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WestPhest 2023: Student Exhibition

Showcasing thesis projects and creative work from the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design


Pearlstein Gallery, June 2, 2023

The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design presents our annual showcase of student creative work, thesis projects, and performances. Celebrate the next generation of creative thinkers, multidisciplinary designers, and innovative makers at WestPhest.
Pearlstein Gallery will be hosting the Photography, Graphic Design and Product Design Senior Exhibitions.

The gallery welcomes you to visit from 12:00 - 6:00PM on the listed dates on the schedule below as well as for the opening receptions.


Exhibition: Friday, June 2  - Sunday, June 4, 2023
Opening Reception: Friday, June 2, 6:00-9:00PM

Each year students in the Senior class work on a nine-month, self-directed project of their choosing. This exhibition marks the capstone of these efforts, showcasing the diverse accomplishments of our students. The opening reception is well attended by friends, family and industry professionals and is a wonderful evening celebrating our students' photography!

Graphic Design

Exhibition: Thursday, June 8 - Sunday, Jun 11, 2023
Opening Reception:
Thursday, June 8, 5:00-8:00PM (Alumni & Industry Reception)
Friday, June 9, 2023 | 5:00-8:00PM (Family & Friends Reception)

Each year, Graphic Design seniors showcase their creative work to family, friends, industry professionals, and the Drexel community. The Graphic Design Senior Show Exhibition and Showcase website will premiere on Thursday, June 8th.
In the weeks leading up to the launch and events, visit the Graphic Design 
Instagram and Facebook for project teasers and student spotlights. The Senior Show Awards will be announced on Monday, June 12th on our social media and the showcase website.

The 2023 Graphic Design Senior Show Exhibition and Showcase Website offer viewers the opportunity to see stunning work and meet our newly minted designers. Graphic Design seniors will exhibit projects that showcase their versatility and talent. Highlights include senior capstone projects, book design, packaging, publication design, web design, wayfinding, exhibition design, and motion graphics.

Product Design

Exhibition: Wednesday, June 14 - Friday, June 16
Opening Reception: Wednesday, June 14, 2023 | 5:00-8:00PM

Diffracted: The splitting behavior of waves as they move through barriers. 
This year’s Senior Product Design class has faced many challenges over the four years. However, our challenges do not define us, but instead change and shape us into a unique group of talented individuals. PROD Diffracted is a showcase of our achievements.
Join us on June 14th from 5-7pm for our PROD Diffracted showcase to experience a new wave of designers!