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

After official admission to IPFW, advising may be arranged by calling the Visual Communication and Design department chair at 260-481-6709. The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program begins with a sequence of foundation courses. After the sophomore year, students submit a portfolio of selected creative work for review. When the faculty approves the student’s admission to his or her area of emphasis, advanced work in a chosen area of concentration may begin.