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Hunt Gallery Presents 'Anamnesis: Brad Loudenback' May 10

May 02, 2019

The Department of Art, Design, and Art History is pleased to announce a Hunt Gallery exhibition honoring the work of Professor Brad Loudenback, who passed away last year. "Anamnesis: Brad Loudenback" will open at the Hunt Gallery in the Visual Arts Studio building on Friday, May 10. The opening reception will be from 6-8 p.m., with remarks at 6:45 p.m.

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“If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive.”  -Audre Lorde

'WOMAN' Arcade Exhibit Open Through April 15

March 18, 2019

In celebration of Women's History Month, the exhibit celebrates the work of 20 contemporary cutting edge artists who help to bring Lorde's quote to life, inclusive of pieces from several Webster University students, alumni and faculty. The exhibit is on display in Arcade Contemporary Art Projects Annex at Webster University's Gateway Campus located at the historic Arcade Building in downtown St. Louis. The exhibit runs from March 15 through April 15.

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News Around Webster: Assner-Alvey, Christian, Morris, Schultz

January 29, 2019

Robin Assner-Alvey has a solo exhibition at Bruce Gallery on the campus of Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. ... Nancy Christian represented Webster at the 32nd annual Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum. ... Larry Morris was named a St. Louis Champion. ... Susan Schultz was nominated to the board of O'Fallon Shiloh Chamber of Commerce.

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News around Webster: Gregg, Schoellhammer, Liberati, De Giorgi

January 09, 2019

Ryan Gregg’s new book, “In City Views in the Habsburg and Medici Courts,” was published by Brill. ... Geneva visiting professor Adm. Giuseppe De Giorgi was profiled in UN Special. ... Vienna's Ralph Schoellhammer's editorial about what the U.S. withdrawal from Syria says about Europe is in the Jerusalem Post. .... Ryan Liberati’s "Counselor competence with male body image disturbance” was published in the Alabama Counseling Association Journal.

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Graphic Design Showcase presenter elaborating on her work.

Students Present at Graphic Design Showcase

December 14, 2018

Local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to commemorate the Sixth Annual Graphic Design Showcase, held Dec. 7 in Sunnen Lounge. This event is co-hosted by the Department of Art, Design and Art History in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts and the Career Planning & Development Center. Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios.

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ILSSA: Implement: Essential Tools for Living

Hunt Gallery presents 'ILSSA Implement: Essential Tools for Living'

November 13, 2018

Join us for the Hunt Gallery opening reception of "ILSSA Implement: Essential Tools for Living" on Friday, Nov. 16, with a special preview for the Webster University community starting at 5:30 p.m. Artist and ILSSA co-founder, Emily Larned, will speak about the exhibition and about ILSSA at the DADAH Friday Forum on Friday from noon-1 p.m. in Sverdrup 123. Learned will speak again, briefly, at 6:45 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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Osei's 'Fashion and the Brain' at Arcade Gallery Oct. 26

October 25, 2018

Join the Department of Art, Design, and Art History Friday (DADAH), Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m. at the Arcade Building located on the Gateway Campus for a free reception and exhibition opening of “Fashion and the Brain.” This is a collaborative project of artist, adjunct DADAH faculty member and 2013 alumna Yvonne Osei, University of Missouri St. Louis and the Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH).

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Freedom: The American Hustle

Artists Talk and Faculty Panel Discussion for 'Freedom: The American Hustle'

October 10, 2018

"Freedom: The American Hustle", a multi-media exhibit by John K. Blair and Vaughn Davis Jr., is a critical representational and conceptual reexamination of 1970s culture that affirms challenging and demeaning images of black Americans. The artist talk and panel discussion are set for Friday, Oct. 12 at the Arcade Contemporary Art Projects - Gateway Campus, 812 Olive Street, St. Louis. The panel will feature multi-disciplinary Webster University faculty.

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Artist and Alumna Alexa Hoyer “Montaje Al Aire”

Hunt Gallery Presents Alumna Alexa Hoyer "Montaje Al Aire" Sept. 28

September 25, 2018

The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery at Webster University will present an exhibition of photographic art by artist Alexa Hoyer BFA '03, whose work explores how the economic blockade against Cuba is met with innovation via storefront window displays. The opening reception during Reunion Weekend is Friday, Sept. 28, from 6-8 p.m. Hoyer will speak briefly about her work at 6:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The show will be open through Nov. 2.

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Freedom: The American Hustle

Webster Presents, 'Freedom: The American Hustle' a Multi-Media Exhibit

September 05, 2018

Webster University presents "Freedom: The American Hustle," a multi-media exhibit by St. Louis artists John K. Blair and Vaughn Davis Jr., at the Arcade Contemporary Art Projects at the Gateway campus. The opening reception is 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The exhibit takes its title and much of its inspiration from seminal films from the 1970’s Blaxploitation genre, some of which will screen at the Webster Groves campus the weekend of Sept. 8-9. A panel discussion with the artists and Webster faculty members will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at the Arcade.

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1968

Hunt Gallery Opening: '68 Recalls Pivotal, Turbulent Year

August 29, 2018

1968 has been called one of the most significant and turbulent years of the twentieth-century. The ’68 exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of that tumultuous year. 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.

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A fashion show and art exhibit will open in the Gateway Art Museum on July 20.

"Manology II" Fashion Show and Art Exhibit Scheduled at Gateway Art Museum

July 09, 2018

A fashion show that will explore the essence of "manhood" will be the featured event July 20 at the Gateway Art Museum. "Manology II" is the brainchild of local fashion visionary Jacquelyne Craig, founder of BLAQ Séance Productions, and William Humphrey of EYEKON Klothing. It will be accompanied by two art exhibits in the gallery space that will be on display through Aug. 20.

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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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