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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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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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