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Half the Sky feature on Christina Edmonds

Author: HTS Staff

Half the Sky supporter and University of Notre Dame senior Christina Edmonds recently built a special rocking horse to illustrate the life-changing transformation that occurs when an orphaned child is provided with the love of family.

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Professor Paul Down retires

Author: Dept. Staff

Industrial Design Professor Paul Down retired from the University last May after 32 years of teaching in the Department of Art, Art History and Design.

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ND Drawing students participate in Birdsell exhibition

Author: Dept. Staff

In the spring semester, a group of Notre Dame undergraduate drawing students engaged with members of the Birdsell Project to install a collaborative drawing that addressed the history of the mansion by combining traditional and non-traditional media in response to collective research.

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Allison Evans published in Manifest Press

Author: Dept. Staff

Photography Research Associate, Allison Evans had work accepted into Manifest's 4th International Photography Annual. This award-winning publication features contemporary artists from around the globe and seeks to document the current moment in the medium of photography. The annual is scheduled to be printed in the spring of 2016.…

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Jason Lahr: 8-Bit Fictions

Author: Dept. Staff

University of Notre Dame Painting and Drawing Professor Jason Lahr had his first solo museum exhibition this summer at the Zuckerman Museum of Art at Kennesaw State University.

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In Memoriam: Robert Pierce Sedlack, Jr., Professor of Visual Communication Design

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Robert Sedlack

Robert Sedlack, professor of visual communication design at the University of Notre Dame, died Saturday (May 30) in his sleep at his home in South Bend. He was 47. “Robert Sedlack was a visionary leader in the graphic design program at Notre Dame,” said Richard Gray, chair of the Department of Art, Art History and Design. “Our university has lost an incredible colleague, teacher, mentor, and friend.”

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2015 MFA/BFA/BA award winners

Author: Dept. Staff

The Department of Art, Art History & Design would like to congratulate all our award winners at this year's MFA BFA BA Thesis Exhibition.

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Sarah Edmands Martin wins Walter Beardsley Award for thesis installation "The Princess & The Beast"

Author: Evan Bryson

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Sarah Martin, a third-year graduate student in the department of Art, Art History and Design, received the Walter Beardsley Award from the Snite Museum of Art for her thesis installation The Princess & The Beast. Charles Loving, Director of the Snite, presented the award during the opening reception for the 2015 Thesis Exhibition, held the evening of April 10.

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Charles Rosenberg: new publication and lectures

Author: Dept. Staff

In addition to being guest editor for The Medal, spring 2015, Art History Professor Emeritus Charles Rosenberg will have published next month "Rembrandt's Etching of The Stoning of St. Stephen and the Remonstrant Controversy, Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte 78 (2015): 94-105.

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Peni Acayo and Enrique Colon take first place at Scholars Research Symposium

Author: Dept. Staff

University of Notre Dame Visual Communication Design Research Associate Peni Acayo and MFA student Enrique Colon both won first place at the 7th annual GSU & Office of Postdoctoral Scholars Research Symposium.

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Peni took first place in the post-doctoral category of humanities for her research poster presentation "Healthcare Communication Tools"…

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Robert Sedlack Receives 2015 Ganey Award for Community-Based Research

Author: JP Shortall

Robert Sedlack

Robert Sedlack, associate professor of visual communication design in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, is the recipient of the 2015 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Faculty Community-Based Research Award, given annually by the Notre Dame Center for Social Concerns. The award honors a Notre Dame faculty member whose research has made a contribution in collaboration with local community organizations.

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College of Arts and Letters Launches New Program in Design Thinking

Author: Carrie Gates

Richard Gray

In fall 2015, the College of Arts and Letters will launch a new Collaborative Innovation program that focuses on the principles of design thinking—a powerful approach for solving real-world problems. “A dynamic, iterative, and deeply human process, design thinking prepares students for the type of collaborative, cross-disciplinary work they will encounter after graduation, no matter what career paths they pursue,” said Richard Gray, chair of the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, which will be home to the new program.

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Waleed Johnson receives Barbara H. Roche Award

Author: Dept. Staff

University of Notre Dame Undergraduate Waleed Johnson has received the 2015 Barbara H. Roche Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Painting from benefactress Barbara H. Roche.

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Zach Tate workshop at NCECA

Author: Dept. Staff

 

University of Notre Dame Ceramics Research Associate Zach Tate gave a workshop with Jason Bige Burnett, Justin Rothshank, and Kensuk Yamada for AMACO at the NCECA Conference Wednesday, March25, in Providence, RI. 

 

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Zach Tate and Goshen Youth Arts

Author: Sharon Hernandez

University of Notre Dame Ceramics Research Associate Zach Tate was featured in The Elkhart Truth for this efforts toward establishing Goshen Youth Arts.

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Peni Acayo: Foundations of Design Research

Author: Dept. Staff

University of Notre Dame Visual Communication Design Research Associate Peni Acayo has co-authored a course on Foundations of Design Research that was officially released yesterday!

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Allison Evans and Sarah Martin presenting at MODE Summit

Author: Dept. Staff

University of Notre Dame Photography MFA candidate Allison Evans and Visual Communications Design MFA candidate Sarah Martin will be presenting their collaborative case study at the 2nd Motion Design Education Summit in Dublin, Ireland.

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