Successful art and design students require adequate space to explore, professional equipment to use when completing assignments, and the latest technology to ensure they are at the forefront of the design fields at all times. Providing students with the tools they need for success in their degree programs, the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art has outstanding facilities in Statesboro and Savannah filled with professional equipment and current technology.
CENTER FOR ART & THEATRE – Statesboro Campus
Constructed in 2008, the Center for Art & Theatre is a breathtaking venue for art exhibitions and events. With more than 5,000 square feet of galleries, the facility is located near historic Sweetheart Circle on Georgia Southern’s Statesboro Campus. Permanent collections include the Betty Foy Sanders Georgia Artists Collection and Smith Callaway Banks Southern Folk Art Collection. An active exhibition schedule features both solo and group exhibitions by world-renowned artists working in a range of media, from traditional paintings to multi-media installations, as well as exhibitions that showcase student accomplishments and provide professional exhibition experience for all levels of BFSDoArt students.
For more information on gallery programming and to see what’s currently on view, visit the Center for Art & Theatre website.
Administrative Office Hours
The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art administrative offices and galleries are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and are closed on federal holidays.
CERAMICS & SCULPTURE BUILDING – Statesboro Campus
The Ceramics & Sculpture Building (2000) is a full-service 3D environment with a creative workspace that features an abundant variety of kilns, metal production tools — including those for casting, welding, fabrication and forging — and clay, plaster, wood- and wax-working activities for the traditionalist.
For the contemporary artist, the studio is equipped with a rapid prototyping printer for Computer Automated Design (CAD) and Computer Automated Manufacturing (CAM). In addition, the building houses a glaze calculation laboratory with a ceramics yard for experimental kiln construction and firing.
VISUAL ARTS BUILDING – Statesboro Campus
In addition to the Jewelry/Small Metals Studio and Graphic Communications labs, the Visual Arts Building is home to the Foundations Program, Graphic Design, Art History, 2D, and 4D studios.
The Graphic Communications Screen and Specialty Print Lab is nestled next to the Print, Paper, and Book Arts studio, allowing for a perfect comparison of past and present printing techniques. Four computer labs are stocked with Apple’s Macintosh computers and loaded with the latest industry software. In addition, a Photography Studio, complete with backdrops, is available to students.
Lab Monitors facilitate student usage of open computer labs and the photography lab.
*Armstrong Campus art and design facilities information coming soon.
Last updated: 10/23/2018