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Bibliotheca breaks $1.4 million

Posted 8.07.2014 by Jeff Carl

Art & Design alumnus Adam Greene's Kickstarter campaign to finance his reader friendly re-design of the Bible began with a modest goal of $37,000. The final total? $1,440,345 and a community of nearly 15,000 backers. Check out the video created by his friend and fellow alumnus Daniel Williams... Read more

Senior Thesis Projects on Display Through April 18th

Posted 4.08.2014 by Jeff Carl

Be sure to stop by the Draewell Gallery of Art before April 18th and check out this year's Senior Thesis Projects. Graphic Design students Allie Anderson, Emily Brosius, Cassie Criminger, Victor Pinedo, Adam Van Kampen, and Laura Zierke are presenting their thesis projects in the gallery (click on their names to see their... Read more

Justin Ahrens to Speak at Judson April 11th

Posted 4.01.2014 by Jeff Carl

Nationally known graphic designer and author Justin Ahrens will visit Judson’s Department of Art and Design on Friday April 11th at 4:30 pm to talk about his design work and book Life Kerning. Ahrens is the founder and principle of Rule29, a Geneva, IL based firm whose approach to design is built on collaboration, commitment,... Read more

Spring Lecture and Exhibition Series

Posted 1.14.2014 by Jeff Carl

Once again the School of Art, Design & Architecture has an exciting variety of exhibitions and visitors for its spring Lecture and Exhibition Series. On January 24th Canadian architects Stephen Kopp and Monica Adair of ACRE Architects will be on campus to discuss their projects. In February Moh’d Bilbeisi of Oklahoma State... Read more

Judson Senior lands internship at Rule29

Posted 12.01.2013 by Jeff Carl

Graphic Design Senior Emily Brosius has accepted a semester long internship at Rule29 in Geneva, IL. The internship will begin in January and go through May. Justin Ahrens (author of several design related books including, ‘Life Kerning’) is the principle and lead designer. Art & Design alum Kerri Liu ’04 is a senior... Read more

Judson Art & Design Students experience SEEK

Posted 11.17.2013 by Jeff Carl

Eight juniors and seniors and Professor Joe Cory from the Department of Art and Design attended the annual one-day SEEK design conference at Northern Illinois University in mid-November. This year’s conference featured speakers from Firebelly and Thirst design firms in Chicago along with talks from Victor Saad, creator of the... Read more

Chicago Artist and Gallery Owner Dan Addington Exhibits Work in Draewell Gallery

Posted 11.09.2013 by Jeff Carl

Chicago artist and gallery owner Dan Addington visited the campus on November 8th as part of the SoADA lecture and exhibition series. Addington’s exhibition “The Care of Memory” was on display in the Dreawell Gallery of Art from October 9th through November 8th. This series of paintings included images derived from a... Read more

Cassie Criminger Named Illinois Lincoln Laureate

Posted 10.26.2013 by Jeff Carl

The Department of Art and Design would like to congratulate senior Cassandra Criminger on being selected as the 2013 Judson University Illinois Lincoln Student Laureate. Sponsored by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois, the award is given to one student from each of the four-year colleges and universities in the state of Illinois.... Read more

Judson Student AIGA Group volunteers at Head, Heart, and Hand Conference

Posted 10.19.2013 by Jeff Carl

Six Judson AIGA student group members spent the past week volunteering at the Head, Heart, and Hand:AIGA Design Conference in Minneapolis, MN. The four day conference brought together nearly 2,000 designers from around the globe to celebrate the best in design and to explore design thinking and strategy, design for social... Read more

Professor Joseph Cory Has Tea With Tutu

Posted 9.01.2013 by Jeff Carl

Art professor and department chair Joseph Cory spent part of his summer participating in the R5: South Africa project in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. The project, sponsored by the Nagel Institute at Calvin College (MI), sent 10 North American art professors to South Africa to collaborate with 10 southern African... Read more