• Two UNK VCD student interns participate in Rebrand at DAAKE in Omaha

    Watch the short video clips of these twenty-four-hour interns from the Visual Communication and Design program at UNK. Students Marissa Pfeifer and Ethan Ochoa describe their participation in the 24-Hour Rebrand event at the DAAKE design firm in Omaha. Interns rebrand-in-24-hours

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  • VCD Junior, Aaron J. Fisher wins card contest

    A Christmas flip-up card designed by VCD student Aaron J. Fisher will be printed as this year’s Department of Art and Art History Season’s Greeting to Alumni and friends. Aaron entered his work in a contest sponsored by the department. Congratulations Aaron.

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  • Ceramics Club Mug and Ceramics Sale

    The UNK Art Department Ceramics Club held their Fall sale in the Fine Arts Building breezeway on Wednesday, December 2nd. This sale will help the Ceramics Club attend the annual NCECA ceramics conference in Kansas City in the Spring. The club provided a cup of coffee for any mug sale. Coffee was provided by Chapman Swifts Coffee House located […]

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  • Mallory Wetherell Featured in New Frontiers Magazine

    “Thinking creatively and problem solving is something we learn to not do. We’re all born creative and then we grow out of it. The real world happens, and we lose that. I get to reintroduce creativity.” – Mallory Wetherell, in  New Frontiers

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  • “Imagination” Is New Theme for Art Department

    “Imagination,” conveyed in whimsical illustration and visual arts will represent the UNK Art Department in public spaces. Watch out for the imaginative creatures depicting UNK Art Design, Art Studio, Art Education and Art History.  

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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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The First Annual Imagination Day, Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Posted on October 13 - 2015 | Comments Off on The First Annual Imagination Day, Wednesday, October 14, 2015

UNK Art Department’s first annual “Imagination Day” art recruitment event was held from 8:30 to 3:15 on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Participating juniors and seniors from […]

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Early Awareness Day Glass Demo

Posted on October 9 - 2015 | Comments Off on Early Awareness Day Glass Demo

On Wednesday, October 7th, fourth-grade students from several area schools poured out of buses at UNK to attend the Early Awareness Day. Grouped by their […]

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Professors Artworks in U.N. Sponsored Exhibition and Book

Posted on October 6 - 2015 | Comments Off on Professors Artworks in U.N. Sponsored Exhibition and Book

As part of the conference for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty organization in New York City and Vienna, Austria, the U.N. Sponsored a traveling Art […]

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