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Gallery exhibits art majors

Students examine pieces featured in the 2018 Student Exhibition. This year, the traditional student exhibition will return after a one-year absence.

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

After its absence last spring, the department of Visual Art and Design will once again host the Student Exhibition. The 2020 Visual Art and Design Student Exhibition will take place in the Contemporary Art Gallery from March 12 to April 9. The exhibition will be a juried showcase of the department...

Seniors display the culmination of their talent

Attendees check out the artworks by senior art majors at the senior exhibition in the Contemporary Art Gallery.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019

Senior art majors presented their undergraduate work at the "Department of Visual Art + Design Senior Exhibition." The exhibition was held on May 2 at 5 p.m. in the Contemporary Art Gallery with admittance and refreshment free of charge. According to Dale Newkirk, head of the Department of Visual...

The perception of art degrees

Senior art students display their craft at the fall 2017 “Visual Art + Design Senior Exhibition.” At the exhibition, students can get a taste of presenting their artwork before graduation.

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019

While some may view art degrees as impractical, such an education may help develop problem solving, organization and communication skills. According to Dale Newkirk, head of the Department of Visual Art and Design, there are various career options to choose from with an art degree. Those options range...

Pursuing a career of creativity and inspiration

Professor of Sculpture Dale Newkirk sits beside one of his newer works in his series entitled “Trumped,” which can be found hanging in his office.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2018

With 34 years of educational experience across three universities and artworks displayed on an international level, Gallery Director and Professor of Sculpture Dale Newkirk shared his passion for the arts and experiences with the university. Starting his teaching career in 1984 at New Mexico State...