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AIGA Nebraska, Student Chapter at UNK

The American Institution of Graphic Arts is a national non profit organization that promotes excellence in graphic design. The local chapter at Art Department, University of Nebraska at Kearney is committed to promote the areas of graphic design both on the professional and student levels.
Contact information:
Richard Schuessler
Tel. 308.865.8350


DPI Graphics Studio

DPI graphics is a student operated, non-profit design studio with a goal of furnishing quality artwork and design to its clients while providing the students with experience in a design studio, printed material, motion graphic and web design for their portfolio.

Students are selected by portfolio interviews from the graphic design program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Students receive no pay for their services, and the clients are billed for only the materials needed to complete each project.
Contact information:
Richard Schuessler
DPI Graphics Page


Student Art Society

The Art Society hosts or co-sponsors visiting artist, various workshops, and lectures, conferences, and seminars. The organization sponsors the Student Art Exhibition held annually in the Walker Art Gallery, which includes student printmaking, photography, drawing, sculpture, glass, painting, ceramics and graphic design. This juried exhibition is open to all undergraduate students at UNK. 

Kappa Pi representing the national honorary art fraternity, which gives students an opportunity to experience the Fine and Applied Arts through informal study and meetings, visiting artists, and trips to museums and art galleries. Kappa Pi is part of the Art Society.
Contact information:
Derrick Burbul
Student Art Society Page



This ceramic club was founded in the mid 70’s to provide the ceramic students an opportunity to gather as a group to discuss concepts of pottery and how to promote the Fine Arts through ceramics.


Glass and Sculpture

The Glass & Sculpture Club provides students with support in their individual creative research through a visiting artist program, field trips, and participation in the International Sculpture Center and Glass Arts Society. Students have the opportunity to enter exhibitions, contests, and attend international conferences and workshops.

Professional exchange of ideas as well as preparation for graduate school or a professional career in the sculpture or glass art world are focuses of current members. The club also allows for purchase of special tools or equipment the students may have use of.