Brian Rust

Professor

Brian Rust

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Art

Bio

Born and raised in Washington State. Attended UW in Seattle and UC Berkeley. Have been an artist/sculpture professor for 25 years.

  • BRUST@augusta.edu
  • (706) 667-4869
  • WH 232C

Education

  • MFA, Sculpture University of California, Berk, 1989

  • BFA, Sculpture University of Washington, 1986

  • AA, Art/Art Studies, General Columbia Basin College, 1981

Awards & Honors

  • Merit Award LaGrange National Biennial Juried Exhibition XXVIII, LaGrange Museum of Art,, 2014

  • EcoArt 2013, Proposal Award LexArts, 2013

  • Award of Merit, 2012 Juried Art Exhibition Belton Center for the Arts, Belton SC, 2012

  • Award of Merit 2010 LaGrange National Biennial XXVI Exhibition, La Grange Museum, Ga, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ART 3401

    Ceramics I
  • ART 1000

    Ceramics I for non-art maj/min
  • ART 3312

    Sculpture: Advanced Carving
  • ART 3313

    Sculpture: Advanced Techniques
  • ART 3311

    Sculpture: Carving I
  • HUMN 2001

    World Humanities I
  • ART 4321

    Sculpture: Casting
  • ART 4323

    Sculpture: Casting III
  • ART 3331

    Sculpture: Figure Modeling I
  • ART 3332

    Sculpture: Figure Modeling II

Teaching Interests

sculpture, foundations, humanities, and study abroad with an art/ art appreciation emphasis.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • AU Department of Art Faculty Exhbition , 2016
    Art - Exhibition, Group
  • Natural Infinity Revisited, 2016
    Other
  • art exhibition, 2016
    Art - Exhibition, Invitational
  • 2016 Johnson Sculpture Garden/Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, Chautuaqua Institution, Chautuaqua NY (three large exterior photo-sculptures on the grounds of Chautuaqua), 2016
    Art - Exhibition, Curator
  • Featured article in Senior News of Georgia, 2013
    Other

Research Interests

sculpture, installation, landscape architecture, humanities/art appreciation

Department Service

  • Art Department Social Media Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Art Promotion and Tenure Commisttee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Sculpture/Ceramics lab renovation committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Advisor for Sandhills Literary Magazine 2010 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • assisting Studio Tech in learning tool and studio operations. 2016 - 2017

    Role: Mentor

College Service

  • Instep Undergraduate Initative Group 2016 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Pamplin College Faculty Council 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin College Academic Policies Committee 2013 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee for the Deans position, Pamplin College 2012 - 2013

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Pamplin Dean Search Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Sapelo State of the Arts Conference Logistics Coordinator 2015 - 2016

    Role: Program Organizer
  • External Reviewer for Indiana University NW 2016 - 2016

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • Greater Augusta Arts Council NEA Grant proposal advisor 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Greater Augusta Arts Council Autumn Artist Roundtable 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker