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School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Art

Events

Spring Virtual Art Workshop Series - a series of Virtual Art Workshops by WCSU MFA Alumnae throughout the month of April Come join us on Friday, April 9 from 3:00–5:00 pm for an Alumna-led virtual art workshop where Abbie will begin the workshop from Hawaii with …
Laini Nemett - Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 11:00 am Visual & Performing Arts CenterWCSU, Westside Campus Laini Nemett holds a dual BA degree from Brown University in Visual Arts and History of Art & Architecture, and an MFA in Painting from Maryland Institute …
Nina Buxenbaum - Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 11:00 am Visual & Performing Arts CenterWCSU, Westside Campus Nina Buxenbaum was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, in a multiracial and politically active family. As a biracial woman, she addresses themes of race and identity …
Clintel Steed - Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 1:00 am Zoom Clintel Steed was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his MFA from Indiana University. He also completed Advanced Studies …
Virtual Faculty Artist Talk - WCSU Alumna, Painter & Adjunct Professor of Art Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 6:00 pm Free & Open to the Public Zoom Colleen McGuire is a professional artist whose work focuses on domestic interiors and scenes from ordinary life. Her process …
Scott Bakal - Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 11:00 am Visual & Performing Arts CenterWCSU, Westside Campus Scott Bakal has been creating art for print and exhibition since 1993 when he graduated from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.  He earned his MA …
Grier Torrence - Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 11:00 am Visual & Performing Arts CenterWCSU, Westside Campus Grier Torrence received his BFA degree at Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA degree at Yale University. He also studied at Stanford University. He has …
Guy Billout - Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 1:00 am Zoom Guy Billout has been called the Buster Keaton of the illustration world. His works are funny, acrobatic feats of mental agility that challenge the laws of logic. His characters retain composure no matter …
MFA Visiting Artists – Spring 2021 - We have a great lineup for the Spring 2021 Visiting Artists. Click on the image below for more information.
Virtual Portfolio Day - The Western Connecticut State University  Department of Art will offer an opportunity for high school and college transfer students interested in the fields of art and design to have their artwork reviewed by members of the WCSU art faculty during a “Portfolio Review …