"Art 21: From New York to the Classroom" in conjunction with the UNI Gallery of Art Showcase exhibition titled "Drawings Based on Readings of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness."
Presented in association with the exhibition "The Power of Line: Prints of the European and American Etching Revival from the University of Iowa Museum of Art," which was co-curated by Dr. Joni Kinsey of the UI School of Art & Art History in conjunction with her students and UIMA Chief Curator Kathleen A. Edwards. The exhibition was made possible by the UIMA Legacies for Iowa Collections Sharing Program and supported exclusively by The Matthew Bucksbaum Family. Gallery doors will open after Dr. Kinsey’s lecture, and a reception will follow.
Of the 43 works included in the exhibition are etchings by Whistler, Moran, Hayden. Parrish and Freer. The exhibition was made possible by the UIMA Legacies for Iowa Collections Sharing Program and supported exclusively by The Matthew Bucksbaum Family. The exhibition was co-curated by Dr. Joni Kinsey of the UI School of Art & Art History in conjunction with her students and UIMA Chief Curator Kathleen A. Edwards. Gallery doors will open after Dr. Kinsey’s lecture on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. in KAB 111, and a reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. through Sat.; and by appointment. The gallery will be closed Nov. 23 through Dec. 1 for the Thanksgiving Break.
The UNI Gallery of Art will host a reception for the opening of the Lawrence Auld Collection exhibit. Auld is a 1955 UNI graduate with a B.A. in English.
This UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition, co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and gallery director Darrell Taylor, represents an ongoing collaboration between the Gallery and upper-level art history students who authored didactic materials for each object. Open all semester except Sundays and university holidays and breaks.
Co-curated by professor of art JoAnn Schnabel and gallery director Darrell Taylor, this exhibition features work by Richard Aerni, Sandra Blain, Tara Dawly, Adam Egenolf, Doug Hanson, Mark Hewitt, Shawn Ireland, Ben Jensen, Jamie Kirkpatrick, Sequoia Miller, Hank Murrow and Ben Owen III among others. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, in Room 111, Kamerick Art Building.
"Smart Art" students will gain appreciation for their outdoor environment by spending time outside and creating works of art from natural debris. The advantages and disadvantages of recycling waste materials and the impact human excess has on the environment will be addressed by looking at contemporary artists who are using their own work as calls to action. Students will also have the opportunity to create a large, collaborative work using materials that would otherwise be discarded but have instead been collected through the Iowa Waste Exchange (a website that helps to distribute miscellaneous factory remnants). By using their creativity and innovation all students will have the opportunity to "upcycle" garbage and everyday objects into something that has both visual impact and a positive impact on their community.
noon- 4 p.m. daily
Ages: entering 10-12th grades
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.
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.
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.