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, Art and Design

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 of, 1997

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

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ART 1211

    Drawing I
  • ART 4960

    Undergraduate Internship

Teaching Interests

Drawing, Painting, Design and Creativity

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • 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
  • The Psychogeography of Val Britton, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Alfredo Jaar: A Model of Thinking, 2014
    Magazine/Trade Publication
  • The Afterbirth of the Clinic: A Foucauldian Perspective on 'House M. D.' and American Medicine in the 21st Century, 2008
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Creativity, Art and Design

Department Service

  • Georgia Art Educators Association 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Arts in the Heart Festival Booth 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Departmental outreach 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Gallery Director 2015 - 2016

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Richmond County outreach 2016 - 2016

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

    Role: Mentor

University Service

  • Jabian Advising Committee 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Stakeholder Engagement Team: AU Strategic Planning Project 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • LASER Talks 2016 - 2017

    Role: Chairperson
  • Augusta University Arts Council 2016 - 2016

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Wycliffe Gordon Collaboration and Music Presentation 2016 - 2016

    Role: Guest Speaker

Professional Service

  • City of Augusta Public Art Advisory Panel 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Westobou 2016 - 2020

    Role: Board of Directors of a Company
  • Mid America College Art Association 2015 - 2020

    Role: Officer, Vice President
  • WJAC Radio, AM580/FM95.1, There it is: With Deke Copenhaver 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other
  • The 9th Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast 2016 - 2016

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

Public Service

  • 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
  • Lakeside High School Art Department 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other