• Joel Kreutzer (UNK VCD Alumni) continues to pile design awards and accomplishments.

    Joel Kreutzer was selected as Print’s latest Designer of the Week.  He is the head of design/senior designer at youth marketing and design studio Archrival.  Joel has experience in packaging, print, interactive and branding design variety. Kreutzer is a former graduate from the VCD program at UNK.


    Congratulations to the following students who produced award winning work and have earned an ADDY. Five gold and and sixteen silver ADDYS were awarded to UNK design students.   Recent Graduated Students: Travis Stewart: Planet Brewery: Gold, and Empires of Light: SilverVictoria Thompson: Blackbuck Rum: Silver, and Foxfire Folk Fest: Gold Julie Gates: Viri Urban Gardening: Silver, […]

  • Alumni will speak and review the VCD Senior Show

    On Friday, December 12, 2014, Kelly Petersen a Senior Graphic Design Coordinator/Creative Director at Olson Associates in Omaha and Cindi Coulter a Graphic Designer at Freelane Graphic Design/Art Direction Services in Ravenna, will speak about their work at 2:00pm in room 312 in the Fine Arts Building. The speakers will also review the Fall 2014 VCD senior […]

  • 2014 AIGA Nebraska Show

    Congratulations to the University of Nebraska Kearney’s Visual Communication and Design Seniors Kelsi Bradley, Julie Gates, Matt Schultz, Travis Stewart, Victoria Thompson, and Junior Kassidy McConville for winning awards at the 2014 AIGA Nebraska Show. Kassidy McConville won a Judges Choice Award for her photography “Become.” GOLD awards are Kassidy McConville’s “Become;” and Julie Gate’s […]

  • 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 […]


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 to Lisa Kastello

Posted on March 17 - 2015 | Comments Off

Lisa Kastello was a part of this research project that was awarded about $10,000.  She will be traveling to India this summer as part of […]

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Steve Wolf (Former UNK Alumni) Logos to be Featured in Logo Lounge

Posted on February 19 - 2015 | Comments Off

Steve Wolf is a 2010 VCD graduate from UNK; his logos will appear in Logo Lounge.  Steve is a Senior Designer and freelance designer/illustrator in Austin, Texas. […]

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Daake Design Scholarship Fund

Posted on February 5 - 2015 | Comments Off

The Daake Design Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 with a gift from Greg and Lisa Daake, both UNK alumni.  Greg is a ’96 Commercial […]

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