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Jean Dibble: Exhibitions & Book Collaboration

Author: Dept. Staff

Professor Jean Dibble has work included in two exhibitions: MAPC Member Exhibition 2016 at the Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, IN, and the Alice C Sabatini Gallery in Topeka, KS. In addition, Dibble is collaborating with poet John Matthias and critic Doug Archambeau on a book of Matthias' poetry. The book will be published and available in the spring of 2017.

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Maria Tomasula: Radical Kingdoms

Author: Dept. Staff

Professor Maria Tomasula has work in the exhibition Radical Kingdoms on display at the Mandeville Gallery of Union College in Schenectady, New York. The show opens on January 26 and runs through June 18, 2017.

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Martina Lopez: Visual Thinking Strategies & Fellowships Review Committee

Author: Dept. Staff

Professor Martina Lopez’s artwork is being included on a website for a non-profit arts education organization, Visual Thinking Strategies, that teaches critical thinking skills through discussions of visual art for teachers and museum educators when working with Pre-Kindergarten - 8th grade curriculum. Lopez also served on the Art/Architecture/FTT 2017- 2018 Fellowships Review Committee for Notre Dame’s Institute for Advance Study.

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Bill Kremer: Ceramics Monthly & Exhibition/Lecture

Author: Dept. Staff

An article about Professor Bill Kremer’s work and studio will be published in, Ceramics Monthly magazine, an international publication, in March 2017. Kremer has also been invited to do an exhibition and lecture at Montevallo College, Birmingham, AL in October 2017.…

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Jason Lahr: ISLA Grant & Zuckerman Museum of Art

Author: Dept. Staff

Assistant Professor of Painting Jason Lahr received a Large Research and Creative Works Grant from ISLA to fund his upcoming solo exhibition Electric Funeral at The Painting Center in New York City, NY in March-April of 2017. Lahr’s painting False Start (2015) has been accepted into the permanent collection of the Zuckerman Museum of Art in suburban Atlanta, GA.

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Nicole Woods: The Newberry Library & ISLA Grant

Author: Dept. Staff

Assistant Professor of Art History, Nicole Woods, presented a chapter of her current book project at The Newberry Library, Chicago. Woods also received a Large Research and Creative Works Grant from ISLA to support late-stage archival research related to her book, plus two articles she is completing.

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Andre Murnieks: 2016-17 Notre Dame App Challenge

Author: Dept. Staff

Assistant Professor of Visual Communication Design, Andre Murnieks, is participating as a judge and mentor for the 2016-17 Notre Dame App Challenge at the invitation of John Affleck-Graves, Executive Vice President of the University. The App Challenge promotes the University’s mission to “heal, unify, and enlighten,” and spans two semesters concluding in late March of 2017. Design graduate students M. Moore (Visual Communication Design) and R. Forsyth (Industrial Design) progressed to the final round.

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Jason Lahr: Side Scroller

Author: Olivia Williamson

Assistant Professor of Painting Jason Lahr’s video Side Scroller has been included in the exhibition Digital Culture at the Czong Institute of Contemporary Art in Gimpo, South Korea.

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Death and Taxes: Zach Tate at SBMA

Author: Olivia Williamson

Ceramic research associate, Zach Tate, will have work alongside Tom Bartel in the exhibition "Death and Taxes". This show will be opening at the South Bend Museum of Art Saturday, July 15 and will run until September 18, 2016.

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Leticia Bajuyo receives 2016 Daryl R. Karns Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity

Author: Dept. Staff

Upon returning to southern Indiana to attend Hanover College's 79th-annual Honors Convocation and attend the senior art majors’ thesis show gallery talks, University of Notre Dame Sculpture MFA and Visiting Professor Leticia Bajuyo discovered she was one of two professors selected as recipients of the 2016 Daryl R. Karns Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity.

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2016 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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Leticia Bajuyo juries Another's Treasure Prospectus

Author: Dept. Staff

University of Notre Dame Sculpture MFA and current Visiting Faculty Leticia Bajuyo is presently jurying for Another's Treasure Prospectus, put on by the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana.

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Photography MFA Student Commissioned for Indiana Bicentennial Project

Author: Tom Lange

Chris Dant WPA photos icon

When University of Notre Dame graduate student Chris Dant takes a picture, he expects to come away with more than just a photograph. The third-year MFA student wants you to relate to and learn more about whatever you’re looking at. Be it an old Naval armory, or a group of skateboarders in South Bend. Dant’s ability to find those connections earned him a recent commission from the South Bend Museum of Art to document Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects across the state. His project, titled “WPA in Indiana,” was featured at the museum throughout December and January and commemorates Indiana’s bicentennial in 2016.

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Graduate Student Travels to Nepal to Design and Construct Housing for Earthquake Victims

Author: Carrie Gates

Kevin Phaup

Kevin Phaup, who is pursuing a master’s degree in industrial design, went to Nepal last summer to conduct research for his thesis project—designing stronger, safer, cost-effective temporary shelters for refugees and victims of natural disasters. While there, he worked with Hope for Nepal, an organization co-founded by Assistant Professor Ann-Marie Conrado, to construct temporary shelters, permanent homes, and schools after an April 2015 earthquake that killed more than 8,000 people and displaced more than 3 million.

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