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BFA Portfolio Exhibition 2022

EXHIBITION: November 8 - December 9, 2022
RECEPTION: Thursday, December 1, 2022, from 5-7pm
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orange, red, yellow brush strokes that look like skid marks and sooth transitions

Bella Cugini, Exasperation, acrylic and oil paint on unstretched canvas, 53 x 39.5 inches.

Experience work by graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students from the WCU School of Art and Design.

This exhibition highlights their comprehensive course of study at Western Carolina University and serves as a preface to their forthcoming careers as professional artists.

The studio art portion of this exhibition can be viewed inside the WCU Fine Art Museum. 

The graphic design portion of this exhibition can be viewed directly outside the Museum, in Gallery 130 at Bardo Arts Center.


The WCU School of Art and Design BFA Program

The School of Art and Design’s Bachelor of Fine Art with an emphasis in Studio Art is created for students who wish to hone their focus more intensively on fine art and design. Completing the BFA curriculum will prepare students for a career or post-graduate study in art, design or related disciplines.

Program emphases allow students to explore a specific area of study while following a rigorous art curriculum. The Bachelor of Fine Art with an emphasis in Graphic Design focuses on critical thinking, social research and practices, and professional production combined with a strategic relationship to cultural and historical investigation.  

  • Hosanna Bell
  • Ava Clark
  • Sara Cline
  • Fionnuala Coen (Nu)
  • Isabella Cugini
  • Anastasia (Sia) Diavatis
  • Heather Hennessey
  • Matt Madden
  • Harrison Mark
  • Samita Martinez
  • Yssach Petty
  • Amber Rousseau
  • Roy Torda
  • Adrianne Wilkerson
  • Mackenzie Bertrand

  • Maxwell Collins

  • Nathaniel Diaz

  • Chandler DuBose

  • Elijah Hawkins

  • Trevor Hiner

  • Dani Inkidar

  • Kadamma Jackson

  • Sabrina James

  • Nathan Lisiecki

  • Ray Matlock

  • Ali Moore

  • Daniela Morgan

  • Jordan Petruk

  • Joshua Stapleton

  • Angelina Vang

image of a flying saucer abducting a male human. saucer has purple tentacles and a green glow beaming up the human male to the ship.

Elijah Hawkins, Abduction, 2022, digital design with Infinite Painter, 10.5 x 10.5 inches.


Reception Details
Reception for the exhibition will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2022, from 5-7PM. Light refreshments and drinks will be served at BAC's Star Atrium.

Museum Hours
The WCU Fine Art Museum exhibitions and events are free and open to the public. Standard Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10AM-4PM, and Thursday, 10AM-7PM. If you have any questions, please call (828)227-ARTS.

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