Visual Arts DepartmentWestern Arts and Humanities
  • Art Now! Presents Sandy Plotinikoff
  • Congratulations to Undergraduate award winners Kelsey Pereault and Emily Copeland.
  • Artlab exhibition, Surface Tension
  • Jenna Faye Powell Awarded ARCCO emerging cultural leader award
  • #westernuCreates selected as new official hashtag


Kathryn Brush Kathryn Brush

Professor Kathryn Brush, who recently received the Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching, has distinguished herself as both a teacher and researcher.

Patrick Mahon Patrick Mahon

Patrick Mahon discusses his ongoing project, Immersion Emergencies, at Western’s World Water Day activities. The project uses research and practice in visual art to generate discussion around the topic of water.

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