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VISUALIZE YOUR FUTURE
The School of Art & Design is recognized as a leader in the education, creative development and growth of artists, designers, scholars, and teachers in the visual arts.
Learn about the portfolio review process
Areas of Study
Learn the fundamentals of visual thinking in an area that drives you to create.
Annual Juried Student Exhibition
Laura Mesaros Gallery
Through Feb. 19, 2021
An annual juried exhibition featuring works by graduate and undergraduate WVU School
of Art & Design students.
Ron Hollingshead: Circuits
Paul Mesaros Gallery
Jan. 28 - Mar. 12, 2021
Ron's personal narrative serves as a jumping-off point in creating artwork that challenges the definition of disability and uses his work to bring up larger, more universal themes, such as body, disability, pain, and pharmaceutical use.
MFA Exhibition: Cancan Huang
Laura Mesaros Gallery
Mar. 8 - 12, 2021
Virtual reception to be held Thursday, March 11 at 5 p.m.
College of Creative Arts launches Creative Consultants Program
Creative Consultants is a professional mentorship initiative that, through a competitive
application process, matches outstanding CCA students with extraordinary professionals
in the fields of art and design, music, theatre, dance, and arts education, administration
Creative Arts Center renamed in honor of Canady leadership gift
When students return to campus, the beloved home of the College of Creative Arts will
have a new name in honor of a leadership gift from the Valerie Canady Charitable
Foundation. Beginning today, the former Creative Arts Center will be known
as the Loulie, Valerie and William Canady Creative Arts Center.
Read more about the naming
Art Museum of WVU is first stop for 'Walker Evans American Photographs'
The Art Museum of West Virginia University will be the first venue on a national
tour of an installation that celebrates photographer Walker Evans’s landmark solo
exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art in 1938. A leading figure in the
history of American documentary photography, Evans is today considered one of the
most influential artists of the twentieth century.
Become a Mountaineer
All degree programs in the School of Art & Design,
with the exception of Art History and Interactive Design for Media, require
a portfolio review.
It's never too early to think about your future
The WVU College of Creative Arts welcomes you to browse our resources from the 2020 Virtual Decide WVU day
. Learn more about WVU's audition and portfolio review day process, check out panoramas of our educational spaces and learn the next steps for application that
will help you prepare for your official audition or review during your senior year.