MFA – Design, Unversity of Mississippi
BFA – Commercial Art, University of Southern Mississippi
DeAnna Douglas, Professor of Art & Design, teaches graphic design and foundation courses. Born in Illinois but raised on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, Douglas received a B.F.A. in commercial art from The University of Southern Mississippi and an M.F.A. in design from the University of Mississippi. She taught at Mississippi State University for 18 years as a professor of art.
While at Mississippi State, Douglas was selected as the outstanding undergraduate teacher in 1990 and served as the 1985 graduation commencement marshal, an honor also based on outstanding undergraduate teaching.
Her work has been in over 76 national and international juried exhibitions since 1973, with work being shown at such galleries as the National Museum of Umbria, Italy; the Paris City Hall, France; the Tampa Museum of Art, Florida; the Parkersburg Art Center in West Virginia; the El Paso Museum of Art; and the Biobliothégue Nationale in Paris.
Professor Douglas team teaches the senior capstone course with the Graphic Design faculty.