At the David Orr Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts at Western Carolina University, we believe you have limitless creative potential inside you. So we foster an environment that enables you to bring it forth: In-depth study with practicing professionals. Individualized guidance and encouragement to find your unique voice. A chance to refine your craft, then present your work to the world. And along the way, you’ll gain more than just proficiency. You’ll develop the individuality of an authentic artist, the finesse of a true professional and the inspiration that will carry you into the life of your dreams.
Meet Cody Dalton, the man of many talents at Western Carolina University! As a political science major, he's got the academics covered, but he also takes the lead as the drum major for the Pride of the Mountains marching band. Dive into his world as a student at Western Carolina University!
For second-year Master of Fine Art student Jeannie Regan, being chosen as the creative director for the Center for Craft’s newest art installation is an opportunity made possible by faculty and peer support from the MFA program.