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.
Goché received his master of architecture from Iowa State University and is senior lecturer in the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design. He is co-investigator and author of "Guidelines for Spatial Regeneration in Iowa." His sculpture, titled "Water Hutch," was recently featured in Iowa Architect magazine. This lecture is presented in association with the UNI Gallery of Art exhibition titled "Line and Space: Stagings by Peter P. Goché."
The current Gallery of Art exhibit features artist's lectures in Room 111, Kamerick Art Building, and are as follows: Mille Guldbeck, Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m.; Peter P. Goché, Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. Receptions will follow each lecture.
UNI Dept of Art Professor Emeritus Richard Colburn presents a selection of his own work spanning three decades. In addition, he will curate an exhibition of photographs from the UNI Permanent Art Collection that includes works by Linda Connor, Irving Herman, Andrea Modica, and Joel Sternfeld among others. An Artist’s Gallery Talk scheduled for Aug. 29 at 7:00 p.m. will be followed by an opening reception.
The UNI Gallery of Art and the UNI Dept of Art will host a silent auction of the David Delafield collection. Artwork will be open for viewing and bidding from Thurs. through Sat., June 21-23. Bids for the silent auction, which is open to the public and free of charge, will close and be announced at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 23. A reception sponsored by UNI Foundation will follow with refreshments and music in the lobby of Kamerick Art Building South. All proceeds will benefit the UNI Gallery of Art.
The following students are pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork to fulfill graduation requirements: Erlinda Babauta, Jacob William Barrick, Bryan Coons, April Czarnetzki, Drew Ferkin, Amanda Kronlage, Amy McConnell, Ryan Smith, and Jason D. Thompson.
Student presentations begin at 5 p.m.:
"The Vessel and the Virtue: A Look at Medieval Views on Virginity"-- Bobbi Jacobs
"Leyster's Women: Painting the Independent Female"-- Brittany Deal
Question and answer session
"Currier and Ives American Prints: Defining Boundaries Through Mass-Produced Art"-- Zachary Schnock
"Sandow Birk's American Qur' an" -- Floris Bannister
Question and answer session
Juror's Awards and Keynote at 6 p.m. featuring Dr. Kate Elliott, Luther College. Her topic is "Visualized Borderlands: First Contact Imagery in American Art"
A competition showcasing outstanding recent works by students in the Department of Art. The juror this year is Gilbert Vicario, senior curator at the Des Moines Art Center. The awards ceremony will take place Monday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in room 111, Kamerick Art Building; opening reception will follow.
An invitational exhibition curated by Jeffery Byrd, head of the UNI art department, and Joe Meiser, assistant professor of art at Bucknell University, will feature Jiawei Gong’s Sweet Salvation. Exhibitors include Marilyn Arsem, Eun Woo Cho, A. Jacob Galle, Nestor Armando Gil, Jiawei Gong, Hillerbrand + Magsamen, Jeanne Jo, Kyoung Eun Kang, Jordan McKenzie, Takeshi Moro, Jennifer Seibert, Gary Setzer, Bradly Dever Treadaway and Jordan Tynes. The exhibition also features Rachel Rosenthal’s limited edition artist book "Soldier of Fortune."
"Modern Motives" is a student-curated invitational exhibition. Exhibitors include west coast-based emerging artists Kiel Johnson, Mike Leavitt, and Skinner as well as nationally known ceramic artists Tom Bartel and UNI alumnus Thaddeus Erdahl. Lectures: Thaddeus Erdahl's "Finding Personal Artifacts" on January 18 at 7 p.m.; and Tom Bartel on February 8 at 7 p.m. Receptions will follow each lecture. Sponsored in part by Northern Iowa Potters and Sculptors.