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Department of Art, Design, and Art History

Student Awards / Accomplishments

Alex Tsung

Interior Design program transforms into an award-winning powerhouse

Based around a hypothetical “Crescent Wetlands Museum” along the Mississippi River in New Orleans, Tsung’s design promotes community action to restore and protect Louisiana’s coastal wetlands while providing flood protection and wildlife conservation. 

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Rogue Clothing Ad in ANDY Awards

Six student designs win gold in regional ADDY Awards

Competing against other students from San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Sacramento, Reno and the Fresno area, five Fresno State graphic design students have won six gold awards in the American Advertising Federation Regional (District 14) ADDY Awards. Students also took home 21 silver awards.

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Digital rendering of a cafe design. 

Interior Design students named IDEC finalist in Pacific West region

A team of four interior design students Omar Aldulijan, Jinjin Huang, Lesya Kuchkovskaya, and  Lorena Seijas de Alvarez, have been selected as Pacific West regional finalists for the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) competition.

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Marisol Coria stands in front of the Fresno State fountian

Interior design student wins regional ANDYZ competition

Interior design major Marisol Coria received the “Best Student Design” for her Capstone project at the annual ANDYZ Awards, president by the Central California and Nevada chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). The ANDYZ Awards are primarily for professionals with a single category for students, which encompasses interior design and architecture.

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Graphic Design

Two graphic design students win silver in regional competition

After winning two gold and 15 silver medals in the local American Advertising Awards, 17 Fresno State students moved on to the regional level where the accolades continued. Graphic Design students Michael Vang and Christopher Slaughter earned silver medals in the regional competition. 

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Fidel Mendoza

Art and Design alum Fidel Mendoza dazzles as Bronco Wine Co’s new Lead Graphic Designer

Department of Art and Design alum Fidel Mendoza’s success in the graphic design industry has culminated into a recent promotion to Lead Graphic Designer for Bronco Wine Co. which boasts a highly varied selection of wine that they produce from vineyard to table. Bronco Wine Co. is the largest vineyard owner in the U.S. and the 5th largest winery.

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2017 Addy Winners, Students from Art and Design

First Row: Jenna Melford, Katherine Nijmeddin and Kevin Dakin Back Row: Miguel Avila, Nancy Mohamed, Marvin Romero and Tim McAtee

ADDY Awards 2017

Below is a photo taken this year at the Addy Awards which were held on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at the Fresno Chafee Zoo in Fresno, California. 

List of Winners

2016 Addy Award Winners

ADDY Award Ceremonies held on Friday, March 4, 2016 at Clovis Catering in Clovis, California.

ADDY Awards 2016

Our students at ‪#‎FresnoState‬ Art and Design are winners at the Fresno Advertising Federation – American Advertising Awards 2016 Ceremonies!

List of Winners