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WFU Art Department Studio Faculty Exhibition

Artworks by the WFU Art Department studio faculty are currently on display through December 9th in the Hanes Gallery. The exhibition features the works of nine current and recent faculty members including Jennifer Gentry, Zaire McPhearson, Leigh Ann Hallberg, John Pickel, Joe DeVera, Chloé Rager, Joel Tauber, David Finn, and Bryan Ellis. For more about the […]


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 […]

Categories: News, Students, Studio Art


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 […]


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. […]


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).


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