Don Robson, chair of the art department at Concordia, was presented with the 2014 Outstanding Teaching Award at the university’s commencement ceremony on May 10. The honor is given to a full-time faculty member who has been nominated by students and selected by a committee of students and faculty members who have previously received the award. The recipient’s name is not revealed until it is called during commencement.
May 10, 2014
Thirteen senior artists have work on display in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis exhibition at Concordia. The show opens April 22 in the Marxhausen Gallery of Art on the Concordia campus. An opening reception is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, with a gallery talk at 2 p.m.
April 19, 2014
Twenty-two students in the Concordia art department received scholarship endowments as part of Concordia’s annual student art show. The show opened March 30 in the Marxhausen Gallery of Art. The show features work by dozens of student artists and will remain on display through April 11.
April 06, 2014
The best of Concordia student artwork was recognized at a Sunday, March 30, awards presentation at Marxhausen Gallery. The gallery exhibit, located within Jesse Hall on Concordia’s campus, will remain open through April 11.
March 08, 2014
The art department at Concordia invites elementary students to participate in Saturday morning art sessions. The sessions encourage youth in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade to learn about and create art.
March 01, 2014
Dancer and performance artist Flora Wiegmann presented a video collection of her work titled “Onset” in the Marxhausen Gallery of Art at Concordia on Sunday, Feb. 23. The gallery also features the work of Brooklyn’s Simone Duff, an artist and production designer.
February 07, 2014
Music, art and fine cuisine were on the menu for the First Friday concert series and art exhibition at Saint Paul United Methodist Church in Lincoln. Students from Concordia performed on the organ and displayed original artwork as part of the series after lunch on Friday, Feb. 7.
January 24, 2014
The works of 20 acclaimed photographers made up the “Pure Photography: Pictorial and modern photographs” exhibit on display in the Marxhausen Gallery of Art at Concordia in February. A gallery talk featured Larry Gawel, photography instructor and program coordinator at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Neb.
January 20, 2014
“What the Void Can Hold,” an art exhibition in Concordia’s Marxhausen Gallery, opened Nov. 3. An opening reception for the exhibition was held Nov. 10, with a gallery talk by Alex Priest at in the Thom Leadership Education Center auditorium. Priest was guest curator of the show and serves as the exhibition assistant at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha, Neb. The exhibit ran through Dec. 18.
November 05, 2013
Joshua Smith, a member of Concordia’s Department of Art, presented his first faculty art exhibition this fall. The exhibit, titled “Traces of Place: Recent Sculpture by Joshua Ray Smith,” was open throughout the month of October.
October 09, 2013
The art department at Concordia invites elementary students to participate in Saturday morning art sessions. The sessions, taught by Concordia students majoring in elementary education, encourage youth in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade to learn about and create art.
September 26, 2013