Department of Art & Art History

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Welcome to the Department of Art & Art History

As the oldest and finest art program in the southeast, Auburn's Department of Art & Art History is a vibrant community of accomplished artists, esteemed art historians, and talented students. We offer comprehensive programs in studio art and art history that prepare students for careers in the visual arts and other cultural and creative fields. Our fourteen full time faculty members work closely with students and guide them in developing individual research interests and artistic approaches.

Come see a gallery show, hear a special lecture, or make an appointment to tour our facilities. We are always happy to answer questions about our programs and share why Auburn is the best place for you to study art and art history.

Spotlight News

The Department of Art & Art History Welcomes New Ceramics Professor Annie B. Campbell

This fall, the The Department of Art & Art History welcomed Annie B. Campbell as the newest addition to its faculty. Professor Campbell received an MFA in Studio Ceramics from Indiana University, Bloomington in May 2010 and a BFA from the Department of Crafts and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2004 . Between her academic degrees, she completed ceramics programs at the Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in Maine, Maho Bay Clay Works in the US Virgin Islands, and Sugar Maples Center for the Arts in New York. In 2011 she was awarded a three-month International Emerging Artist Residency at The Scottish Sculpture Workshop in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Her recent professional pursuits include a 2012-13 position as instructor and artist in residence at Studio 550 in Manchester, New Hampshire and a Distinguished Fellow Residency at the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences in Rabun Gap, Georgia in 2015. Campbell will teach beginning through advanced levels of ceramics at Auburn. Read more

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