Art + Design
Southern Virginia University


Barbara Crawford

Art History 1 and 2, Studio Art, Painting

Barbara Crawford is a professor of art at Southern Virginia University.

Professor Crawford has been teaching at the university since 1979. She holds an MFA from Vermont College and an MA from James Madison University. Her master of fine arts and master of arts degrees were both in painting. She teaches art history, studio art (painting, drawing and design fundamentals) and multimedia design. Since 1984, she has conducted a summer study abroad program, The Art of the Italian Renaissance. She is a member of the Nelson Fine Arts Gallery in Lexington, Va.,is involved in several regional galleries, and has personally exhibited in fifty solo, invitational and juried shows, nationally and internationally. She and her husband live in Lexington, Va.

Barbara’s list of awards:

Doug Himes

Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Design

Doug Himes is an assistant professor of art and art program coordinator at Southern Virginia University.

He previously taught printmaking at Brigham Young University and was a member of the Print Studies Workshop there. He came to Southern Virginia University from Missouri State, where he taught drawing and design. Himes’ paintings have been exhibited widely in the west and midwest.

He and his wife, Christina Baker, have seven children.

B.A., M.F.A., Brigham Young University, 1983, 1986

Learn more about Doug Himes in this article from Sunstone Magazine.

Bryce Pendleton

Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Design

Bryce Pendleton is the Creative Director, Instructor of 2D and 3D Design, and Art + Design Recruitment Specialist at Southern Virginia University.

Prior to his current role, Pendleton worked as an architectural designer at Kirchner & Associates Architects in Lexington, Virginia.

He graduated as valedictorian from Southern Virginia University, where he was also a Knight Scholar and worked as the web content manager in the University Communications Office. He was a member of the men’s basketball team and was named an ESPN First-Team District Academic All-American in 2010.

After completing his undergraduate degree, Pendleton entered the Master of Architecture program at Virginia Tech, where he received the Bill Brown Award, worked as a graduate teaching assistant and participated in a semester-long residency program in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland. He is currently completing a master’s thesis on Mormon temples and the doctrine of formation.

Pendleton served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada. He and his wife, Neely, live in Buena Vista, Virginia with their dog, Tia.

B.A., Southern Virginia University, 2010; M.Arch., Virginia Tech (in progress)

Amy Roskelley

Photography and Videography

Amy Roskelley is an instructor of Photography and Videography at Southern Virginia University. Amy joined the University Marketing team in summer 2016 after completing a Masters degree in Media Literacy Education. Her research focuses on gender performance in genre films, specifically masculinity in romantic comedies. Her undergraduate degree in film led to a love of screenwriting. She has written and produced multiple short films and has had her scripts presented at University Film and Video Association conferences as well as such film festivals as Final Cut and Sundance. She is currently working on several feature-length screenplays that explore gender equality within genre constructs.

Before coming to Southern Virginia, Amy taught introduction to film classes as Brigham Young University, ran media literacy programs for at-risk youth, and worked in marketing for a tax software company. A native of Lynchburg, VA, Amy is excited to get back to her roots. She and her massive collection of romantic comedies currently reside in Lexington.

B.A. Brigham Young University, 2011; M.A. Brigham Young University, 2016

Corey Egbert

Digital Illustration

Corey Egbert is the lead designer in the Marketing Office at Southern Virginia University. He designs print-media, apparel, online materials and assists in other design-related capacities on campus. He teaches courses on digital illustration, Adobe Creative Cloud and data visualization as an adjunct professor. He has illustrated numerous children’s books and is the author and illustrator of “If Dinosaurs Could Talk for Me,” his debut picture book.

He graduated from Southern Virginia in 2015 and currently resides in Buena Vista, Va., with his wife, Natalya, and their son, Oliver.