Wake Forest students have an unequaled and unique opportunity to review global contemporary artistic and curatorial practice at the Venice Biennale. This seminar, ART199 Contemporary Art and the Venice Biennale, provides an in-depth study of Venice and its leading exhibition of contemporary art. During the Biennale, artists, art historians, curators, critics, collectors, gallerists, and the […]
Professor David Finn will be presenting two talks on his work in Scotland, the first is “Preface to ‘Shadow Citizens’” in which he will present his artwork and ideas on people who are living on the edge of society, many of whom he cast in Winston-Salem. The talk is the Duncan of Johnstone College of […]
Explore contemporary art with Joel Tauber in 9 different cities in Europe this summer! Find out more about this exciting opportunity here: EuroTour, ART 199: International Studies in Art >>
Casa Artom, Wake Forest’s residential study center on Venice’s Grand Canal, became a gathering place for artists, curators, collectors and art critics during the opening of La Biennale di Venezia this summer. Students and alumni had the opportunity to discuss works of art with key members of the international art community at an event organized […]
In a Ferris Bueller moment, Greg Murr’s post graduate plans took a turn. This 1993 graduate in studio art headed to Albuquerque, N.M., for graduate school, which propelled him on a course to Italy, New York City and Germany. This spring, Murr is returning to Wake Forest to teach printmaking classes in the art department […]
When Anderson Williams came to Wake Forest, he wanted to play baseball. By the time he graduated with honors in 1999, he was an artist. It was an unexpected turn.
When Jessica Vogel (’08) enrolled at Wake Forest in 2004 her plan was to pursue a career in anthropology. But as often happens with plans, hers changed when she received a Presidential Scholarship in art.
“I am confident that the opportunity to experience these interactions firsthand instilled within me an insatiable curiosity about the art market — one that has informed and inspired me over the past two years as manager of the START Gallery and will continue to do so for the rest of my life.”
I started at Wake Forest as a pre-med student, fully intending to become a doctor. After three years of biology, chemistry, organic chemistry and physics, I decided to take a sculpture class at the recommendation of one of my friends. David Finn’s sculpture class changed my life! By the end of that class a fire had been ignited inside of me.