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Art Silent Auction: David Delafield

 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.

2nd Annual Art History Symposium: "Defining Boundaries"

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" 

"Times, Interludes and Actions: Performances in Response to the First Decade of the New Millennium"

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: Influences in Today’s Art"

"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.

BFA Group Exhibition

The artwork of six BFA students will be presented, each conveying unique styles and techniques. Exhibitors include the following: Jessica Calhoun (emphasis, painting); Laura M. Forgie (emphasis, sculpture); Alex M. Peterson (emphasis, drawing);  and Amanda Golwitzer, Chance Rory Greaves and Sarah Rodgers (emphasis, printmaking).

"Still Looking (After All These Years): Portrait Paintings and Drawings, 1966-2011"

Featuring the work of University of Iowa professor emeritus Joseph Patrick, the exhibition represents a selection of paintings and drawings from the past forty-five years of art practice carried out in Iowa City, Iowa, Mérida, Venezuela, and Oaxaca, Mexico. An artist’s gallery talk will be presented at 7 p.m., Mon., Sept. 26 in the gallery. An opening reception will follow.

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