By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) returned to West Liberty University after a two years hiatus. AIGA is a professional organization for graphic designers, media designers and other fields of visual communication that offers individuals the opportunity to network and participate in other events.
By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer The annual faculty exhibition opened on Jan. 17 in the Nutting Gallery. Robert Villamagna, the gallery’s director, came up with the idea of having an annual art faculty exhibition. Every year, he picks the theme from all the art faculty members’ votes. This year’s theme is “Tree.”
By Taylor Long, Contributing Writer The Graphic Design major has a brand new name. Instead of Graphic Design, it will now be known as Visual Communication Design.
By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager Each semester, graduating seniors at West Liberty University participate in the show in order to complete their degree in Graphic Design or Art Education. This semester, five artists are featured in the exhibit: Jenny Ball, Jessica Bethel, Alyssa Culp, Emily Jessee and Courtney Moore. The highly anticipated and successful Senior Exhibition is on display…
By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Several students from West Liberty University had the chance to attend Undergraduate Research Day at the West Virginia State Capitol Rotunda on Feb. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. From psychology and media design to science, many aspects of WLU were represented at the Capitol.
By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager The College of Arts and Communication has a vibrant lineup of activities this Fall. The college is made up of art, theater, music performance, broadcasting, journalism, graphic design, music technology, directing, and more programs.
By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor Recently, WLU Associate Professor of Graphic Design Moonjung Kang established a partnership between West Liberty University and Hanbat National University in Korea.
By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor There’s no time like the holiday season to find an opportunity to give back to the community. The students of this semester’s Graphic Design I class, taught by Instructor of Graphic Design Sarah Davis, have the opportunity to put their artistic skills toward good causes, with their “Design…