department news


Exhibition: form. structure. surface.

Juried Fibers student exhibition, is in the Student Gallery in the Student Center until December 10, 2010.

Student Gallery, Student Center November 15-December 10.


Exhibition: New Fibers 2010 review

Check out the review on of the New Fibers 2010 exhibition currently in the University Gallery at the Student Center.

University Gallery.


Leslie Atzmon and Ryan Molloy Awarded Women in Philanthropy Grant

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Graphic Design professors Leslie Atzmon and Ryan Molloy were awarded a Women in Philanthropy grant by the university for work on their Open Book project. The project began as an Exhibition at University Gallery. Leslie is working on an accompanying catalog, and Ryan and Leslie are organizing a workshop to compliment the exhibition.


Performance & Music: Frank Pahl & Paul Bancell

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Thursday, November 18, 5:30-6:30pm.
Ford Gallery

Automated play back systems, be they computer controlled, tape-looped or home-made automatons form the foundation for the original music and compositions of Frank Pahl and Paul Bancell. Pahl promises to entertain with his avant-garde melodies and eye-catching automated sound sculptures. Bancell, with his art-rock layered compositions, plays as a one-man band using drums, guitar and an assortment of electronic sounds.


AMA Artist Walk

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Thursday, November 18, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
EMU campus

Hosted by the Art Masters Association (AMA), the Art Department Graduate Students will be hosting open studios throughout campus. Now in its second year, the Graduate Student Studio Walk is an opportunity for collectors, perspective students and art-aficianados to get a “behind-the-scenes” perspective of the private studios and array of artwork and art facilities at EMU.


Due this week: Application for Figurative Works

November 13 is the deadline for applications for the Figurative Works show! Download details and the application here!


Applications for Student Juried Show Now Available!

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Attention Art Students:
Intermedia Gallery Group’s (IGG’s) application for the Annual Juried Student Show is now available for download here!


Publication: Jason Ferguson's work published in Abaton, fourth edition

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Faculty member Jason Ferguson’s artwork is featured in the fourth edition of Abaton, Des Moines University’s annually published literary and arts journal.

View interactive media here:

Abaton, Issue Four

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