November 13, 2008

Visiting Artist program welcomes GM designers

by Andrea Hahn

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Art and Design welcomes Craig Sass and Jeff Nasca, designers for General Motors, to campus as part of the Visiting Artist program.

The designers will present a public lecture at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, in Parkinson Hall, Room 202. A workshop is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Design Barracks, Room102.

The lecture includes information about career tracks within the automotive industry. Lecture topics may include basic automotive design principles, theories behind automotive aesthetics such as color and style, and design methodology.

For more information, contact the School of Art and Design at 618/453-4315.