Shane McDonald

Technology Assistant II - Coordinator of Mac Lab and Visual Resources, School of Art and Design

SERVICES:
  • Assists School of Art and Design faculty with documenting student artwork and student capstone experiences
  • Assists the Zuckerman Museum of Art staff with documenting exhibitions, photographing items in the collection, and exhibition installation
  • Creates visual information (videos, photos, posters, graphics, flyers, presentations, etc.) announcing arts events on campus, the web, and on social media
  • Interacts with administrators, faculty and staff in the School of Art and Design to keep all information and calendars on the website current and accurate
  • Works with the College of the Arts Marketing and Communication Department to coordinate and facilitate the marketing of events for the School of Art and Design
  • Troubleshoots basic issues with computers and audio-visiual components used in School of Art and Design classrooms
  • Supports the School of Art and Design with coordinating and implementing community outreach, student recruitment, global learning and general educational projects
  • Supports faculty and staff with the use of technology in online learning
  • Develops and maintains inventory of visual resource holdings and works with the KSU library staff in the accessioning and deaccessioning of books, video, periodicals, and other educational resources
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:

Shane stands with a custom Coke bottle and a smile in front of one of his paintings.Shane McDonald graduated from KSU in 1992 with a B.A. in Art and has worked as a freelance graphic designer, illustrator, and portrait artist ever since.  In 1998 he opened a commercial studio in the Artisan Resource Center (Marietta, GA) where he paints and teaches community drawing and painting classes.  He joined the staff at the School of Art and Design in 2004 bringing his proficiency using both business and creative digital tools.

www.shanemcdonaldstudios.com 

 Joseph Meeks, Dean of the College of the Arts at KSU (Painting by Shane McDonald, 2003) Judy Perkins, Dean Emeritus of Nursing, Kennesaw State University (Painting by Shane McDonald, 2005) Thomas Holder, president of Kennesaw State University Foundation (Painting by Shane McDonald, 2007) Linda Noble, former Dean of the College of Social Sciences (Drawing by Shane McDonald, 2008)  Bobbie Bailey, benefactor of Kennesaw State University's Bobbie Bailey and Family Performance Center (Painting by Shane McDonald, 2008) Pastel portrait of benefactor of the Bailey Performance Center's Henriquez Atrium

Charlotte Sachs, first director of nursing program at Kennesaw State University (Painted by Shane McDonald, 2009) Dean George Beggs, Liberal Arts, Kennesaw State University (Drawing by Shane McDonald, 2009) Robert Williams,  retired director of Sturgis Library at Kennesaw State University (painted by Shane McDonald, 2009)

Richard Vengroff, former Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Drawing by Shane McDonald, 2011) Bernard Z. Zuckerman, Benefactor of the Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University (painting by Shane McDonald, 2013) Audrey and Jack Morgan, benefactors of Morgan Hall of the Bailey Center (Painted by Shane McDonald, 2013) 

Richard Sowell, Retired Dean of the WellStar College of Health and Human Services, Kennesaw State University (Painting by Shane McDonald, 2014) Robin Dorff, former Dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Drawing by Shane McDonald, 2018) Dan Papp, former president of Kennesaw State University (Painting by Shane McDonald, 2018)

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