Art & Design

WVU Curiosity Series lineup announced

West Virginia University students, faculty and professional artists from around the world will show off their talents as part of Curiosity Series , hosted by WVU’s College of Creative Arts.

In its second season, the Curiosity Series is a sampling of the hundreds of events presented yearly in the College of Creative Arts. According to Dean Keith Jackson, this year’s programming has something for everyone in the greater Morgantown community.

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Violin professor named Assistant Dean of Student Artistic Achievement

“Due to the unique nature of the arts, many of the similar services on campus, such as Career Services, are not relevant for setting up students for long time artistic success,” said Keith Jackson, Philip J. Faini and Falbo Family Dean. “This is a commitment from the university and the college to do everything in our power to help students build careers."

According to Jackson, Myers has a long history of successful students and going above and beyond in helping her students meet their goals.

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WVU becomes first university in U.S. to offer technical art history degree

Students interested in the science behind art and its conservation will now be able to study at West Virginia University in the Bachelor of Arts in Technical Art History program, the first degree of its kind in the nation.

“Technical art history is an exciting and relatively new interdisciplinary research field that brings together the humanities, science and art,” said Rhonda Reymond, associate professor of art history. “It incorporates the close study of a physical object using scientific methods with the humanities-based research of art history.  These scientific techniques, or research into the internal structures of a work of art, give us new insights into historical artistic techniques of making and materials as well as changes to the artifact that have occurred over time.” 

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2019 WV Mountaineer Short Film Festival this weekend

The 2019 West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival, hosted by West Virginia University School of Art & Design, takes place April 26 – 27 at the Mountainlair on the downtown campus.

More than 50 videos will play throughout the weekend in diverse categories and entries from around the world. 

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