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School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Art

Alumni Spotlight

Congratulations to BA & MFA alumna, Andréa Rios whose biological illustration was recently published in an article in the scientific journal, PHYTOTAXA. Over the past year, Andrea had been working closely with WCSU’s Professor of Biology, Dr. Thomas Philbrick in …


Faculty Spotlight

The Department of Art would like to congratulate Sabrina Marques, Assistant Professor of Art, for her new appointment as Director of the Kathwri Honors Program. For the past four years, Sabrina has been a member of the Honors Council and …


Faculty Spotlight

Gallery Curator and Adjunct Professor, Melissa Ralston-Jones, along with two professors from Baylor University and UConn submitted a session proposal for the College Art Association Annual Conference 2021, “From Museum to Lecture Hall: Shared Pedagogy in Practice.” Of the roughly …


Faculty Spotlight

Photo courtesy of Erin Walrath Photo courtesy of Sarah Stewart Doing What Comes Naturally: Seven Painters in Their PrimeFebruary 2 – August 4, 2019Curated by Robert StorrRiley BrewsterDenzil HurleyJohn ObuckNathlie ProvostyRebecca PurdumJoyce RobinsAndrew SpenceAn Excerpt From the Curator, Robert Storr’s Essay …


Student Spotlight

MFA Student, Wing Na Wong is on the path for success! Her photorealistic paintings have been getting national attention! Her work was selected and featured on the nationally broadcast Ellen DeGeneres show this past December. (Click on the image above to …


Student Spotlight

Marcus Escribano, senior photo student, has a career track that has been growing momentum over the past year. As a world traveler, he has been gaining international recognition for his work, while at the same time he has been able …


Faculty Spotlight

Professor Ken Scaglia was invited to participate in a two-year traveling exhibition, LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting. The exhibition features some 50 paintings in a range of media and size by 15+ realist and hyperrealist artists …


Faculty Spotlight

David Boyajian, Adjunct Professor of Art Adjunct professor, David Boyajian was selected from a field of 5 artists by the Connecticut commission on the arts. His free standing Gateway sculpture made from stainless steel was chosen by the Commission to …


Alumni Spotlight

Congratulations to MFA alumna, Janet Warner who is currently one of seventeen artists on the installation team for the exhibition Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy. Under John Hogan the installation Director and Archivist for the Sol LeWitt Wall drawings, …


Student Spotlight

MFA student, Jesse Navarra was recently published in the Winter 2018 issue of Illustrators Journal, featuring a step-by-step progression of his work “Plastic Ocean Project”. The Illustrators Journal is a trianual print and digital publication which features established and emerging …


Faculty Spotlight

Assistant Professor, Sabrina Marquess has been on a roll! She recently proposed and was awarded two noteworthy artist residencies. The first was for the Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy (scuolagrafica.it) that took place this past June 11- June 25, 2017. Her …