This exhibition is a traveling contemporary art exhibition curated by Randy Jayne Rosenberg, Executive Director of Art Works For Change, Inc. with generous support from The Nathan Cummings Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; The Adobe Foundation; and the Sprint Foundation. At UNI, this presentation is made possible by the UNI College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences. In addition, Ned Dodington, Founder and Director of AnimalArchitecture.org, will present a public lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday., Sept. 4, in KAB room 111. An opening reception for the speaker and the exhibition will follow. Other lectures associated with this programming may be viewed on the Gallery website calendar. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. - Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment. The Gallery will be closed Sept. 1 for Labor Day.
The exhibition opens Thursday night at 7 p.m. with an opening reception for Bachelor of Fine Arts students Trey Bush, Brittany Deal, Diana Hall,and Derek Steffens.
Yomi Ola, Spelman College (Atlanta, GA), will present a lecture on contemporary critiques of power in African and Diasporic art. A reception will follow the lecture..
"Metaphors of Power in Contemporary African Art: Yinka Shonibare and Rotimi Fani-Kayode" in conjunction with the UNI Gallery of Art Showcase exhibition titled "Satires of Power."
Tim Lowly will give an artist presentation about his paintings; immediately following the talk he and Karima Walker, a Chicago-based musician, will perform in Russell Hall's Chamber Music room (111 Russell Hall) at 8 p.m.
Eric Sall, the current Grand Wood Art Colony Fellow in painting, will make a presentation about his work and career. Made possible by the Grand Wood Art Colony Fellowship Program at the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History.
"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.