STEM to STEAM Summer Camp

Summer Camp Flyer

Summer Camp Flyer

STEM to STEAM summer camp incorporates Science, Technology,  Engineering, ART and Math.

Join us for a half-day, week-long summer camp for K-12 students. We will explore connections between the STEM diciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and the discipline of visual Art.

Camp dates are July 21-25, 2014 from 9:00am – 12:00pm. Cost is $130 per child. Registration begins on Feb. 28.

To register visit

For more information contact Robert Quinn with questions at or 252-328-5182

Yuko Shimizu

Yuko Shimizu

Yuko Shimizu


YUKO SHIMIZU (清水裕子) is a Japanese illustrator based in New York City and instructor at School of Visual Arts.  Newsweek Japan has chosen Yuko as one of “100 Japanese People The World Respects(世界が尊敬する日本人100)” in 2009. You may have seen her work on The Gap T-shirts, Pepsi cans,  VISA billboards, Microsoft and Target ads, as well as on the book covers of Penguin, Scholastic, DC Comics, and on the pages of NY Times, Time, Rolling Stone, New Yorker and  in many other publications over last ten years.

Lecture at 5:00 Friday, March 28th in Speight Auditorium

For more about Yuko Shimizu visit:

Tess Oglesby – Fizzing Out

Tess Oglesby - Fizzing Out

Tess Oglesby – Fizzing Out

For the 3rd time in the last 6 years an ECU Illustration major has been selected for the Society of Illustrators Annual Student Scholarship Competition in NYC!

BFA Illustration student, Tess Oglesby was juried into the 2014 Society of Illustrators Annual Student Scholarship Competition in NYC.

There were 8785 entries with only 329 pieces accepted for the exhibition. Schools represented include,  VCU, SCAD, School of Visual Arts, Ringling, RIT, RISD, Pratt, Parsons, etc with only a few public universities represented. 

Tess will have her work reproduced in a catalog and exhibited in New York City as well as be considered for further jurying for scholarships offered by the Society of Illustrators.

Rebecca Cross

REbecca Cross

Rebecca Cross


Rebecca is a multi-faceted textile artist working with traditional shibori techniques and natural dyes.  She applies these processes to both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art, including collaborations with theater and modern dance costume design.  Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and has been published in several books.

Lecture on Thursday, February 27th at 5 p.m. in room 1326. 

Hasan Elahi – Tracking Transience

Hasan Elahi

Tracking Transience

HASAN ELAHI – Tracking Transience

Hasan Elahi is a media artist who critically investigates the issues of privacy and surveillance in our daily lives after his experience being detained by the FBI in the Detroit airport.  Elahi also comments how little information is actually being shared with his excessive self–tracking images and website. 

Studio visits are being scheduled by area for Thursday 9-12 and 2-4. Additional studio visits will be available Friday afternoon if needed. 

There will be a small group discussion open to all interested on Friday from 10-12 in room 1327. During this time, Elahi will be available to discuss his artwork, experiences, and to answer any further questions.

Lecture – Thursday, February 13 at 5:00