The Department of Visual Communication and Design is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
Department Chair and Professor
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
Office: Visual Arts Building
Hours: Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm
From left to right: Professor James Gabbard, John Ilang-Ilang, Lucas Carter, David Perry, Tony Gerardot, Dr. Vicky Carwein (IPFW Chancellor), Simone Mullin-LeClear, John O’Connell (CVPA Dean), Dr. Haig David-West (VCD Chair) Background: Best-In-Show winning work by Simone Mullin-LeClear
Award winners and jurors (left to right): Ryan Hake (3rd. Place Imaging and Photography), Simon Fisher (2nd. Place, Graphic Design; Outstanding Senior; Distinguished Service in VCD); John Ilang-Ilang (3rd. Place Graphic Design; Excellence in Graphic Design); Simone Mullin-LeClear (1st. Place, Graphic Design; Best-In-Show); Steve Vorderman (Juror); Lea Ann Powers (Juror); Tony Gerardot (1st. Place Modeling and Animation); David Perry (2nd. Place, Modeling and Animation); Lucas Carter (1st Place, Imaging and Photography); Barbara Mendez (2nd Place Imaging and Photography, Viewers' Choice); Kenneth Furniss (Juror).
IPFW Chancellor Vicky Carwein (second from left) speaking at the 2013 VCD Symposium on February 20. Others are symposium moderator Simon Fisher (President of VCD Society), Carol Sternberger (Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Development), Nancy Mann (Clinical Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene), and Jim Gabbard (VCD Continuing Lecturer and International Photographer). The symposium was themed on Jim Gabbard's photography exhibition in the Visual Arts Gallery: The People of Cienfuegos.