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2019 Working Artist Spotlight: Laura Oertel

Laura Oertel is in the Working Artist Program here at Longwood. She wishes to evoke and imply the delirium of the sacred with her mixed media installation of ceramics and letterpress printed handmade paper. 

2019 Senior Spotlight: Courtney Driscoll

Courtney Driscoll is a senior graphic design major at Longwood. Her digital pigment prints and video include a hands-on workshop to help work on the anxiety and help build lifelong friendships.

"I realized there was an issue with how people didn't communicate effectively with people who have cognitive, intellectual, and developmental disabilities. I created a hands-on workshop to help work on the anxiety and help build lifelong friendships."

Point of Departure in on view until May 15th. 

2019 Senior Spotlight: Madison Sowder

Madison Sowder is a senior graphic design major at Longwood. Her digital prigment prints discuss her experience dealing with inattentive ADD and research on holistic methods. 

2019 Senior/Working Artist Spotlight

Emily Mothena is a fall 2018 graduate and in the working artist program here at Longwood. Their jewelry and metalwork discusses specific memories and associates those memories with certain colors. 

2019 Senior Spotlight: Nicole E. Taylor

Nicole Taylor is a senior art major at Longwood. Her series of prints creates awareness about women's health issues. 

2019 Senior Spotlight: Heather Hoskins

Heather Hoskins is a senior graphic design major at Longwood. With her digital pigment prints, "Speak Out", her aim is to develop a therapy group and speak out campaign for sexual assault survivors on Longwood’s campus.

2019 Senior Spotlight: Laura Gottschalk

Laura Gottschalk is a senior graphic design major at Longwood. With her digital pigment prints, Allergy Survival Kit, she hopes to make it easier to find allergy-free food options around campus. 

"Current and prospective college students, with common and uncommon food allergies, struggle to find allergy- free food options on a university meal plan. I wanted to make it easy to find allergy-free food options around campus. The goal was to allow students with significant food allergies to remain on a university meal plan and find safe alternatives.

2019 Senior Spotlight: Ronnie Vance

Ronnie Vance is a senior graphic design major at Longwood. His installation, Head First is an effort to create an overall safer group of motocross riders and racers by informing them about head safety and helmet technology for riders. 

Point of Departure is on view until May 15th. 

2019 Senior Spotlight: Kamarin Bradley

Kamarin is a senior graphic design major at Longwood. Her digital pigment prints serve as visuals that inform college students about what DIGILab offers.

2019 Senior Spotlight: Ben Sullivan

Ben Sullivan is a senior graphic design major at Longwood. His digital pigment prints explain the importance of not getting more sleep, but proper sleep. 

"Sleep is as important as eating and breathing and an average seven to eight hours of sleep is needed to be active and awake during the day. My work focuses on the comibnation of my research and own experiences when dealing with sleep deprivation. I chose a subtle and calming color palette with strong imagery and vector-based design to present my pieces in clear, professional, and simple forms. 

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