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B.F.A. Group Exhibition

Opening Reception: April 29 at 7 p.m. The following students are pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork to fulfill graduation requirements: Molly Cashman, MacKenzie Clark, and Faith Wittrock (painting); Rayce Harman and Pip Lucas (ceramics); Dimitria Klein (photography); Carlton James Miller and Maggie Reifert (printmaking); and Zach Schnock (printmaking and sculpture). All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment.

Art History Symposium: "Messages"

Students will present research papers followed by keynote speaker, Dr. William Lew. Student presentations begin at 5:30 p.m.; Carlton James Miller: Mauricio: For an Eye and Eye” and Brittany Deal: “Romare Bearden: The Great Migration as a Black Odyssey.” The awards and juror's keynote will begin at 6 p.m. The keynote speaker is Dr. William W. Lew; the lecture is titled “Messages: An Asian American Perspective (The Art of Roger Shimomura)." Lew is former department head and professor emeritus at the University of Northern Iowa and Clemson University.

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The competition showcases outstanding recent works by students in the Department of Art. The juror for this year's exhibition is Fred Burton, professor of painting and drawing at Memphis College of Art. The awards ceremony will take place at 7 p.m., Mon., March 25, in KAB 111. An opening reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and by appointment.

“REVERB: Recent Abstraction in Painting”

Curated by Kenneth Hall, assistant professor of Art, this group invitational exhibition features the work of Scott Anderson, Jimmy Baker, Christie Blizard, Megan Dirks, Angelina Gualdoni, Mary Laube, Dana Saulnier and Deborah Zlotsky. Sponsored in part by the Sarah Elizabeth Hearst Visiting Artist fund. Artists lectures in KAB 111: Christie Blizard, January 14 at 7 p.m.; and Dana Saulnier, February 4 at 7 p.m. Each lecture will be followed by a reception. All events are free and open to the public.

B.F.A. Group Exhibition

The following students are pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork to fulfill graduation requirements: Zachary Bowman (sculpture), Amber Persinger (painting), Theresa Simmons (painting) and Amythest Hultman Warrington(ceramics). All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday-Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and by appointment. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/Home.html or call 319-273-3095.

Lecture: "Bedazzled: World War I Dazzle Ship Camouflage"

During World War I, hundreds of Allied artists, designers and architects served as Army and Navy camouflage experts. Claudia Covert, a scholar and librarian at the Fleet Library at RISD, oversees that school’s collection of 455 rare colored lithographic prints of the plans drawn up by artists for ship camouflage. In a richly illustrated talk, she will show drawings, prints and photographs of the plans and of “dazzle painted” ships, along with other artifacts. The talk will be accompanied by a hallway exhibition and reception. Free and open to the public. Costumes are encouraged.

Lecture: Jodi Elowitz

Lecture title: "After Such Knowledge: The Sur-Rational Holocaust Paintings of Fritz Hirschberger." An opening reception will follow. Elowitz is outreach coordinator for the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota. The lecture and art exhibition titled "Fritz Hirschberger: Sur-Rational Paintings and The Fifth Horseman" were organized by the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, and funded by the UNI College of Humanities, Art and Sciences and the UNI Faculty Senate.

Gallery of Art Exhibit: "Fritz Hirschberger: Sur-Rational Paintings and The Fifth Horseman"

Lecture: "After Such Knowledge: The Sur-Rational Holocaust Paintings of Fritz Hirschberger" by Jodi Elowitz, 7 p.m. on Mon., Oct. 29, KAB 111. An opening reception will follow. Elowitz is outreach coordinator for the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota, the coordinators of this traveling exhibition. The exhibition and lecture were organized by the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, and funded by the UNI College of Humanities, Art and Sciences and the UNI Faculty Senate.

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