Hayley De González, M.F.A.

Headshot Faculty Hayley Gonzalez

Chair of Art Department
Assistant Professor of Art
Department: Art
Location: Tigerville, SC

“Art and creativity are reflections of our Creator.”
  • Teaching & Education

    You will learn with me when taking courses in graphic design, ceramics, and art appreciation.


    B.A. Graphic Design, Francis Marion University

    M.F.A. Ceramics, University of South Carolina

  • Professional Experience

    My experience includes teaching at the collegiate level since 2013. I have also served as Art Adviser to The Mountain Laurel, NGU’s student-led art and literature publication, since 2015 and taught workshops at the Greenville Center for Creative Arts.

  • Articles Published

    Solo Exhibitions:
    Bloom, ThomasArts (Florence, SC) 2017

    Group Exhibitions:
    GCCA Members Show, Greenville Center for Creative Arts (Greenville, SC) 2019
    7th Annual Collegiate Invitational, Spartanburg County Public Library (Spartanburg, SC) 2019
    Small Works 2019, Florence County Museum (Florence, SC) 2019
    Mugshot2: Clay International, Mojo Coffee Gallery (Minneapolis, MN) 2019
    SC CLAY>HIGHER ED, Francis Marion University (Florence, SC) 2018
    Good Things, Flower City Arts Center (Rochester, NY) 2018
    Faculty Art Exhibition, Gallery at Ole 414, North Greenville University (Tigerville, SC) 2018
    5th Annual Cup Show, Studio 550 Art Center (Manchester, NH) 2017

  • Awards Received

    2016 – Design of the Year Award, The Mountain Laurel, Ninth Place, Yearbook/Magazine Page/Spread, Associate Collegiate Press, Washington, D.C.

  • My Network

    I will gladly involve you in my circle that includes:

    • Greenville Center for Creative Arts
    • Greer Cultural Arts Council
    • Highwater Clays
    • Clay-King
  • My Story

    Having a life-long interest in art, it was no surprise when I decided to pursue a career in art. However, while I was in school for my undergraduate degree, the Lord surprised me by igniting a desire to teach art and help shape the next generation of artists. I went on to finish my BA degree, worked in the industry for a little while, and then obtained my MFA. The Lord timed everything perfectly, leading me to NGU, where I am able to do what I love – teach art and guide students, all while reflecting the love of Christ.

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