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Friday, May 11, 5-7 p.m. in Hunt Gallery

2018 MA Exhibition: Patricia Clark, 'Bound and Determined'

May 09, 2018

The final Hunt Gallery opening and exhibition of the academic year is the 2018 Department of Art, Design and Art History M.A. Exhibition, "Patricia Clark: Bound and Determined." Clark had a recent solo show of paintings at Bruno David Gallery. This exhibition of paintings and video is thoughtful, timely and even provocative. The reception on Friday, May 11, 5-7 p.m. is free and open to the public.

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Contact Jeff Hughes to loan an item for the exhibit.

Have Something to Share? Help co-curate the '68 art exhibition

April 27, 2018

Marking the 50th anniversary of the watershed year of 1968, Webster University's Hunt Gallery will present the exhibition '68 with a few selected works created in 1968 by Eva Hesse, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Serra and others...and you're invited to help co-curate the show. Following the success of the "Neighborhood's Choice" exhibition in 2016, the Webster community is again invited to loan items pertinent to this exhibition, which opens Aug. 31. If you have items to suggest for the exhibition, contact Jeff Hughes by May 11.

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Brad Loudenback was professor of art and director of the drawing and new illustration programs at Webster.

Remembering Brad Loudenback, Professor of Art

April 05, 2018

The Webster University community mourns the loss of Brad Loudenback, professor of art, and extends condolences to his wife, Gwyneth Williams, professor of political science, and his stepdaughter, Brynn Davis. He was director of the drawing and new illustration program in the Department of Art, Design and Art History. Based at the main campus in Webster Groves, he also taught at the Vienna campus and served on various faculty committees and the Faculty Senate. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 13, and memorial on April 14.

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Arcade Building at the Gateway Campus

Webster Faculty in Women's History Event at Arcade

March 26, 2018

In celebration of Women's History Month and in support of women's leadership, Webster University and the Global Leadership League invite the community to the Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. Art adjunct faculty member and alumna Yvonne Osei and associate professor of sociology Danielle MacCartney will engage participants in a discussion around "influence" in international higher education and within the fields of art and sociology. That's followed by a networking reception and chance to see the current exhibit, "Sisu."

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Attend the series on Wednesday, April 11

Lecture Series Examines Gentrification, Culture, and Community Change: The Onus to Protect Black History

March 20, 2018

Natalie Hopkinson, assistant professor at Howard University, will speak on the preservation of culture and community in the face of development and gentrification on Wednesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in Winifred Moore Auditorium. The lecture is part of the Webster Groves Historic Preservation Lecture Series, sponsored in part by the Department of Art, Design, and Art History, with the Webster Groves Historic Preservation Commission.

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Sisu is a female exhibition that will be held during Women's History Month

Sisu Exhibit Opening at Arcade Gallery March 10

February 27, 2018

The Arcade Contemporary Art Projects Gallery at Webster University’s Gateway Campus hosts the opening reception of the exhibit Sisu: A Female Exhibition on Saturday, March 10, at 6 p.m. The exhibit is being curated by members of our 2018 BFA Senior Class and the participating artists include current Webster Students, Alumna and Faculty. This exhibition is being held during Women's History Month and intends to sparks questions and action.

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Check out the exhibit beginning Saturday

Adorn or Disfigure Exhibit Opening at Arcade Building Feb. 3

January 31, 2018

Join us on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 6-9 p.m., in the Arcade Contemporary Art Projects Gallery at Webster University’s Gateway Campus, for the opening reception of the exhibit "Adorn or Disfigure," a collection of work featuring student artists in the Department of Art, Design & Art History. The exhibit runs through Feb. 28, and is free and open to the public.

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Students displayed their work to local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members

Fifth Annual Graphic Design Showcase

December 12, 2017

Local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to commemorate the Fifth Annual Graphic Design Showcase, held Dec. 1, in the East Academic Building's Edward Jones Commons. This event is co-hosted by the Department of Art, Art History and Design and the Career Planning and Development Center. Thirteen Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios, while one walked away with a $1000 award presented by the event’s agency sponsors, Momentum Worldwide.

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Showcase will be held on Dec. 1 in the EAB, Edward Jones Commons

Student Work Displayed in Graphic Design Showcase Dec. 1

November 17, 2017

Webster will host the 5th annual Graphic Design Showcase Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. This showcase is an open portfolio review event in which graphic design students will present their most recent digital and print portfolios.

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Lisa Brunette's new game

Around Webster: Brunette, Burkard, Antonakakis, Clewell-Portnoy-DeMarinis performance

October 04, 2017

Shawn Burkard's work is on display in the "Stray Rays in Grease" exhibition in Granite City. ... Lisa Brunette's new game, "Sender Unknown: The Woods," was featured in the App Store's "New Games We Love" listing. ... Nikos Antonakakis published an article on bond yield spreads in the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. ... David Clewell's poetry will be accompanied by Kim Portnoy and Paul DeMarinis jazz in "No Hard Feelings" on Oct. 7.

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Zimmerman's design was for the RAC entrance in University City in 2015.

Around Webster: Zimmermann opening Sept. 8; Hulsizer, Woolf, Stiles, Miller present

September 07, 2017

Brian Zimmerman will be a part of the "upend the air" exhibition that opens at the Luminary on Friday, Sept. 8. ... Michael Hulsizer, Deborah Stiles and Linda Woolf each presented at the 125th American Psychological Association Convention in Washington, D.C. ... Andrea Miller presented at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

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bfa exhibition

BFA Exhibition Displays Senior Studio Art, Graphic Design Work

May 04, 2017

Webster University Department of Art, Design and Art History will host the opening reception for the Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibition for majors emphasizing in both Studio Art and Graphic Design on Friday, May 5 from 6-9 p.m. at Arcade Contemporary Art Projects. During the exhibition, the students will display their Senior Thesis work and the Cecille R. Hunt Memorial Award for BFA in Art and the W. John Hilgert Award will be awarded.

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Student making sculpture

Webster Hosts 'Holding Cognition' Reception Today

May 02, 2017

Webster will host a public "Holding Cognition" reception today, 2-3 p.m., in the Library's main lobby, showcasing bronze works by sculpture students currently attending Webster University enrolled in the Art program. While bronze casting has been practiced for over four thousand years for practical and artistic purposes, it is still a relevant and evolving art form today. Students are learning to work with the lost-wax process, plaster-sand casting, and pouring bronze.

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Gabrielle Christiansen

Annual Senior BA Exhibition, Art History Symposium

April 27, 2017

This Friday, April 28, offers the Webster University community a chance to see the culminating work by senior students in the Department of Art, Design & Art History (DADAH) through the annual BA Exhibition and the Art History Symposium. The symposium with presenter Gabrielle Christiansen will be at noon in Sverdrup 123, while the opening reception for the BA Exhibition is from 6-8 p.m. in the Hunt Gallery.

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