The Dog Show

West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery presents the annual Art Faculty Exhibition Jan. 22 – Feb. 13, 2014. The entertaining exhibition will open with a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22 and the public is welcome to attend. West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery presents the annual Art Faculty Exhibition Jan. 22 – Feb. […]

2013-14 Incoming Freshmen Scholarship Competition

Scholarships Visual Art Freshmen Scholarship Competition  2013-14 Art Scholarship Competition West Liberty University’s Division of Art announces the availability of a four-year scholarship for a graduating high school senior who wishes to major in art at West Liberty University. The competition is open to all graduating seniors, and is not limited to residents of West […]

Tactile Light

West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery welcomes, Tactile Light, featuring work by Michael Smithhammer and Fuyuko Matsubara. Featuring ceramics, weavings, silk paintings and tapestries,Tactile Light brings together the work of husband and wife artists in a gallery show for the first time in fifteen years. The show opened October 30 and November 21, 2013 remains on display through November […]

Robert Paul Padgett

The faculty and staff at West Liberty University are mourning the passing of their friend, colleague and inspiration Professor Paul Padgett. Paul served WLU for over forty years and was the constant in a world of graphic design that changed dramatically. He was an living encyclopedia of the history of graphic design, design techniques and […]

Senior Sophia Kayafas Senior Project

Sophia Kayafas, who is completing an Interdisciplinary program in fine arts and public relations at WLU will be exhibiting her senior project at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St., from Thursday, Oct. 3, through Thursday, Oct. 31. The solo exhibition, titled “A Self Portrait,” opens with a reception from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. The […]

Portals: Paintings by Kara Ruth Snyder

West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery welcomes its next exhibition, Portals: Paintings by Kara Ruth Snyder, this week. Featuring abstract acrylic and mixed media paintings, it will open with a public reception from 5:30 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2 and remains on display through Oct. 24. The paintings in this exhibition are inspired by meditation and are […]

Bachelor of Science in Creative Arts Therapy Now Approved and Enrolling Students

Art therapy is a field of psychology that relies on art and creativity to explore trauma and seek healing for a wide range of individuals. West Liberty University recognized the importance of this growing profession and has successfully created a program that is attracting attention, the Bachelor of Science in Creative Arts Therapy degree. It […]

Nutting Gallery Season Opens with 5 x 6 Exhibition

Nutting Gallery at West Liberty University proudly presents 5×6, the gallery’s first exhibition of the 2013-14 season, featuring five different artists, each showing six pieces of work. Participating artists are Ron Copeland, Kyle Hallam, Jeff Pierson, Eric Price and Randie Snow. The opening reception for 5×6 is from 5:30 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4. Ron Copeland is a multi-disciplinary artist […]

Art Students Study in Budapest and Gain Life Changing Education

Three West Liberty University students received a chance to travel to the heart of Europe and work on their printmaking skills in what turned out to be a life changing experience recently. From left, Amanda Carney, Emily Hastings and Abbie Merryman, enjoy a fun moment in Budapest. Faculty member and visual artist Martyna Matusiak escorted […]

Graphic Design Students Offer Community Service, Via Professional Design Work

Senior graphic design majors at West Liberty University are once again offering their skills and talents as a service to non-profit groups in the Ohio Valley. For the past 14 years, WLU students have designed community projects ranging from logos, posters, brochures, and billboards, to book covers, presentations, signage and websites. Associate Professor James Haizlett […]