Scott Thorp

Department Chair

Scott Thorp

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

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

Other Duties

Associate Vice President, Research

Bio

Scott Thorp is an artist, writer and educator specializing in creativity. Currently, he is Chair of the Department of Art and contributing writer and consulting editor for ArtPulse Magazine.

Education

  • MFA, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Oth Maryland Institute College ofA, 1997

  • BFA, Fine/Studio Arts, General Georgia State University, 1993

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ART 4960

    Undergraduate Internship
  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis

Teaching Interests

Drawing, Painting, Design and Creativity

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • The Weirdness We’ve Come to Accept, 2018
    Magazine/Trade Publication
  • Art in Odd Places: An Interview with Ed Woodham, 2017
    Magazine/Trade Publication
  • The Psychogeography of Val Britton, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Nothing Meets the Eye: An Interview with Matt Sussman , 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Ryaji Ikeda: Visualizing Data at the Edge of Perception, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

Creativity, Art and Design

Department Service

  • Augusta Teen Arts 2019 - 2019

    Role: Mentor
  • Inquiry 1000: presentation 2019 - 2019

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Peach Belt Art Competition 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Burke County High School Tour 2018 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Presentation to Grovetown High School 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Richmond County outreach 2016 - 2016

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Augusta Leadership Day Host 2016 - 2016

    Role: Mentor

University Service

  • IGP Funding Council 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • RSCA Grant Opportunity Review Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • IPPH Advisory Group 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Affiliate Partnership Council’s Committee on Research 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit 2019 - 2019

    Role: Conference-Related

Professional Service

  • GACE Art Education Advisory Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • City of Augusta Public Art Advisory Panel 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Mid America College Art Association 2015 - Present

    Role: Officer, Vice President
  • Westobou 2016 - 2020

    Role: Board of Directors of a Company
  • Richmond County Trustees luncheon 2019 - 2019

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Community Foundation - Grant Review Committee 2018 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Public Arts Advisory Panel 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham 2016 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer
  • Greater Augusta Arts Council 2016 - 2016

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Greater Augusta Arts Council 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member