Spring 2014

Art and Art History Event Calendar

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Life Model Sessions

Every Tuesday Starting February 4

8:30-10:00 PM, Montgomery Hall

Visiting Artist Talk: Kathleen Hall

February 26th, 4:45 PM, Library 321


Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Sachs 

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Sarah received her BA in Studio Art from St. Mary's College of Maryland in 2006. In 2008, she received her Masters of Art in Digital Art from Maryland Institute College of Art, and in 2009 she received her Masters of Fine Art in Photography and Digital Imaging, also from Maryland Institute College of Art. Through her fine art work, Sarah explores the dichotomy between human and digital memory, how the two influence one another, and how they are affected by natural and technological elements of decay. She hopes to create a dialogue about the relationships between personal memory, society’s collective memory, and collective cultural identity. 

Sarah Sachs Photography

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What is a VISUAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST?

A Visual Information Specialist is responsible for developing material that communicates information through visual media.

Education and Skills Required

B.A. in art history or studio art

**writing proficiency

drawing/illustration, figure rendering, digital photography, graphic design

 

Typical Duties

Serves as a specialist in creating and producing presentation  materials, of a conventional nature, for use by government officials at all levels

Exercise judgment in selecting visual materials to ensure presentations are prepared according to various audiences.

Plans projects and coordinates project resources, setting deadlines and work schedules, creating layout and design, and directly interfacing with other production personnel.

Analyzes and evaluation text to determine the best visual means to combine word and art.

Analyzes suitability of text and photographs submitted by reviewing them for clarity, consistency, and accuracy.

Advises customers in areas of desktop publishing and graphic art production.