College of Visual and Performing Arts

Department of Visual Communication and Design

The Department of Visual Communication and Design is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Haig David-West,
Department Chair and Professor

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

Office: Visual Arts Building
Room: VA213
Hours: Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm

Phone: 260-481-6709
Fax: 260-481-6707


Fine Arts | Music | Theatre | VCD

Department of Visual Communication and Design               

Spring 2015 BFA Exhibition

Graduating seniors will be spreading the word they will soon be fresh out of college and ready to take on the world in this exciting and ambitious exhibition filled with new, contemporary graphic designs, photography, and animation.

April 10 – May 17

Public Reception – Friday, April 10
Opening Ceremony at 6:30 p.m.
Reception Immediately Following

The Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery
Allen County Public Library
900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne

The exhibition can be viewed daily at the Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery.
Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 12 noon – 5 p.m.

For information call the Department of Visual Communication and Design at 260-481-6709 or visit

Department of Visual Communication and Design

Interior Design Senior Exhibition

Graduating seniors from the IPFW Interior Design Program will show their final projects.

April 17 May 10, 2015

Opening Reception: April 17    6 – 8 p.m.
IPFW Visual Arts Gallery

The 2015 Interior Design Senior Exhibition features students’ work in senior stu  dio courses as well as 2015 Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Student Design Competition entries and the award-winning project from seniors. For both senior project and IDEC student design competition project, students applied creditable research evidence in their creative design solutions. The senior projects include assisted living facility design, single-family house design and historical building renovation. 2015 IDEC Students Design Competition challenges students to design a patient-room that promotes healing and family interaction with patients. There were 99 submissions from 37 schools. The top 18 entries were displayed at the 2015 IDEC Annual Conference. One IPFW’s three entries won an Honorable Mention award at the national level. Come and join the celebration at our Senior Exhibition for the Interior Design Program at IPFW.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekends. Admission is free for everyone.

For information call Associate Professor Suining Ding at 481-6008 or