Digital media is a studio concentration in the undergraduate program of the Department of Art and Art History with areas of focus in graphic design and digital art.
The graphic design area of focus is an exciting and continually evolving field in today’s economy. Graphic designers create for print and digital applications in advertising, packaging, publishing, branding and more.
At UA, the graphic design track in the BFA in digital media prepares students with the fundamental skills to create visual responses to the communication challenges of the contemporary world. Our students gain vital experience in conceptual development, exploration of visual media and proficiency in creative technology. Upon completion of the program, students will have assembled a professional portfolio that showcases their design work in an array of applications.
Students in the digital art area of focus 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.
For information about applying, visit our Prospective Students page or call us at (205) 348-5967.
UA Digital Media News
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Digital Media Faculty
- Jonathan Cumberland, Assistant Professor of Art, Digital Media and Graphic Design
- Cassandra Palmer, Instructor
- Mark Sniadecki, Instructor
- Joel Fuller, Instructor (part-time)
- Allison Grant, Assistant Professor of Art, Photography
- Christopher Jordan, Associate Professor of Art, Photography and Digital Media
Digital Media Student Work
- Christopher Spearpoint
- Cosmo Whyte
- Deborah Luster
- Kevin Cahill
- Alexander Seiler
- Conor McBride
- Michael Arcos
- Sophie Lvoff
Recent News and Events
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The academic year 2020-2021 has been challenging, to say the least, and we’re proud of our graduates for pushing through to earn their degrees. We wish them all the best as they move into the next part of their life journey. Degrees are cumulative over summer and fall 2020, and spring 2021. Bachelor of Arts,
The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to announce the recipients of our Outstanding Student Awards for 2020-2021. This is the department’s most prestigious award of the year, only given to a single graduate and undergraduate student in art history and in studio art. Outstanding Students in Art & Art History Nadia
The University of Alabama’s department of art and art history is proud to present the 2021 Senior BFA Thesis Exhibition, April 14-20, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. In this exhibition, seven seniors present their final thesis work in order to fulfill the requirements of the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The BFA is the professional