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administrative contact

James Froemel
Recruitment Specialist
phone: 304-293-4339

program contact

James Froemel
Recruitment Specialist
phone: 304-293-4339

Program Details

Program Description

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture curriculum provides a thorough grounding in many different materials and processes and is structured to enhance a student’s ability to solve structural, spatial, formal and conceptual problems. Initially, students concentrate on basic construction techniques and craftsmanship and then explore tools and techniques used in the wood and metal shops. Large-scale works are encouraged and may be exhibited on the grounds of the Creative Arts Center.

The Sculpture program encourages experimental approaches to art-making including mixed media, mold making, installation, community-based and environmental work. Students have the opportunity to participate each year in group metal pours, learning the technical and safety requirements to successfully cast in bronze and aluminum.

Career Profile

Our goal is to help students gain insight into their professional approach and commitment in their active pursuit of process and self-discovery as artists.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

WVU is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.