Student artists spent hours in the studios in Scales Fine Arts Center, creating pieces this semester. Thirty-four of these works will be on display through May 20 as part of the Student Art Exhibition in the Hanes Gallery.
Arts & Culture
Senior theatre major Dean Guerra knows the power of bringing stories to life on stage from his participation in 43 productions as actor, director, sound designer, light designer and stage manager. He also shares this love of theatre by teaching children in a local school.
Student groups came together to showcase the “Big Tent,” encouraging their peers to think about diversity and identity through art. The project was part of the University’s year-long Faces of Courage celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of integration.
Winston-Salem has become a hot spot for North Carolina’s thriving film industry. And from a student-run film festival to a graduate program in documentary film to an undergraduate film studies program, Wake Forest is part of the “action.”
The University’s first Latino graduates, Carlos Perez (’65) and Peter Bondy (’67), were honored March 21 during the Celebration of Latino Heritage March 21. The event was part of the ongoing Faces of Courage series.
Over spring break, seven students will be visiting art galleries in New York City to select works of art for the University’s Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art. The buying program is believed to the only one of its kind in the country.
Lion dancers, drummers, and kung fu performers joined Wake Forest students and the community to celebrate the “Year of the Snake” at The Chinese New Year Festival on Feb. 16.
Wake Forest students spent three weeks with visiting actor and director Tim Miller producing “VOX” (which is Latin for “voice”) — creating a production based on their own personal stories, experiences and memories.
In a Ferris Bueller moment, Greg Murr’s post graduate plans took a turn to Albuquerque, N.M., for graduate school, which propelled him on a course to Italy, New York City and Germany. Now Murr (’93) has returned to Wake Forest to teach printmaking as a visiting faculty member. His art is part of a faculty exhibition at the Hanes Art Gallery.
Humanistic inquiry is at the heart of Wake Forest’s liberal arts tradition. Together, faculty and students bring to life scholarly and undergraduate research, campus and community programming, and interdisciplinary activities that connect the humanities with science, social science and artistic fields. Here are some of last year’s highlights.