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Department of Art and Design
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 102
Phone: 785-628-4247
Email: Art & Design
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Art and Design Student Resources

Art and Design Student Organizations

Learn outside the classroom and develop leadership skills by getting involved in student organizations and clubs. By getting involved in the following organizations, you have the chance to attend professional meetings, participate in regional and national competitions, help with community service projects and network with industry leaders.

Creative Arts Society

Do you want to exercise your creativity outside the classroom? The Creative Arts Society is designed to enhance the diversity and culture at Fort Hays State University and the communities of Western Kansas. With guest-artist lectures, workshops and performances, you can enjoy events while networking with peers and professional artists. The Creative Arts Society is also involved in the community through activities like mural painting, children's art workshops and community art projects. Find out more by visiting the Creative Arts Society Web site.

American Society of Interior Designers

If you are interested in interior design, joining the local chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers is a great way to prepare for your career as well as network with industry professionals. ASID is the largest association representing designers, industry and students in the country. As a member, gain insight into the professional aspects of interior design as well as experience through conferences and speakers who can introduce you to new developments in the field. Membership in this student organization is expected for interior design majors.

Art and Design Research Resources & Databases

Forsyth Library Art & Design Resources
Art Image Collections (via Forsyth Library)
National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery, London
The Art Institute of Chicago
Nelson-Atkins Museum
Museum of Modern Art Online
Guggenheim Museum

Resources for Art Teachers

The Art Project (Google)
Art Babble
Art Education 2.0
The Incredible Art Department
Art History Teaching Resources
Guggenheim Teacher Resources

Resources for Graphic Designers

Adobe Color
Dribbble
Behance
Skillshare
American Institute of Graphic Arts

Art and Design Journals

Communication Arts
HOW Magazine
PRINT Magazine

Art and Design Career Resources

Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center
Career Services Online Job Resources
Career Guide for Studio Art Majors
Art Teacher EDU
United States Government Jobs in the Arts
Kansas Education Employment Board
American Society of Interior Designers
American Institute of Graphic Arts
The Creative Group
The American Ceramic Society
Jobs in Higher Education

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