• 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.

Featured posts

Sand-Casting Demo

Posted on December 11 - 2014 | Comments Off

This Friday, December 12, 2015 at 6:00pm there will be a sand-casting demo and a short, casual get together just for fun in the Glass Lab: 137 […]

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Swanson and Russell Design Work Featured in Communication Arts Exhibit

Posted on October 7 - 2014 | Comments Off

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 […]

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

Posted on September 18 - 2014 | Comments Off

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 […]

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