DIGITAL MEDIA is a studio concentration in the undergraduate program of the Department of Art and Art History that focuses on new media and digital art. Courses explore digital media as the primary tool, medium and environment for art and design. Classes in Digital Media are taught in the department’s digital classrooms in 211 and 209A Woods Hall, both fully functional space for the teaching and creating of computer-based fine art.
Students in digital media develop the necessary conceptual framework and production skills in digital art and design, while also exploring contemporary, historic and theoretical ideas that inform current practice. Particular topics covered in the curriculum include animation, computer-based visual communication, digital imaging, video art, motion graphics, web art, projection mapping and live and interactive performance.
GRAPHIC DESIGN is also offered with classes in typography, digital document layout and production, portfolio development and advanced graphic design. In upper level classes students work can work directly with clients as well as earn credits for internships.
For information about applying, go here: http://art.ua.edu/about/prospective/ or call us for more information: (205) 348-5967.
Recent News and Events
Digital Media Faculty
Christopher Spearpoint, May 2017
Cosmo Whyte, April 2017
Deborah Luster, February 2017
Kevin Cahill, November 2016
Alexander Seiler, October 2016
Conor McBride, March 2016
Michael Arcos, November 2015
Sophie Lvoff, November 2015