Graphic Design Concentration
Students are prepared for the field of graphic design through courses covering print and digital delivery methods. Emphasis is placed on the development of a strong technical foundation as well as developing an individual visual vocabulary to solve real-world design challenges. Internship opportunities are available on- and off- campus, including Studio E, an on-campus advertising collective, providing a team atmosphere of design, writing, photography, and marketing students working with real-world clients. Students will complete a capstone project at the culmination of their studies and showcase their work in a senior exhibition.
We have a newly renovated Macintosh computer lab with dedicated critique space, full access to Adobe Creative Cloud, and iPads
John Decker, Assistant Professor
Opportunities at ESU
- Student Organizations. Join your artist community in clubs such as the Clay Guild, Glass Guild, Photo Club, National Art Education Association (NAEA), and American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA).
- Art Galleries. Emporia has two galleries, the Norman R. Eppink & Gilson Memorial Galleries. Come be inspired by local and national pieces!
- Student Exhibitions. Present your best work at the Annual Juried Student Exhibition, and admire the work of your peers.
- Art Forum Visiting Artists Lecture Series. Come listen to and meet outstanding artists from around the country.