Creativity

In Print


Jess Hinshaw and his wife Beth (M.Ed. ‘10) needed one last adventure before entering the professional world. “I was worried that my life was moving in the direction of permanence, and I wanted to travel before I got settled,” Hinshaw said. The couple had an old friend in Joshua Warlick (B.F.A. ‘08) who taught English…

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Nick Bable

Museum Quality


Nick Bable’s Life as We Know It Series: Man and Boy, 2014 Twenty-four Georgia State artists had drawings acquired by the High Museum of Art for display during the museum’s exhibition titled “Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines.”  Faculty, students and alumni affiliated with the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design make up almost…

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Life With Flannery


Bill Sessions sat down at a table in room 312 of the Holiday Inn Express in Milledge­ville, Ga., by Highway 441, and blew the dust off a metal box. Inside? The makings, as Sessions puts it, of “a book that would make a difference.” Actually, two books and count­ ing. Sessions would use the personal pa­pers of Flannery O’Connor to “animate” her in written words once again.

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History And Handlebars


There are many reasons to start your own business. Maybe you see a need in the community that’s not being met. You have a skill or expertise you believe is marketable. Perhaps you have a lifelong passion that you’re trying to fulfill.Or maybe you just can’t think of anything else to do.

First, We Eat…


Grace Stuhrman, a graduate student in nutrition, is taking on food insecurity on campus by helping to start a food pantry.

The Longshot


Mark DiNatale isn’t your stereotypical sports fan. He lives on the Goat Farm, an idyllic arts community on Atlanta’s west side, where he works as director of operations and programming and hangs out in the name-your-price coffee shop listening to foreign jazz. He grew up in Atlanta playing baseball and football and pulling for the…

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The annual Holiday Iron Pour is one of Georgia State's most enduring traditions.

Sowing the Seeds of Sculpture


Georgia State’s Welch School of Art and Design will host the 2015 Iron Pour – the 44th annual – at a new, improved sculpture studio.

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Cornerstone of Creativity


If all goes according to plan, Kynton Stephens’ dream job is waiting for him when he graduates Georgia State next spring. He’ll head to a start-up company that designs video games, and he’s pretty sure he’ll get along with the boss. Stephens is CEO of the start-up.