Investiture-inspired Art Celebrates Student Creativity, Columbus State’s Uniqueness

24 Oct 2023


In honor of Dr. Stuart Rayfield’s presidential investiture on Oct. 20, the Columbus State University Alumni Association commissioned original student artwork that depicts what the university means to them.

Five students answered the Alumni Association’s challenge and used artistic mediums of their choosing — which ranged from traditional materials like paint and porcelain to contemporary ones like digital design. The works were unveiled and displayed at the Presidential Investiture Ceremony, and they will be placed at other locations throughout both campuses in the coming weeks for all to enjoy.

“The Columbus State experience is as unique and personal as each of these works of art,” Rayfield said. “Each of these pieces capture that so visually and are collectively, for me, an inspirational way to mark this moment in our university’s history.”

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