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Student Work

Portfolio of Work by TROY Students

When deciding on a school for artistic and design preparation, it is safe to say that student success speaks loud and clear. Graduates of Art and Design at TROY have gained wide recognition as designers, artists and art educators. 

This page is maintained by Associate Professor of Design Chris Stagl. If you have any questions about work featured here please contact cstagl@troy.edu

 

 

...and in kind of a big deal news...

Art & Design Students Win 28 ADDY Awards at Local Competitions, including Student Designer of the Year

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A Mural is Worth a Thousand Pictures

Objective: Two design students, Olivia Kattos and Collen Layton, were invited to create a typography mural for the lobby of the Hall School of Journalism and Communication (HSJC) - this the amazing results of this project. This mural is currently on display in the lobby of the HSJC building on the TROY main campus.

hsjc

Added By: Professor Chris Stagl

 

Art & Design Showcase

A variety of projects from a number of classes in Troy's Art & Design Program. - enjoy

 

TURN It up, man!

+ Music Video Showcase 

Objective: Students are challenged to write an original narrative and create an original production to the tune of a song that moves them.

Added By: Professor Chris Stagl

Click the below image to view our music video playlist on YouTube!

music videos

 

 

The Tube

+ Television Title Sequence Showcase

Objective: Students are challenged to recreate an opening title sequence from one of their favorite television shows. 

Added By: Professor Chris Stagl

Click the below image to view our title sequence playlist on YouTube!

titles

 

 

Some Local Love

+ Promo Video showcase

Objective: Students are challenged to create a promotional video 1-2 minutes in length to help support a local business.

Added By: Professor Chris Stagl

Click the below image to view our kinetic type playlist on YouTube!

tate promo

 

 

In Motion.....Graphics

+ Kinetic Type showcase

Objective: Students are challenged to create a one-minute kinetic type video in AfterEffects set to  a song that inspires them. 

Added By: Professor Chris Stagl

Click the below image to view our kinetic type playlist on YouTube!

kinetic playlist

 

 

...And the Millions Watching at Home

+ SuperBowl Commercial Playlist

Objective: Students are challenged to create a video that could air during the SuperBowl.

Added By:  Professor Chris Stagl

Click the below image to view our superbowl commercial playlist on YouTube!

superbowl commercials

 

Alright STOP, Collaborate and Listen...

+ Stop Motion Playlist

Objective: Students are challenged to create a one-minute stop motion piece in either a narrative or PSA format. 

Added By: Professor Chris Stagl

Click the below image to view our stop motion commercial playlist on YouTube!

stop motion

 

 

Distinctly Different

+ Art & Design Program of Distinction video created by  User Experience students

Objective: Students were challenged to create a video that showcased the Art & Design department at Troy University. 

Added By: Professor Chris Stagl



Hard Work Pays Off Big

+ Art & Design Students Win 28 ADDY Awards at Local Competitions, including Student Designer of the Year

Added By Professor Chris Stagl

travis carlson addy award winner student designer of the year

It brings me great pleasure to announce that TROY University Art & Design students won 28 (twenty-eight) awards in this year's ADDY Awards Competition for both our Montgomery and Dothan chapters. The breakdown is nine gold ADDY's, five judges choices, eleven silvers, 2 best in shows and if that's not enough, we beat AUM and Columbus state to win AAF Montgomery's Student Designer of The Year - Mr. Travis Carlson for his UnPlug Campaign. A huge congratulations to all of our students. On behalf of the Art & Design faculty, we couldn't be more proud of all of our students and their incredible accomplishments at this year's competition.
-Professor Stagl

Winners List: 

Montgomery AAF Chapter 
Student Designer of the Year
"Unplug" by Travis Carlson

BEST IN SHOW
Campaign "Unplug" by Travis Carlson

JUDGES CHOICE
Campaign Awareness Campaign  by John Carbone
Logo Unplug by Travis Carlson

GOLD Awards
Illustration – Campaign Unplug by Travis Carlson
Campaign Unplug by Travis Carlson
Integrated Brand Identity Campaign - Campaign Unplug by Travis Carlson
Logo Design Unplug by Travis Carlson
Campaign Awareness Campaign by John Carbone
Special Event Materials (invitations, announcements, cards, etc.) Spring 2021 Thesis by Dior Brown
 
SILVERS Awards
Campaign Phenix City Campaign by Design Studio Students
Illustration – Campaign Phenix City Campaign by Design Studio Students
Single Crealynol by McKenzie Daniels & Jacob Messick
Campaign GreenEarth by McKenzie Dailey
Campaign GreenEarth by McKenzie Dailey
Campaign National Park Awareness by Madison Hollabaugh
Book Design Self Promo Photo Book by Kaylee Weatherford
Animation or Special Effects Dog Days Are Over by Jacob Messick
Animation or Special Effects Family Portrait by Destiny Eady
Campaign Unplug by Travis Carlson

DOTHAN AAF Chapter
GOLD ADDY
Teapot - Elements of Advertising - Illustration by MARLEY DAVIS
OF Brand - Cross Platform - Integrated Brand Identity by Campaign McKenzie Daniels
US Poster Design - Out of Home & Ambient Media Poster by ZHANE MCKEE

SILVER ADDY
The Moon - Official Kinetic Video - Elements of Advertising - Animation or Special Effects by COLE PATTERSON

BEST OF SHOW
US Poster Design - Out of Home & Ambient Media - Poster by ZHANE MCKEE
 
JUDGES CHOICE
The Moon - Official Kinetic Video - Elements of Advertising - Animation or Special Effects by  COLE PATTERSON
OF Brand - Cross Platform - Integrated Brand Identity Campaign by McKenzie Daniels

Teapot - Elements of Advertising - Illustration by MARLEY DAVIS



We're Going Streaking!

+ Old School Identity Showcase

Objective: Students were challenged to research retro designs and create themselves a new brand brand based on the overall aesthetic of their inspiration.

Added By: Professor Chris Stagl

 

Do It for the Kids

+ Info Graphic project

Objective: Students were challenged to create fun, vibrant, informational graphics for the new walking path at Troy Elementary School. 

Added By: Professor Chris Stagl

Featured students include: Abigail Irwin, Hannah Hogan, Tori Carpenter, and Kris Ballard

troy elementary info graphics poster 4

troy elementary info graphics poster 3

troy elementary info graphics poster 2

troy elementary info graphics poster 1

troy elementary info graphics poster 5

troy elementary info graphics poster 6

 

Let's Hear Your Voice!

+ Vote Poster Project

Added By Professor Chris Stagl

In the Fall of 2020, students in Professor Chris Stagl's Typography course were challenged to look to the past to define the future. Specifically, students were asked to pull from a pool of historical Graphic Design influencers and create vote posters to encourage their fellow students to vote during the upcoming election. 

Featured students include: Olivia Kattos, Abigail Vigneuelle, Kai Xu, Collen Layton, Carly Boyd and Hannah Keiser

Vote Poster By Hanah Keiser #1

Vote Poster By Hanah Keiser #2

Vote Poster By Collen Layton #1

Vote Poster By Carly Boyd #1

Vote Poster By Kai Xu #1

Vote Poster By Kai Xu #2

Vote Poster By Abby Vigneulle #1

Vote Poster By Olivia Kattos #1

 

What's the Big Idea, Mister!

+ Idea Bank Murals

Added By Professor Chris Stagl

In the Fall of 2020, students in Professor Chris Stagl's Typography course were challenged to create typography based murals for TROY University's College of Business Idea Bank.

Featured students include: Olivia Kattos, Abigail Vigneuelle, Dang Long, Collen Layton, Carly Boyd and Hannah Keiser.

abby vigneulle type mural for idea bank

ashley jones type mural for idea bank

carly boyd type mural for idea bank

kai type mural for idea bank

hannah keiser type mural for idea bank

collen layton type mural for idea bank

jazmyn fletcher type mural for idea bank

long dang type mural for idea bank

olivia kattos type mural for idea bank

 

One Hit Wonders? Not Here!

+ Album Cover ReDesign

Objective: Students were challenged to redesign 3 album covers from the same artist.

Added By: Professor Chris Stagl