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Our goal

The Department of Art provides an educational environment that encourages:

  • intellectual development
  • visual literacy
  • artistic production 

We foster the development of graduates who are active citizens and advocates for the arts.

Laura Moriarty: Pay Dirt

Artist Laura Moriarty visits UWL Art Department September 7 & 8

  • Visit the exhibition in the UWL Art Gallery September 7-22, 2017. Regular gallery hoursare: noon-8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, noon-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Come to the opening reception, meet the artist and hear her talk about her work Thursday, September 7 at 5:30 pm in the UWL Art Gallery.
  • Observe the artist at work on Friday, September 8 from 9-noon in room 119. Laura Moriarty will lead a workshop for students in painting, with a concurrent demonstration that is open to the public.

Laura MoriartySee more at

Laura Moriarty, CapeLaura Moriarty, Crius

Helen Klebesadel to visit April 20 & 21, 2017

Helen Klebesadel, Bluebirds Love Sumac, 2010, watercolorMark your calendar now and watch for other opportunities to interact with visiting artist, Helen Klebesadel!

Thursday, April 20:  artist talk at 5pm, location TBA

Friday, April 21 9am-noon: watercolor workshop with Helen (CFA 119 - students can sign up to participate, and there is no charge)

Helen R Klebesadel, Ribbons III, watercolor


UWL Coral Reef project

Look for the Coral Reef Community Art Project in the new UWL Student Union.

Creative Imperatives

Check out the Art Department's contribution to Creative Imperatives