STUDIO ART

STUDIO ART

We offer courses and concentrations in Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Video Art.

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When applying to Wake Forest, we encourage students to submit an “Arts Supplement” portfolio. The Presidential Scholarship in Art is available to entering first-year students, application due December 1.

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Recent student work

Flash Video Mobs!
Joel Tauber’s students from “Video Art: Cyberspace” recently presented their multi-channel video projects at sites (of their choosing) all over town that comment on their projects in some way. Flash video mobs!!! And, they were awesome!!! You can check them out on the Wake Forest Video Art YouTube Site, where you will also see links to the project websites:
www.youtube.com/wakeforestvideoart
Courses Collaborate: Video Art + Sculpture Installation
Professors Joel Tauber and David Finn joined their respective video and sculpture classes (Video Art: Site Specific + Sculpture Installation) in the spring of 2012 for the first half of the semester. The result was a group of collaborative works that were celebrated with a big party on March 8th, 2012 at the large off-campus space at 505 Baity where the works were created.
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Giving: Tom (MBA ’78) and Karyn Dingledine
Landscape painter Karyn Dingledine knows exactly what it is like to dream about attending college but not have the means to make that dream come true. She also knows how just a little bit of support can transform a young person’s life. She’s lived it personally. And now, through the Karyn Dingledine Scholarship in Art, she is sharing the investment once made in her with students at Wake Forest.

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Not just for art majors: Exhibition includes works by students from many disciplines
“The opportunity to be a part of this show is a true testament to the nature of the liberal arts education that Wake Forest provides. Even though I am not studying studio art, I have had the opportunity to experiment in the arts, and I feel encouraged by seeing my work displayed in a real gallery.” – Brittany Forniotis
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Printmaking exhibition opens: START Gallery’s ‘Lightening Strikes’ features work by student artists
Q and A with Professor of Art, David Faber
By Marcus Keely (’10) START Gallery Manager
…I posed this question: “What makes our brains register lightning as lightning and not a branching tree or portion of a root system or the veining of a vascular system?” We see a lightning strike and know immediately that it was lightning and nothing else. We also realize the ephemera of a strike — that it happened uniquely and will never happen that way again. I asked the students to parallel the creative process with the ephemera of lightning and come to their personal conclusions of meaning and association.”
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Painting in the Louvre: Studio art major Amanda Bowers copies the masters in Paris
Imagine standing in the footprints of Mary Cassatt and Paul Cézanne, copying the masters in the Musée du Louvre to improve your artistic talents. Junior Amanda Bowers doesn’t have to imagine. She has been living the experience.
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