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Department of Art

Aug 21 2014 - 5:13pm

Ken Shipley Art APSU

“Dreams of Brownsville” will open on Tuesday, August 26 at 6 pm. The exhibition will feature the work of Ken & Melody Shipley

Aug 21 2014 - 4:46pm

APSU Art Barry Jones

The Exhibition will open on September 11 with a reception and artist talk.

Aug 6 2014 - 3:52pm


Rusty Mitchell is the Vice President of Design for Mercury Intermedia. Based in Nashville, TN, Mercury provides mobile app strategy, design, development and platform solutions for iOS and Android.

At Mercury, he leads a team of designers in product strategy and design as well as participates in business planning and direction. He has over 15 years of design experience, including several years as an art director and music packaging designer before shifting focus to application user experience and design.

While at Mercury, he have helped leading brands such as USA Today, TED Talks, The New York Times, CNN, and many others succeed in the native mobile app space. These apps have been downloaded and used by millions and parodied on The Daily Show and Futurama. They have also garnered awards and recognition from Communication Arts, The Webby Awards, and Ad Age, while receiving promotion and praise from Apple and Google. He also contributed interviews for Josh Clark’s book Tapworthy about designing great iPhone apps, as well as Suzanne Ginsburg’s book Designing the iPhone User Experience.

From Mercury Intermedia’s Crossly Press Release:

Nashville, Tennessee – July 24, 2014 – Mercury Intermedia, one of the world’s leading mobile development and design agencies, today announced the launch of Crossly, a free competitive crosswords game for iPhone and iPod touch. Crossly marks the first direct-to-consumer release for Mercury Intermedia and combines the classic crossword format with head-to-head competition, as two players race to occupy the board with each correct answer.

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