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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 (herts.ac.uk)... 

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Paint Historic Wheeling

July 29, 2013 by  

Join members of Artworks Around Town for a weekend of outdoor painting to commemorate West Virginia’s 150th Birthday! Receptions, artist workshops and public art shows will take place throughout the weekend for artists to share inspiration and for the public to see the beauty of our city through the eyes of talented artists. Once again WLU is sponsoring the events keynote speaker as well as providing food for the event.... 

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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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2013 Senior Exhibition

April 24, 2013 by  

The spring 2013 Senior Exhibition opens Wednesday, April 24th. This years show features the work of graduating seniors . Bryan Gasaway, Krista Groves, Courtney Moulder, Caleb Fillburn, Amanda Swann, Vinnie Candelore, Sydney Vuiller and Victoria Bryant. The show features a mix of styles and techniques and features work from a talented and visually sophisticated group. The gallery opening is Wednesday April 24th from 5:30... 

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The arts and our community

April 22, 2013 by  

Mayor McKenzie discusses art education program By Caitlyn Johnson, Contributing Writer The City of Wheeling’s Mayor and West Liberty University alumnus Andy McKenzie recently went on the record about how the arts, education, and the economy are an integral part of a successful community. “A community must embrace the arts in order to succeed,” McKenzie said. “The arts create opportunity, education, and economic development.” One... 

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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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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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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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