Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Graphic Design Students visit Portland Design Week

October 16, 2014 by  

By Hannah Mason WLU crashes Portland! A group of WLU graphic design professors and senior graphic design students spent five days in Portland, Oregon for West Liberty’s first Design Week trip. The group, consisting of professors James Haizlett, Moonjung Kang, and Sarah Davis, and senior graphic design students Sydney Bennett, Jessica Wilson, Chloe Woods, and Miranda Pellicano, left for Portland on Saturday, Oct. 4 and came... 

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Graphic Design III team presentations

October 1, 2014 by  

SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 BY MAUREEN ZAMBITO Every fall, West Liberty University College of Arts and Communication graphic design seniors have a chance to experience the challenge of presenting their work to a discriminating audience. The design presentation took place in the Boyle Conference Room from noon until 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17. From left, Sydney Bennett, Jessica Wilson, Kylie Woyat, Chloe Woods, Alexis Irvin, Lucas... 

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The Secret Lives of Robots

September 30, 2014 by  

West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition Secret Lives of Robots: Art by Toby Fraley. The exhibition will be on view from October 1st through 23rd, 2014. The opening reception is Wednesday, October 1, 5:30 pm to 7 pm. Fraley’s work can be seen in public spaces around Pittsburgh, Space Gallery, Pittsburgh and the Scottsdale Arizona Civic Center. Upcoming Nutting Gallery artist Gary... 

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2014 Paint Historic Wheeling

July 25, 2014 by  

Paint Historic Wheeling: Plein AirAugust 1-3, Wheeling, West Virginia ARTWORKS Around Town, Ogelbay Institute and West Liberty University invites all artists to participate in the second annual Paint Historic Wheeling plein air painting event, August 1-3 in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia. The weekend includes an exciting schedule of workshops with leading regional plein air artists, and public art shows and sales held at... 

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Bachelor of Science in Creative Arts Therapy Now Approved and Enrolling Students

September 17, 2013 by  

Art therapy is a field of psychology that relies on art and creativity to explore trauma and seek healing for a wide range of individuals. West Liberty University recognized the importance of this growing profession and has successfully created a program that is attracting attention, the Bachelor of Science in Creative Arts Therapy degree. It is now approved by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. From left,... 

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Art Students Study in Budapest and Gain Life Changing Education

September 17, 2013 by  

Three West Liberty University students received a chance to travel to the heart of Europe and work on their printmaking skills in what turned out to be a life changing experience recently. From left, Amanda Carney, Emily Hastings and Abbie Merryman, enjoy a fun moment in Budapest. Faculty member and visual artist Martyna Matusiak escorted Amanda Carney, Emily Hastings, and Abbie Merryman, and coordinated their activities... 

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Arts and Communication Graduate Jessica Crighton picked for position at British University

July 31, 2013 by  

West Liberty University graduate Jessica Crighton ‘13, was selected as digital media assistant at the University of Hertfordshire, England recently. Crighton, who’s from Chester, W.Va., earned her WLU degree in digital media with the College of Arts and Communications. She now lives in London and commutes by train to her position at the University of Hertfordshire, which is about 30 miles out of London. “I work on the website ( 

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Warhol Museum Joins With The Center For Arts And Education To Teach Art To Teachers

July 12, 2013 by  

The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, in partnership with the Center for Arts and Education at West Liberty University, recently presented a special topics course designed to help West Liberty University elementary education majors learn to use art as a tool to integrate social justice, environmental, and health issues into their artwork and curriculum this spring. The course was also open to students majoring in art education,... 

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WL alumnus Robert Price

April 11, 2013 by  

Alumnus Robert Price, Carnegie, Pa., earned his Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design degree at West Liberty University in 1992. He is now known as the graphic designer responsible for the National Memorial Logo for Flight 93 that honors the passengers of United Airlines Flight 93, who lost their lives when their hijacked plane bound for Washington, D.C., crashed in Shanksville, Pa. on 9-11-01, as part of the coordinated terrorist... 

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2013 WV MADFest

March 7, 2013 by  

Photo by poster designer Matt Myles The 2013 WV MAdfest (Media Arts and Design festival) will take place on the Campus of West Liberty University on Friday, April 19, from 8:30 AM until 5:30 PM. It will be a day filled with hands on workshops, professional presentations, and a student media arts awards competition and ceremony. REGISTRATION: You must register for sessions on this site in order to participate in the festival. The... 

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