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The Visual Arts at USCU

Announcements and Happenings:​

The First ever Student Art Show!

The USCU Art Club will be hosting the first ever Student Art Show. Due to Covid-19 the show will be virtually represented on the USC Union arts page. A panel of judges will choose 3 winners, and their artwork will hang on USC Union's campus. Students past and present are encouraged to submit up to three pieces of artwork in any media. 

Submission deadline: Monday, March 29

WE'RE MOVING IN!

We are pleased to announce that USCU art will finally have a home- in the Founder's House! Renovations and updates are on the way, so stay tuned for photos!

Professor Jennifer Emswiler

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Jennifer Emswiler has been the Assistant Professor of Art for USCU since fall 2018. During her time in her position she has created the USCU Art Club, co-created the USCU Botanical Garden, and Garden Club, and has served on many committees that actively serve the USCU campus. The Art Club has been active in bringing arts to the campus and is always working towards the beautification of campus. She has shown her work Propagation at the Union County Arts Council and has given artist talks, as well as served as a judge for the elementary-high school art shows. 

She has devoted her time to creating artwork that creates dialogs about the complexity of mental illness. Her hope is to de-stigmatize mental illness by building a bridge of communication between those afflicted and to those that lack understanding of the illnesses. You can view her artwork on her personal webpage: jen-ems.squarespace.com  

Courses Offered:

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Painting

Currently offering instruction in water-based media, like acrylic and water color. 

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Printmaking

Introducing printmaking through linoleum and wood block printing as well as monotype.

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Drawing

Explore the elements of art, perspective, and various drawing materials . 

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3-D Design

Create a composition using recyclable materials, air-dry clay, and more.

Student Art Gallery:

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Samantha Campbell

Acrylic on Canvas 

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John Michael Greer

cardboard, paint, other various materials

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Travis Wendel

Graphite on paper

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Caitlyn Crawford

Acrylic on Canvas

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Payton Moss

Acrylic on canvas

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Michaela Dean

graphite on paper

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Koby Lee

Linoleum block print