Brian Rust

Professor

Brian Rust

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

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

Bio

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

  • (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

  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry
  • HUMN 2010

    Human Experience
  • ART 4321

    Sculpture: Casting
  • ART 4322

    Sculpture: Casting II
  • ART 4323

    Sculpture: Casting III
  • ART 1530

    Three Dimensional Design
  • HUMN 2950

    Selected Topics: Greece & India: Art & Culture
  • ART 4950

    Selected Topics: Greece Art Journal
  • HUMN 2001

    World Humanities I
  • ART 3312

    Sculpture: Advanced Carving
  • ART 3311

    Sculpture: Carving I
  • ART 4341

    Sculpture: Mixed Media I
  • ART 4342

    Sculpture: Mixed Media II
  • ART 4343

    Sculpture: Mixed Media III

Teaching Interests

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

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Sawmill Community Public Art Project, 2018
    Other
  • Art Fields Arts Festival , 2018
    Art - Arts Festival
  • 2018 Southen Prize, 2017
    Other
  • Natural Infinity Revisited, 2016
    Other
  • art exhibition, 2016
    Art - Exhibition, Invitational

Research Interests

sculpture, installation, landscape architecture, humanities/art appreciation

Department Service

  • Art Department Social Media Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • assisting Studio Tech in learning tool and studio operations. 2016 - Present

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

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Art Promotion and Tenure Commisttee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Faculty Advisor for Sandhills Literary Magazine 2010 - 2017

    Role: Faculty Advisor

College Service

  • humanities subcommittee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin College Strategic Planning Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin College Promotion and Tenure Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin College Faculty Council 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Instep Undergraduate Initative Group 2016 - 2017

    Role: Faculty Advisor

University Service

  • Pamplin Dean Search Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Greaqter Augusta Arts Council 2017 - 2017

    Role: Other
  • 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 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • Greater Augusta Arts Council Autumn Artist Roundtable 2016

    Role: Guest Speaker