Thurs Sept. 5, 5:00 - 7:00, Boyden Gallery
Opening Reception for Object Lessons
Weds Sept. 11, 4:30 - 6:00, Boyden Gallery
Meet and Greet Art Majors/ Minors
Thurs Sept. 19, 4:30- 5:45, Boyden Gallery
Mina Cheon: Artist Talk
Carrie Patterson, Chair
Associate Professor of Art
Phone: (240) 895-4252
Office Staff: (240) 895-4225
Alumni Where are they now?
Matthew Fishel (studio art, 2001) completed an MFA at Maryland Institute College of Art in 2010. Originally interested in painting, Matthew has expanded his practice to include animation, video, installation, and digital imaging. He is a frequent contributor to RedStarKGB, an ongoing collaboration of filmmakers in Baltimore. His own film, "A Short Film Regarding Possibilities", was selected by the Maryland Film Festival in 2006. See his work at http://www.matthewfishel.com
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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
drawing/illustration, figure rendering, digital photography, graphic design
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.