The juror for this year's "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" at UNI is Fred Burton, professor of painting and drawing at Memphis College of Art
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.
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.
Come and buy a unique handmade gift at the UNI Student Holiday Pottery Sale.
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 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.
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.