Explore your creativity CFPCA

Established in 1986, the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts (CFPCA) serves 2,200 students majoring in 16 undergraduate and 11 graduate programs through its departments above. CFPCA's location offers students easy access to the very best of the cultural riches of Detroit and the region: museums, galleries and professional performance venues. Equally important, students benefit from numerous internship opportunities in industry, advertising, public relations, newspapers and national broadcast network affiliates. Prospective students, find your CFPCA major today at creative.wayne.edu.

Bob and Maggie Allesee

Bob and Maggie Allesee

Arts and Communication Supporters and Philanthropists

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Daniel J. Loepp

Daniel J. Loepp

Communication '82 '86 CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI

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Elizabeth Lanni

Elizabeth Lanni

Music Major and Student Senator for CFPCA

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Dr. Emery Stephens

Dr. Emery Stephens

Assistant Professor of Voice, Department of Music

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Dean's Office

As the administrative center of the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, the Office of the Dean is available to assist students and faculty with any services. Follow the click-through for contact info of the dean's office staff.

About Us

100,000 people attend CFPCA exhibits, lectures and performances every year, making this college the cultural gateway of Wayne State University and connecting the university's 28,000 students and 7,000 employees to the community and to its museums, galleries, libraries, theatres and other venues where CFPCA's 2,200 students show their artwork, present their research or perform on stage or in concert.