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Samples of handicrafts and popular art from Mexico

Webster Athens Hosts Mexican Art Exhibition

May 18, 2017

The Association of Mexican Artists and Intellectuals in Greece, with the support of the Embassy of Mexico in Athens and Webster University Athens, offered Greek audiences the country's strong artistic tradition which is very much celebrated today. A large sample of internationally renowned and prolific handicrafts and popular art from Mexico were exhibited in Webster Athens Cultural Center.

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Painting class at Webster circa 1975

Remembering Jack Canepa, Longtime Art Professor

February 13, 2017

Webster University's Department of Art, Design and Art History remembers longtime faculty member Jack Canepa, who passed away Feb. 6. A brilliant artist and master teacher, he was professor at Webster from 1971 till his retirement in 1994. He was director of the Loretto Hilton Art Gallery and taught painting, drawing, conceptual art, and art history. He also fostered communities within Webster and throughout the city.

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This year's BFA exhibition debuts at the Arcade Museum at the Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis.

BFA Exhibition Opening Reception April 29

April 27, 2016

The BFA Exhibition is an opportunity for the bachelor of fine arts majors emphasizing in both Studio Art and in Graphic Design to display their senior thesis work. This year the Department of Art, Design and Art History is excited to debut the exhibition at The Arcade Museum Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. The opening reception is Friday, April 29, 7-10 p.m. The Cecille R. Hunt Memorial Award for BFA in Art and the W. John Hilgert Award will be awarded that evening.

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BA Exhibition

Hunt Gallery: Webster University BA Exhibition Opening April 22

April 22, 2016

An opening reception for the Webster University BA Exhibition will be held Friday, April 22, from 6-8 p.m. in the Cecille R. Hunt Gallery. The BA Exhibition is held at the end of each year as an opportunity for the Art majors to showcase their Senior Overview work, and is attended by the Department of Art, Design & Art History faculty, family and friends, as a celebration of the BA graduates and their concluding work.

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