We are pleased to announce publication of two recent pieces by Art History Professor Gabrielle Gopinath.
Please congratulate Alisa Rantanen for winning a Divisional First Place in the 2011 Design the Next Studebaker Competition.
Robert Sedlack, an associate professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Art, Art History and Design, recently won two American Graphic Design Awards for University-related projects.
Graphic Design USA magazine honored Sedlack ’89 for his work on the Parallel Currents exhibition catalogue for the University’s Snite Museum of Art and for Words for Painting, an artist’s monograph showcasing the work of Notre Dame Assistant Professor Jason Lahr.
University of Notre Dame
Department of Art, Art History & Design
Welcome to the first annual newsletter from the Department of Art, Art History & Design at the University of Notre Dame. This newsletter gathers together news items and events associated with our department in 2010-11. It is our hope that this will give you the opportunity to consider all the work we do and to reflect upon the outstanding achievements of our faculty, our students, and our alumni.…
Congratulations to both Ceramics MFA Jessica Zekus and Ceramics Professor Bill Kremer for their award winning pieces in the 33rd Elkhart Juried Regional art show!
Contrary to what some might assume, especially given the current job market, University of Notre Dame Studio Art, Art History and Design majors have demonstrated consistently high rates of placement after graduation.
When Notre Dame senior Dan Jacobs signed up for an elective while studying in London last year, he wasn’t expecting that his course selection—seemingly unrelated to his industrial design major—would spark the idea for his B.F.A. thesis project, or potentially help thousands of children.
"The Art of Disegno: Italian Prints and Drawings from the Georgia Museum of Art" is on view at the Georgia Museum of Art through August 7. The exhibition features 53 works on paper produced in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.
Guest curators Babette Bohn, professor of art history at Texas Christian University, and Robert Randolf Coleman, associate professor of art history at the University of Notre Dame, chose these prints and drawings from the collections of GMOA and Giuliano Ceseri because they provide rare insight into the training, working habits and creative process of artists. Read More
We are pleased to announce that even more of our graduating MFA students have accepted faculty and consultancy positions. Aaron Huffman will soon be joining the faculty at his alma mater, Cedarville University, as an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design. After graduation, MFA candidate Charlotte Lux plans to join a Chicago-based consultancy, IA Collaborative, where she had the opportunity to intern last summer.
On April 19th, students in the Italian Drawings Seminar had a chance to meet with Jack Reilly, Snite Museum of Art benefactor and advisory council member. Under the direction of Dr. Robert Randolf Coleman, undergraduate and graduate students researched sixteen Italian drawings dating from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, most of which were given to the Snite Museum of Art by Mr. Reilly. During the informal meeting, Mr. Reilly talked with the students about their experience in the seminar, how they conducted their research, and what they learned in the process. The seminar culminated in catalogue of essays written by the students. The drawings are on display until May 22 in the Scholz Family Works on Paper Gallery in the Snite Museum of Art.…
Brigid Mangano’s Honors Thesis in Art History, “Guillaume Bodinier and the Meaning(s) of ‘Italianness’ in Nineteenth Century France," has been selected as a runner up for the 2011 Undergraduate Library Research Award.
Brigid will be presented with the cash award of $500 on Friday at the Undergraduate Research Conference.
The College of Arts and Letters has recently written a few news stories on some recent accomplishments by our design students. Check them out!
Twenty University of Notre Dame faculty members have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and three faculty were honored with Dockweiler Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.
The awards are presented by the Office of the Provost, but recipients are selected through a process that includes peer and student nominations.
Saturday evening, April 2nd, the Industrial Designer's Society of America's Midwest District Conference, John Traub was named the 2011 Midwest Merit Award Winner, a prestigious honor ranking him as one of the five best graduating ID students in the country.
Second year MFA painting candidate Jackson Zorn received the honor of having his work included in the 2011 Wet Paint Exhibition in Chicago, and now his work will be included in a traveling exhibition to China.
The National Wet Paint Exhibition is an unprecedented show that will feature top MFAs from colleges and universities across the United States and will travel to two venues in China: the Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and the Art Museum of Shunde.
Out of a pool of approximately 150 applicants, Jason Cytacki (MFA 2011) has accepted a tenure-track teaching position in painting at the University of Oklahoma where he will begin his new job in the fall of this year. Being one of two full-time painting faculty, he will play a strong role in building the painting program of the art department.
Senior art history student, Brigid Mangano ('11), wins the Philip L. Quinn Essay Prize as part of the 2011 Annual Gender Studies Essay Writing Prize Competition.
After a grueling deliberation by the judges, John Traub was selected for the breadth and significance of his work combined with his very strong core ID skills. John will represent Notre Dame at the IDSA Midwest Conference to be held in St. Louis next weekend April 1-2, where he will present his work in front of a crowd of over 500 regional professionals, educators and students.
According to The Art Bulletin’s recent centennial anthology, this 1996 article is one of the top 32 essays “that made a difference to us as art historians and as people”—considered among the “greatest hits” since the journal’s debut.
Monday, March 21st is the deadline to submit essays for the Riley Prize in Art History and Criticism. Bring essays to 306 Riley Hall by 4:00pm.
Also, March 21st is the deadline for student submissions for the annual BA Show. Bring works to the Isis Gallery by 3:00pm.
We are excited to share some recent national and international success of industrial design undergraduate student Ryan Geraghty and graduate student Stephen Pennington in the Department of Art, Art History & Design.
Charlotte Lux, a graduate student in the University of Notre Dame Department of Art, Art History, and Design, is using her skills as an industrial designer to rethink the way breast cancer patients experience a particularly stressful diagnostic test.
Stressed-out students on the library’s 12th floor during the last week of classes aren’t newsworthy, of course, unless they’re fashioned out of plastic wrap and packing tape. A librarian found a sculpture of two such figures
Two industrial design students, Edel Crowe and Andrew McBride, take advantage of the Rogers Summer Internship Awards available for students in the College of Arts and Letters.
University of Notre Dame students returning to campus from winter break get use out of the record snowfall.
The School of Fine Arts (SoFA) Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to announce Digital Error: Recent Work by Jason Lahr. This exhibition will open Tuesday, January 11 and continue through Saturday, January 29, 2011. An opening reception will be held Friday, January 14 from 7- 9pm. All events are free and open to the public.