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Many careers require the kind of careful observational and analytical skills integral to art practice and study.
Studying art at Wake Forest can prepare you for a career that combines the study of art with a wide variety of other interests.
- Students Study Contemporary Art at the 2019 Venice Biennale April 24, 2019
Wake Forest students have an unequaled and unique opportunity to review global contemporary artistic and curatorial practice at the Venice Biennale. This seminar, ART199 Contemporary Art and the Venice Biennale, provides an in-depth study of ...
- Art History Student: Addison Wang, Richter Scholar Research February 20, 2019
Have you ever been inspired to do an entire summer’s worth of research abroad by simply googling the authors of your art history textbook? For Addison Wang, senior art history major, this was the case ...
- Student Video Art: Courtney Geiger – Wish I Could be a Kardashian So I Could be Black February 13, 2019
Internet culture, black women on the internet, cultural appropriation and Kardashian-culture are some of the first ideas that come to mind with Courtney Geiger’s 5-channel video project, titled “Wish I Could Be A Kardashian So ...
- Page Laughlin Awarded Fellowship by VCCA December 10, 2018
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) is one of the world’s most prestigious artist communities. Laughlin is among approximately 25 Fellows focusing on their own creative projects at this working retreat for visual artists, ...
- Interview with art major, Kayla Amador, on her recent solo exhibition, Kansatsu, at START Gallery November 12, 2018
Something that I learned during my time in Japan that I want to convey through this exhibition is the importance of text in space as serving both a practical and aesthetic purpose. This, of course, ...
- Wake Forest University Studio Art students accepted into the juried, regional art exhibit, Relevance 2018, at The Womble Carlyle Gallery at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, November 2 – December 1 November 01, 2018
Wake Forest University Studio Art students; Brianna Casini, Alex Florent, Meghan Henderson, Christina Molkenthin, Allison Li, and Talia Roberts, are accepted into the juried, regional art exhibit, Relevance 2018. Relevance is a ...
- Professor John J. Curley, German Consulate in New York: Dismantling Concepts – A Conversation on the Paintings of Gerhard Richter, October 12 October 12, 2018
Professor John J. Curley presents Dismantling Concepts – A Conversation on the Paintings of Gerhard Richter, at the Deutsches Haus at NYU, Friday, October 12.
September 19, 20195:30 pm-7:00 pmScales Fine Arts Center, Room 102»
Free and open to the public! WFU faculty and students encouraged to attend. Reception following the lecture in the Lobby.
Jock Reynolds was the Henry J. Heinz II Director of the Yale University Art Gallery from 1998 to 2018. He led the Gallery through…
September 20, 20193:00 pm-4:30 pmScales, Lower Lobby
October 2, 20193:00 pm-5:00 pmBenson 401