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Register online for art history cooking class

The Wellness Center will hold an art history cooking class. In this class, we will explore the symbolism and rituals associated with food depicted in Western art. Each class will feature a discussion of paintings throughout history that depict the symbolism, customs and rituals associated with food and dining. Topics include symbolic meanings of specific [...]

Artist to bring ‘Native Stories,’ multimedia expertise April 24

Art and Design will play host to award-winning Luiseño Indian performance artist James Luna next month. Luna’s performance art piece, titled Native Stories, premieres in North Dakota at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the Empire Arts Center. In this performance work, Luna combines and refines selected monologue and conceptual performance pieces from his vast [...]

Art and Design welcomes Frank Martin Feb. 7

Art and Design’s Visiting Artist Series welcomes artist Frank Martin to present more demonstrations Thursday, Feb. 7. Demonstrations by the artist (free and open the the public) Thursday, Feb. 7 – 9:30 to noon and 1:30 to 5 p.m. All events will be held in the Hughes Fine Arts Center, Paul E. Barr Memorial Lecture Room [...]

Community engagement awards presented

Community engagement awards were presented recently to the local United Way, the community of Buffalo, N.D., and the Department of Art and Design at a ceremony hosted by the Center for Community Engagement. Other awards were presented to UND faculty and students at the annual Stone Soup Awards Program, which recognizes outstanding community and UND [...]

Art and Design welcomes Gary Erickson Nov. 7, 8

Art and Design’s Visiting Artist Series presents, Gary Erickson, a ceramic artist, Wednesday, Nov. 7, and Thursday, Nov. 8. Artist demonstrations are set from 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 to 4 p.m. in the Paul E. Barr Memorial Lecture Room 227 in the Hughes Fine Arts Center, followed by a presentation at 5 [...]

Art and Design visiting artist series presents Julie Blackmon Oct. 18

Photographer Julie Blackmon will be on campus Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 17-18, to work with classes within the Art and Design Department.  She will present a free public lecture at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Hughes Fine Arts Center Paul E. Barr Memorial Lecture Room, 227. The events are open to the public. Julie Blackmon [...]

Art and Design visiting artist series presents Kee-Ho Yeun Feb. 1

The Art and Design Visiting Artist Series presents Kee-Ho Yeun, who will give a presentation on his current research from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Paul E. Barr Memorial Lecture Room (Room 227) in the Edmond A. Hughes Fine Arts Center. The presentation is free and open to the public. Kee-Ho Yuen received a bachelor’s from [...]

Art Student Collective to host high school art exhibition today

UND’s Art Student Collective will host the annual High School Juried Art Exhibition from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Colonel Eugene E. Myers Art Gallery at the Hughes Fine Arts Center. The show consists of artworks by high-school seniors from North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota.  Lucy Ganje, professor, and Donovan Widmer, associate professor, from [...]

Visiting Artist Series welcomes Tom and Elaine Coleman Oct. 26-28

Art and Design’s Visiting Artist Series presents internationally acclaimed artists Tom and Elaine Coleman Oct. 26-28. Presentations by the artists are at 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 27-28, in the Paul E. Barr Memorial Lecture Room of the Hughes Fine Arts Center. The presentations are free and open to the public. In 1964, Tom and Elaine Coleman met [...]

Visiting Artist Series welcomes Verne Anderson Oct. 18-22

Art and Design’s Visiting Artist Series presents Verne Anderson, graphic novelist, illustrator, painter, toy-maker and woodblock printer, Oct. 18-22. There will be a free public lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, in the Paul E. Barr Memorial Lecture Room (227) in the Hughes Fine Arts Center, with a reception to follow. His work will be [...]

“Presidential Portfolio” exhibition remains open through Oct. 14

As a part of the UND Homecoming celebrations, Art and Design is showing the “UND Presidential Portfolio 2010″  exhibit in the Col. Eugene E. Myers Art Gallery, Hughes Fine Arts. The exhibition runs through Oct.14. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the weekday. Works included are fine art prints produced at “Sundog Multiples,” [...]

Ceramics hosts Mother’s Day sale May 5-6

Ceramics is hosting their annual Mothers Day Sale Wednesday, May 5 and Thursday, May 6, in the Hughes Fine Art Center (between the Art and Music Departments). All are welcome to attend. — Robbie Spencer, Ceramic Arts Association, robbie.spencer@und.edu.

Art and Design welcomes visiting artist Elijah Gowin

Art and Design’s Visiting Artist Series, in conjunction with the Myers Foundation, presents Elijah Gowin, Guggenheim Fellow, associate professor in Photography and Director of Photographic Studies at the University of Missouri‐Kansas, April 21-22. Gowin will deliver a free public lecture and presentation at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 21. The lecture will take place in the [...]

UND Ceramics Centennial Celebration Kicks Off April 8

The ceramics program at The University of North Dakota is alive, thriving and 100 years old.  The centennial celebration will begin with pre-symposium workshops with Jim Ulmer, an early 1970′s clay student at UND and owner of Springwood Pottery in Minnesota, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 8 and 9, in [...]

Art Students Collective will host High School Juried Art Exhibition

The UND Art Students Collective is hosting the annual High School Juried Art Exhibition until March 4 in the Colonel Eugene E. Myers Art Gallery, Hughes Fine Arts Center. It is free and open to the public. The show consists of two-dimensional works by high school seniors from North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota. UND Art [...]

Art and Design will present artist Dan Attoe’s work March 1

Art and Design will host artist Dan Attoe from Monday, March 1 through Friday March 5. He will be giving a slide presentation of his work at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, in the Hughes Fine Arts Center, Room 227. His highly detailed surfaces are reminiscent of romantic painting as he investigates the “underbelly” of [...]