Art & Design

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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WVU design conference will look at ways to bring together community

West Virginia University will host Designing Across Divides: Co-creating Tools for Community Change March 28 - 30.

The conference aims to move people past their differences to find common ground using best practices from the design field to improve participants hearing, seeing and community building skills. Five colleges with WVU have teamed up to cohost the project, along with the city of Morgantown.

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Antionette Carroll to speak at WVU March 28

The Deem Distinguished Lecture at West Virginia University will this year be given on March 28 by Antionette Carroll, the founder, president and chief executive officer of Creative Reaction Lab, a nonprofit educating and deploying youth leadership to challenge racial inequities impacting Black and Latinx populations.

Carroll founded CRL in response to the unrest in Ferguson, MO in August 2014 in the form of a 24-hour design challenge. From the first lab focused on racial inequality and police brutality, all five pitched projects were activated throughout the St. Louis region:  Cards Against Brutality, Connected for Justice, Look Beyond Your Fear Guerilla Art Warfare, Vibe Switch Campaign and The Red Table Project. These projects ranged from public art efforts to educational programs.

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CCA announces 2019 summer camps

Summer is the perfect time for children and teens passionate about the arts to further explore their interests. From Cosplay to painting, the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts offers a summer program perfect for every budding artist. 

Visual Arts Academy

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