The Visual Arts Preparatory Department of The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts provides all ages with a range of visual art media and experiences. Classes include quality age appropriate instruction taught by qualified instructors. Children are encouraged to explore creative problem solving while adults enjoy revisiting artistic interests or learning a new skill through hands-on activities in a group atmosphere.

Visual Arts Preparatory Registration and Payment Form

Academy Instructor Information

Course Schedule

Academy for the Arts Scholarship Application



Contact Information

Leigh Anne Bolyard
FSU Music Preparatory Department
School of Fine Arts
Wallman Hall 316B
Phone : 304.333.3655


FSUNow Stories

Monday, October 12, 2015

Moving an entire orchestra is not an easy task, but the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra has been accomplishing this task since 2001, when the orchestra first began traveling to Fairmont. Since then, the WVSO has been creating a lasting impact on Fairmont State University’s campus and in the community as a result of a very collaborative partnership.

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Monday, October 12, 2015

As part of Fairmont State University’s Sesquicentennial Celebration, the campus and Fairmont community are invited to help commemorate an historic day for the oldest building on the main campus, Hardway Hall, originally known as the Administration Building.

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Sunday, October 11, 2015

In celebration of Fairmont State University’s Sesquicentennial this year, the FSU Theatre Program is presenting a season of plays taken from the Masquers history.

The first show of the 2015-2016 season is “The Boy Friend,” first produced at Fairmont State in 1959 and directed by Jo Ann Lough.

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