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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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WLU’s Newest Member of the Art Department

January 24, 2013 by  

Martyna Matusiak joined the art faculty of West Liberty University in August 2012. Prior to that, she taught printmaking, drawing, and mixed media courses at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. At WLU she teaches printmaking, silkscreen, and advance drawing. Her own artistic practice combines all of the above mentioned mediums. She grew up in Knurów, Poland in a communistic multifamily apartment building surrounded by hundreds... 

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Public Art Projects

January 24, 2013 by  

Layout from the 2013 winter issue of Artworks Robert Villamagna is featured in the current issue of “Artworks” published by the WV Division of Culture and History. In the spring of the 2012 semester Professor Villamagna conducted a class in Public Art for WLU’s Honors Program. Part of that class was a mural located in the city of Wheeling. Working closely with the Wheeling Arts Commission and arts supporter... 

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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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2012-2013 Art Scholarship Competition

October 7, 2012 by  

Division of Art scholarship 2012West Liberty University’s Division of Art announces the availability of a four-year scholarship for a graduating high school senior who wishes to major in art at West Liberty University. The competition is open to all graduating seniors, and is not limited to residents of West Virginia. Applicants must have submitted an application for admittance to WLU. Students must submit a portfolio of... 

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