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Paintings of Ed Bisese

March 27, 2013 by  

The new exhibition at the Nutting Gallery, “Brighter Days: The Paintings of Ed Bisese”, runs March 28 through April 19, 2013. There is no opening reception for this exhibition, however you will be able to meet and talk with the artist in the gallery on Friday, April 19, from 12:30 to 1:30 PM in conjunction with Madfest. Everyone is welcome! In the meantime, stop by the gallery beginning Thursday and check out “Brighter... 

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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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Mud Show

February 22, 2013 by  

The Nutting Gallery at West Liberty University will present an exhibition that looks at pottery in its “WV Mud Show,” Feb. 19-March 21, 2013. The exhibition features clay work by two of West Virginia’s finest potters, Gary Shaffer and Kurt Teeter, according to Robert Villamagna, Nutting Gallery director and assistant professor of art. It will open with a reception from 5:30- 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19. Both the exhibition... 

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“Oddities” opens in the Nutting Gallery

January 24, 2013 by  

West Liberty University presents an entertaining and unusual mix of art, created by faculty in its 2013 art faculty exhibition, Jan. 23 – Feb. 14, in the Nutting Gallery. Faculty participating in the exhibition include: Brian Fencl, James Haizlett, Martyna Matusiak, Moonjung Kang, Nancy Tirone, Lambros Tsuhlares, Robert Villamagna and Neal Warren. “This year the art faculty selected the theme of oddities,” said Robert... 

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Senior Exhibition Fall 2012

December 6, 2012 by  

The fall 2012 Senior Exhibition opened Wednesday, November 28th. This years show features the work of graduating seniors Kevin Kidwell, Kelsey Wetzel, Brandon Fehr, Rachel Shipley, Anna Phillips and Lauren Herman. The show features a mix of styles and techniques and has been praised  as one of the strongest fall Senior Exhibitions in years. The show runs from November 28th to December 13th. All gallery events are free and... 

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Frankenstein Invitational

October 31, 2012 by  

Over thirty artists explore the theme of Frankenstein in the “Frankenstein Invitational” in the Nutting Gallery. “The novel Frankenstein was a warning against the expansion of modern man in the Industrial Revolution, alluded to in the novel’s subtitle, The Modern Prometheus” said gallery director Robert Villamagna and “Mary Shelly is likely to have acquired some ideas for Frankenstein’s character... 

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Students Strengthen their Education Via Internships in DC, London

October 23, 2012 by  

Internships for DMD and Communication students OCTOBER 17, 2012 BY MZAMBITO West Liberty University students enjoy the advantage of a well-run internship program that strengthens the student experience in special ways. Coordinated by Beverly Burke, assistant to the provost, the program has been affiliated with the Washington Center, Washington, D.C., since 1997. “Internships are the best thing a student can do to distinguish... 

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Drive By Press

October 23, 2012 by  

The crew from the Drive By Press is now visiting West Liberty University. They have set-up outside the printmaking studio in the courtyard of the Hall of Fine Arts and are doing demos, taking questions and selling shirts. While on campus they will be working with the Printmaking 1 class, meeting with students from Brooke High School and lecturing and demoing to Design 1 students. Everyone is welcome at any of the presentations. The... 

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WLU Students Sell Art at 2012 Oglebayfest

October 7, 2012 by  

West Liberty University was represented at the 2012 Oglebayfest by faculty and students. The Visual Art program provided exhibitor space for our ceramics, crafts and painting students. Faculty members Robert Villamagna Nancy Tirone, Lambros Tsuhlares and West Liberty librarian Cheryl Harshman also exhibited.  Oglebayfest is the biggest festival in the greater Wheeling area attracting over 80,000 people to the park. Dozens... 

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Debra Joyce Dawson, “Plein Air Painter”

September 10, 2012 by  

“Plein air Painter,” the paintings by Debra Joyce Dawson opens the 2012–2013 academic year in the Nutting Gallery. Debra’s colorful paintings capture the light, color and essence of the landscapes before her. She is a founding member of the Ohio Plein Air Society and paints in Ohio, Italy, and Ireland. The opening reception was on Wednesday, August 5, 5:30-7:00 and photos of the opening can be viewed... 

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