwin Begaye and John Hitchcockay

January 16 to February 28, 2015

Edgar Heap of Birds, For Grandpa, Many Magpies, 2014, monoprint. Courtesy of the artist.
More info? Click on the link!


Monday, February 2, 2015

Leslie Robison's interview with 365 Artists 365 Days

Detail of Research Drawing #4, 2011
Graphite and yarn on layered drafting vellum
19" by 25"

Leslie Robison, (Chair of the Department of Art & Design at Flagler) had an interview with 365 Artists 365 Days, a website featuring contemporary artists. To learn more Leslie Robison and her artwork, click on the link.


Friday, January 9, 2015

Loren Myhre Exhibition

Flagler Professor, Loren Myhre will be showing new collages and sculptures this month at Fred Giampietro Gallery with artists, Zachary Keeting and Anahita Vossoughi in an exhibition titled, "Rockless Volume".
1064 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Watch demos by Interactive Design students

During the fall semester, students in ART 435: Interactive Design developed user-friendly app concepts. Ideas, based on user research, included: 

  • Lostnaut -- an app to help you keep up with items, 
  • Nimble -- an app for people with Rheumatoid arthritis, 
  • Gyst -- a planner app,
  • Ferris Wheel -- a social networking hub, 
  • Liven Up -- an app to help you achieve goals,
  • PreServe -- an app to store and share family recipes, 
  • Find A Latte -- an app to help users find coffee shops,
  • TrailMix -- an app to buy, sell and trade outdoor equipment,
  • 2gather -- a social networking app for members of Mensa, 
  • Cat-O-Log -- an app to track stray cats,
  • Bavel -- a savings app for travel,
  • Worm Nerd -- a library app for book worms,
  • StableUp -- an app for barn management,
  • Military Moms -- an app for military moms, 
  • ScreenIt -- an app for screenwriters, and 
  • TXT2ME -- an app to organize your busy life.  

After designing high-fidelity, interactive prototypes, students created 60-second animations in Adobe Flash to highlight key features of the app and/or demonstrate how it would fit into a user's life. 

Check out their animations: