DEPARTMENT OF FINE ARTS
FMU Visual Arts Alumni - "Working In The Business"
Messenger, Hartsville, SC.
Rock named Hartsville editor
After nearly two years in
“I look forward to serving the Hartsville community and giving them the best paper I can,” said Chalian-Rock.
She began her career in the Morning News newsroom as a graphic artist creating informational graphics, maps and charts. Five years later, she was named interim visuals editor and continued her duties in graphics.
For two-years she served as the graphic design director at The News & Press in
Her work has garnered her numerous South Carolina Press Association awards, including 20 last year, for her design, writing and ads.
Chalian-Rock grew up south of
She lives in
Visuals Editor / Graphic Artist, Morning News, Florence, SC. Lisa designed feature pages and created infographics, maps, charts and illustrations for the newsroom.
Lead Designer, Carolina Publishing Quarterly Newsletter.
Lisa continues to paint and maintains a Web Gallery of her work at www.lisarock.com.
2005 S.C. Press Association First Prize Winner Daily, Page Design.
2005 S.C. Press Association Second Prize Winner Daily, Page Design.2004 S.C. Press Association First Prize Winner Daily, Lifestyle/Living Page Design.
2005 S.C. Press Association Second Prize Winner Open Division, News Graphics.
2004 S.C. Press Association Third Prize Winner Daily, General News Graphic.
2003 S.C. Press Association First Prize Winner Daily, General News Graphic.
2002 S.C. Press Association Second Prize Winner Daily, General News Graphic.
Ryan's degree was in Visual Arts with a specialization in Ceramics.
He interned for six months at One Eared Cow Glass in Columbia, South Carolina.
Ryan is now employed as a full-time artist, working with the most famous blown glass artisans in the state.
Colleen actively exhibits her work throughout South Carolina. Her paintings have become part of private collections nationally and internationally. In 2008 Colleen was invited back to Francis Marion to exhibit her recent works in the Hyman Fine Arts Center Gallery.
In 2012 Colleen completed her MFA and returned to Francis Marion University to teach in the visual arts program. She maintains a website of her work at www.colleencritcher.com.
Gnome as Animal Thief, 2012
Acrylic and Oil on Canvas, 72"x48"
Design, University of Memphis
of Art, Seton
Hill University, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Freelance Graphic Design for Print and Web
have studied everything from branding to print to
web, and I consider myself to be versatile in that
I am capable of playing the roles of both designer
and developer. It is my goal in life to continue
to learn and grow as a designer, while also
serving as an educator to others."
Matthew's design website is at www.bluemuledesign.com.
Ceramics, University of South Carolina
Savannah College of Art & Design
of Art, Broward
Community College, Pembroke, Florida
|Director of Business
Wealth Management Group
Principal, Crystal Edwards | Graphic Design & Photography
Graduate School, completing her MBA in Business Administration at Francis Marion University.
"It's so important to establish relationships with your professors and utilize their advice when building a portfolio and getting your name out there. In the long run, a degree will be more valuable than you realize."
FMU's student newspaper, The Patriot, ran a feature story on Crystal dealing with the importance of networking in starting her own business.
Chiat/Day Advertising Agency, New York City, New
|Carolyn S. Jebaily (FMU 1993)|
and Teacher of Sculpture and Ceramics
Grass Roots Activist for responsible economic development
Arts Artist Showcase, Hartsville SC
One-person Show, Francis Marion University, Florence, SC
"Women's Work" Show, Cheraw, Marion, Florence and Hartsville, SC
Magazine, Los Angeles, California
Sherrill (FMU 2008)
Seegars-Stone (FMU 2006)
Stephens (FMU 2004)
Tallon-Blanchard (FMC 1980)
Thomas (FMU 2010)
Vassalotti (FMU 2007)
Texas State University
of Residence Life, Atlanta
College of Art, Atlanta, Georgia