• Six VCD Student’s designs will be on display at AIGA’s Show. Exhibition.

    Congratulations to Kelsi Bradley for Pepper Tags (Logo & Identity system), Matt Schultz for Ursa Mead Packaging (Packaging & product) and VCD Senior Show Campaign (Promotional design & advertising
), Julie Gates for Totem Coffeehouse (Packaging & product) and Shuttle Cork (Packaging & product), Travis Stewart for Planet Brewery (Packaging & product), Kassidy McConville
 for Develop, […]

  • New Works from the Art Faculty of the University of Nebraska Kearney

     UNO Art Gallery Featuring works by: Jackie Coyle-Abell, Derrick Burbul, William Cavil, Tom Dennis, John Fronczak, Victoria Goro-Rapoport, Mark Hartman, Lisa Kastello, Dan May, Steven Ramsey, Richard Schuessler, Mallory Wetherell, and Doug Waterfield. Opening Reception: Friday, October 10, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Exhibition Dates: October 10 – November 13, 2014Reception and exhibition free and open to […]

  • Swanson and Russell Design Work Featured in Communication Arts Exhibit

    Logan Bartels, a VCD alumni who is working as an associate designer at Swanson and Russell, was fortunate enough to have helped work on the typography in the “Empty Home Plate” poster. This poster was one of three created for Strike Out Hunger, an annual food drive. Some of the work Swanson and Russell did […]

  • “Doomtown” painting series by Doug Waterfield shown at the Vienna International Centre’s Rotunda

    At the United Nations headquarters in  Vienna, the “Doomtown” painting series by Doug Waterfield, Professor of Art University of Nebraska at Kearney, United States, was shown at the Vienna International Centre’s Rotunda from 25 to 29 August in recognition of the International Day Against Nuclear Tests.  Waterfield was a guest of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test […]


Department of Art and Art History Mission

To provide for professional and cultural study with courses giving a concentrated experience for those interested in a professional career in art. Degrees in studio art and visual communication and design can be completed. To prepare teachers of art for a professional career in education. Creative ability professional proficiency and understanding of the psychology of art education are stressed. To enable art and non-art majors to acquire an awareness and appreciation of their cultural heritage. Important resources in this process include the Walker Art Gallery, the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA), and study tours.

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Congratulations ADDY Winners!

Posted on February 5 - 2014 | Comments Off

Congratulations to Victoria Thompson, Travis Stewart, Emily Slattery, Matt Schult, Marissa Pfeifer,Jun Ma, Hannah Kirschner, Francisca Angulo, Rachel Moore, and Raisa Gates for receiving ADDY […]

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UNK VCD students win sixteen (16) awards and Judge’s Choice

Posted on November 8 - 2013 | Comments Off

VCD students won sixteen awards and a Judege’s Choice at the 2013 AIGA The Show 22. Gold Award winners were Alyssa Brady for Monroe (illustration), […]

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19th Annual Pumpkin Carving

Posted on October 31 - 2013 | Comments Off

Halloween Thursday, October 31st was the 19th Annual Pumpkin Carving at UNK, only in the Fine Arts Building. Students carved their pumpkins and lined them up along […]

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