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All for One poster image.All for One: Autism and Visual Art Production
Western Michigan University Frostic School of Art Professor Bill Davis announces the College of Fine Arts 2013 Fellowship Autism and Visual Art Project and course outcomes. This KRESA and WMU Frostic School of Art studio art course collaboration combined service learning with research. WMU Undergraduate students were part of an ongoing project studying how visual art made by people with autism contributes to the understanding of their cognitive and communication skills.

Thumbnail screenshot of the WMU Discovery Experts portal.Western Michigan University launches database of experts
On Feb. 14, business leaders, industry partners, and Western Michigan University scholars will be able to access an electronic database of over 900 WMU experts for collaboration on the broad range of discovery that we do. 

Photo of Stephen Wolfinbarger.Western Michigan University music professor named 2013 Michigan Professor of the Year
Stephen Wolfinbarger was honored Nov. 14 in Washington, D.C., by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, along with professors from 35 other states. Wolfinbarger was selected from among 350 nominees from around the country.

Photo of John Campos.John Campos: music leads him to a sound career
John Campos has seen massive changes in the recording industry and its technology during his 25 years as director of Western Michigan University’s sound studio.

Guliver, a sculpture by Tom Otterness in front of the Richmond Center for Visual Arts

Newest addition to sculpture tour: Gulliver by Tom Otterness
Aug. 30, 2012
A new sculpture by Tom Otterness was installed in front of the Richmond Center for Visual Arts. 

Patricia Vilalobos Echeverria implementing her art installation in Havana, Cuba.

Patricia Villalobos Echeverría invited to generate art installation for the 11th Havana Biennial
July 26, 2012
Professor of Art Patricia Villalobos Echeverría, was recently invited to generate a site-specific art installation for the 11th Havana Biennial in Havana, Cuba.

Professor of the Day: Matthew Baker
March 23, 2012
Dance alumnus Matthew Baker visited campus April 9–10 as our first Professor of the Day. 

Photo of James W and Lois I Richmond

James W. and Lois I. Richmond awarded the Community Arts Patron Award
Sept. 2, 2011
Through their patronage and support of the arts, they have made a sustained and transformative impact on the Kalamazoo Community.

College of Fine Arts 40th Anniversary logo

40 Years of elevating the human condition through the arts
Aug. 29, 2011
This year we mark the college’s four decades of success through various events, as recommended by the students, staff and faculty who served on the 40th Anniversary Celebration Committee.