News Articles

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.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, college of fine arts, faculty, department of music, department of art design and art history, vienna, game design, english, school of business and technology, school of communications, webster today

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.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, news around webster, sociology, psychology, human rights, department of art design and art history, college of fine arts, faculty, webster today

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.

tags: college of fine arts, webster today, bfa, exhibition, department of art design and art history

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.

tags: college of arts and sciences, webster life, webster today, academics, department of art design and art history, sculpture, students

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.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, dadah, department of art design and art history, home page, students, faculty, webster life, webster today

students creating sculptures outdoors

Sculpture Students' Bronze Works Showcased in Pulitzer's 'Holding Cognition' April 1

March 28, 2017

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis, Missouri, will host a public reception for "Holding Cognition," Saturday, April 1, 2-5 p.m., showcasing bronze works by Webster sculpture students. Similar to the work of Medardo Rosso, who is showcased in the Pulitzer museum, students are learning to work with the lost-wax process, plaster-sand casting and pouring bronze.

tags: college of fine arts, webster life, webster today, home page, academics, department of art design and art history, sculpture, students

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.

tags: college of fine arts, webster today, exhibition, home page, department of art design and art history, hunt gallery, department of art

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.

tags: academics, alumni, college of fine arts, art, in memoriam, department of art design and art history, faculty, webster life, webster today

Hoffman LaChance Contemporary hosts a reception for

News Around Webster: Lang, Cosic, Woolf, Hulsizer

January 19, 2017

A reception for Tom Lang's recent prints and drawings takes place Jan. 20 at Hoffman LaChance Contemporary in Maplewood; on the same day, Zlatko Cosic's "It Can't Go Forever #1" will screen in Karlsruhe, Germany. Separately, psychology professors Linda Woolf and Michael Hulsizer presented in Florida on "Politics, Sex and Religion."

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, school of communications, news around webster, college of fine arts, college of arts and sciences, psychology, video production, department of art design and art history, webster today

up and down right

UP and DOWN RIGHT: Arcade Exhibit Opens Dec. 2

November 28, 2016

The Webster University Department of Art, Design and Art History presents UP & DOWN RIGHT, featuring Natalie Baldeon, Thomas Wharton and Brian Zimmerman. The opening reception for this exhibition will be Friday, Dec. 2, in the Webster University Arcade Contemporary Art Projects Gallery, which is located Webster University Gateway Campus in the Arcade Building at 812 Olive Street, St. Louis MO 63101.

tags: college of fine arts, gateway campus, webster today, department of art design and art history

In the News: Schuster on downtown; Students of Mt. Thelonious; Historic preservation speaker

March 16, 2016

Webster provost Julian Schuster was part of a St. Louis Business Journal roundtable discussing downtown developments like the Arcade Building, the Webster students who formed Mt. Thelonious were featured on St. Louis Public Radio, as was the latest guest speaker for the Department of Art, Design and Art History.

tags: college of fine arts, in the news, gateway campus, department of music, department of art design and art history, provost, webster today

The opening reception is Saturday, March 5, 6-9 p.m. at the Arcade Museum.

At the Arcade: Gary Passanise's 'Selected Works: 1996-2016'

March 02, 2016

Come see the newly opened Arcade Museum for the opening reception for Webster faculty member Gary Passanise's "Selected Paintings: 1996-2006," Saturday, March 5, 6-9 p.m. The show, which runs through April 16, is curated by Bruno David. owner and director of the Bruno David Gallery in St. Louis.

tags: college of fine arts, employee news, webster life, webster today, arcade, gateway campus, department of art design and art history

Students at February's Graphic Design Showcase

Graphic Design Student Awarded Scholarship at Design Conference

March 01, 2016

Graphic Design students in Webster's Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts attended the annual AIGA St. Louis Student Design Conference this past weekend. Senior graphic design student John Brobst received the AIGA STL Student Scholarship Award. This is the second year in a row that a Webster graphic design student has won this award.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, webster today, students, graphic design, department of art design and art history