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Sunday, January 20, 2019

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"An Art Collection Travelogue"

"An Art Collection Travelogue"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition curated by Gallery Director Darrell Taylor that features the installation "Paper Border" by Paul Valadez, eleven large-scale drawings from Mary Frisbee Johnson’s "Navigating" series, newly acquired ceramics by Dean and Gunnar Schwarz, and a remarkably pristine tapa bark cloth from the Polynesian island of Tonga. On Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6:00 p.m. in KAB 111, artist Paul Valadez will present a lecture titled "The Potlatch Project, the Artwork of Paul Valadez." An opening reception will follow.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "An Art Collection Travelogue"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"In and of the Anthropocene"

"In and of the Anthropocene"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the UNI Gallery of Art. Featuring artworks by British printmaker Elisabeth Frink, Chicago artist Phyllis Bramson, San Diego artist Suda House, and Hannah March Sanders as well as a stone carving by Zimbabwean artist Fanizani Akuda and screenprints by Korean ceramist Sunkoo Yuh and American artist Mark Dion, which were completed in the UNI Printmaking Labs under the direction of professors Tim Dooley and Aaron Wilson.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "In and After the Anthropocene"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

"Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm

This exhibition features portraits of the residents of Country View, a Waterloo nursing home facility. Led by Department of Art Instructor Alexandra Dooley, UNI painting students worked on site at Country View gaining insight into their subjects’ lives through shared conversation. Each work on display represents a different resident and celebrates portraiture as an act of seeing and being seen. Special thanks to UNI’s Service Learning Institute and Ellen Whitehead, Director of Recreation at Country View. Reception: Friday, Jan. 25 at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Showcases, UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm
 
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Holiday card hoorah

Holiday card hoorah

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 8:00 am to Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 9:00 pm

Donate your used holiday cards to be recycled and repurposed into holiday décor, gifts, and more. Look for drop boxes at Maucker Union, WRC, CEEE, Gilchrist Hall and Rod Library. Cards can also be sent by campus mail to RRTTC, mail code 0814.

 

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Bruss
Email: brussj@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3689

Link to Event: NA

 
9pm
Life and the Moon - Solar Eclipse Party

Life and the Moon - Solar Eclipse Party

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 9:00 pm to Monday, January 21, 2019 - 12:00 am

The Moon has been Earth’s constant companion for the last 4.5 billion years. While the importance of the Moon on life today can be seen in the life cycles of many animals and plants, the Moon also played a significant role in the creation of life from the primordial seas. Join us during this special lunar eclipse as we explore the how the Moon has influenced in the past and continues to inspire our future.Participants should dress for the weather.

Location: Georgian Lounge, Commons

Contact Information

Name: Marcy Seavey
Email: seavey@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6253

Link to Event: Life and the Moon

 
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