Art Department

Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Contemporary Sculpture

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery opens with a collaboration between artists Josh Johnson and Allison Wade who together explore the possibilities of contemporary sculpture.

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Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Permanent Collection

Nebraska Wesleyan's Elder Gallery will feature works in its permanent collection. 

The collection exhibition, which runs from March 26 to April 14, will feature work by these artists and others:

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NWU Art Exhibit Features Contemporary Abstraction

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery will feature the exhibit, “Restraint and Limitation,” October 23 through December 9.

The exhibit explores trends in contemporary abstract painting via three accomplished women including Anna Buckner of Indiana, Sharon Butler of Connecticut and Gianna Commito of Ohio. Their work, combined with other artists with Nebraska connections, will showcase varying stages of their careers.

The exhibition was curated by Matthew Ballou, associate teaching professor in the Department of Art at the University of Missouri.  

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New Elder Gallery Exhibit Mixes Digital With Traditional

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery opens with ”Reinvented.”

Curated by Adam Chau, a ceramic designer and program manager at Clay Art Center in Port Chester, N.Y., “Reinvented” is an international invitational of artists who combine digital technology with traditional studio techniques. 

Participating artists include Andy Brayman, Jeremy Brooks, Katie Bunnell, Brian Caponi, Bryan Czibesz/Shawn Spangler, Sharan Elran, Brett Freund, Chris Gustin, Mia Mulvey, Megumi Naitoh, Paul Scott, and Joey Watson. 

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Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Senior Art Students

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s final art exhibition of the year will feature the work of its graduating art students.

The exhibit, titled “Loading,” will run from Tuesday, April 24ththrough Saturday, May 5th. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 27thfrom 5 to 7 p.m. in Elder Gallery, located inside the Rogers Center for Fine Arts at 50thStreet and Huntington Ave. 

The following seniors will be features:

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Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Work of Nebraska Wesleyan Faculty

The talents of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s art faculty will be on display in Elder Gallery’s newest exhibit.

The Nebraska Wesleyan Art Department Faculty Exhibition runs from March 16 through April 15. A closing reception will be held Friday, April 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Elder Gallery.

The exhibit will include work by:

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Gilman Scholarship Winner to Study Art, Indigenous Culture in New Zealand

The United States has 566 federally recognized Indian tribes that have a common history, common government relations and a common bond.

“I’m intrigued by the idea of going to a different country on the other side of the world that has an indigenous community I have no ties to,” said Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Angel Geller, a member of the Omaha tribe.

Geller will get that chance to study and learn on the other side of the world thanks to a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship that will send her to New Zealand for the spring semester.

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Elder Gallery Exhibit "Dependency Graph" Features Video Artist

Painter turned video artist and animator Philip Vanderhyden will display his work in the latest Elder Gallery exhibit, “Dependency Graph.”

The exhibit runs October 18 through December 10. Vanderhyden will give an artist talk on Wednesday, October 18 at 5:30 p.m. in Lucas Hall, room 206. A reception will be held Friday, November 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. with an artist performance with musician Stuart Argabright at 6 p.m. in Elder Gallery.

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Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Seven Senior Artists

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery will showcase the work of seven senior art majors during the gallery’s final show, “Ladies Night.”

The exhibit runs April 25 through May 6. The thesis exhibition features sculpture, painting, drawing and animation. A reception will be held Friday, April 28 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Featured artists are:

  • Sarah Alkaltham
  • Susana Balderas
  • Marissa Boyer
  • Megan McClintic
  • Tanja Schuler
  • Riley Sigler
  • Kaity Wobig

 

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Elder Gallery to Feature "Sideways Glance"

Elder Gallery’s new exhibit, “Sideways Glance,” will jostle with the familiar.

Curated by Josh Johnson of Omaha, “Sideways Glance” gathers artwork that requires a slower read. Through installation, paintings, and sculptures, the work included by six artists challenges initial perceptions, as the familiar is jostled out of place by a shift in perspective.

The exhibit opens March 14 and continues through April 13. A reception will be held Friday, March 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. A gallery talk will begin at 6 p.m.

Featured artists include:

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