A day in the life
Explore these exciting areas in the Art & Design department at Grand View University.
“Seventeen minutes. That’s how long it takes to decide if a man should live or die,” says Joseph de Rocher in Dead Man Walking. Artists use their individual talents to pass on and revise history, persuade observers to a point of view, and invent new ways of portraying shared human values. The power and intensity […]
In partnership with the Des Moines Social Club, Grand View provides opportunities for students to exhibit work at Viaduct Gallery, which is part of a vibrant multidisciplinary arts facility in downtown Des Moines. Student work is shown as part of a rotating calendar of exhibits that includes national and local artists as well, and student interns are […]
Located directly across the street from the Rasmussen Center, this former residence now houses private studio space for six select student artists. Students have 24-hour access to their studios, and have used the space to plan and create work for their senior exhibits and other special opportunities. All seniors majoring in studio arts are invited apply for a studio space.
Design students are encouraged to join Grand View’s student group of AIGA, the national professional association for design. Members of the group get involved in the local community and attend presentations and workshops designed to assist them in understanding the profession. The student group offers leadership opportunities and professional networking, and can be a first step in demonstrating a commitment to design as a profession. […]
Award-winning ALT Honors Magazine is an innovative student publication distributed throughout the Des Moines area and online as a website and an app. In this by-invitation honors program, you’ll learn cutting-edge magazine design and layout, how to write fresh and invigorating copy, as well as details of publication and distribution. For three years in a row, ALT has been the recipient […]
ELIGIBILITY Current college undergraduate level students only. Entry must be a graphic design project created in a classroom setting (exception is the Non-Academic Projects category). Only work completed from February 20, 2013 to February 22, 2014 will be eligible. NOTE: Printed or live web and/or interactive work produced during internships or as freelance should be […]