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Our Guide to the Venice Biennale

Students visited Venice during the most important recurring international art exhibition, The Venice Biennale. Students began the class on the Reynolda campus during the spring semester and completed it with a capstone experience in residence at the Wake Forest Campus at Casa Artom, during which students explore the city and attend the Biennale. For more […]

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Contemporary Art and the Venice Biennale (Art 199) – SPRING 2022

This exciting course is taught both on campus and in Venice during the most important recurring international art exhibition, The Venice Biennale. Students begin the class on the Reynolda campus during the spring semester, and complete it with a capstone experience in residence at the Wake Forest Campus at Casa Artom, during which students explore the city […]


Fall 2022 Course Posters

Fall 2022 Courses: Art History | Studio Art |


Arts Senior Spotlight

Our seniors are an incredible, tenacious, and eclectic bunch. Studying economics, computer science, politics, biology, languages, statistics, communications, and mathematics in addition to their creative pursuits, they embody the interdisciplinary bent of the Arts experience at Wake Forest. Below are just a handful of these brilliant seniors—see what they’ve been doing, and what’s coming next. […]


Lynn Huffard (’21), Art History Major

“A class that I loved so much, because it really challenged the way I think about the spaces we live in, was History of World Architecture,” Huffard said. “You know, it’s an introductory level course but I think everyone should take it because I think learning about the way we as people move through spaces and […]


Mikey Mattone (’21), Studio Art and Business and Enterprise Management Major

Wake Forest immediately was a draw to Mattone because it offered the ability to try new things … “In the info session, my mom and I were nudging each other the whole time. We were thinking ‘Oh my God, the opportunities,’” Mattone said.


Riley Phillips (’21), Studio Art and German Major, Art History Minor

Although Riley Phillips calls Orlando, Fla. home, she spent parts of elementary school and high school living in Germany and took her first German class during her freshman year of high school in Stuttgart. Phillips graduated from an arts high school in Orlando and wanted to pick German back up at Wake Forest, so she […]


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