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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 […]

Categories: Art History, News, Students

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 |

FLASH VIDEO MOBS!!! February 23-26

Wake Forest students in the “Filmmaking And Video Art: Cyberspace” class have created 2-channel video art projects about local issues of concern to them. These projects will be presented at local sites that connect in some way to the issues that are brought up in each project.Info for the flash video mobs below. Visit each […]

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WFU Studio Art alum Steve Gurysh (’06) Exhibition and Artist Talk, Oct 28, 5:30 pm, Hanes Gallery

stArt is pleased to welcome back WFU Studio Art alum Steve Gurysh (’06) for an artist’s talk and presentation of his work and career. Join us in the Hanes Gallery @ 5:30pm to hear more from Steve and learn about working in the arts. Immediately followed by the exhibition reception for “Blue sky thunder days” […]

Exhibition: mutable / immutable, Paintings by Kaylah Bozkurtian (’22), Oct 18 – Dec 11, stArt.dt (Wake Downtown)

“The works in this exhibition were produced exclusively with paints (oil and acrylic) and archival inks — materials bearing strong connotations of permanence and finality — but their imagery is far from static. I consider this body of work to be the externalization of an internal process: the process of identifying the things  I can control and […]

Artnet News: WFU Art Alumna, Sarah Slappey (’06), Solo exhibition at Sargent’s Daughters in NYC

How Does Rising Artist Sarah Slappey Stay Mellow While Painting Scenes of ‘Quiet Violence’? A Soothing Studio Soundtrack – The artist’s newest works are currently on view in “Self Care” at Sargent’s Daughters in New York.

WFU Art Alumna, Bentrice Jusu (’13): Firefighter Artivist

“Art, to me, is more risky than firefighting, and I’m using art to start the necessary dialogue in this town about what happens, and what can happen, and how art can be a catalyst to drive those conversations — about change.” A profile of the irrepressible Bentrice Jusu (’13).

WFU Student Art Purchases Unveiled: New Acquisitions to the Student Union Collection of Art 

The group’s priority in selecting this year’s art has been adding diversity to the collection. “We were interested in choosing works that told a diverse array of narratives, and wanted the mediums of the pieces themselves to be diverse as well,” said senior Lynn Huffard.

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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 […]