Photo of grads wearing mortar boards

Our 2019 seniors have some amazing grad school options! See where some of our seniors have been accepted: Julia Williams – The Citadel Claudia Coffin – Winthrop University Sara Blevins – George Washington University Maggie Gaston – University of Georgia Tiffani Brooks Hagan – University of Birmingham, University of South Carolina, University of Glasgow Abigail…
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Photo of West Main Artists co-op building

Professor Mary Carlisle’s Arts Management class developed a collaborative workshop with West Main Artists Cooperative. “Jury Ready: Preparing to Enter a Juried Show” covered all aspects of entering work into a juried show, from photographing and packaging to pricing and mounting the art. Professor Carlisle said, “Our goal in the Department of Art and Design…
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Promo poster for Art and Society in Britain presentation

Assistant Professor of Art History, Nicole DeArmendi, was one of only 22 individuals selected to participate in the Council of Independent Colleges’ seminar, Art and Society in Britain, Hogarth to Turner (1730–1851) that will be held at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut in July. The week-long seminar offers a new account…
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NAEA Boston event logo

Dr. Susanne Floyd Gunter had a presentation accepted to the National Art Education Association Convention in Boston, MA. The proposal “Fusing Contemporary Non-Western Art History and Art Education Practice: A Cooperative Approach in Distance Learning” chronicles a team-teaching approach between Dr. Gunter and Art History Professor Robyn Allwright, which has supported one student’s national publication…
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Art Graduate Angel Jenkins (center)

Angel Fodor Jenkins ’18 was one of only three artists awarded the 2018-2019 Brandon Fellowship through the Greenville Center for Creative Arts. The Brandon Fellowship is a year-long program for emerging artists, ages 21-30, which provides support and mentorship from neighboring studio artists at the Art Center, university style studio space and art education. Angel recently…
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Converse College’s Department of Art and Design is accepting entries for the 2019 Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition. The exhibition provides a venue to recognize exemplary art works of young women in grades 9-12, while helping these students begin to prepare for a future in art. Entries must be received by 5 pm on…
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Art Therapy and History grad works for Department of Defense

Laura Miles ’10 (Nisbet Honors) accepted a position as registered art therapist working with the Department of Defense in Washington D.C., where she works with returning veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder. Laura was a double major in Art Therapy and Art History at Converse. Learn More! Art Therapy Art History Nisbet Honors

Real Truffula Tree Andrea Elliott

Art Education Instructor and Converse grad Andrea Elliott ’03 presented “The Secret Life of Pets: How to Teach Art History within the Elementary Art Curriculum,” at the annual Olde English Consortium Fine Arts Professional Development Conference. The theme this year was “Arts Transform the Future.” Professor Elliott said she used Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax as…
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Young Women in Art

Converse College’s Department of Art and Design is accepting entries for the Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition for 2018. The exhibition provides a venue to recognize exemplary art works of young women in high school, while helping these students begin to prepare for a major in art. Entries must be received by 5 pm…
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Young Women in Art Best in Show 2016, Our Late Supper, Sanye Yip

The 2017 YWIA Juried Exhibition will take place March 14th-25, 2017. Young women in grades 9-12 are eligible to enter through their art teacher. LEARN MORE