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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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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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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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