Graphic Design

UA Student Graphic Designers Strike Gold at the ADDYs

UA studio art majors and minors won Gold and Silver American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) in the student category at this year’s American Advertising Federation of Tuscaloosa’s annual awards gala in February. In the professional category, UA art faculty members won Gold ADDYs and a senior BFA major won a Silver ADDY. The American Advertising Awards

BFA Graduate Hired at Award Winning Design Firm

Holly Welch (BFA 2019, digital media) was hired as a graphic designer for JumpCrew in Nashville, Tenn., in 2020. Welch said that this is a new company and has grown quickly. “JumpCrew is a sales and marketing agency, so as a graphic designer there, I create ads and layouts for client products. I love working

Graphic Design Students Form Professional Group at UA

UA graphic design students have organized a student group of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the professional organization for design in America. “The establishment of this group is a great move for our students pursuing an education in graphic design,” faculty advisor Jonathan Cumberland said. “Through their activities and fund-raising, student members will

Graphic Design Professor’s Work Selected for International Show

Graphic design professor Jonathan Cumberland‘s poster, “Beware of Rent,” was selected from 2,200 submissions for the Mi Metropolia Poster Exhibition, hosted by Escucha MiVoz, at Cultura Zapopan in Zapopan, Mexico. Artists were asked to submit posters with the theme of safety and sustainability in an urban environment, with topics such as homelessness and housing, access

Freedom to Create

UA art and art history students now have free access to Adobe Creative Cloud, a suite of multimedia design tools vital for digital designers and artists. Tools include Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, Lightroom and many more applications. Along with providing the software, The University of Alabama is also designated an Adobe Creative Campus.

Cassandra Palmer Named New Graphic Design Instructor

Cassandra Palmer has been appointed full-time instructor in the UA department of art and art history for the academic year 2019-2020. She will teach 2D Design (ART 130), Introduction to Graphic Design (ART 214) and Publication Design (ART 335). She will begin her new position August 16, 2019. Palmer has taught 2D and graphic design

ADDYs All Around

Assistant Professor Jonathan Cumberland and two of his graphic design students brought home American Advertising Awards (formerly ADDYs) at the 50th American Advertising Federation of Tuscaloosa’s awards gala in February 2019. Cumberland won a Silver ADDY for his logo design for Stockton Piano Tuning in Columbus, Miss.  Mary Clare Brophy, a rising senior majoring in