GALLERY OF ART
GALLERY OF ART
10 am – 7 pm, Monday – Thursday
12 pm – 5 pm, Friday – Saturday; and by appointment.
Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
March 21 – April 16, 2016
An awards ceremony and opening reception for the exhibition will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 21 in the KAB Auditorium, Room 111.
This competitive exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by students in the UNI Department of Art. The juror for this year's competition was Jessica Teckemeyer, Assistant Professor of sculpture and ceramics at Clarke University in Dubuque. Teckemeyer selected 65 works of art from a total of 178 entries, and she also chose 9 merit awards. On Wednesday, March 9, she gave a lecture about her own work and her jurying philosophy.
Teckemeyer has a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and currently teaches at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. Prior to that, she worked in the sculpting, mold making, and painting departments at Tivoli Too, a 3D design and production studio located in Mendota Heights, MN. Since 2009, Teckemeyer has fabricated sculptures for internationally known artist Siah Armajani. In addition, she maintains an active studio practice with solo exhibitions at the Des Moines Art Center from October 2015 until February 2016 and at the Sinclair Gallery at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA from January through February 2016. More information about Teckemeyer can be found at http://www.jteckemeyer.com/Index.html.
Race and Social Justice
January 11 – March 1 | March 21 – April 16 | April 25 – May 7
the Gallery will present "Race and Social Justice," a UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition curated by students from Dr. Elizabeth Sutton’s Early 20th Century Art course. It is associated with the campus-wide Reaching for Higher Ground "And Justice for All" programming. Please note, this exhibition will also be open on the following dates: March 21 – April 16; and April 25 – May 7.
For additional information, contact Darrell Taylor, director of the UNI Gallery of Art, at (319) 273-6134 or email@example.com.