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Westphal Creates Student Exhibition

Westphal Creates: Student Exhibiton

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

May - June 2022

The end of the academic year is always a busy time with Commencement, final exams, and a slate of annual senior shows, exhibitions, and celebrations. We hope you'll join us for some of these exciting events showcasing student work and celebrating the graduating Westphal Class of 2022.

Digital Media Showcase & Expo | May 21, 2022

Showcase 2-4pm; Expo 4-6pm | Nesbitt Hall Room 111, 3215 Market Street and livestreamed on YouTube

Featuring live presentations by senior project teams from the Animation & Visual Effects, Game Design & Production, and User Experience & Interaction Design programs, along with members from the College of Computing and Informatics. See the results of year-long capstone efforts by students creating compelling animations, games, mobile applications, and social media projects. The Showcase will be followed by the Digital Media Expo in the Nesbitt Hall lobby, featuring the senior teams, Digital Media graduate students, and student clubs.

Westphal Farewell Block Party | June 2, 2022

3-7pm | URBN Annex Lawn, 3401 Filbert Street

The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design invites the graduating Class of 2022 to gather with classmates, faculty, and staff for one last hurrah! Enjoy food, drinks, music, carnival games, and raffle prizes at the Westphal Farewell Block Party.

Product Design Senior Show | June 3, 2022

4-7pm | Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, 3401 Filbert Street

We invite you to join us for the celebration of the Product Design Class of 2022's senior work. The senior exhibition is a showcase of final projects that bring innovative ideas and solutions into focus at the URBN Annex Pearlstein Gallery. This show will highlight the work, philosophies, and ideas of the 19 graduating seniors in Product Design. The celebration is a chance to engage with students about their design process and final outputs. The senior exhibition will be open to view in the Pearlstein Gallery from Thursday June 2nd at 12pm until Saturday June 4th at 5pm. Register on Eventbrite to attend the in-person celebration on the evening of June 3rd to meet the Product Design Class of 2022 and talk with the students about their work.

Drexel Fashion: Sustainably Fashion Forward | June 4, 2022

Drexel InSites Panel: 5pm

Fashion Show: 8pm | URBN Outfitters Corporate HQ, 5000 S. Broad Street

Each year, Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design proudly showcases the work of its Fashion Design students through a unique presentation. With a focus on sustainability and eco-conscious fashion, this year’s Drexel Fashion show promises to be inspirational and forward-thinking. Join us on Saturday, June 4 at 8:00pm in the Urban Outfitters Headquarters for the in-person return of a Drexel tradition. Come early for a Drexel InSites panel with industry experts on fashion's sustainable future.


Design & Merchandising Senior Show | June 6, 2022

7-9pm | URBN Center Lobby, 3501 Market Street

Celebrate the Design & Merchandising senior class of 2022 with a showcase and reception. Alumni are invited to a meetup with Dean Schupbach at Board & Brew before the show.

Register for Alumni Meetup

Graphic Design Senior Show | June 7, 2022

Friends & Family Reception: 6-8pm | Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, 3401 Filbert Street

The 2022 Graphic Design Senior Showcase Exhibit & Website offers 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.

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Interior Design Senior Show | June 8, 2022

6-9pm | URBN Center Lobby, 3501 Market Street

The Drexel Interiors Group presents its 2022 Senior Showcase! Join us to celebrate the graduating seniors of the Interior Design program and recognize the hard work they’ve done over the last four years.

Architecture Thesis & Awards Presentation | June 8, 2022

4:30-6pm | URBN Annex Screening Room & Lobby, 3401 Filbert Street

During Architecture Senior Project Reviews, Architecture students will present their thesis work for a jury of faculty, alumni, and other invited guests. Following reviews, advisors will nominate finalists for the Michael Pearson Award for best project, with winners to be announced in June.

Commencement | June 9, 2022

Westphal Ceremony: 12:30pm | Mann Center for the Performing Arts

University-Wide Ceremony: 6pm | Citizens Bank Park

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Animation & Visual Effects Film Festival | June 11, 2022

12pm | URBN Annex Screening Room, 3401 Filbert Street

The annual Animation Festival features a diverse array of projects created by seniors majoring in Animation & Visual Effects, Game Design & Production, and Virtual Reality & Immersive Media. Projects include animated shorts, detailed real-time visualizations, Virtual Reality experiences, visual effects technical demos, blended live action/VFX short films and more!

Film & Television: Senior Film Festival | June 11, 2022

1pm | Mandell Theater, 3220 Chestnut Street

The Film & Television senior class of 2022 presents thesis film projects: from comedy to drama, documentary to experimental film, television pilots, and more.

Photography Senior Show | June 11, 2022

6-8pm | Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, 3401 Filbert Street

The 2022 Senior Thesis Exhibition from the Photography program will finally be back in person! Follow us on Instagram to preview work by our graduating students.


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