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Jave Yoshimoto’s Obstinate Chasm in Walker Gallery, Gallery Talk on September 20

The Walker Gallery’s currently exhibition, Jave Yoshimoto’s Obstinate Chasm, is a collection of illustrative images that speak to the fast-paced dissemination of news and information and, in the artist’s own words, the “social amnesia” that is caused by it. Yoshimoto, an Assistant Professor of Art and Foundations Coordinator for the Department of Art and Art History at […]

Design Students Raise Nearly $1000 in T-shirt Sales To Benefit Natural Disaster Relief

When Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and the California Wildfires devastated Texas, Florida, and California within a matter of weeks, UNK’s student chapter of AIGA wanted to do something to help those affected by these natural disasters. Students quickly sprung into action and put together a series of t-shirt designs, voting on the best two of […]

UNK’s VCD Students Take Home Fifteen Medals at AIGA Show

This Saturday, AIGA Nebraska—our state’s chapter for the design profession’s largest and oldest professional organization—held its annual design competition at Kaneko in Omaha. This year, 30 works from UNK’s Visual Communication and Design (VCD) students made it to the second-round of judging. This year’s judges included Timothy Hykes, a UX Designer for Wells Fargo and […]

Make Your Reality at the Third Annual Imagination Day

The third annual Imagination Day events are set to kick-off this fall on Wednesday, October 18 when area Nebraska high schools will join students and professors from UNK along with staff from the Museum of Nebraska Art for a day of workshops, demonstrations, and Q&A sessions. Students will begin the morning at the Museum of Nebraska […]

Area High School Students Experience Imagination Day: Reloaded

Light paintings, monoprint ceramics, 3D computer models, and screen prints were just a handful of activities that over 60 students from ten different high schools took part in during Imagination Day:Reloaded this past Wednesday. One thing that is certain from this event: students left reinvigorated with inspiration and knowledge from the variety of demonstrations and workshops that […]

Nine UNK VCD Students Earn Seventeen ADDY Awards

Congratulations to nine of our Visual Communication and Design students who took home a total of seventeen awards from this year’s American Advertising Federation’s District ADDY Awards! On February 18, students and professionals from across the state gathered at Lincoln’s Rococo Theater for this year’s awards ceremony which highlights exceptional professional work and student projects. […]

Visiting Artist Presentation: Eóin Breadon March 14th

Visiting Artist in Glass: Eóin Breadon hot sculpting a glass skull (click to see full view). The hot scuplpting glass demonstration was held on Monday, March 14th, 2016,  4:30 – 7:20 p.m. in the glass studio (room 137 Otto Olsen). This program was open to the public. A small studio reception followed the presentation.  Glass and Sculpture […]

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.