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Webster At Home: DADAH Live Stream Exhibit 'After Dark'

May 22, 2020

On May 10, the Department of Art, Design, and Art History (DAHAH) live streamed their exhibit After Dark. The show features a collection of works from DADAH’s 2020 graduating BA and BFA students. At the end of every Spring semester, the department has a new, talented group of artists, graphic designers, and art historians that culminate their time at Webster with a final exhibition or presentation of their research thesis.

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Webster at Home: DADAH virtual tours; English students present at conference via video; Alpaca visits ART/PSYCH class

April 23, 2020

Carol Hodson will be hosting a virtual journey into the creative spaces of several DADAH faculty April 24. ... Two English majors presented at the Undergraduate Literature Conference via pre-recorded video. ... Napoleon the alpaca was the special guest in Carol Hodson's Intro to Expressive Arts Therapy course.

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In the News: Stroble on commencement, Stewart in Wash. Post, Falconer on remote treatment

April 21, 2020

Chancellor Beth Stroble was interviewed on Pulse about Webster's virtual commencement plans. ... School of Communications adjunct faculty member Christina Stewart, aka "Steenz," was profiled in the Washington Post as one of the few black female cartoonists to have a regular comic strip in a mainstream newspaper. ... Jameca Falconer was quoted in American Psychological Association news about the challenges for psychologists treating patients remotely during the pandemic.

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Webster At Home: DADAH students show off their home art studios

April 03, 2020

With people quarantined at their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Art, Design and Art History (DADAH) in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts switched up their social media to showcase some of the DADAH students' home studios where they continue to create artwork for their classes. Suddenly switching to a remote work or learning environments requires flexibility. As art majors, it can be challenging to move from college back home, and many times these students rely on the campus studios to do their projects. So to help out, some students offered some advice about moving from campus to their art home studios.

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Student Curated Exhibit Focuses on Diversity, Inclusion and Reconciliation With the Past

January 27, 2020

Back to Our Roots,” a diverse and inclusive exhibition of art created by Webster University students that aims to address a reconciliation with the past, will open at the Webster University Arcade Contemporary Art Projects in the Arcade Building in Downtown St. Louis on Feb. 21. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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Hunt Gallery Opening Exhibition '20/20' Jan. 24

January 23, 2020

The exhibition "20/20", curated by Kasper Lorene Woldtvedt, project manager for Barrett Barrera Projects, will open with a public reception on Jan. 24, from 6-8 p.m. at the Hunt Gallery at Webster University. The exhibition focuses on the infinitive “to see” as a constructed noun rather than a verb...vision as an art subject as well as an object.

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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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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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