ART DEPARTMENT NEWS
Assistant Professor Joel Tauber’s art installation, “The Sharing Project”, opens in Berlin at the Adamski Gallery (April 2 – 29) and travels to the University Art Museum at Cal State Long Beach (June 12 – July 12). Enjoy reading this piece (and 7 more!) from The Sharing Project in The Huffington Post in advance of more »
“Flags and Faces: The Visual Culture of America’s First World War,” is a new book by Wake Forest University Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art David Lubin. The book chronicles public perceptions about World War I and how they were shaped in large part by American artists, photographers, and graphic designers. The book’s second section, more »
Groundbreaking sculpture professor, David Finn, is building new ways to tie together entrepreneurship and the arts here at Wake Forest. “We do design work that involves design thinking and iterations of plans, prototypes, drawings and schemes,” Finn explains. He is currently in the development process of two brand new design courses being offered in spring more »
Application deadline Wed, Feb 18. Selection and student participation will take place this Spring 2015. Through this opportunity, a small select group of highly motivated and art-engaged students will take part in the research, interpretation, explication, curation, and installation of the work of an artist in the WFU Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art. More more »
World War I left many soldiers with disfiguring scars. For those whose faces were no longer recognizable, an American artist, Anna Coleman Ladd, sculpted masks to cover their injuries…
In Spring 2014, Joel Tauber’s video art students worked with David Finn’s sculpture students to produce ambitious and exciting sculpture-video installations. They were presented in a large off campus space at 505 Baity Street in Winston-Salem, NC and celebrated in the event “Officially Underground” at the end of the semester.
The Student Art Exhibition is meant to showcase a strong group of students and work submitted said Paul Bright, director of the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery and one of the judges. During the exhibition’s opening reception, six students were awarded a $100 Hanes Gallery Award and pieces by additional student artists were selected more »
On March 27 2014, Assistant Professor Joel Tauber’s video art students projected their work on the exterior walls of Campus Grounds at Wake Forest University. JOLT featured 2-channel video art projects and single channel experimental films.
We speak often about teacher-scholars at Wake Forest: people who artfully combine a love for educating and challenging students with a passion for academics and scholarship. There is no better example of the teacher-scholar ideal than Dr. Margaret “Peggy” Supplee Smith, the 2014 Medallion of Merit recipient.