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Dispositive Environments Exhibition

Hunt Gallery Opening, Artist Talk: 'Dispositive Environments' March 24

March 21, 2017

The exhibition Dispositive Environments opens this month in Webster University’s Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, with works by Mel Watkin, John Sabraw, Eva Ju, Chris Jordan, Ursula Biemann, Libby Reuter and Joshua Brown. Curated by Jeffrey Hughes, the exhibition highlights the tension between technology and permanence, and the too often neglected ecological consequences of industrial rapid expansion. An opening reception is planned on March 24 from 6-8 p.m., with an artist lecture by Sabraw at noon.

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Celebrating Creativity

Adobe Creative Jam: Artist Talks, Student Competition Feb. 9

February 08, 2017

Adobe Creative Jams demonstrate and celebrate creativity all across the country, and the next event is at Webster University Thursday, Feb. 9. In addition to guest leaders from the local creative community, both the School of Communications and Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts faculty have recommended their best students to compete on design teams in a three-hour charrette showdown, with audience members helping determine the winners.

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Thank a donor as part of the note writing event Nov. 16-20.

The Great Thanks Project Returns Nov. 14-17

November 11, 2016

The fourth annual Great Thanks Project is back. Increasingly a project spirited by student initiative and philanthropic excitement, Student Ambassadors and Advancement staff will manage note writing stations at Marletto’s Marketplace Nov. 14-17. The note cards feature the artwork of BFA students Destini Johnson and Riley Williams. Community members can draw a donor name or write to a specific donor to say thanks for their part in making the Webster experience possible.

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A book of Stoeckley’s vivid sketches from inside the court and beyond, accompanied by select transcripts from the trial.

Hunt Gallery Exhibits Clark Stoeckley: The U.S. vs. Private Chelsea Manning

November 02, 2016

The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery at Webster University will exhibit Clark Stoeckley: The United States vs. Private Chelsea Manning from Nov. 4-Dec. 10, 2016. Drawing in real time from inside the courtroom, artist, activist and Webster alumnus Clark Stoeckley captured first-hand the extraordinary drama of the Manning trial, one of the most important and secretive trials in American history.

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Snapshots: Graphic Design Showcase

February 02, 2016

Twelve Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios Jan. 29 to local designers, art directors, and human resources representatives. Faculty members, staff, alumni, prospective students, and other Webster students were also in attendance. Prospective students also had the opportunity to tour the graphic design studios and meet with faculty and staff of the department.

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Graphic Design Showcase Jan. 29

January 20, 2016

The annual Graphic Design Showcase, an open portfolio review event during which graphic design students will present their most recent digital and print portfolios, will be held Friday, Jan. 29, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. Students will have individual tables with their portfolios displayed and will be prepared to offer explanations and answer guests’ questions.

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Thank a donor as part of the note writing event Nov. 16-20.

The Great Thanks Project Returns Nov. 16-20

November 13, 2015

The third annual Great Thanks Project is back. Increasingly a project spirited by student initiative and philanthropic excitement, Student Ambassadors and Advancement staff will manage note writing stations at Marletto’s and the University Center Nov. 16-20. The note cards feature the artwork of BFA students Destini Johnson and Riley Williams. Community members can draw a donor name or write to a specific donor to say thanks for their part in making the Webster experience possible.

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Alumni Exhibit Marks 40 Years of Webster BFA

August 24, 2015

The Hunt Gallery presents an invitational exhibition of departmental alumni in recognition of the 40-year history of the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, and the seminal position that study of the visual arts has played in the 100-year history of Webster University, the community of Webster Groves, and the broader St. Louis region. Forty artists representing several decades have been chosen to present work in the exhibition.

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