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Department of Art

The Department of Art at WKU is proud to present a Special Two-part Exhibit: WKU Art Education and CreArte Community Art Project, Pinar del Rio, Cuba and WKU Year of Ecuador Expands to Cuba! Memories and Identity collaborative drawing project. On display in the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Corridor Gallery (2nd floor) February 22 - April 3, 2016.

Students in Kristina Arnold's spring 2016 Harlaxton course, Art 105 Introduction to Art. The drawings in the background are from Drawing 220 and 221.

Fall 2015 Graduating Seniors Exhibition

Fall 2015 Student Juried Exhibition

Professor Yvonne Petkus receives the 2015 University Research/Creativity Award at the fall convocation.

Fall 2015 Graduating Seniors Exhibition

Sculpture students preparing for a metal pour.

Whether you envision yourself building a professional studio practice, pursing a career in graphic communications, teaching art at a primary or secondary school, or exploring a world of art history, we're ready to help you reach your goals.

With programs that vary in length and concentration, the WKU Department of Art supports and challenges students along a variety of life-enriching paths. The BFA degree in studio art or graphics is a comprehensive, focused program for students interested in pursuing a professional creative career. Our range of BA programs in art education, art history, and studio art introduce our students to a variety of career paths that benefit from studies in the visual arts.

Whatever path you choose, you will be working with energetic art professionals who have gained national and international recognition in their respective fields. Our faculty introduce students to a world of art by hosting visiting professionals, traveling with students to conferences and exhibitions, and leading study-abroad programs around the globe.

Brent Oglesbee, Department Head

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