Through advancing excellence in research, teaching and learning, the Wits School of Arts combines critical inquiry with artistic practice in ways that engage in transformative ways with our contemporary urban, African and global contexts. The school is home to about 150 PhD students, who are researching on exciting and important topics relevant to the Australian community and to the rest of the world. Prior to this position, Colangelo was chair of the Division of Art at West Virginia University and director of the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia. Please note that only educators may make appointment requests on behalf of a school. Arts offers students effective, diverse and high-impact experiential learning opportunities.
All School of Art degree programs incorporate a broad-based approach to artmaking, encouraging a coherent, informed understanding of personal, public, conceptual and technical issues relevant to many forms of artistic expression. If your school would like a visit from Wits University, click through to the online form to request a visit.
Clubs, community service, and unique school events tailored to meet the interests of young artists, provide additional opportunities for expression and involvement. The Glassell Gallery is located at the Shaw Center for the Arts in downtown Baton Rouge. This program is supported in part by the Greater Augusta Arts Council through appropriations from the City of Augusta, by the Georgia Council for the Arts, by a number of generous foundations, and by your contributions.
Evolving from a small connoisseurship program begun by Sotheby’s Auction House in 1969 Sotheby’s Institute is now the leader in art business education and object based learning. The broad-ranged fine arts program challenges students academically, integrates technology and lays the foundation for extraordinary life experiences. Meet our graduates and discover how a degree from the School of the Arts will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to prepare you for life after University. The Wits Schools Liaison team forms the link between high school and university allowing a smooth transitional process for the student. In the School of Art, we provide each student with expertise in a particular discipline, coupled with the possibility of exploring and combining multiple disciplines. Full time academic staff, the School of Arts is a unique concentration of experts on the arts and cultures of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
As a winner of the Elizabeth ‘Neill Verner Award – South Carolina’s highest award in the arts, the School of the Arts has been recognized for its tremendous academic programming, dedicated artist-scholars and extensive community outreach. The School of the Arts is a vibrant community of practicing artists who are also dedicated teacher-scholars. DVSA provides high quality, accessible and affordable visual arts education that encourages excellence and personal fulfillment for children and adults.