• UNK Art Alumnus featured in Graphis Annual Poster Competition

    Former UNK art graduate, Logan Bartels (Spring 2013), had work featured in the Graphis 2016 Poster Annual.  Bartels worked with Dave Markes on the posters, which were created for last year’s Food Bank ‘Strike Out Hunger’ campaign.  Bartels currently works with Swanson Russell in Omaha.  

  • AAF Omaha Awards Scholarships to UNK VCD Students

    The AAF Omaha (American Advertising Federation) has awarded six (6) scholarships to students in the Visual Communication and Design program at UNK. Marissa Pfeifer received a $2000 scholarship. Taylor Cody, Marie Bauer, Lauren Van Winkle, Ethan Ochoa, and Nathan Lee Weintz each received  $1000 scholarships. AAF Omaha has endowment scholarship funds with the University of […]

  • Daake Owner to Speak to VCD Students

    Greg Daake (VCD 1996) Owner of the DAAKE design firm in Omaha, will  speak to VCD Students on Wednesday, April 22 at 7 pm in FAB Room 311.  He will discuss design, branding, and offer tips for young designers entering their first job.  

  • 2015 Spring VCD Senior Show

    A Spring Show for the 2015 Visual Communication and Design seniors will be held in the Walker Art Gallery from April 20 to May 8th, 2015. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. A reception for seniors  Renae Breemes, Laura Fear, Charles Foradori, Hannah Kirschner, Ashley Leising, Jun Ma, Kyleigh […]

  • UNK VCD students participate in “Lemon Lime Smile” for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

    Alumni, Greg Daake has been nominated for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man & Woman of the year contest. He is part of a team working to raise as much money as possible before April 23, 2015. According to Greg, “In addition to all the normal fundraising, we thought LLS could also stand for ‘Lemon […]


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 on Congratulations to Lisa Kastello

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

Posted on February 10 - 2015 | Comments Off on 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 […]

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Sand-Casting Demo

Posted on December 11 - 2014 | Comments Off on Sand-Casting Demo

This Friday, December 12, 2014 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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  • Department of Art, University of Nebraska at Kearney
    Fine Arts Building 301, Kearney, NE 68849
    308-865-8353, email: office

    Department Chair

    Doug Waterfield, waterfieldd2@nullunk.edu

  • July  2015