Click on the image above to view a video about the WVC Music and Art Center, filmed and edited by Bobby Liu, in association with Wenatchee Valley Tech.
The art department at Wenatchee Valley College continues to develop a comprehensive curriculum with extensive offerings in 2- and 3-dimensional fine arts, as well as art history, graphic design and digital media. In addition to laying a solid foundation of art courses to prepare students for a four-year institution with the AAS transfer degree, students can get strong advanced training in a number of disciplines.
The department currently offers a wide variety of credit classes, including:
Introduction to Art
Design (2D Design and Color, and 3D Composition)
Drawing (Beginning, Advanced and Figure)
Painting (I, II, III and Advanced)
Sculpture (3D Design and Sculpture I)
Ceramics (I, II, III and Advanced)
Art History (Ancient through Modern)
Printmaking (Intaglio, Relief and Monotype)
Graphic Design (see information below)
3D Digital Design (as a basis for Industrial Design, Animation, Gaming or Architecture)
Special topics, independent study courses and noncreditcontinuing education classes are also available in a variety of media.
3D Digital Design
We are proud to now offer classes in 3D Digital Design. Cutting-edge software in computer-aided modeling can be used as the foundation for animation, video game design, industrial design, architecture and graphic design.
ART 132: 3D Digital Design 1
ART 133: 3D Digital Design 2
Graphic Design Series
WVC Graphics Design student with a poster created by the graphics design class for the WVC Music and Art Center grand opening, Sept. 2012
This series of classes will provide you with the foundation you need to start a career in the growing industry of graphic design. Using industry-specific software, you’ll gain knowledge of design, typography, and color theory, and you will learn to create everything from logos and posters to packaging, websites, corporate identity and branding. This series prepares students to transfer into university design programs or to seek entry-level employment in positions such as advertising designer, computer artist, freelance artist, graphic designer or layout artist.
WVC art students on the Wenatchee campus may join the Student Arts Association, which conducts activities such as artist's lectures and workshops, field trips and art sales.
Robert Graves Gallery, a nonprofit, community-supported public art gallery offers professional art exhibitions by local, regional and national artists. The gallery is located in Sexton Hall on the Wenatchee campus and is free and open to the public on weekdays.
For more information about the WVC Art Department, contact the art department director, Scott Bailey, at 509.682.6736, or the music and arts center assistant at 509.682.6648.
1300 Fifth Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801 Phone: (509) 682-6800