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Amy Schissel Exhibition

painting prof. awarded grant

Amy Schissel was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Painters and Sculptors Program.

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Cutting state arts funding won't fix budget and imperils West Virginia's future

Paul Kreider, dean of the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts shared his thoughts on arts funding, West Virginia's budget and the fate of the state's culture with the Charleston Gazette-Mail.

First failure, then success, led Sean Cercone to WVU

A bumpy road of rejection and failure brought Sean Cercone to West Virginia University in 1999. Visiting campus in 2017 as a senior vice president, he watched the musical he co-wrote come to life in the same building where he received his shot at success.

WVU professor earns NEH fellowship to create the first historical record of 'Nashville Sound'

They were known as the musical “A Team.” When the phone rang they packed up their instruments, headed to the studio and went to work. Their names are not widely known, but their sounds are embedded into American consciousness.

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Luke Diamond

Luke Diamond

For as long as he can remember, West Virginia University student Luke Diamond has envisioned scripting and composing his own music productions. As a senior music composition major, Diamond has turned his vision into reality.

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Art and Linda Jacknowitz

Art and Linda Jacknowitz

Art Jacknowitz and his wife, Linda established the Abby Robin Jacknowitz School Travel Fund at the Art Museum of WVU. The fund pays for school visits to the museum for primary and secondary students, customized programs at various grade levels, snacks and art supplies for hands-on activities.

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