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Department of Art

Friends of Art

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Friends of Art (FOA) provides supplemental financial support to the Department of Art, and participates in building the CSU art program to one of the preeminence in the Southeast. Funding made possible through the Friends of Art provides a margin of excellence not possible through state appropriations. Numerous projects and initiatives include recruiting and merit scholarships for art majors, exhibits of nationally and internationally recognized artists, relevant lectures by top scholars, supplemental funding for faculty development, program development, and scholarships for art students to study abroad.

Friends of Art Mission

To stimulate, support, and foster the continued growth of the CSU Department of Art by:

  • Enhancing community awareness and support of the CSU Department of Art
  • Promoting artistic and academic excellence by funding scholarships for talented students
  • Providing support for Visiting Artists and Scholars
  • Providing supplemental funding for distinguished faculty, equipment and special projects
  • Supporting relevant and engaging Membership Privileges

As a Friends of Art Member, you will:

  • Receive invitations throughout the year to exciting events and programs
  • Enrich your understanding and appreciation of art through special events and programs
  • Have opportunities to meet local, national, and international artists and scholars
  • Have opportunities to meet others who share your interest in the visual arts
  • Enjoy the knowledge that your annual contributions provide significant educational opportunities for talented art majors and help build an art program of national distinction

To become a member today, call the Department of Art Administrative Assistant at: 706-507-8301

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