“RESILIENCE” is a group online exhibition contributed by 5 students in the Department of Art at Georgia College & State University. With an array of media including Painting, Photography, and Graphic Design pieces, RESILIENCE aims to share their diverse perspectives. The online exhibition gcsu-art.com will be active through January 30, 2021.

Michelle Gibson Collection
Michelle Gibson Collection

Michelle Gibson

Michelle Gibson is an artist from Winder, Georgia and her main medium is in painting and mixed media. Currently she is studying Fine Arts at Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA. Much of her inspiration comes from her Faith and interest in the human figure. She uses this inspiration to express her love of human form through acrylic paintings. After graduation, she will spend her time traveling with her military husband and hopes to find new creative inspiration along the way.

Young Adult
Thuy West Collection

Thuy West

Thuy West, from Roswell, Georgia will graduate in May 2021 with a BA degree in Fine Art Studio with a focus in painting. Her passion for art goes back until she can remember, as well as her love for teaching. She has taught children, ages 6 to 12, as an art instructor at the Chattahoochee Nature Center, but her goal for the future is to teach using art therapy methods. She has also had the privilege of traveling to Uganda on multiple occasions and interacting with the people in the country. Her experience and interactions with the women and children in Uganda inspired her to create a series of mixed media paintings focusing on the exploitation and progression of life. Her focus on detail and texture captures her artistic abilities to create a story.

Unmotivated (Me)
Parker Kelly Collection

Parker Kelly

Parker Kelly, from Monticello, Georgia, is a Fine Art Studio Concentration major at Georgia College & State University who specializes in mixed media collage. Her style is abstract and open to interpretation. She is passionate about photography and painting and combines the two in her work.pkellyart.com

Bitter Banshee Brewing Co.
Jessica Hendrix Collection

Jessica Hendrix

Jessica Hendrix is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, and will graduate from Georgia College & State University in December 2020 with a BA in Fine Arts and a concentration in Graphic Design. She developed a passion for digital art during her sophomore year of college, and her goal is to work as part of a design team doing branding and package design. Within her work, she aims to create a space that combines the fluidity of a hand-drawn image with the bold and stylized aspects of design.

Eddy and his Teddy
Kent Miller Collection

Kent Miller

Kent Miller, from Richmond Hill, Georgia, is a Graphic Design student graduating in December 2020. He specializes in digital art, focusing mainly on illustration. Growing up, he was fascinated with artists’ ability to create wonderous stories and beautiful worlds of fantasy by using their imagination and artistic skills. He hopes to become an illustrator for children’s books after college.