CARBON019

Weeks Gallery, Harmon Fine Arts Center, Drake University Opening reception: Friday, November 22, 4- 6pm with live performances, light food and beverages. Carbon019 is a unique interdisciplinary project that creates working partnerships between students in the visual arts and those in disciplines from across the university to exchange ideas and then create new works inspired … More CARBON019

VISUAL DISOBEDIENCE: Iowa Artists Dissent, Propose, Actualize!

November 7, 2019 – February 20, 2020 Curated by Lenore Metrick-Chen The artists in Visual Disobedience respond to the current state of affairs in our culture. Their artworks are a form of concentrated awareness. The saying that “visual artists make the invisible visible” proves true in this exhibition: the artists allow us to see relationships … More VISUAL DISOBEDIENCE: Iowa Artists Dissent, Propose, Actualize!

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination

This exhibition features posters created by both men and women to celebrate and acknowledge the vital role that all citizens play in protecting and promoting human rights while challenging gender inequality and stereotypes, advancing reproductive and sexual rights, protecting women and girls against brutality, and promoting women’s empowerment, education and participation in society. It is organized … More Women’s Rights Are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination

Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative

Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative is an exhibition about individual agency, curated by Drake Professor Lenore Metrick-Chen. Agency is created from necessity, often motivated by frustration. But agency signifies that there is a choice. It pertains to our ability to choose our actions, or non-actions, and that is the foundation for all freedom. The exhibition celebrates the works of the many Black people in our community whose individual choices and agency has led them to … More Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative

48th ASJE Works Accepted

Carissa Dannen, Sam, Drawing/Works on Paper Caylee Gallagher, Canard Inverse, Drawing/Works on Paper Rachel Chavin Trance, Drawing/Works on Paper Rachel Chavin, Maternal Bruise, Printmaking Madelene Opar, Waltz of the Macabre, Printmaking Alison Kuttler, Toasted, Sculpture Sarah Ghaussy, Untitled One, Sculpture Sarah Ghaussy, Untitled 2, Sculpture Hannah Hawbaker, Bless Your Heart Sculpture Hannah Hawbaker, Untitled, Sculpture … More 48th ASJE Works Accepted

Registration for the 48th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Registration begins February 1, apply online here. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/48th-annual-juried-student-exhibition-tickets-53830593755 All Drake students can enter up to (4) artworks.  Here’s the details: Student Prospectus 48th ajse. Juror: Jared Ledesma, Assistant Curator Des Moines Art Center Schedule of events: Registration: Feb. 1 – Feb. 14 Student work drop-off: Feb. 15, 19-20 Notification of work accepted: Feb. 25 Pick-up … More Registration for the 48th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Save the Date! Juried Student Exhibition Registration and Info Session

The 48th Annual Juried Student Exhibition is a chance for Drake University students to experience showing work in the Anderson Gallery, win a cash prize, and sell their work! Students may submit up to four works including drawings, paintings, graphic design, sculpture, printmaking, digital, performance, and more. Work must be completed within the last two … More Save the Date! Juried Student Exhibition Registration and Info Session

Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative

Exhibition Opening Reception: November 9th, 5:00-7:00 PM Special Guest Speaker: Joshua Barr, Director of the Des Moines’ Civil and Human Rights Department, Friday, Nov. 16th at 6:00 PM in the Turner Jazz Center. Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative, curated by Lenore Metrick-Chen This exhibition celebrates the works of people whose individual choices and agency has led … More Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative

Richard Black Retrospective September 7 – October 12, 2018

Richard Black Visual Worlds: “Nothing by Chance” September 7 – October 12, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, September 7, 5-7PM The Anderson Gallery at Drake University is pleased to announce an exhibition of artwork by Richard Black, Professor Emeritus of Art. This retrospective exhibition showing 100 works of art representing over 60 years of image-making, is … More Richard Black Retrospective September 7 – October 12, 2018

Congratulations!

Congratulations to all the Drake University students who had artwork accepted into the 47th Annual Juried Student Exhibition!  Thank you to juror Matt Coen for being a part of our exhibition and for sharing his insights with us.  It’s going to be a great show! Opening Reception Sunday, March 25, 1-3pm! Here’s the full list … More Congratulations!