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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 […]

Imagination Day Inspires Students to Imagine UNK

Every semester, area high school students come to UNK’s Art and Design department and are challenged to imagine a future at UNK. This Wednesday, 70 students from eight high schools experienced what it is like to be guided by our experienced and knowledgable faculty in workshops and demonstrations that included photography, ceramics, glassblowing, animation, portfolio […]

Professor Victoria Goro-Rapoport Featured in New Frontiers

UNK Art and Design’s printmaking and drawing professor, Victoria Goro-Rapoport, is featured in the 2017 issue of New Frontiers magazine—a publication created by UNK to highlight research, scholarship, and creative activity across the campus’s varying disciplines. In Professor Goro-Rapoport’s article, the esteemed printmaker discusses her academic and artistic background; her experience working with etching, mezzotint, […]

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 […]