Bobby Dickey, M.F.A.

  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department: Visual and Performing Arts and Media Studies Academic Department
  • Title: Department Chair
  • Dickeyb@fvsu.edu

BOBBY DICKEY

Title: Associate Professor of Art
Date of Initial Appointment: September, 1982

EARNED DEGREES

(MFA) Master of Fine Arts, Graphic Design (1987)
Georgia State University

(BFA) Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design/Drawing/Photography (1982)
Atlanta College of Art (Currently SCAD – Savannah College of Art and Design)

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

(Teaching and Higher Education – Administrative)
Dates Title and Location:

2000 – Present
Chair, Department of Visual and Performing Arts and Media Studies
Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA
Administrative Duties: Supervision and evaluation of Full-time Faculty, Adjunct Faculty and Staff Members, Scheduling, Advising, Budgeting, Faculty and Student Grievances, Outcome Assessment, Title III Activity Director, Renovations, Program Reviews, Re-engineering Programs, Recruitment and Fundraising

1982 – Present
Associate/Assistant Professor of Art: Fort Valley State University
Courses Taught: Digital Media and Design I, II, III and IV, Publication Editing and Design, Photography, Art Appreciation (Online), Basic Design, Drawing, Illustration, Visual Communications, Design Procedures, Art Direction, Typographic Design, Printmaking, Package Design, Advertising Procedures, Portfolio, Advance Photography and Internship

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

(Non-Teaching and Non-Academic Administrative Experience)
Dates Title and Location:

1989-Present
Graphic Design and Art Consulting Company, Byron, GA
Commercial and Textile Design and Exhibition & Set Design, Corporate Identity Campaigns and Conceptual Signage

1989 – 1992
Co-Owner, Peach “T” Gallery
Fort Valley, GA
T-shirt Printing and Design Company

1986-2007
Director, Peach Valley Artists
Fort Valley, GA

GRANTMANSHIP

2012-2017
“Increasing Student Success through Outreach and Technology”
FAME – Fine Arts and Media Experience – Summer Camp

2008-2012
“Enhancing Instruction and Technology in the Arts and Sciences”
Enhancing and Expanding the Fine Arts and Mass Communications Computer Labs (Computer Graphics, Video Editing and Production)
FAME – Fine Arts and Media Experience – Summer Camp

2002-2007
“Enhancing Instruction and Technology in the Fine Arts”
Developing the Fine Arts and Mass Communications Computer Labs (Computer Graphics, Video Editing and Production)
FAME – Fine Arts and Media Experience – Summer Camp

2001-2002
Transforming Teacher Education Project (TTEProject)
“Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology”

1990-2002
Georgia Council for the Arts – Grassroots Art Grant Advisory Council – Crawford County – Grassroots

CERTIFICATES, WORKSHOPS, AND CONFERENCES

2016
Web Motion (Digital Design)
Lynda.Com
Carpinteria, CA 93013

2016
Adobe Animate CC: First Look (Digital Design)
Lynda.Com
Carpinteria, CA 93013

2002-2014
Certificate – Annual Grantsmanship Institute Training Conference
The Office of Sponsored Programs
Fort Valley State University – Fort Valley, Georgia

2013
Dreamweaver CS6 Essential Training
Lynda.Com
Carpinteria, CA 93013

2013
Creating a First Web Site with Dreamweaver CS6
Lynda.Com
Carpinteria, CA 93013

2011
Certificate
Corel Draw Graphics Software Training
Mobile, Alabama

2009
Certificate
Photoshop World 09 – Technology TrainingCS2
Charlotte, North Carolina

2006
Certificate
Photoshop World 06 – Technology TrainingCS2
Miami, Florida

2004
AAHE (American Association for Higher Education)
Summer Academy – Stowe, Vermont

2002
Certificate (50) hours
Georgia Integrating Technology Professional Development Program
Columbus State University
Columbus, Georgia

2001
Certificate
Sublimation Techniques and Technology Workshop
Sublimation University
Orlando, Florida

2000
Certificate
Macromedia Web Design Curricula
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia

2000
Certificate
Certified Online Instructor/WebCT
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, Georgia

1996
Certificate
Illustrator 6 – Best In Graphics Technology Workshop
Adobe Software Inc.
New Orleans, Louisiana

SERVICE

(Professional, University, Community)

Professional – Creative/Innovative Works

University Level:

2015-17
Co-Chair – Fort Valley State University
Annual Scholarship Luncheon
Fort Valley State University – Fort Valley, GA

2014

  • Team Designed The Inaugural Fort Valley State University International Cultural Festival and Soccer Exhibition Visual Campaign
    Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA
  • Designed – Inaugural Logo, Medallion and Investiture and Gala Staging for Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, Ph.D – 9th President
    Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA
  • Presidential “University Holiday Greeting Card”
    Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, PhD. – President
    Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA
  • Designed Fort Valley State University Scholarship Luncheon Program Thematic Stage Setup and Layout
    Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA
  • New FVSU Tag Design – Student Project – Contest
    Portia Wilson (Winner) – 2014 Commercial Design Graduate
    Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA
  • Presidential – Global Initiative Banners and Signage
    Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA

Community Level:

  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Citizens Bank – Fort Valley, Ga. – Byron, Ga. – Cochran, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Radio Shack – Fort Valley, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Fall-Line Electronics – Fort Valley, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Cool and Dry Self Storage – Fort Valley, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Peach County Even Start Program – Fort Valley, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Kay Community Training Center – Fort Valley, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Peach County Board of Education – Fort Valley, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Crawford Board of Education – Roberta, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Hunt Primary School – Fort Valley, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Peach County High School – Fort Valley, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials –
    Central High School – Macon, Ga.
  • Designed logos and promotion materials – Ushers Temple Church
  • Designed logos and promotion materials – St. Peter Church
  • Designed logos and promotion materials – Central Union Church
  • Designed logos and promotion materials – Trinity Baptist Church
  • Designed logos and promotion materials – Richland Baptist Church
  • Designed logos and promotion materials – Shiloh Baptist Church
  • Designed logos and promotion materials – Smith Chapel Church
  • Designed logos and promotion materials – First Baptist Church

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member- Board of Regents – Fine and Applied Arts Advisory Board
Member- National Association of Schools of Arts and Design
Member- Main Street Fort Valley – Design Committee
Advisor- Fort Valley State University Designers’ Guild
Member- Screen Printing Association International

AWARDS

2009-2010
Presidential Trailblazer Award
Fort Valley State University
Dr. Larry E. Rivers, President

2008-2009
Constance Palms Boys and Girls Service of the Year Award
Boys and Girls Clubs of Georgia Heartlands

2004
John W. Davison – Teacher of the Year
Fort Valley State University

2002-2003
Anne Carthon Service Award
Fort Valley State University

1999-2002
Outstanding Service – Award
Office of Student Affairs
Fort Valley State UniversitY

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

  • International Cultural Festival and Soccer Exhibition
  • Presidential Inauguration Committee – Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, PhD.
  • Chancellor Appointed – FVSU Presidential Search Committee
  • College of Arts and Sciences Council
  • University Leadership Council
  • 911 Planning Committee
  • FVSU Online Committee
  • Faculty/Staff Institute – Co-Chair
  • John W. Davison Outstanding Teaching Award – Selection Committee
  • University Retreat
  • University Curriculum Committee
  • College of Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee
  • Homecoming Committee
  • Coronation Committee
  • Scholarship Luncheon Committee

COMMUNITY COMMITTEES

  • Main Street Fort Valley – Design Committee
  • Secretary – Mt. Pleasant Missionary Laymen Department
  • Graphic and Artistic Consultant:
    o Peach County High School -Fort Valley, Georgia
    o Hunt Primary School -Fort Valley, Georgia
    o Crawford County High School – Roberta, Georgia
    o Crawford County Elementary School – Roberta, Georgia
    o Central High School – Macon, Georgia
    o Peach Festival
    o Advisor (Designers’ Guild)

GUEST SPEAKER

  • Fort Valley Kiwanis Club
  • Atlanta College of Art Designer Series
  • Monroe County Recreation Department
  • Perry Middle School
  • Crawford High School
  • Hunt Primary School
  • Hunt Elementary School
  • Crawford County Elementary

Numerous Civic and Social Organizations

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Presentations – Creative Activities

2005-Present
Robins Air Logistics Center
Graphic Artist and Textile Designer
Black History Observance Month
Warner Robins, GA

2016
Still Magnolia (Dramatic Play)
Graphic Illustrator and Designer
Douglass Theatre
Macon, GA

2016
Heart to Heart – Health Campaign
Graphic Artist and Textile Designer
Perry, GA

2015
City of Fort Valley
Graphic Illustrator and Designer
Thematic Street Signage
Fort Valley, GA

2014
Designed – Inaugural Logo, Medallion and Investiture and Gala Staging
Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, Ph.D – 9 th President
Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA

2014
University System of Georgia – Board of Regents Excellence Awards
Silent Auction – Artistic Artwork – Fundraiser
Commercial Design Student Works – Sold

2014
Designed “United Through Diversity” logo and promotional
Warner Robins Air Force Base
Warner Robins, GA

2014
Designed Peach Area Habitat for Humanity promotional campaign
Fort Valley, GA

2013
Designed “Presidential University Holiday Greeting Card”
Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA
Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, PhD. – President

2011
A Historical Look Back at Fort Valley State University
“The Transformation of a Growing Community Since 1895”
Harriet Tubman Museum, Macon, GA

2012
A Historical Look Back at Fort Valley State University
“The Transformation of a Growing Community Since 1895”
Fine Arts Gallery and Studio, Fort Valley, GA

2006 -2011
University System of Georgia – HBCU Art Exhibitions
Engaged faculty/commercial design students
Board Regents Office, Atlanta, GA

2008
National Logo Design – 1890 Family and Consumer Sciences Distance Instructional Alliance
(1890 FCS-DIA) University of Maryland Eastern Shore

2005 – 2009
Middle Georgia Art Association – Annual College Art Exhibition
Commercial Design Students
Middle Georgia Art Association, Macon, GA

2004
American Association for Higher Education, Stowe, Vermont
Presented  model: “Students as Customers…”

2002 – 2003
Commercial Design Program – Presidential Designated “Center of Excellence”

2003
Presidential Initiative
Implemented FVSU website design and design maintenance as annual project of Commercial Design Senior Project II course requirements.

2001 – 2010
Implemented a global initiative plan in the Fine Arts, Humanities and Mass Communications Department to travel annually to national and international cultural and educational events with student and faculty performances.

  • 2010 – Mobile, Alabama
  • 2009 – Los Angles, California
  • 2008 – Washington, DC – Kennedy Center
  • 2008 – Chicago, Illinois
  • 2008 – Montgomery, Alabama
  • 2007 – New Orleans, Louisana
  • 2006 – Los Angles, California
  • 2005 – Tallahassee, Florida
  • 2004 – Washington, DC
  • 2003 – New York City
  • 2002 – Florida Keys
  • 2001 – Nassau Bahamas – (70 students)

2003
Developed NCATE Visual Conceptual Framework Model
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, Georgia

2003
American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC)
Fort Valley State University Learning Community
Webb-Godfrey- Hill Award (Honorable Mention)
University of Nebraska

2002
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program
National Logo – “On The Road To Sustainable Agriculture”
Raleigh, North Carolina

2002
Fine Arts International Cultural Exchange
Faculty and Student Art Exhibition (70 Students)
Dundas Fine and Performing Arts Center
Nassau, Bahamas

2002
InTech Training Development Program
Technology In The Art Classroom”
Columbus State University – Columbus, Georgia

2001
Presenter-
“Art In The Classroom”
Bonaire Middle School
Warner Robins, Georgia

2001
Visual Art Presentation
“2001 Diversity Celebration”
University of Georgia Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Griffin Campus – Griffin, Georgia

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FVSU will remain closed for the remainder of Wednesday, January 17. It will open on time tomorrow, Thursday, January 18.

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