May 12, 2017

Last year was considered THE year of Virtual Reality (VR). Many devices have come out including Oculus Rift (purchased by Facebook for $2 billion), VIVE, PlayStation VR, and Google Daydream View.

May 3, 2017

Patti Barker, who studied Fiber Arts with Seiko Purdue, received recognition in the 2017 juried Wearable Expressions exhibition.

March 24, 2017

Julie McPheters (BFA Studio Art, '15) has been hired by the Seattle Opera as an Assistant Craftsperson. Julie's felted animal heads were exhibited as part of "Escape Routes" - the 2015 BFA Senior Exhibition.

March 22, 2017

Theatre has been a treasured part of Bryce Hamilton’s life since he was in grade school. Bryce acted in live theatre continuously up to and through college, where he graduated with a double major in Theatre and English from WWU.

January 19, 2017

Western BFA students talk about the passion that drives them to explore and develop their portfolios as they prepare for careers in the Fine Arts. Video by WWU Office of Communications and Marketing Intern Kyra Bruce (Visual Journalism/'17).

December 16, 2016

Assistant Professor of Percussion Patrick Roulet received a grant from the Larson Legacy Foundation to support his Global Spice concert series, which blends western and non-western musical traditions and explores the fusion of world Music with contempor

December 9, 2016

The Washington Art Education Association held its annual conference at Western Washington University Oct. 14-16, 2016, hosted by the Department of Art & Art History. Over 200 participants attended the conference. The participants were from all over Washington State, BC Canada and Portland.