Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-10-31

Registration has closed for Samford School of the Arts' Art and Design Day for prospective students in fine art, graphic design and interior architecture Saturday, Nov. 10. Registered high school juniors, seniors, and transfer students interested in majoring in fine art, graphic design, or interior architecture will take two workshops taught by Samford faculty and spend a day in the School of the Arts.


8 a.m., Brock Recital Hall Lobby
Check-In. Students and families will receive detailed schedules with specific workshop locations, campus maps, and lunch tickets. Light breakfast items and refreshments will be available in the Brock Recital Hall Green Room.

8:30 a.m., Brock Recital Hall
Welcome session with School of the Arts Dean Joe Hopkins.

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Morning Session Workshops
• Watercolor (BBS Room 330)
• Digital Imaging for Graphic Design (BBS Room 217)
• Chalk Drawing (BBS Room 157)
• Digital Communications for Interior Design (Interior Design Area)

10:30 a.m., Art Gallery

All students meet with faculty

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University Center Cafeteria

Participants and families have lunch with faculty and current students

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m., Afternoon Session Workshops
• Presentation of Work / Mat Cutting (BBS 330)
• Photoshop (BBS 217)
• Photography (UCA 311)
• Architectural Rendering (Interior Design Area)

12:30 p.m.-2 p.m., BBS Room 101

Question and Answer Session for Families

2 p.m., Art Gallery

Art and Design Day Closing

Participants also may choose to participate in evening events Friday Nov. 9, including dinner with School of the Arts faculty and students and a performance of King Lear (two free theatre tickets provided, more available for purchase).

Samford’s Visual Arts Department

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.