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2020 Crossman Gallery Exhibitions

Crossman Gallery

Stolen Sisters
January 23 – February 29, 2020
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 23 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Four out of five native women are affected by violence in today’s society. In the US and Canada, missing and murdered Indigenous women is an epidemic issue currently affecting the First Nations, Inuit, Métis and Native American communities. It has been described as a Canadian national crisis and is gaining attention in the US due to the recent election of Deb Haaland. The exhibition will showcase artworks of 20 invited indigenous artists including Melissa Cody, Avis Charley, AT Thomsons, Craig George, Tonya June Rafael, Valaria Tatera, Tom Jones, Nieves Galvan and Teresa Faris. Materials will range from works on paper, mixed-media installation, metal, clay, and paint.


Stefan Sagmeister

Schuh Visiting Artist: Stefan Sagmeister
March 3 – March 20, 2020
Artist Presentation and Reception: Tuesday, March 3 at 7:00 pm - Young Auditorium

Stefan Sagmeister is a New York-based graphic designer, storyteller, and typographer. He co-founded a design firm called Sagmeister & Walsh Inc. with Jessica Walsh in New York City. Sagmeister & Walsh is a full-service studio creating strategy, design and production across all platforms. They specialize in brand identities, campaigns, social strategy and content creation, commercials, websites, apps, books, environments, and more. Sagmeister has designed album covers for Lou Reed, OK Go, The Rolling Stones, David Byrne, Jay Z, Aerosmith and Pat Metheny.


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Annual Juried Student Show
April 6 - 22, 2020
Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 7 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Awards presentation at 6:00 pm

This exhibit involves a competitive process to select outstanding examples of student work in a variety of media. Awards will be given to the top student artists and designers including special recognition in the area of ceramics, metals, drawing, and printmaking.


Crossman Gallery

BFA Entry and Junior Review
April 27 – May 1, 2020
Family and Friends Night: Tuesday, April 28 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Students will present works for review by Department of Art and Design faculty to determine their eligibility to enter the BFA program and to assess the progress and graduation status of Junior BFA track students.


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BFA Exhibition
May 4 – 9, 2020
Opening Reception: Tuesday, May 5 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Students graduating with a BFA from the Department of Art and Design present their creative work in this group show. The exhibit typically feature works in all fine arts media including painting, drawing, printmaking, book arts, sculpture, metals, ceramics and computer assisted design.


Crossman Gallery

Senior Show
May 13 – 17, 2020
Friends and Family Night: Thursday, May 14 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Students graduating with a BA/BSE from the Department of Art and Design present their creative work in this group show. The exhibit typically feature works in all fine arts media including painting, drawing, printmaking, book arts, sculpture, metals, ceramics and computer assisted design.