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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

Chancellor Vicky Carwein visits  Spring 2013 BFA Exhibition

Chancellor Vicky Carwein visits  Spring 2013 BFA Exhibition

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

Spring 2013 BFA Exhibition

Spring 2013 BFA Exhibition

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).

Full list of Spring 2013 Winners

The People of Cienfuegos

 2013 VCD Symposium on February 20

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.