Daria Smith ‘18 is designing a bright future!

Daria Smith graduated in the Spring of 2018 with a B.S. in Digital Media and Design, with a minor in Art History and has been making an impact on the regional art scene ever since. Within months of graduating, she was hired as Graphic Designer of Exhibitions for the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, TN. 

One of her first projects was the exhibition "Let’s Eat! Origins and Evolutions of Tennessee Food." Daria was featured on the public television show “Tennessee Crossroads” and the Channel 5 News’ segment “Talk of the Town. Check out that segment here.  

Daria is currently pursuing an MA in Museum Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Her most recent design work is featured in the outstanding new exhibition Ratified! Tennessee Women and the Right to Vote, on display through March 28, 2021. She was recently interviewed about the exhibition by the local news and the Nashville Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ



The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Digital Media Design prepares students to create images and artifacts for existing and emerging creative industries and practices. This degree can lead to a variety of careers in art and design, allowing flexibility for students looking to pursue their interests and hone their skills for a variety of careers and applications. 

Existing within the School of Art and Visual Studies, this technically and conceptually rigorous program engages art and design as concurrent creative practices. Here, students can explore multiple areas of interest, including graphic design, digital drawing and illustration, photography, video, animation, digital fabrication, programming for the web and robotics, and print media. In addition, students engage with other arts and academic areas to inform and inspire their creative work.