Fourteen Notre Dame students, along with two of their professors from the College of Arts and Letters, traveled to northern Spain over fall break to experience the Camino de Santiago—one of the most important Christian pilgrimages during medieval times. History Professor Olivia Remie Constable, the director of the University’s Medieval Institute, and Danielle Joyner, an assistant professor of medieval art history, say it was an academic adventure they won’t soon forget. And their students agree.
University of Notre Dame Concurrent Assistant Professor of Visual Communications Marie Bourgeois will give her talk Learning to See: How to Become an Empowered Consumer at TEDxUND on January 21, 2014.
During the summer of 2013, graphic design major Stephanie Wulz interned at Radio Flyer, a Chicago-based toy company founded in 1917, best known for its red wagons. Her duties ranged from editing international packaging to creating prototype boxes for products. Her internship was made possible by a grant from the Arts and Letters Summer Internship Program.
In a collaborative effort with Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters, College of Engineering Professor Paul McGinn led a team that recently adapted a 3-D printer for ceramics projects in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design.
University of Notre Dame 3rd Year Painting MFA Erin Hinz has been included in Post Consumed: A Millenial Biennial.
The prevalence of HIV and AIDS in South Africa is an issue that continues to define the country and its citizens. It is estimated that more than six million South Africans live with HIV/AIDS. This is more cases than any other country in the world. In spring 2013, Robert Sedlack ’89, associate professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Art, Art History, and Design, traveled with a team of 11 students to Johannesburg, South Africa to gain first-hand perspective on the problem and collaborate with South African community organizations.
Saturday, October 19, Professor Robert Sedlack gave his talk "Implementing Social Change: A Collaborative Design Project in South Africa" for the Arts and Letters Saturday Scholar series.
First Year Sculpture MFA Joseph Cruz received a write-up in The Seen, Chicago's International Art & Design.
University of Notre Dame third-year Painting MFA Erin Hinz has had a painting selected for the Figure50 blog.
University of Notre Dame third-year Painting MFA has had four paintings chosen for the 2013 MFA Biennial at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts.
University of Notre Dame MA student in Art History Erin Daly has been invited to present her paper, Perpetuating the Paragone and Perfecting Nature: Rubens's Head of Medusa, at the Graduate Symposium of Art History at Florida State University.
University of Notre Dame Visual Comminucation Design MFA student Sarah Martin will be presenting a paper at the 2nd Global Conference on Graphic Novels in Oxford, England on September 22nd.
University of Notre Dame MFA and current Ceramics Research Associate Chad Hartwig's work was included in the Exposure section of this month's Ceramics Monthly.
MFA graduate student, Mary Fashbaugh, was awarded an Honorable Mention for the International Kontinent Photography Awards 2013 in the “Fine Art Projects” category for her project titled Keep In Touch.
Notre Dame senior Alisa Rantanen has been named the Midwest District Merit Award winner, ranking her one of the top five graduating industrial design students in the nation. Her work will be showcased at the Industrial Designers Society of America’s (IDSA) international conference in Chicago August 21-24.
Plenty of great design stories begin as the result of a happy accident. According to Alisa Rantanen’s tale, chance, in its more pleasant forms, can be equally adept at helping to launch a design career.
Nick Roudebush of Noblesville, Indiana has been awarded the prestigious International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2013. Nick received his MFA in Ceramics this year at the University of Notre Dame.
Design students at Notre Dame now have a new place in which to learn, create, and collaborate. The recently refurbished West Lake Hall is now fitted with dynamic classroom spaces, computer labs, offices, and display areas for the graphic and industrial design programs in the College of Arts and Letters.
Prof. Charles Rosenberg gave a Hesburgh Lecture entitled "Leonardo Da Vinci, Painter of Mysteries" at the ND Club of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY, on April 30, 2013.
University of Notre Dame Industrial Design Professor Paul Down earned this year's IDSA Midwest District Outstanding Educator award.
University of Notre Dame 2012 BFA painter Laura McGinn was admitted to Northwestern University where she will earn her MFA.
Notre Dame senior Breanna Stachowski recently placed third at the International Housewares Association (IHA) Student Design Competition, which recognizes excellent industrial design in the housewares industry and provides a venue for the winners to network and sell their finished products.
Art students from St. Joseph and Marian high schools were invited to embrace their creativity under the instruction of Notre Dame graduate students during the recent High School Art Day.
Congratulate Alisa Rantanen, BFA industrial design senior, for her spectacular presentation of undergraduate research at the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Midwest District Conference.
Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters alumni Brian Powers ’12 and Nicholas Gunty ’12 have a lot to be proud of after releasing a music video for the title track of their first album, Kandote. What they did with the proceeds from that compilation, however, is even better.
Robert Sedlack, associate professor of Graphic Design, and Ann-Marie Conrado, assistant professor of Industrial Design, each foster rich community engagement opportunities for students through the design courses they offer here and around the world.
On April 3, the first Classics Department MA thesis defense in the history of Notre Dame was held, and the student's director was a member of Art, Art History and Design (Robin Rhodes).
Phillip Sapirstein, an undergraduate studio major here (ND 1999) has just been hired by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for a tenure-track job in Greek Art History and Archaeology and in Digital Humanities.
The University of Notre Dame Department of Art, Art History & Design MFA/BFA/BA Opening Reception was held April 7th in the Snite Museum of Art. In addition to showcasing amazing student works, awards were given for outstanding achievement.