Fall 2015 Senior Exhibition Opens in Walker Gallery

BODY, MIND, SOUL, a Senior Exhibition of four VCD Seniors,  opens in he Walker Art Gallery on Monday December 7th and will run through December 18th 2015. The exhibition will feature works by Marie Bombeck, Taylor Cody, Marissa Pfeifer, and Vanesa Wragge.  A Reception for the four Visual Communication and Design Seniors will be held on Friday, December 11, 4 – 6 p.m. The public […]

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.  

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.  

Daake Design Scholarship Fund

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 Art grad and Lisa is a ’95 Business Administration grad.  They established the scholarship in support of UNK art students who are majoring in Visual Communication and Design.  Recently, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guest Speakers Review VCD Senior Show

On Friday, Alumni Julie Myers (2011), a Graphic Designer at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in Omaha and Bob Heiden (2007), Art Director at theBuckle in Kearney.  Julie (Polk) Myers graduated from UNK with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2011. After graduation she married fellow UNK Alumni, Kyle Myers and continued to work at the Buckle Screenprinting in Kearney […]