The Campus Art Collection

Did you know that the Wayne State College campus contains over 300 works of art? Our collection includes works by Paul Cezanne, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Käthe Kollwitz, and many other artists acclaimed locally, nationally, and throughout the world!

Our goal is to make our artwork easy to visit and learn about, so explore our interactive campus map for more information, or search the collection by artist, artwork, and more.

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To search in the box below, type all or part of an artist's first or last name, or a campus building name, or an art medium (e.g., painting, lithograph, aquatint, etc.), or nationality, or artwork title. Click the column titles to sort the list alphabetically for any category.

ArtistCountry/years livedTitle/DateMediumCampus Location
Ackroyd, NormanBritish, 1938-Wet EveningColor etchingRice Auditorium
Altman, HaroldAmerican, 1924- 2003Conversation IIOriginal color lithographHumanities Lounge, south wall (3/west)
Anderson, WayneAmericanSpanish Onions, 1984WatercolorRice Basement
Anuszkiewicz, RichardAmerican, 1930 -From "Inward Eye", 19701970 color serigraphFine Arts 2nd floor, left of 205
Appel, KarelDutch, 1921-2006Trois Te Tes, 1966lithograph in colorFine Arts 2nd floor
Arp, JeanFrench, 1887-1966CompositionOriginal Color lithographGardner South Hall, SE wall
Askwith, John C.WSC alumnus, 1965BembixSerivac processMoving to new location
Baskin, LeonardAmerican, 1922-2000S.P. at 42 (self-portrait) Hahn 2nd floor, north hallway, east side
Baur, AmyAmerican contemporarykernel Digital ceramic print fused to glazed tileRice Basement/ dedication, spring 09
Berlin, BeatriceU.S. ContemporaryPrincipal Forms #5Color embossing and intaglioGardner, 1st floor, west hallway, east wall
Bo, LarsDanish, 1924-1999Retour Le Soir (Return the Night)etching and aquatintHumanities 2nd floor, south wall
Bodmer, KarlSwiss, 1809-1893A Sioux WarriorHand colored engravingLibrary - Ready to hang
Bohacek, Rich "Bo"AmericanPlanetarium MuralpaintingCarhart Science basement
Bosson, JackAmericanNude StudyOriginal color serigraphConnell First floor, NW hallway
Bradford, HowardCanadian, 1919-2008Sierra Lake #2, 1979Original color serigraphConnell west hall by office
Brown, FrederickAfrican American, 1945William Faulkner, 1995Mixed media on paperHumanities 4 th floor
Brown, FrederickAfrican American, 1945King Oliver, 1995Oil on linenFine Arts 2nd floor Foyer
Brown, FrederickAfrican American, 1945The Original Dixieland Band, 1995Oil on linenFine Arts 2nd floor Foyer
Brown, FrederickAfrican American, 1945Jelly Roll Morton, 1995Mixed media on paperFine Arts 2nd floor Foyer
Brown, FrederickAfrican American, 1945Louis Armstrong, 1995Mixed media on paperFine Arts 2nd floor Foyer
Brown, FrederickAfrican American, 1945Truman Kapote, 1995Mixed media on paperFine Arts 2nd floor Foyer
Brown, JimAmerican Wildlife artistHooded Mergansers lithographReady to hang - to CarhartScience ?
Brown, JimAmerican Wildlife artistHooded Mergansers lithographReady to hang - to Carhart Science ?
Brown, JimAmerican Wildlife artistAutumn WoodieslithographReady to hang - to Carhart Science ?
Brown, JimAmerican Wildlife artistAutumn WoodieslithographReady to hang - to Carhart Science ?
Bush, RandyAmericanArch PluralismAcrylic paintingHumanities, third floor hall
Bergmeier, KathrynWayne State College Art Alum (12/2012)Chicks (from Service Learning Alley Project)Tempera and pastelHahn, 2nd floor, head of stairs
Buchanan, SidneyAmericanCybele, 1983Welded, outdoor sculptureOutdoor sculpture, north Humanities until 2009; moved to north of Gardner Business Building, summer 2009
Buffet, BernardFrench, 1928-1999RoadwayOriginal graphicHahn 2nd floor north hallway, west side
Brown, FrederickAfrican American, 1945 AbstractOil on canvasHahn Board room, basement
Black, RichardAmerican (Iowa)Genesis Two: Babel, 7/50Colored printHahn, 2nd floor hallway, north
Bruning, LeslieAmerican (Nebraska)Time Sales, 2002Outdoor sculptureNorth and across the street from Studio Arts
Calder, AlexanderFrench, 1898-1976Grey EllipseOriginal lithograph, individually pencil-signed and numbered by artistGardner, south hallway first floor
Cardillo, RimerUruguay/American, 1944 - WaspEmbossed engravingFine Arts, 2nd floor, across from office #205
Cassatt, MaryAmerican, 1844-1926The ManicureOriginal etching restrikeGardner 1st floor, east hall/east wall
Cezanne, PaulFrench, 1839-1906Figure With Gallows, 1873Original etchingGardner 1st floor, east hall/east wall
Cezanne, PaulFrench, 1839-1906House at Anwiers, 1873Original etchingGardner 1st floor, east hall/west wall
Chagall, MarcRussian-French, 1887-1985Blue Fish, 1957Color lithographStudio Arts 2nd floor
Chagall, MarcRussian-French, 1887-1985The Jerusalem Windows: Tribe of BenjaminGouache and collagePresident's Office
Chagall, MarcRussian-French, 1887-1985The Jerusalem Windows: Tribe of ZebulunGouache and collagePresident's Office
Challenger, MichaelBritish 20th CCrystal Setserigraph, 1968Fine Arts 2nd floor, left of 206
Champion, JosephFrench, 1871-1953Figure Original etchingGardner 1st floor, east hall/east wall
Clave, AntonioSpanish, 1913-1972Fish (Illustration from "Eloge")Original colored lithographHumanities, 2nd floor lounge
Clave, AntonioSpanish, 1913-1972GargantuaOriginal colored lithographGardner 1st floor, west hall/west wall
Coheleach, GuyAmerican 20th C 1933-Purple GallinuleprintReady to hang, Carhart
Colescott, WarringtonAmerican, 1921- Mother's DayColor etchingHumanities 4th floor
Coughlin, JackAmerican, 1932-To the SeaOriginal etchingHumanities 2nd floor, Lounge south wall
Carlson, CindiaWayne State College Art Alum Pink FlamingosAcrylicHumanities, 3rd floor
Dali, SalvadorSpanish, 1904-1989Untitledprint. appears to be etching or dry pointGardner - 1st floor east hallway, west wall south end
Dali, SalvadorSpanish, 1904-1989Invisible ManlithographConnell main stairwell basement & first
Delacroix, EugeneFrench, 1789-1863Tigre Couche Dane le DesertOriginal etchingGardner 1st floor, east hall/east wall
Demarco, RichardScottish, 1930 -Victoria GozoetchingHahn, Third floor, south hall way by Foundation office
Dernovich, DonAmericanFish TaleOilStudio Arts north wall, east entrance above steps
Dickson, JenniferBritish, 1936 (Born in South Arica 1936; lived in Canada)Nemesisetching and aquatintReady to hang: Humanities
Dickson, JenniferBritish, 1936 (Born in South Arica 1936; lived in Canada)Song of SolomonOriginal color etchingFine Arts 2nd floor, right of 205
Dienstbier, KarenAmericanSage with Fall GrassesWatercolorHumanities, 2nd floor outside of office
Dumas, JorgeUruguayan, 1928-1985PescadoreslithographHumanities 4th floor
Duren, TerenceAmerican, 1904-1968LandscapePencil sketchVPAA outer office
Duren, TerenceAmerican, 1904-1968LandscapePencil sketchVPAA outer office
Duren, TerenceAmerican, 1904-1968LandscapePencil sketchVPAA outer office
Dahlkoetter, BaileyWayne State College Art Alum 12/2012Earthwork Apocalypseprint, 2011Humanities or Carhart
Dobson, LynnWayne State College Art Alum, 1971, IowaBlue AbstractAcrylic paintingHahn, College Relations outer office
Dobson, LynnWayne State College Art Alum, 1971, IowaGradated Black AbstractAcrylic paintingHahn, College Relations outer office
Eckelberry, Don RichardAmerican, 1921-2001  Signed printBenthack Science -Ready to hang
Eckmair, FrankAmerican, 1930 -Butternut ValleyOriginal woodcutGardner 1st floor, south wall SE
Ell, LouNEBRASKAland PhotographerDown in the Valley, Crawford, NEScenery photoRice Basement
Ell, LouNEBRASKAland PhotographerSmith Falls, Valentine, NEScenery photoRice Basement
EzermanMusic Prof NE Normal College (See book, Nebraska Normal College, Nan Whitmore, 1939, p 29 - program from opening of the NNC on September 5, 1892 - Music by Prof. Ezerman)photo Holland/windmillPastelFoundation Office
Emser, Robert (Bob)AmericanPrairie WindsPainted metal, polycarbonateNorth of Pile Hall.
Elliott, StevenWSC Sculpture Prof, 2002-Reverberation, 2010Colored ConcreteEast of Library
Elliott, StevenWSC Sculpture Prof, 2002-Replication, 2003WoodStudio Arts, west wall
Faudel, LawrenceHideaway RangePlaque: Yale Kessler Collection, 19731973 - PlaqueLibrary foyer by stairs?
Findikoglu, ZekiTurkey, 1946Kilim IIOriginal color serigraphHumanities 2nd floor, south wall
Fitremann (Gerald?)France, 1946HectorColor intaglioGardner 1st floor, south wall SW
Fossiter, Bryan Elderly man w/pipe (pencil sketch), 1965Pencil sketch, 1965Library foyer by stairs??
Fossiter, Bryan Elderly lady (pencil sketch), 1965Pencil sketch, 1965Library foyer by stairs??
French, RayAmerican 1919-2000 (Lost - Found) 10/2010Sun Shines on AllInkless intaglio with Stencil CutoutsHahn, VPAA OA's office, west wall
Frey, CarlosAmerican (WSC art faculty 1966-1975)3 -section mural, 1985Original commissioned oil.Student Center Atrium
Fritz, DanaAmerican"Untitled" #18 of series "Divide and Conquer"Silver print on paper. 1999Gardner 2nd floor, south east/west hall
Fritz, DanaAmerican"Untitled" #17 of series "Divide and Conquer"Silver print on paper. 1999Gardner 2nd floor, south east/west hall
Fritz, DanaAmerican"Untitled" #35 of series "Divide and Conquer"Silver print on paper. 1999Gardner 2nd floor, south east/west hall
Fritz, DanaAmerican"Believable to the Touch" #13 of series "Divide and Conquer"Silver print on paper. 1999Gardner 2nd floor, south east/west hall
Fritz, DanaAmerican"Untitled" #15 of series "Divide and Conquer"Silver print on paper. 1999Gardner 2nd floor, south east/west hall
Geisert, ArthurAmerican, 1941 -Ark VetchingHumanities 2nd floor hall
Goya, FranciscoSpanish, 1746-1828The Shamed Face Manaquatint.Gardner 1st floor, east hall/east wall
Gray, HarryWSC alumnus, 1978Cow with HayLarge acrylicHumanities 217
Green, PeterBritish, 1933 - Night Rose #3Block print, 1966Gardner 1st floor, west hall/east wall
Guanse, AntonioSpanish, 1926 -UntitledEmbossed lithographFine Arts 2nd floor, main hall/east wall
Hautzinger, George J.Omaha, NE 1872 -Trails End at Scotts BluffOil paintingElkhorn Room, Student Center
Hawkins, DennisBritish, 1925Thgil, 1968serigraph, 1968Gardner 1st floor west hall/east wall
Hawkins, R. Field Night (Plaque "The Wheelwrights")PlaqueLibrary foyer by stairs?
Hayter, Stanley WilliamEnglish, 1901-1988IntersterenceOriginal color lithographConnell 2nd floor, west of elevator
Hezlef, William Jr.AmericanAutumn SunshineEngravingGardner 1st floor, west hall/east wall
Hezlef, William Jr.AmericanSummertimeEngravingGardner 1st floor, west hall/east wall
HoiFrench-Indo China, contemporaryLes OiseauxOriginal lithograph, individually pencil-signed, hand-embossed and numbered by artistPresident's office
HoiFrench-Indo China, contemporaryPaysage AuchesOriginal lithograph, individually pencil-signed, hand-embossed and numbered by artistPresident's office
Horning, Mary JoAmerican contemporary (Omaha)(weaving, wall hanging)WeavingHumanities
Howard, Dan F.AmericanNear Winona 3Oil on canvasStudio Arts 2nd floor, student lounge
Hansen, PearlWSC Art Prof"On the Contour"Tempera and mixed mediaGardner lobby
Hansen, PearlWSC Art Prof"Elmer's Field"Tempera and mixed mediaGardner lobby
Hansen, PearlWSC Art Prof"Sea of Grasses"Tempera and mixed mediaGardner lobby
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfLandscapeOil PaintingHahn, College Relations/Angie Steffen
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfAccidental Pearls #1Spray paint and caulk on cardboard Hahn first floor south hall
Hansen, Pearl Accidental Pearls #2Spray paint and caulk on cardboard Hahn first floor south hall
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfAccidental Pearls #3Spray paint and caulk on cardboard Hahn first floor south hall
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfAccidental Pearls #4Spray paint and caulk on cardboard Fine Arts office, first floor
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfAccidental Pearls #5Spray paint and caulk on cardboard Jean Dale's office, Hahn
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfAccidental Pearls #6Spray paint and caulk on cardboard Jean Dale's office, Hahn
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfAccidental Pearls #7Spray paint and caulk on cardboard Jean Dale's 2nd office, Hahn
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfAccidental Pearls #8Spray paint and caulk on cardboard Jean Dale's 2nd office, Hahn
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfAccidental Pearls #9Spray paint and caulk on cardboard College Relations Jay Colliers office
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfStorm in the ValleyOil pastelHahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfDeer TrailChalk pastelHahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfHappy TreeChalk pastelHahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfJust Before DarkChalk pastelHahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfGroup of TreesChalk pastelHahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfSunny RavineChalk pastelHahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfSet Aside AcresTemperaHahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfDeer RunTemperaHahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfRocky BluffTemperaHahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfSacred TreeTempera Hahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfAfter the StormTemperaHahn 208
Hansen, PearlWSC Art ProfOn the East Hill Chalk pastelHahn 208
Keil, AugustDanish, Birds in a Wheat FieldTapestry, 1960Gardner
Keil, AugustDanish, Cock FightTapestry, 1960Gardner
Keil, AugustDanish, Orkano's Daughters on their Way to PrometheusTapestry, 1960Gardner
Keil, AugustDanish, ShipsTapestry, 1960Gardner
Keil, AugustDanish, Three StorksTapestry, 1960Gardner
King, RonaldBritish, 1932Burlesque Iserigraph, 1967, posterFine Arts second floor east wall
Klee, PaulSwiss, 1879-1940Muechner Blaetter, 1919Original 1919 lithographGardner 1st floor, east hall/east wall
Kollwitz, KaetheGerman, 1867-1945Mother Feeding ChildOriginal etching restrikeGardner 1st floor, east hall/east wall
Kapayou, Everett Native Dancer 1Painting, poster paint/opaque watercolor?Rice Basement - north E/W hallway, south side
Kapayou, Everett Native Dancer 2Painting, poster paint/opaque watercolorRice Basement - north E/W hallway, south side
Kapayou, Everett Native Dancer 3Painting, poster paint/opaque watercolorRice Basement - north E/W hallway, south side
Kleinschmit, BethanyWSC art majorGreat Expectations printHahn, VPAA, outer office, south wall
Kleinschmit, BethanyWSC art majorDoorWatercolorHahn, 2nd floor, right VPFinance
Kuehn, ShelbyWSC art majorParisprint, 2012Hahn, 2nd floor, north hall way, on the right
Lanyon, EllenAmerican, 1926The Mystery Explained (Nymphea Alba), 1981printRice --- East/west hall, south side
Lightfoot, MaryAmerican, 1898-1970Sea PhantasylithographHumanities 2th floor, east end of hall
Locke, MerleLakotaKola We Remember the Ke Spipa, 1998Mixed media on canvasStudent Center Ready to hang
Lockhart, J. 2 pheasants feeding on cornprintBenthack Science - Ready to hang
Lockhart, J. 2 pheasants in flightprintBenthack Science - Ready to hang
Lockhart, J. 1 fishprintBenthack Science - Ready to hang
Lore, L. LandscapeReproduction printHahn, Third floor, south hall way by Foundation office
Majeski, ThomasAmerican (Omaha, NE)Vermillion Configuration, 1982lithographStudio Arts 2nd floor
Manet, EdouardFrench, 1832-1883Baudelairre with HatetchingGardner East hall way
Martin, FrankBritish, 1921-2005PromenadeWoodcut in colors, 1968Humanities 4th floor
Matisse, HenriFrench, 1869-1954Les Visages Original lithograph, pub. Paris, 1946Gardner - location - west hall way, first floor
McHenry, NadineAmerican (Valentine, NE)A Love of PlaceprintPresident's office
Meckseper, FriederichGerman, 1936Drei Flaschen, 1964 check date on signage Original color etching, 1964Hahn, 2nd floor, north, on the east wall
Menard, Lloyd R.American (U. of SD/Vermillion)Find That FrogintaglioRice Basement, hallway
Menard, Lloyd R.American (U. of SD/Vermillion)Navrat, Last of the Mandan Chiefs, 1978intaglioRice
Mignery, HerbBronze SculptureFemale/Male student and park benchOutdoor bronze sculptureOutdoors: East of Library
Milton, PeterAmerican contemporary Illustrations for "The Jolly Corner" By Henry JamesOriginal etching and engraving, 1971Humanities 2nd floor, 206, south wall
Moore, HenryEnglish Six Reclining FiguresprintGardner, east hallway
Moran, LeslieAmericanVermillion StitchintaglioStudio Arts 2nd floor, north wall
Moskowitz, IraPoland, 1912 (born in Poland, 1912; to New York in 1927; thence to the Southwest)Going HomeOriginal lithographPresident's office
Moskowitz, IraPoland, 1912 (born in Poland, 1912; to New York in 1927; thence to the Southwest)Old FriendsOriginal lithographPresident's office
Moskowitz, IraPoland, 1912 (born in Poland, 1912; to New York in 1927; thence to the Southwest)Red VaseOriginal lithographHahn, Third floor, south hallway, by Foundation office
Mueller, MarleneWSC ProfessorSeries C #8-1Acrylic on canvasStudent Center, Niobrara Room
Mueller, MarleneWSC ProfessorSeries D #10Acrylic on canvasStudent Center, Niobrara Room
Mueller, MarleneWSC ProfessorSeries B #4Acrylic on canvasGardner Hall, west hall, west wall
Mueller, MarleneWSC ProfessorSitus IIAcrylic on canvasConnell Lobby
Mueller, MarleneWSC ProfessorSeries A#3-1Acrylic on canvasHumanities, 2nd floor, hall way, south side
Murphy, DeborahAmericanRipples in the LowlandPrismacolor on boardGardner 206 2nd floor meeting room
Murphy, DeborahAmericanCracks in the SurfacePrismacolor on boardConnell 2nd floor, ahead of central stairway
Murphy, DeborahAmericanHighway 275 RevisitedPrismacolor on boardConnell 1st floor, main office
Mojsilov, Zoran Tunka Oyate, 2002 (aka "Wayne State Rocks")Earthworks. Gray and Pink Granite boulders, earth and buffalo grassEarthworks, South of Studio Arts
Neihardt, Lulusister of John G. NeihardtPainted from fruit lying on Aunt Anna's TableWatercolorAlumni House, guest room
Neihardt, Mona Martinsenwife of John G. NeihardtBust, John G. NeihardtBronzeConn Library, south, 1st floor
Nelson, RobertOwned by Lyle SeymourBreaking Surface, #15printHahn, 2nd floor, north hallway, west side
Olley, PeterBritish, 1942Ascensionetching and aquatint, 1966Gardner 1st floor, East hall/east wall
Ortega, F.ContemporaryUntitledSigned printGardner, west hallway, south end, east side
Otten, Theresa RaeAmericanTriumvirate, 2000intaglioConnell, 1st floor, East north-south hall
Otten, Theresa RaeAmericanVoid, 2000intaglioConnell, 1st floor, East north-south hall
Otten, Theresa RaeAmericanSoliloquyintaglio, 2000Connell, 1st floor, East north-south hall
Otten, Theresa RaeAmericanUnknownintaglio. 2000Connell, 1st floor, East north-south hall
Otten, Theresa RaeAmericanDivergenceintaglio, 2000Connell, 1st floor, East north-south hall
Otten, Theresa RaeAmericanVestigeCollagraph and mixed mediaGardner, 1st floor, south hallway, to the west
Otten, Theresa RaeAmericanChaotic IntersectionMixed media drawingConnell, first floor lobby
Otten, Theresa RaeAmericanConfluencelithograph and mixed mediaConnell, central stairwell landing
Otten, Theresa RaeAmericanWho Are You?Mixed media drawingConnell, central stairwell landing
PadulkeContemporaryYellow NightprintHumanities 2nd floor, right of 215
Peterdi, GaborHungarian American, 1915-2001Sky and Wateretching and aquatintHumanities 2nd floor, south wall
Phillippe, LarryAmericanSuppose Seattle Came SecondprintConnell 2nd floor, south wall/west of elevator
Picasso, PabloSpanish, 1881-1973Carmen from "Le Carmen"Original aquatint, published in Paris 1964Studio Arts 2nd floor, north wall
Pierce, MarthaWSC art faculty 1918-1932LandscapeOil paintingHahn, Third floor, south hallway, by Foundation office
Plotkin, LindaAmerican, 1938ValleyOriginal color etchingRice -
Prawit, Don Trees and brook Library foyer by stairs?
Paul, Clayton ChairserigraphRice Basement - ON LOAN FROM PEARL HANSEN, from Marie George
Peterson, SueWayne State College Art Alum, 1971Still Life in BlueAcrylic paintingHahn, College Relations outer office
Reinhardt, A. D.American, 1913-1967Wadsworth Atheneum 1966Color serigraphGardner, East hallway
Reipka, JürgenGermanUntitledOriginal serigraph in five colorsFine Arts 2nd floor, east hall/east wall
Renoir, Pierre AgusteFrench 1841-1919Femme Nue Couchee, 1906etching, 1906, restrikeGardner 1st floor, east hall/east wall
Retz, RosanneUniv of Mass, AmherstThicket III, 1983lithographRice basement location - across from study area, east wall
Ross, DouglasAmerican (UNL - Lincoln)Transistus 12Welded steelHumanities, 2nd floor, east end of hall, black shadow box
Rouault, GeorgesFrench 1871-1958ChristprintGardner 1st floor, south hall (SW)
Rouault, GeorgesFrench 1871-1958Clown Au SchienOriginal etchingConnell 2nd floor, between 225-227
Rouault, GeorgesFrench 1871-1958Le Passion (Christ)Original wood engraving cut by Aubert 1998Connell 2nd floor, west of elevator
Rouault, GeorgesFrench 1871-1958Et Veronique Au Tendree? (Plate #33 from Miserere)aquatint 
Rowlandson, ThomasBritish, 1756-1827The Double Humbug or the Devil's Imp Praying for Peace, 1814etching published 1814Connell 1st floor, NW hallway
Replogle, RayAmerican 1941-2009 Ray was a sculptor professor at Wayne State 1968-2003.UntitledMixed media bronze and plaster sculptureStudio Arts, north wall, second floor student lounge May 2013, temporarily in Hahn showcase
Santos, Bartholomew DosPortuguese, 1931-2008The LoversColor etchingGardner 1st floor, west hall/east hall
Schuh, LarryResistorsprintConnell 1st floor, NW hallway
Searle, RonaldEnglish, 1920-2011 (LOST/FOUND), 10/2010 Hommage a' Toulouse LautrecOriginal lithographHumanities, 4th floor
Shields, Ann KesslerAmericanBen-Day-Glo, III Red, 19681968. Original color serigraphFine Arts by office FA 106 (left of door)
Smith, MoisheAmerican, 1929-1993Peasants Entry Into BrusselsprintReady to hang
Stevens, E. E. (Ernest)American (Iowa), 1872-1938Bend of the river Jordan, 1931OilStudent Center Elkhorn room
Toner, Rochelle A Tacit BetrayalprintHahn 2nd floor north Hallway
Torre-Whitesell, MarilynAmericanBasicserigraphStudio Arts 2nd floor, north wall
Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri DeFrench, 1864-1901Yvette GuilbertOriginal lithographGardner 1st floor, east hall
Vanderhill, ReinAmerican (Faculty Orange City, IA)Single White Magnolia, 1982WatercolorPresident's office
Vasarely, VictorHungarian French, 1924-1997DiacserigraphHahn, main entrance, north wall
Vespignani, RenzoItalian, 1924-2001Branch, 1966Original lithographGardner 1st floor, west Hall/west wall
Vlaminck, MauriceFrench, 1876-1958Les Homes AbandonnesOriginal 1927 lithographGardner 1st floor, east hall/west wall
Weege, WilliamAmerican, 1935Let the Sunshine In, 1970Original color serigraph, 1970Fine Arts 2nd floor, right of 205
Welstead, JeanAmericanMother's DayOilStudio Arts 2nd floor, top of east stairs
Whirter, MacBritain, 1879June in TyrolOil on canvasFoundation Office/3rd floor Hahn, now in FA storeroom
Whitesell, JohnAmerican, 1942 -Diagonal VermillionprintStudio Arts 2nd floor, north wall
Wunderlich, PaulGermany, 1927 - 2010Come on Angellithograph in colorHumanities 2nd floor, Lounge entrance
Wunderlich, PaulGermany, 1927 - 2010Song of songsOriginal color lithographConnell 1st floor, NW hall/between 115-117
Woodward, GaryWSC art faculty 1960'sUntitled 1 - 19 1/2 x 18Drawing and mixed mediaOn loan from Dr. Pearl Hansen, Rice -
Woodward, GaryWSC art faculty 1960'sUntitled 2 - 24 3/4 x 17 1/2Drawing and mixed mediaOn loan from Marlene Mueller, VPAA office, Hahn, north wall
Woodward, GaryWSC art faculty 1960'sUntitled 3 - 29 x 24Drawing and mixed mediaHahn, 2nd floor north, west wall
Wildbank, CharlesAmerican, 1948 -Bullet Ball Champion, 1987Color lithographRice Basement, west hall, west wall
Zaowovki( Zao Wou-Ki)Japan , 1921 contemporary Chinese French?FeuOriginal color etchingGardner 1st floor, west hall/west wall
WSC Art Professor (1950's) John G. Neihardt, bustBronzeHumanities, 2011, at maintenance repairing base
WSC Art Professor (1950's)  Mobile (Calder style)Fine Arts Foyer
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Norman Ackroyd

British, 1938

Wet Evening

Color etching, 28/40, 20 1/3" x 17"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Norman Ackroyd was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. The artist studied at Leeds College of Art and The Royal College of Art in London. He draws much inspiration from the Romantic artist J.M.W. Turner. Ackroyd works primarily in aquatint, etchings and watercolor. Both media forms allow him to capture the essence of the world outside the studio. His detailed renderings of British landscapes are executed with a naturalistic style and careful observation of his subject. Ackroyd has exhibited internationally and was elected a member of The Royal Academy, London in 1988. In 1995, Ackroyd exhibited in New York at the Museum of Modern Art with a show titled Impressions of Nature. He continues to work and exhibit in his native England.

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Harold Altman

American, 1924 -2003

Conversation II, 1967

Color lithograph, 67/185, 14" x 11"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Harold Altman was born in New York City. . He attended the Art Students League, the Black Mountain College, the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris, and was a graduate of the Cooper Union Art School. In 1962 he moved to the central Pennsylvanian village of Lemont, where a nineteenth century frame church served as his studio. Altman spent one third of each year working in Paris where his lithographs were printed at Atelier DesJobert, his etchings at Atelier George LeBlanc.

The artist's works have been exhibited at numerous galleries and museums, both in the United States and abroad. He is represented in nearly every significant collection in the world, including New York's Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney and Brooklyn Museums. His work is to be found in many museum collections outside of the United States, several of which are the Victoria and Albert Museum of London, the Stedelijk Museum of Amsterdam, the Kunst Museum of Basel, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Copenhagen and the Bibliotheque Nationale of Paris. Altman received numerous awards, grants and fellowships. Among them are two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Tamarind Lithography Fellowship, a National Institute of the Arts and Letters Award, a Fulbright-Hayes Senior Research Fellowship for work in France and a National Endowment for the Arts Grant.

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Wayne Anderson

American

Spanish Onions, 1984

Colored print, 11" x 8 ¼"

Wayne State College Foundation: Purchase award by InterNorth "Horizons '84" exhibit in conjunction with Wayne City Centennial, 1984

Wayne State College professor of Art, 1978- present

Wayne Anderson was born in South Dakota and has remained in the Great Plains creating art ever since. He graduated from with his BFA from the University of South Dakota and went on to receive his MFA at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. Anderson uses a variety of media and techniques to create his art. He is currently interested in mixed media sculpture and printmaking, particularly in mono-types and mezzo-tints. Subject matter and influences are varied for Anderson. He seeks mainly to give life to the themes in his work. He explores dualistic relationships in his art, such as order versus chaos and illusion versus reality. He currently teaches at Wayne State College (1978-present).

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Richard Anuszkiewicz

American, 1930

From "Inward Eye", 1970

Color serigraph, 19 ½" x 25 ¾"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1971

Richard Anuszkiewicz was born in Erie, Pennsylvania. Painting became a fascination and love of his at a very early age. He studied at Yale University where he met Josef Albers, who he studied under. Anuszkiewicz became a part of the Op Art Movement (Optical Art), an artistic movement focused on the precise execution of geometric shapes and patterns in vibrant colors or black and white. His work centers around shapes and their relationship to color by using abstraction and geometry. His work has been shown around the United States, including exhibitions in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art, both in New York. He continues to work in the United States and show there and internationally.

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Karel Appel

Dutch, 1921-2006

Trois Te Tes, 1966

lithograph on BFK Rives paper, 82/90, 19 ¼" x 19 ½"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1966

Karel Appel, was born Amsterdam. Appel was part of the original CoBrA group (Copenhagen, Brussels, Amsterdam) whose works were characterized by bold expressionist forms and raw, intense colors. From 1940 to 1943 Appel studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam. By 1951, when he painted a mural for the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, he had earned an important place in the art world. His sculpture, paintings, and prints, thickly layered with color, have a childlike quality about them. He was awarded the UNESCO Prize at the 27th International Biennale in Venice, and the first prize at the Guggenheim International Exhibition in New York in 1960. He has exhibited in galleries worldwide and is represented in the collections of major museums in the United States, Canada, England, France, and Holland.

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Jean Arp

French, 1886-1966

Composition

Color lithograph, 37/100, 22" x 30"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1975

Jean Arp was born in Strasbourg, France. He received art instruction from the painter and printmaker Georges Ritleng. Arp attended the Kunstschule in Weimar and the Académie Julian in Paris. As a sculptor, painter, and printmaker he was a pioneer of abstract art. Arp created junk art using found objects. His art could also be classified as Surrealist and Constructivist. Heads, caricatures, heads and female nudes painted or drawn in a spontaneous, swift and simple style are themes for Arp's art. Arp was a cofounder of the Dada movement in Zurich. His work is displayed at the Museum of Modern Art.

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John C. Askwith

WSC alumnus, 1965

Bembix

Serivac process, 24" x 29"

Wayne State College Foundation, donated by artist, 1975; In memory of President Wm. A. Brandenburg

Askwith works in Estero, Florida and has painted portraits for over forty years. ... OK, Union League of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, Wayne State College, NE ... Tusculum College, TN, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center, State University, ...

Askwith works in Estero, Florida and has painted portraits for over forty years. Commissioned works begin with photography of the subject in a familiar environment. From the photographs a composite image becomes the base for the painting. Portraits are rendered in acrylic using an airbrush to create large as life, ultra realistic, contemporary interpretations of the individual. Portraits range from head studies to large full figure installations. Simplicity and details vary widely

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Leonard Basking

American, 1922-2000

S.P. at 42 (self-portrait)

print, 35/100, 23 ½" x 33"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Leonard Baskin was born in New Brunswick. He decided to become a sculptor when he witnessed a sculptor demonstration at Macy's. Baskin attended Yale University. He was also known as a watercolorist, printmaker, and writer. Baskin created abstract expressionist art. He drew his inspiration from the Old Testament since his father was a rabbi. He enjoyed using Greek mythological personages, predatory birds, death, and Native Americans for central ideas of his work. His art is displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and the Smithsonian. In addition, Leonard Baskin made sculptors for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Woodrow Wilson Memorial in Washington, D.C., and the Holocaust Memorial in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Amy Baur

American contemporary

kernel

Digital ceramic print fused to glazed tile, 45' x 5'

Wayne State College 1% for Art, 2009

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Beatrice Berlin

American, 1922 -

Principal Forms #5

Color embossing and intaglio

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Berlin is a listed American artist known for her embossed print-making techniques. Her work can be found in the Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas.

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Lars Bo

Danish, 1924-1999

Retour Le Soir (Return the Night)

Etch and aquatint, 69/90 on Rives, 10 ½" x 14 ¾"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase; By Norman Nordstrand, 1978

Lars Bo was born in Jutland, Denmark. He was a writer and artist known for his surrealist styled art which pulls from the imagination of the subconscious. He was also a painter and printmaker. Bo was influenced by P. Rostrup Bøyesen at Statens Museum for Kunst whom he worked with until he went to The Danish Design School from 1941 to 1943, after which he travelled in Europe.

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Karl Bodmer

Switzerland, 1809-1893

A Sioux Warrior

Hand colored engraving, 11 ½" x 16 ½ "

Wayne State College Foundation donated; by Ernest Kovarik, April 1985

Karl Bodmer was born in Reisback, Switzerland. Bodmer is best known for his watercolors he did while accompanying the German explorer Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied on a trip up the Missouri River in 1833 � 1834. On this trip Bodmer found himself documenting through watercolor Native Americans and river scenes. Once the expedition was over, Bodmer made his way to France. While in Paris he had 81 scenes from the trip up the Missouri River were reproduced as aquatints, which Maximilian had published in his book titled "Travels in the Interior of North America" London, 1839. Soon after Bodmer became a French citizen and changed his name to Charles Bodmer. Most of Bodmer�s originals are spread across America, with the majority of them located at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Jack Bosson

American 20th C, 1937-2012

Nude Study

Colored serigraph, S. Ed. 10/40, 13 ¼" x 17 ¾"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

John E. "Jack" Bosson was an artist, instructor and animation professional. Bosson was born in Charleroi, PA; lived in St. Petersburg, FL, and served in the U. S. Navy. He received his Design degree from The Cooper Union; and studied painting and drawing at L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris on a Fulbright Fellowship, receiving his MFA from Cornell University in 1966. In addition, he was awarded prestigious grants in drawing and painting by the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts. Bosson was a practicing and exhibiting fine artist, freelance illustrator, and educator for over 40 years. Jack lived in New York City until he moved to Los Angeles in 1987. A prolific painter, his work was exhibited internationally and included in the permanent collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art Bosson uses a layering process with potentially provocative symbols. As an artist he was not as interested in abstraction as in a kind of metaphysic borne out in the representational camp. Among his commissions, was a series of paintings for NASA. He was a training manager in Feature Animation at Disney in 1995. In addition he taught drawing and painting at Cornell University, SUNY Albany, College of New Rochelle, University of Southern California, and Otis College of Art and Design. More recently he taught at Gnomon School of Visual Effects where he produced the popular lecture DVD series: "Drawing the Figure;" as well as Loyola Marymount, and Woodbury University where he founded and chaired their animation department for three years.

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Howard Bradford

Canada/American, 1919-2008

Sierra Lake #2

Colored serigraph, S. Ed. 10/40, 13 ¼" x 17 ¾"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

Howard Bradford, painter, printmaker and teacher, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada .His family moved to California in 1922 .Bradford studied at the Chouinard and Jepson Art Institutes in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Art Institute. He taught painting and lithography at Jepson and was a summer guest teacher of serigraphy at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

In the 1950's the Western Serigraph Institute was formed in Los Angeles and Bradford was a charter member. He was also a member of the American Color Print Society for thirty years and was an active member of the Carmel Art Association. His work has been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions across the country and is represented in the Library of Congress, Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Los Angeles County Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, New York Public Library, Philadelphia Museum, University of Illinois, Metropolitan Museum, Bibliotheque Nationale and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Frederick Brown

African-American, 1945-2012

William Faulkner

Oil on linen, 24" x 30"

Wayne State College Foundation gift

Fredrick J. Brown was born in Greensboro, Georgia. Brown quotes "I grew up in a family in Chicago of people who dealt with color. My uncle was a body and fender person, who basically repainted Rolls-Royces and Cadillac's and limousines and things, and I basically grew up mixing paint for him. My mother was a baker, she specialized in Viennese pastries, and she'd get spun sugar rolled into really heavy buttercream cake decorations, things of that nature. So I grew up with the tactility and love of paint and color. In my mother's case I was actually able to eat it." Brown is perceived as an impressionist. He was a very prolific expressionist. His paintings draw on many sources, including his African-American and Choctaw ancestry, his religious upbringing, and the folklore of the South. He found a love for connecting music (particularly jazz and blues) to painting. He painted many musicians in his lifetime experimenting with both color and black and white.

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Frederick Brown

African-American, 1945-2012

King Oliver

Oil on linen, 30" x 24"

Wayne State College Foundation gift

Fredrick J. Brown was born in Greensboro, Georgia. Brown quotes "I grew up in a family in Chicago of people who dealt with color. My uncle was a body and fender person, who basically repainted Rolls-Royces and Cadillac's and limousines and things, and I basically grew up mixing paint for him. My mother was a baker, she specialized in Viennese pastries, and she'd get spun sugar rolled into really heavy buttercream cake decorations, things of that nature. So I grew up with the tactility and love of paint and color. In my mother's case I was actually able to eat it." Brown is perceived as an impressionist. He was a very prolific expressionist. His paintings draw on many sources, including his African-American and Choctaw ancestry, his religious upbringing, and the folklore of the South. He found a love for connecting music (particularly jazz and blues) to painting. He painted many musicians in his lifetime experimenting with both color and black and white.

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Frederick Brown

African-American, 1945

The Original Dixieland Band

Mixed media on paper, 30" x 44"

Wayne State College Foundation gift

Fredrick J. Brown was born in Greensboro, Georgia. Brown quotes "I grew up in a family in Chicago of people who dealt with color. My uncle was a body and fender person, who basically repainted Rolls-Royces and Cadillac's and limousines and things, and I basically grew up mixing paint for him. My mother was a baker, she specialized in Viennese pastries, and she'd get spun sugar rolled into really heavy buttercream cake decorations, things of that nature. So I grew up with the tactility and love of paint and color. In my mother's case I was actually able to eat it." Brown is perceived as an impressionist. He was a very prolific expressionist. His paintings draw on many sources, including his African-American and Choctaw ancestry, his religious upbringing, and the folklore of the South. He found a love for connecting music (particularly jazz and blues) to painting. He painted many musicians in his lifetime experimenting with both color and black and white.

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Frederick Brown

African-American, 1945

Jelly Roll Morton

Mixed media on paper, 30" x 44"

Wayne State College Foundation gift

Fredrick J. Brown was born in Greensboro, Georgia. Brown quotes "I grew up in a family in Chicago of people who dealt with color. My uncle was a body and fender person, who basically repainted Rolls-Royces and Cadillac's and limousines and things, and I basically grew up mixing paint for him. My mother was a baker, she specialized in Viennese pastries, and she'd get spun sugar rolled into really heavy buttercream cake decorations, things of that nature. So I grew up with the tactility and love of paint and color. In my mother's case I was actually able to eat it." Brown is perceived as an impressionist. He was a very prolific expressionist. His paintings draw on many sources, including his African-American and Choctaw ancestry, his religious upbringing, and the folklore of the South. He found a love for connecting music (particularly jazz and blues) to painting. He painted many musicians in his lifetime experimenting with both color and black and white.

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Frederick Brown

African-American, 1945

Louis Armstrong

Mixed media on paper, 30" x 44"

Wayne State College Foundation gift

Fredrick J. Brown was born in Greensboro, Georgia. Brown quotes "I grew up in a family in Chicago of people who dealt with color. My uncle was a body and fender person, who basically repainted Rolls-Royces and Cadillac's and limousines and things, and I basically grew up mixing paint for him. My mother was a baker, she specialized in Viennese pastries, and she'd get spun sugar rolled into really heavy buttercream cake decorations, things of that nature. So I grew up with the tactility and love of paint and color. In my mother's case I was actually able to eat it." Brown is perceived as an impressionist. He was a very prolific expressionist. His paintings draw on many sources, including his African-American and Choctaw ancestry, his religious upbringing, and the folklore of the South. He found a love for connecting music (particularly jazz and blues) to painting. He painted many musicians in his lifetime experimenting with both color and black and white.

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Frederick Brown

African-American, 1945

Truman Kapote

Mixed media on paper, 30" x 44"

Wayne State College Foundation gift

Fredrick J. Brown was born in Greensboro, Georgia. Brown quotes "I grew up in a family in Chicago of people who dealt with color. My uncle was a body and fender person, who basically repainted Rolls-Royces and Cadillac's and limousines and things, and I basically grew up mixing paint for him. My mother was a baker, she specialized in Viennese pastries, and she'd get spun sugar rolled into really heavy buttercream cake decorations, things of that nature. So I grew up with the tactility and love of paint and color. In my mother's case I was actually able to eat it." Brown is perceived as an impressionist. He was a very prolific expressionist. His paintings draw on many sources, including his African-American and Choctaw ancestry, his religious upbringing, and the folklore of the South. He found a love for connecting music (particularly jazz and blues) to painting. He painted many musicians in his lifetime experimenting with both color and black and white.

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Frederick Brown

African-American, 1945-2012

Abstract, 1974

Oil on canvas

Gift following Fred Brown's workshop with art students on campus Nov 8-12, 2010, to Wayne State College from Leon Ruben, New York City, friend of Fred Brown's.

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Jim Brown

American Wildlife Artist

Hooded Mergansers, 65/340

lithograph, 10" x 7 ½"

Wayne State College Foundation, donated by Fun Camp, 1991

Brown is a taxidermist and wildlife artist.

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Jim Brown

American Wildlife Artist

Hooded Mergansers, 66/340

lithograph, 10" x 7 ½"

Wayne State College Foundation, donated by Fun Camp, 1991

Brown is a taxidermist and wildlife artist.

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Jim Brown

American Wildlife Artist

Autumn Woodies, 65/340

lithograph, 10" x 7 ½"

Wayne State College Foundation, donated by Fun Camp, 1991

Brown is a taxidermist and wildlife artist.

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Jim Brown

American Wildlife Artist

Autumn Woodies, 66/340

lithograph, 10" x 7 ½"

Wayne State College Foundation, donated by Fun Camp, 1991

Brown is a taxidermist and wildlife artist.

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Randy Bush

American

Arch Pluralism

Acrylic, 40" x 46"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 1983

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Kathryn Bergmeier

Student Purchase Award, 2011

Chicks (from Alley Mural Project Service Learning)

Mixed media tempera and pastel

Wayne State College Deans and VPAA purchase, 2011

Bergmeier graduated from WSC in December 2012 in art education.

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Sidney Buchanan

American, Omaha

Cybele

Welded painted metal

Wayne State College 1% for Art, 1983

Sidney Buchanan was born in 1932 in Superior, Wisconsin. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota at Duluth and he continued his education at the New Mexico Highlands and earned his M.A. he taught sculpture at the University of Omaha (University of Nebraska at Omaha). His sculptures can be found throughout the Midwest. Buchanan has made his living teaching and as a Nebraska sculptor. His reconstructed found-art sculptures are shaped from junkyard pieces of steel, 1950s auto bumpers, chunks of locomotives and boilers, and twisted beams from demolished buildings. One of his former students says this about him: "Sidney Buchanan is the best thinker in 3-d around: He can instantly see if a work is feasible in the physics realm. His sense of design is unerring."

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Bernard Buffet

French, 1928-1999

Roadway

Graphic, 9" x 11 ¾"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1980

Bernard Buffet was a French painter and graphic artist. He began his studies at the École des Beaux-Arts in 1944 and by 1945 he was working as a freelance artist. In 1948 he received the "Prix de la Critique" from the Paris art critics. This award made him famous and his works highly sought-after. Buffet's first original lithograph dates from 1952 and after that he dedicated himself almost exclusively to this medium, until his death in 1999.

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Richard Black

American (Iowa)

Genesis Two: Babel

Colored print, 7/50

Wayne State College Foundation purchase by Pres. Curt Frey

"Black is a highly regarded printmaker who has made a significant contribution over the years to the arts in Iowa as well as to printmaking on a much wider geographic range,'' according to Orson-Larson Galleries in Des Moines.

For more than 30 years, Black was a professor of art at Drake University where he founded the Drake University Biennial Print Symposium. The symposium brought nationally known artists to the state to demonstrate and lecture on the art of printmaking.

Black has been the subject of a one-person exhibition at the Des Moines Art Center and has been honored with the Drake Award for Excellence in Teaching and Artistic Achievement. Black's works are included in museum collections and have been shown in exhibitions all over the country. Black creates prints that have a collage look. Black's works are often inspired from The Old Testament.

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Leslie Bruning

Nebraska

Time Sails

Welded sculpture, 2002

WSC Outdoor Sculpture Loan Program

Created in 2002 and previously on exhibit at the Market North Sculpture Park in Omaha, "Time Sails" utilizes a recurring theme in Bruning's sculpture of reflecting upon the nature and passage of time. It measures 10 feet high and 6 feet in width. Bruning's piece was the first artwork of the WSC outdoor exhibition, a juried selection of sculptures on an annual basis, which are installed on loan for a period of time on campus.

Leslie Bruning was born in Syracuse, Kansas and raised in Wisner, Nebraska. After studying at Graz Center in Austria, he graduated with BA degree in Art from Nebraska Wesleyan University. In 1970 he was awarded an MFA degree in Sculpture from Syracuse University. He is currently Chair of the Art Area of Bellevue University (Bellevue, NE) and a founding member of the Market North Hot Shops Art Center in Omaha.

Bruning received his first sculpture commission in 1969 at the County-City Building, Lincoln, NE and has completed over 30 commissions since that time. He has produced the Governor's Art Award for the State of Nebraska, has received numerous awards, and his works are included in many public and private collections including the Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney. Bruning has participated in over 100 Juried and Invitational Shows throughout United States. In 1998 and 1999 he participated in the Pier Walk Sculpture Exhibition on Chicago's Navy Pier. "Having spent most of my life on college campuses, both as a student and as a professor," Bruning states, "I find the campus to be the ideal setting for most of my sculpture. I am pleased to have a piece on the Wayne State College campus since it is near an area where I spent my youth."

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Alexander Calder

French, 1898-1976

Grey Elipse, 1976

lithograph, E.A (Artist Proof), 30" x 22"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1983

Alexander Calder was born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania. Originally Calder became interested in perusing art when he found work with the Ringling Bros. Circus as an engineer. Seeing all the performers and animals inspired Calder to begin making art. Calder received his education from Art Students League of New York in 1923. He found that his true passion was building sculptures from wire. Many different types of art influenced him such as Mondrian, Arp and Miro. Calder was recognized for the art forms mobile, stabile, and kinetic, though it was Marcel Duchamp who named Calder's signature style "mobile".

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Rimer Cardillo

Uruguay/American, 1944-

Wasp

Embossed engraving, 43/150, 14 ¼" x 19 ¼"

WSC Foundation purchase by Pres. Lyle Seymour, 1982

Rimer Cardillo was born in 1944 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He attended the National School of Fine Arts in Montevideo and Weissensee of Art and Architecture in Berlin. His style was impressionist, and other images of memories. His influences are from landscape and environment of his native lands. Media includes prints, photography, sculpture, and illustration. The subject matter he used was based upon boxes encapsulated environments, objects, and images that he came into contact with and imagined during his travels. His artwork can be found in the Museum of Modern Art.

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Mary Cassatt

American, 1844 -1926

The Manicure

etching 6 ¼" x 8 5/8"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Mary Cassatt was born In Allegheny City, Pennsylvania. . She studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy in Philadelphia in 1861 to 1865, which was among the few such schools open to female students. Cassatt was one of the very few women who were part of the French Impressionist movement in art, and the only American during the movement's productive years; she often painted women in ordinary tasks. In 1866 Mary Cassatt began European travels, finally living in Paris, France. She took art lessons and spent her time studying and copying the paintings at the Louvre. In 1870, Mary Cassatt returned to the United States. Her painting suffered with the lack of support from her father. Her paintings in a Chicago gallery were destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.Upon returning to France; Cassatt joined the Paris Salon, exhibiting with the group in 1872, 1873, and 1874. She met and began studying with Edgar Degas. In 1877 she joined the French Impressionist group and in 1879 began exhibiting with them at the invitation of Degas. Her paintings sold successfully. Mary Cassatt's most successful work was during the 1880s and 1890s. She moved from impressionism to her own style, significantly influenced by Japanese prints. Her work was frequently characterized by depictions of women in ordinary tasks, and especially with children. Cassatt has work at the Joslyn, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and the National Gallery.

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Paul Cezanne

French, 1839-1906

Figure with Gallows, 1873

etching, 5" x 6 ¼"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1983

Cézanne was born at Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. He went to school in Aix, forming a close friendship with the novelist Emile Zola. He also studied law from 1859 to 1861, and continued with drawing classes. Cézanne was a contemporary of the impressionists, but he went beyond their interests in the individual brushstroke and the fall of light onto objects, to create, in his words, ``something more solid and durable." Artist influences included: Edouard Manet, Gustave Courbet, and Pissarro Cezanne exhibited little in his lifetime and pursued his interests increasingly in artistic isolation, is regarded today as one of the great forerunners of modern painting, both for the way that he evolved of putting down on canvas exactly what his eye saw in nature and for the qualities of pictorial form that he achieved through a unique treatment of space, mass, and color. Cezanne concentrated on a few basic subjects: still life, bathers, and landscapes. By the time of his death, Cézanne's art had begun to be shown and seen across Europe, and it became a fundamental influence on the Fauves, the Cubists, and virtually all advanced art of the early 20th century.

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Paul Cezanne

French, 1839-1906

House at Anwiers, 1873

etching, restrike 115/601, 5 ¼" x 4 3/8"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

Cézanne was born at Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. He went to school in Aix, forming a close friendship with the novelist Emile Zola. He also studied law from 1859 to 1861, and continued with drawing classes. Cézanne was a contemporary of the impressionists, but he went beyond their interests in the individual brushstroke and the fall of light onto objects, to create, in his words, ``something more solid and durable." Artist influences included: Edouard Manet, Gustave Courbet, and Pissarro Cezanne exhibited little in his lifetime and pursued his interests increasingly in artistic isolation, is regarded today as one of the great forerunners of modern painting, both for the way that he evolved of putting down on canvas exactly what his eye saw in nature and for the qualities of pictorial form that he achieved through a unique treatment of space, mass, and color. Cezanne concentrated on a few basic subjects: still life, bathers, and landscapes. By the time of his death, Cézanne's art had begun to be shown and seen across Europe, and it became a fundamental influence on the Fauves, the Cubists, and virtually all advanced art of the early 20th century.

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Marc Chagall

Russian-French, 1887-1985

Blue Fish (From "Chagall" by Lassaigne), 1957

Color lithograph, 15 ¼" x 9"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Marc Chagall was born in Vitebsk, Russia. From 1907 to 1910 he studied in Saint Petersburg, at the Imperial Society for the Protection of the Arts, and later with Léon Bakst. In 1910 he moved to Paris, where he associated with Guillaume Apollinaire and Robert Delaunay and encountered Fauvism and Cubism. He participated in the Salon des Indépendants and the Salon d'Automne in 1912. His first solo show was held in 1914 at Der Sturm gallery in Berlin.

Chagall visited Russia in 1914 and was prevented from returning to Paris by the outbreak of war. He settled in Vitebsk, where he was appointed Commissar for Art in 1918. He founded the Vitebsk Popular Art School and directed it until disagreements with the Suprematists resulted in his resignation in 1920. He moved to Moscow and executed his first stage designs for the State Jewish Chamber Theater there. After a sojourn in Berlin, Chagall returned to Paris in 1923.

During World War II Chagall fled to the United States. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, gave him a retrospective in 1946. He settled permanently in France in 1948 and exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, and London. In 1951 he visited Israel and executed his first sculptures. The following year the artist traveled in Greece and Italy. During the 1960s Chagall continued to travel widely, often in association with large-scale commissions he received. Among these were: windows for the synagogue of the Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem (1962); a ceiling for the Paris Opéra (1964); a window for the United Nations building, New York (1964); murals for the Metropolitan Opera House, New York (1967); and windows for the cathedral in Metz, France (1968). An exhibition of the artist's work from 1967 to 1977 was held at the Musée du Louvre, Paris, in 1977-78.

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Marc Chagall

Russian-French, 1887-1985

The Jerusalem Windows: Tribe of Benjamin

print (final model, gouache and collage), 86/150, 19 ¼" x 27 ¼"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1980

Marc Chagall was born in Vitebsk, Russia. From 1907 to 1910 he studied in Saint Petersburg, at the Imperial Society for the Protection of the Arts, and later with Léon Bakst. In 1910 he moved to Paris, where he associated with Guillaume Apollinaire and Robert Delaunay and encountered Fauvism and Cubism. He participated in the Salon des Indépendants and the Salon d'Automne in 1912. His first solo show was held in 1914 at Der Sturm gallery in Berlin.

Chagall visited Russia in 1914 and was prevented from returning to Paris by the outbreak of war. He settled in Vitebsk, where he was appointed Commissar for Art in 1918. He founded the Vitebsk Popular Art School and directed it until disagreements with the Suprematists resulted in his resignation in 1920. He moved to Moscow and executed his first stage designs for the State Jewish Chamber Theater there. After a sojourn in Berlin, Chagall returned to Paris in 1923.

During World War II Chagall fled to the United States. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, gave him a retrospective in 1946. He settled permanently in France in 1948 and exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, and London. In 1951 he visited Israel and executed his first sculptures. The following year the artist traveled in Greece and Italy. During the 1960s Chagall continued to travel widely, often in association with large-scale commissions he received. Among these were: windows for the synagogue of the Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem (1962); a ceiling for the Paris Opéra (1964); a window for the United Nations building, New York (1964); murals for the Metropolitan Opera House, New York (1967); and windows for the cathedral in Metz, France (1968). An exhibition of the artist's work from 1967 to 1977 was held at the Musée du Louvre, Paris, in 1977-78.

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Marc Chagall

Russian-French, 1887-1985

The Jerusalem Windows: Tribe of Zebulun

print (final model, gouache and collage), 86/150, 19 ¼" x 27 ¼"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1980

Marc Chagall was born in Vitebsk, Russia. From 1907 to 1910 he studied in Saint Petersburg, at the Imperial Society for the Protection of the Arts, and later with Léon Bakst. In 1910 he moved to Paris, where he associated with Guillaume Apollinaire and Robert Delaunay and encountered Fauvism and Cubism. He participated in the Salon des Indépendants and the Salon d'Automne in 1912. His first solo show was held in 1914 at Der Sturm gallery in Berlin.

Chagall visited Russia in 1914 and was prevented from returning to Paris by the outbreak of war. He settled in Vitebsk, where he was appointed Commissar for Art in 1918. He founded the Vitebsk Popular Art School and directed it until disagreements with the Suprematists resulted in his resignation in 1920. He moved to Moscow and executed his first stage designs for the State Jewish Chamber Theater there. After a sojourn in Berlin, Chagall returned to Paris in 1923.

During World War II Chagall fled to the United States. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, gave him a retrospective in 1946. He settled permanently in France in 1948 and exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, and London. In 1951 he visited Israel and executed his first sculptures. The following year the artist traveled in Greece and Italy. During the 1960s Chagall continued to travel widely, often in association with large-scale commissions he received. Among these were: windows for the synagogue of the Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem (1962); a ceiling for the Paris Opéra (1964); a window for the United Nations building, New York (1964); murals for the Metropolitan Opera House, New York (1967); and windows for the cathedral in Metz, France (1968). An exhibition of the artist's work from 1967 to 1977 was held at the Musée du Louvre, Paris, in 1977-78.

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Michael Challenger

British 20th C, 1939 -

Crystal Set, 1968

serigraph, 68/75, 22 ½" x 29 ½"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1968

Mike Challenger was born in Kent in 1939, and after making his way to London studied at Goldsmiths College, and the Slade School of Art, as well as going on to teach at both institutions. Michael is most well-known for the paintings and prints he produced throughout the 1960's and 70's often depicting interior spaces with hallucinatory geometric effects that play with one's perception, employing an impressive array of tonal and formal twists. He has had many shows both here and abroad including Italy, America and Germany, and his paintings and prints are held in numerous public and private collections, including the V&A and Tate Britain.

Challenger's work is a powerful interplay of op-art and constructivism. His graphic work evokes the counter- play of shapes, forms and color of his predecessors, including Albers and Escher; but in a stronger and yet playful way. He uses simple units and the flat, hard-edged colours are deployed with cool detachment and clear-cut geometric shapes.

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Joseph Victor Roux Champion

French, 1871-1953

Figure

etching, 8 ¾" x 10 ½"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1983

Aliases: Victor Roux-Champion

Victor-Joseph Roux-Champion was a French painter and engraver (printmaker) born in Chaumont (Haute-Marne, Champagne-Ardenne region) France in 1871. Privileged witness to the artistic upheavals of the late nineteenth century, Roux-Champion studied at the Académie Julian and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, where he became life-long friends with fellow students who became celebrated painters including Henri Matisse, Georges Rouault and Albert Marquet. Roux-Champion was influenced by a wide range of artistic movements from Impressionism to Fauvism and was sometimes drawn to the audacity of the Nabis. Technically curious, he did not adhere to any one style or system. Beginning with painting and later embracing ceramics, it was in watercolor and engraving that he found his greatest achievement. His watercolors, washed extensively, are characterized by spontaneity and great freedom of expression; they are justly praised for their charm. Frequently working in small formats the artist acquired strength by simplifying his means and expressing nothing but the essential with color in flat tints and a line that functions to foster comprehensibility. He died in Vars (Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region) France in 1953.

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Antonio Clave

Spanish, 1913-1972

Fish

Colored lithograph, illustration from "Eloge", 39/98, 18" x 11 ½"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1969

Antonio Clave was born in Barcelona and was a Spanish master painter, printmaker, sculptor, and stage designer. His work evolved from a baroque, ornamental style to a pure, minimal aesthetic. In his later years, his work is completely abstract, employing expressive lines and exploring the boundaries of shading, texture and color. Trained at the School of Fine Arts, Barcelona, his works are influenced by artists such as Bonnard, Vuillard, and Rouault. He is best known for his lyrical abstractions, works which combine paint with collage. His theatrical designs have appeared on stages around the world, as well as in numerous films. His works include sets for opera, theater, and ballet, most notably for Roland Pettit's ballet company.

Selected museums and collections include: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Museo Patio Herreriano de Valladolid, Spain; Tate Gallery, London; -Museo de Bellas artes de Bilbao; Museum of Modern Art, Paris; Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; and British Museum, London.

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Antonio Clave

Spanish, 1913-1972

Gargantua

Color lithograph, 127-129-14, 10" x 13"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1969

Antonio Clave was born in Barcelona and was a Spanish master painter, printmaker, sculptor, and stage designer. His work evolved from a baroque, ornamental style to a pure, minimal aesthetic. In his later years, his work is completely abstract, employing expressive lines and exploring the boundaries of shading, texture and color. Trained at the School of Fine Arts, Barcelona, his works are influenced by artists such as Bonnard, Vuillard, and Rouault. He is best known for his lyrical abstractions, works which combine paint with collage. His theatrical designs have appeared on stages around the world, as well as in numerous films. His works include sets for opera, theater, and ballet, most notably for Roland Pettit's ballet company.

Selected museums and collections include: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Museo Patio Herreriano de Valladolid, Spain; Tate Gallery, London; -Museo de Bellas artes de Bilbao; Museum of Modern Art, Paris; Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; and British Museum, London.

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Guy Coheleach

20TH C. American, 1933 -

Purple Gallinule

print, 11" x 14 ½"

Wayne State College Foundation donated; by Ernest Kovarik, April 1985

Guy Coheleach was bron in New York City. His paintings have received the Society of Animal Artists Award of Excellence an unprecedented eight times. This most prestigious honor is awarded by curators and professors of fine art from museums and universities across America. His work has been exhibited across the United States and includes exhibits in: the National Collection of Fine Art, The White House, The Corcoran Gallery, and the Royal Ontario Museum. Visiting Heads of State have received his American Eagle print, and he was the first Western artist to exhibit it Peking after World War II.

The subject of two films "Guy Coheleach and the Bald Eagle" and "Quest: An Artist and His Prey," he has also been the focus of articles in READER'S DIGEST, SATURDAY EVENING POST, as well as numerous regional art and wildlife magazines. "THE BIG CATS:THE PAINTING OF GUY COHELEACH" by Abrams was a Book of the Month Club selection in 1982." Both it and his "COHELEACH: MASTER OF THE WILD" are out of print. "GUY COHELEACH'S ANIMAL ART" by DDR Publishing is still available. Coheleach also wrote and published a book, "THE AFRICAN LION AS MANEATER" in 2004 which has garnered rave reviews.

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T. Coleman

Spanish Pottery and Cactus

Color print, 21 1/4 " x 16"

Wayne State College Foundation

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T. Coleman

Flowering Cacti

Color print, 21 1/4 "x 16"

Wayne State College Foundation

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Warrington Colescott

American, 1921 -

Mother's Day

Color etching, 6/30, 21" x 15 ¾"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1968

Warrington Colescott was born in Oakland, California and attended the University of California Berkeley with influences in comic strips and active on student publications and the campus humor magazine. In 1942 he was an artillery officer in the wartime army and in 1946 returned to Berkeley for his Master of Arts degree in painting. He first made prints while teaching at a college in Long Beach, California. After joining the staff of the University of Wisconsin in 1949 his interest in prints increased. Colescott's screen prints of this period were widely exhibited and he was a member of the National Serigraph Society. A Fulbright Fellowship took him to London in 1957 to work at the Slade School of Art (University of London) with the distinguished English etcher, Anthony Gross. Caught up by the attraction of intaglio he began to explore ways to join traditional etching methods with silk screen and relief color printing techniques. This research continued in Wisconsin, as he initiated a teaching studio in etching/intaglio printmaking, with a concentration in color work. His work can be found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art.

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Jack Coughlin

American, 1932

To The Sea

etching, AP, 20 ½" x 17"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1968

Jack Coughlin was born in Greenwich, Connecticut. He attended the Rhode Island School of Design and the Art Students League in New York. Coughlin is well known for his strong portraits of literary figures and musicians. His prints, drawings and watercolors have been exhibited widely across the United States and Europe. They are in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the National Collection of Fine Arts in Washington D.C. He is well known for his prints of literary figures but has also a large body of work utilizing animals, birds of prey and grotesques in addition to his current passion for drawing musicians Coughlin is Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Cindia Carlson

Wayne, NE, Wayne State College art alum

Pink Flamingos

Acrylic painting, 66" x 40"

Wayne State Foundation acquisition as a student

Cindia achieved a BS Art/Business from WSC, a BFA Painting/Drawing from UN-L, and an MFA in Art from UN-L / SAIC. She has worked as preparator at Sheldon Art Museum and several Galleries, as Exhibits Technician at Morrill Hall Natural History Museum, Instructor of Art at Art Institutes International, Colby Community College, Southeast Community College, A/V Tech and Computer Tech at LPS-North Star H.S.

Cindia feels that the combination of beautiful Arizona landscapes, cultural communities and excitement of living in a supportive arts community has renewed her desire to create. She is currently working in-studio and teaching college full time!

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SALVADOR DALI

Spanish, 1904-1989

Untitled

etching, XX/XX

Wayne State College purchase, 1975

Salvador Dali, born in Figueres, Spain, is among the most versatile and prolific artists of the twentieth century. Though chiefly remembered for his painterly output, in the course of his long career he successfully turned to sculpture, printmaking, fashion, advertising, writing, and, perhaps most famously, filmmaking in his collaborations with Luis Bunuel and Alfred Hitchcock. Dali was renowned for his flamboyant personality as much as for his undeniable technical virtuosity. In his early use of organic morphology, his work bears the stamp of fellow Spaniards Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró. His paintings also evince a fascination for Classical and Renaissance art, clearly visible through his hyper-realistic style and religious symbolism of his later work. Dali is most often associated with the Surrealist movement, despite his formal expulsion from the group in 1934 for his reactionary political views.

Freudian theory underpins Dali's attempts at forging a formal and visual language capable of rendering his dreams and hallucinations. These account for some of the iconic and now ubiquitous images through which Dali achieved tremendous fame during his lifetime.

Obsessive themes of eroticism, death, and decay permeate Dali's work, reflecting his familiarity with and synthesis of the psychoanalytical theories of his time.

Dali's manner of revealing the gap between reality and illusion influenced all manner of modern artists. Beyond developing his own symbolic language, Dali elaborated a way to represent the inner mind. He is considered one of the major Surrealists who used shock and unease to illustrate moments of pleasure, and in this his work remains highly contemporary. Though some second generation Surrealists, like Joseph Cornell, continued working in representational modes, other artists, like many Abstract Expressionists, drew on Dali's belief in mining the subconscious.

"Knowing how to look is a way of inventing."

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SALVADOR DALI

Spain, 1904 - 1989

Invisible Man

lithograph, 83/350, 27" x 38"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by Gordon Cook , WSC alumnus, 1998

Salvador Dali, born in Figueres, Spain, is among the most versatile and prolific artists of the twentieth century. Though chiefly remembered for his painterly output, in the course of his long career he successfully turned to sculpture, printmaking, fashion, advertising, writing, and, perhaps most famously, filmmaking in his collaborations with Luis Bunuel and Alfred Hitchcock. Dali was renowned for his flamboyant personality as much as for his undeniable technical virtuosity. In his early use of organic morphology, his work bears the stamp of fellow Spaniards Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró. His paintings also evince a fascination for Classical and Renaissance art, clearly visible through his hyper-realistic style and religious symbolism of his later work. Dali is most often associated with the Surrealist movement, despite his formal expulsion from the group in 1934 for his reactionary political views.

Freudian theory underpins Dali's attempts at forging a formal and visual language capable of rendering his dreams and hallucinations. These account for some of the iconic and now ubiquitous images through which Dali achieved tremendous fame during his lifetime.

Obsessive themes of eroticism, death, and decay permeate Dali's work, reflecting his familiarity with and synthesis of the psychoanalytical theories of his time.

Dali's manner of revealing the gap between reality and illusion influenced all manner of modern artists. Beyond developing his own symbolic language, Dali elaborated a way to represent the inner mind. He is considered one of the major Surrealists who used shock and unease to illustrate moments of pleasure, and in this his work remains highly contemporary. Though some second generation Surrealists, like Joseph Cornell, continued working in representational modes, other artists, like many Abstract Expressionists, drew on Dali's belief in mining the subconscious.

"Knowing how to look is a way of inventing."

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EUGENE DELACROIX

French, 1798 -1863

Tigre Couche Dane Le Desert

etching, 5 5/8" x 3 7/8"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

Eugene Delacroix was a French painter and draftsman born in the Paris area. His paintings were impressionistic like with both modern and classic styles incorporated in them. The poet, Lord Byron and the landscape painter, Constable, influenced him. His subject matters include: religion, history, romance, people, and his own life. After his death in 1863, it was discovered that he made over 850 oil paintings and 2000 watercolors and drawings.

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RICHARD DEMARCO

Scottish, 1930 -

Victoria Gozo

etching, S., Ed. 56/75

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1968

Richard Demarco was born in Edinburgh. He studied at the Edinburgh College of Art and was also a professor at Kingston University in London. His drawings and watercolor paintings have Scottish and European influences and a contemporary style. He uses landscapes and architecture for most of his subject matters. His contributions to contemporary art have been awarded several times. Demarco has been awarded the Polish Gold Order of Merit, the Cavaliere della Republica d'Italia, the Chevalier des Arts et Lettres de France and the Order of the British Empire. He has also been heavily involved in the Edinburgh Festival, which is the largest art festival in the world.

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DON DERNOVICH

American, 1942 -

Fish Tale

Oil on canvas, 68" x 51"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 1983

Don Dernovich was born in Wyoming. He received his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Wyoming and his Master of Fine Arts at Fort Hays State University. Dernovich is best known for his oil and watercolor paintings. He uses nature as one of his main subjects along with atmosphere and seasons. Some of his work can be found in the Museum of Nebraska Art. His work can be seen in books Splash 4 and Splash 5 and Painting Light and Shadow by Northlight Books, the Best of Watercolor books: Painting Places and Painting Color by Rockport Publishers, and the "American Artist" magazine. He is also a member of the National Watercolor Society.

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JENNIFER DICKSON

Britain, 1936 –

Nemesis, 1966

etching and aquatint, 30/30, 10" x 28"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

Jennifer Dickson was born in Piet, Retief, South Africa. She began to study art in college at Goldsmith's College of Art in London. She later founded and directed the graduate printmaking college at Brighton University. Dickson is best known for her paintings and prints, but currently she is expressing herself through photography. She uses nature, people, and her own life as subjects and also likes to express gender roles within her work. Several pieces of her work are featured in the Royal Academy of Art, the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and many other international museums mainly in the United Kingdom and Canada.

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JENNIFER DICKSON

British born in South Africa, 1936

Song of Solomon,

("Rise up, my love, and come away, for, to,
the winter is past, the flowers appear on earth")

Color etching, 4/30, 25" x 26"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1966

Jennifer Dickson was born in Piet, Retief, South Africa. She began to study art in college at Goldsmith's College of Art in London. She later founded and directed the graduate printmaking college at Brighton University. Dickson is best known for her paintings and prints, but currently she is expressing herself through photography. She uses nature, people, and her own life as subjects and also likes to express gender roles within her work. Several pieces of her work are featured in the Royal Academy of Art, the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and many other international museums mainly in the United Kingdom and Canada.

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KAREN DIENSTBIER

American

Sage with Fall Grasses

Watercolor, 29" x 22"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 1983

Karen Dienstbier lived and worked in Nebraska. Her specialty is botany and she often known for her mod botanic and richly colored design. She works primarily in gouache and watercolor.

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JORGE DUMAS

Uruguayan American, 1928-1985

Pescadores

lithograph, 32/300, 25 5/8" x 18"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1982

Jorge Dumas was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1928. He moved to the United States in 1960. He received his education from Taller Torres Garcia.

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TERENCE DUREN

Shelby, NE, 1907-1968

Landscape (one of three)

Pencil drawing, 10" x 8"

Wayne State College Foundation donated by Patricia Stander, WSC alumnus, 1985

Terence Duren was born in Shelby, Nebraska in 1907. He started to paint at the age of six when he was diagnosed with polio. Duren studied at The Art Institute of Chicago, Ecole des Beaux Arts in France, and Kunstgewerbe Schule in Austria. After the studies he taught at The Art Institute of Chicago, the Cleveland Institute of Art, and Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He was known for most of his regionalist works. Duren's was chosen for Portrait of America, Where his exhibit toured to eight different museums around the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Some other project that Duren did was design set for an opera company in Cleveland, design costumes for the production of "Peer Gynt" at a fair in New York. Terence Duren died on September 28, 1968 in Columbus, Nebraska at the age of 61.

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TERENCE DUREN

Shelby, NE, 1907-1968

Landscape (one of three)

Pencil drawing, 10" x 8"

Wayne State College Foundation donated by Patricia Stander, WSC alumnus, 1985

Terence Duren was born in Shelby, Nebraska in 1907. He started to paint at the age of six when he was diagnosed with polio. Duren studied at The Art Institute of Chicago, Ecole des Beaux Arts in France, and Kunstgewerbe Schule in Austria. After the studies he taught at The Art Institute of Chicago, the Cleveland Institute of Art, and Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He was known for most of his regionalist works. Duren's was chosen for Portrait of America, Where his exhibit toured to eight different museums around the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Some other project that Duren did was design set for an opera company in Cleveland, design costumes for the production of "Peer Gynt" at a fair in New York. Terence Duren died on September 28, 1968 in Columbus, Nebraska at the age of 61.

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TERENCE DUREN

Shelby, NE, 1907-1968

Landscape (one of three)

Pencil drawing, 10"x 8"

Wayne State College Foundation donated by Patricia Stander, WSC alumnus, 1985

Terence Duren was born in Shelby, Nebraska in 1907. He started to paint at the age of six when he was diagnosed with polio. Duren studied at The Art Institute of Chicago, Ecole des Beaux Arts in France, and Kunstgewerbe Schule in Austria. After the studies he taught at The Art Institute of Chicago, the Cleveland Institute of Art, and Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He was known for most of his regionalist works. Duren's was chosen for Portrait of America, Where his exhibit toured to eight different museums around the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Some other project that Duren did was design set for an opera company in Cleveland, design costumes for the production of "Peer Gynt" at a fair in New York. Terence Duren died on September 28, 1968 in Columbus, Nebraska at the age of 61.

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BAILEY DAHLKOETTER

WSC Art and Design major

Earthwork Apocalypse

print, 2011

Wayne State College Deans and VPAA purchase award, 2011

Bailey Dahlkoetter was born in Stanton, Nebraska in March 1990. She graduated from Wayne State College in December 2012 with a major in art.

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LYNN DOBSON

Wayne State College Art Alum, 1971, Iowa

Blue Abstract

Acrylic painting

No additional info at this time.

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LYNN DOBSON

Wayne State College Art Alum, 1971, Iowa

Gradated Black Abstract

Acrylic painting

No additional info at this time.

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DON RICHARD ECKELBERRY

20TH C. American wildlife artist, 1921-2001

Red-bellied Woodpecker

print, 11" x 14"

Wayne State College Foundation donated by Ernest Kovarik, April 1985

Don Richard Eckelberry was born in Serbring, Ohio. Eckelberry is recognized around the United States by his paintings of birds. His uncle, Viktor Schreckengost, would take him hunting and he began studying the birds he hunted and with binoculars he was able to study them from afar. At the age of 15, he had created a bird club and was writing for nature columns for newspapers. Eckelberry, later, studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, and traveled to Florida and California to continue studying birds. He began to do paintings of birds and traveled around the country to find new species.

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FRANK ECKMAIR

American, 1930 -2012

Butternut Valley

Woodcut, 42/100, 16" x 14"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1966

Frank Eckmair was born in Norwich, New York. He started drawing early in his years and attended New Haven art school in Connecticut. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree graduated from the University of Iowa. He taught in public school. He then served for the United States Air Force in Korea. Following service he went to Ohio University for his MFA in printmaking. Eckmair taught as a professor at Buffalo State University. He always helped the community in some sort of way when it involved art. He retired in 1995 from teaching and focused on his art. He is recognized for his landscape prints.

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LOU ELL

NEBRASKAland Artist

Down in the Valley
– Crawford, NE

Photograph, Grayflex camera

Wayne State College Foundation

Lou Ell was a NEBRASKAland photographer. Photographers make reference to his process used; however, we have been unable to find additional information at this time.

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LOU ELL

NEBRASKAland Artist

Smith Falls - Valentine, NE

Photograph, Mamiyaflex camera

Wayne State College Foundation

Lou Ell was a NEBRASKAland photographer. Photographers make reference to his process used; however, we have been unable to find additional information at this time.

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Prof. Ezerman

WSC music professor at NE Normal College, 1892

Ezerman's Homeland

Pastel, 20" x 12"

Wayne State College Foundation donated by Mildred Witt

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BOB EMSER

American

Prairie Wind

Painted metal and polycarbonate

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2008

Bob Emser is an international sculptor, with exhibits on 4 continents, 7 countries and 27 states in the U.S. His extensive body of work, dating back to 1978, can be seen in cities and municipalities, sculpture parks, museums and institutions of higher learning. During his 30+ year career he has served as a visiting artist and has taught at several universities, held a tenured professorship As a strong art advocate he founded a not-for-profit art center that is still in existence, served as the executive director of Chicago's international sculpture exhibition, Pier Walk. He was the founding and past president of Chicago Sculpture International, the local affiliate of International Sculpture Center, on whose Board of Directors he has served. In a review in Art in America (May 2006) Emser's work was described as "complex and challenging with its own distinctive personality". Bob focuses his full time efforts creating sculptures for public and private spaces.

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STEVEN ELLIOTT

Wayne State College professor

Reverberation, Lyle E. Seymour Heritage Plaza

200' x 60', Colored Concrete

Wayne State College 1% for Art commission, 2010

Steve Elliott was born in Quantico, Virginia. After serving a four-year active duty tour in the Marine Corps and extensive travel experiences overseas, he received his B.F.A. from the University of Kansas and his M.F.A. from the University of Maryland. His large-scale sculptures and mixed-media works have been included in more than sixty exhibitions and collaborations in twenty-three states nationwide, including the ARC Gallery in Chicago, Illinois and 516 ARTS in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recent international exhibits include the Manoa Art Gallery in Honolulu, Hawaii and a collaboration with the Zentral Bibliothek in Zurich, Switzerland. Steve is currently a Professor of Art and Chair of the Department of Art and Design at Wayne State College in Nebraska where he teaches sculpture, drawing and design.

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STEVEN ELLIOTT

Wayne State College professor

Replication, 2003

Wood

On loan from the artist

Steve Elliott was born in Quantico, Virginia. After serving a four-year active duty tour in the Marine Corps and extensive travel experiences overseas, he received his B.F.A. from the University of Kansas and his M.F.A. from the University of Maryland. His large-scale sculptures and mixed-media works have been included in more than sixty exhibitions and collaborations in twenty-three states nationwide, including the ARC Gallery in Chicago, Illinois and 516 ARTS in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recent international exhibits include the Manoa Art Gallery in Honolulu, Hawaii and a collaboration with the Zentral Bibliothek in Zurich, Switzerland. Steve is currently a Professor of Art and Chair of the Department of Art and Design at Wayne State College in Nebraska where he teaches sculpture, drawing and design.

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LAWRENCE C. FAUDEL

Hideaway Range

Plaque, 22" x 19"

Wayne State College Foundation; Yale Kessler Art Collection, 1973

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ZEKI FINDIKOGLU

Turkey, 1946

Kilim II, 1983

serigraph, 17" x 21"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1983

Zeki Findikoglu was born in Iznik, Turkey. He lived in virtually every region of the Anatolian Peninsula. The rich variety of cultural and artistic traditions in Turkey developed into a lifelong interest. Zeki moved to the United Sates in 1973.

A professional artist since 1970 and an art professor since 1977, Zeki has gained international acclaim. His highly stylized paintings and prints incorporate Turkish culture and artistic contentions, extending them with a modern artistic vocabulary to provide a bridge between ancient and contemporary art.

Zeki Findikoglu (FOT) creates "highly stylized paintings and prints that incorporate Turkish culture and artistic contentions, extending them with a modern artistic vocabulary to provide a bridge between ancient and contemporary art." 

Following are several resources either illustrated, written or both by Findikoglu.

Popular Turkish Love Lyrics & Folk Legends is an illustrated anthology of Turkish folk poetry and legends  Translated by Talat Halman's and illustrated with Zeki Findikoglu's vibrant serigraphs. Turkish Folk Tales: Bird Of Heaven / Siblings (Volume 1) Findikoglu, Zeki, author and illustrator. The book contains two folktales, "Bird of Heaven" and "Siblings", which were told to the author by his mother. The accompanying artworks were created as limited edition prints.

Turkish Sufi Poems and The Turkish Tales of Nasrettin Hoca, by Zeki Findikoglu

The Tales of Nasrettin Hoca by Aziz Nesin, Talat Halman (Translator), Zeki Findikoglu (Illustrator)

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GERALD FITREMANN

French, 1946 -

Hector

Color intaglio, 34/70, 22" x 30"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1970

Gerard Fitremann abandoned his role as a master printer in 1970 to concentrate exclusively on his own distinctive art work. It was clear to art critics and dealers that a potentially large talent was rising on the art horizon.  Steadily creating a large body of work -- etchings, watercolors and paintings -- in Paris, Fitremann's reputation began to take hold and his art quickly appeared and was sold first in galleries and then in the international art fairs.

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BRYAN FOSSITER

Elderly Man with Pipe

Pencil drawing, 7" x 9"

Wayne State College Foundation; Yale Kessler Art Collection, 1965

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BRYAN FOSSITER

Elderly Lady

Pencil drawing, 7" x 9"

Wayne State College Foundation; Yale Kessler Art Collection, 1965

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RAY H. FRENCH

American, 1919-2000

Sun Shines on ALL

Inkless intaglio with stencil cutouts, 36/50

Wayne State College

Ray H. French's art included engravings, etchings, embossings, and graphic constructions. Originally a student of the John Herron School of Art, French received his masters degree in 1948 from the University of Iowa where he excelled under the mentorship of celebrated printmaker Mauricio Lasansky . After becoming a professor of art at DePauw University in 1948, he continued his education at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, Italy and the Hobart School of Welding Technology in the 1960s.

Since 1944, French exhibited in many national and international exhibitions including 86 one-man exhibitions in the United States and Italy.  Over his lifetime, he also received many grants and honors including over 58 prizes and purchase awards. Specifically, French was awarded an Eli Lily Grant for an extensive tour in Europe in 1961 and received a Ford Foundation Grant in 1969 to develop a new medium in printmaking known as graphic construction. Today, French's work is in over 500 collections including: The Museum of Modern Art, the Library of Congress, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Biliotheque Nationale, the Brooklyn Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, the New York Public Library, and the Boston Public Library.

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CARLOS FREY

WSC art faculty, 1966-75

Three-section mural

Oil, 1985

Wayne State College Foundation

Carlos Frey, born in Oklahoma and raised in Kansas received his art education at the University of Kansas. In 1966 Frey moved to Nebraska to teach art at Wayne State College. Except for 10 years of college teaching Frey has created art full time operating out of his own studios.

While his academic training was in sculpture, painting has been his passion for 40 years

For 20 years, Frey painted portraits, many of these created in public at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Currently, Frey is taking a sabbatical from portraits and directing his energies to painting various subjects that satisfy his love of light, color, and shapes. Frey's favorite painting mediums are pastel, acrylic and oil.

Recently, Frey teamed up with William Kloefkorn, Nebraska State Poet, to create a book containing 52 of Carlos' Native American paintings and 52 Kloefkorn poems. The book titled "Still Life Moving" is the first of several books Frey and Kloefkorn have planned. The book is available from the Wayne State College Press...and from Amazon.com. Frey and Kloefkorn give slideshow presentations where Frey talks about his paintings and Kloefkorn reads several of his painting inspired poems.

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DANA FRITZ

American, 1970

"Untitled" #18 of
series "Divide and Conquer", 1999

Silver print on paper, 11" x 14"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

Dana Fritz was born in 1970 on February 17th in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended the Kansas City Art Institute where she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts and Arizona State University where she received her Masters of Fine Arts. Dana is a photographic artist where she mainly focuses on nature and natural landscapes. She was inspired by the work and teaching of photographer Mark Klett, who famously photographed scenes visited by the first photographic surveys of the West in the 1860s and 1870s. "It is more important for me to show than to sell my work," says Dana. Her work can also be seen at the Sheldon Art Museum.

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DANA FRITZ

American, 1970 -

"Untitled" #17 of
series "Divide and Conquer", 1999

Silver print on paper, 11" x 14"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

Dana Fritz was born in 1970 on February 17th in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended the Kansas City Art Institute where she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts and Arizona State University where she received her Masters of Fine Arts. Dana is a photographic artist where she mainly focuses on nature and natural landscapes. She was inspired by the work and teaching of photographer Mark Klett, who famously photographed scenes visited by the first photographic surveys of the West in the 1860s and 1870s. "It is more important for me to show than to sell my work," says Dana. Her work can also be seen at the Sheldon Art Museum.

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DANA FRITZ

American, 1970 -

"Untitled" #35 of
series "Divide and Conquer", 1999

Silver print on paper, 11" x 14"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

Dana Fritz was born in 1970 on February 17th in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended the Kansas City Art Institute where she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts and Arizona State University where she received her Masters of Fine Arts. Dana is a photographic artist where she mainly focuses on nature and natural landscapes. She was inspired by the work and teaching of photographer Mark Klett, who famously photographed scenes visited by the first photographic surveys of the West in the 1860s and 1870s. "It is more important for me to show than to sell my work," says Dana. Her work can also be seen at the Sheldon Art Museum.

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DANA FRITZ

American, 1970 -

"Believable to the Touch"
#13 of series "Divide and Conquer", 1999

Silver print on paper, 11" x 14"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

Dana Fritz was born in 1970 on February 17th in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended the Kansas City Art Institute where she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts and Arizona State University where she received her Masters of Fine Arts. Dana is a photographic artist where she mainly focuses on nature and natural landscapes. She was inspired by the work and teaching of photographer Mark Klett, who famously photographed scenes visited by the first photographic surveys of the West in the 1860s and 1870s. "It is more important for me to show than to sell my work," says Dana. Her work can also be seen at the Sheldon Art Museum.

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DANA FRITZ

American, 1970 -

"Untitled" #15 of
series "Divide and Conquer", 1999

Silver print on paper, 11" x 14"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

Dana Fritz was born in 1970 on February 17th in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended the Kansas City Art Institute where she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts and Arizona State University where she received her Masters of Fine Arts. Dana is a photographic artist where she mainly focuses on nature and natural landscapes. She was inspired by the work and teaching of photographer Mark Klett, who famously photographed scenes visited by the first photographic surveys of the West in the 1860s and 1870s. "It is more important for me to show than to sell my work," says Dana. Her work can also be seen at the Sheldon Art Museum.

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ARTHUR GEISERT

American, 1941 -

Ark V

etching, 71" x 47", with book

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 1983

Arthur Geisert was born in Dallas, Texas, and grew up in Los Angeles. Though many of his works' subject matter are pigs, Geisert claimed he never even saw a pig until he was "grown up." He began his career as a teacher, but soon discovered that his real calling was art. Geisert attended the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles where he was trained as a sculptor and learned to etch. Early in his career, Geisert etched in his spare time. He gradually built up a business in prints, and after many rejections, began to publish children's picture books. His first big break came at a Boston Print Makers member show where an editor from Houghton Mifflin asked to see more of his work and passed it along to the children's editor. Pa's Balloon and Other Pig Tales was published in 1984, featuring Geisert's etchings.. He has said that he tries to combine a classic etching style with humor and narrative.. Geisert currently resides in Bernard, Iowa with his wife (2013).

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FRANCISCO DE GOYA

Spanish, 1746-1828

The Shame Faced Man

aquatint, 6" x 9"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Francisco de Goya was born in Fuendetodos, Spain. He began studying painting around the age of fourteen and was a student of José Luzán Martínez. At first, Goya learned by imitation. He copied the works of great masters, such as Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez and Rembrandt van Rijn. In 1770 he sought to further his art education and traveled to Italy. In Rome, Goya studied the classic works. In 1779, Goya won a competition and became the painter to the royal court. He continued to rise in status, receiving admission into the Royal Academy of San Fernando the following year. Goya began to establish a reputation as a portrait artist, winning commissions from many in royal circles. In 1792, Goya became completely deaf after suffering from an unknown illness. His style began to change and though he was not commissioned, he began to paint various portraits of women from all walks of life. As his fame as an artist grew, Goya was named the director of the Royal Academy in 1795. Although he was now considered a "royal"; he began working on a series of etchings which have been viewed as his commentary on the corruption, greed, and repression that was happening in his country.

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HARRY GRAY

Wayne State College art alum, 1978

Cow and Hay

Acrylic painting

Wayne State College Art acquisition, 1978

Harry Gray is a Nebraskan painter. He graduated from Wayne State College in 1978, and went on to receive his Masters in Art Education in the Rhode Island School of Design. Currently, he has been teaching art for 33 years. He is very interested in landscapes, portraits, and wildlife and is influenced by the styles of Impressionism, Realism, Surrealism, and the "plein-air" method. He currently teaches high school art at South Sioux City Community Schools and lives in Le Mars, Iowa (2013).

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PETER GREEN

British, 1933

Night Rose #3, 1966

Block print, AP #3, 17" x 32"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1966

Peter Green studied at Brighton College of Art and the Institute of Education University of London. Having qualified as a teacher he initially taught at a secondary school in East London where he established a thriving school printing press, producing small books and original prints. During this time he developed his own work as a printmaker and was elected to membership of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers in 1958.

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ANTONIO GUANSE

Spanish, 1926 -

Untitled

Embossed lithograph, 351/375, 21" x 17"

Wayne State College Foundation

Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1980

      Antonio Guanse was born in Spain. He was primarily a painter who specialized in portraits and landscapes. He studied in the Balearic Islands from 1948 to 1958. During this time he observed and painted fisherman and farmers. He was inspired by the works of Rembrandt and Goya, and later Van Gogh and Picasso.

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MARY JO HORNING

American Contemporary, Omaha, NE

Weaving wall hanging

Purchased for Wayne State College Foundation by InterNorth from "Horizons" art exhibit for Wayne Centennial 1984

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GEORGE J. HAUTZINGER

Omaha, NE, 1872 -

Trails End at Scotts Bluff

Oil painting

Wayne State College Foundation, print donated in 1972 by WSC Faculty and Staff to honor Yale Kessler, Library Director, 1939-1971

1960 Mrs. Bright, WSC (Anna B. Bright: 1912-1917 head librarian and director) attended the 50th Anniversary of Wayne State College and to be acquisitioned was "Trail's End at Scott's Bluff" by George J. Hautzinger

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DENNIS HAWKINS

British, 1925 -

Thgil, 1968

serigraph, 42/50

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1969

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R. HAWKINS

Field Night: Plaque:"The Wheelwrights"

Watercolor,21" x 13"

Wayne State College Foundation

Yale Kessler Art Collection, 1965

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STANLEY WILLIAM HAYTER

English, 1901-1988

Intersterence

Color lithograph, S. Ed. 75, 17" x 20"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Stanley Williams Hayter was born in London, Englan. He first had a scientific education at King's College in London, and further studied at the New School for Social Research in New York. He decided he wanted to be a painter instead of a chemist and began working on paintings. Upon his return to England he exhibited his work with success. He moved to Paris and established a unique printmaking workshop, which later became known as the world famous Atelier 17. What made it so successful was that it wasn't based on "master with pupil" like most workshops, but more open to any artist, inexperienced or experienced, that shared ideas and united together to explore more in depth about the medium. During this time his work was recognizable. He focused a lot on surrealism and his themes were often mythological. After the war, Hayter moved Atelier to Greenwich Village. Thanks to the GI Bill, many American artist went to Atelier and it was through them the influence of print workshops and art-schools spread to the U.S. It was a bit later that Hayter became known as one of the founders of Abstract Expressionism. He had been awarded many awards through-out his lifetime, some including Légion d'honneur in recognition of his services to French art, British recognition came in the form of an OBE and an honorary RA. He had also written two books that became a must have for any artist wanting to be a printmaker: "New Ways of Gravure" and "About Prints."

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WILLIAM JR. HEZLEF

American

Autumn Sunshine

Engraving, 8/10, 7" x 5"

Wayne State College Foundation acquisition

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WILLIAM JR. HEZLEF

American

Summertime

Engraving, 8/10, 7" x 5"

Wayne State College Foundation acquisition

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HOI

French-Indo China-Vietnamese: Contemporary

Les Olseaux

lithograph, 118/325, 21" x 16"

Wayne State College Foundation

Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1983

Although he was born in French Indochina, Hoi is a thoroughly Westernized Oriental. He has, in his art, combined the best of both worlds - the poetic tranquility of the East with the vibrancy and excitement of the West. His landscape lithographs illustrate this integration of cultures. In creating a landscape, Hoi chooses natural forms which are occidental. He often includes the tree, such as poplars, elms and scrub pine, and the animals are deer, dogs, and foxes. And behind these images run large areas of pure water.

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HOI

French-Indo China contemporary

Paysage Auches

lithograph, 118/325, 17" x 21"

Wayne State College Foundation

Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1983

Although he was born in French Indochina, Hoi is a thoroughly Westernized Oriental. He has, in his art, combined the best of both worlds - the poetic tranquility of the East with the vibrancy and excitement of the West. His landscape lithographs illustrate this integration of cultures. In creating a landscape, Hoi chooses natural forms which are occidental. He often includes the tree, such as poplars, elms and scrub pine, and the animals are deer, dogs, and foxes. And behind these images run large areas of pure water.

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DAN F. HOWARD

American, 1931 -

Near Winona 3

Oil, 58" x 51"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 1983

Dan Howard was born in Iowa. He received his education from the University of Iowa. He draws influence from artists such as Caravaggio, Rembrandt, De Kooning, and the German Neo-Expressionists. Expressive is a great adjective to describe Howard's painting style. Vibrant, raw colors deck the canvas in staccato sweeps and sudden strokes. His work toes the line of abstract and representational art. His landscapes and figures are full of life and movement. "I have to shake myself up from time to time, to keep myself from getting stale and from getting overconfident from what I do," Howard said. He continues to find new and innovative ways to work with his first love, oil paint. Howard continues to show and exhibit his world across the United States.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

On the Contour

Tempera and ink

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Elmer's Field

Tempera and ink

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Sea of Grasses

Tempera and ink

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Landscape

Oil

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Abstract from
the Square #1

Spray paint and caulk on cardboard

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Abstract from
the Square #2

Spray paint and caulk on cardboard

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Abstract from
the Square #3

Spray paint and caulk on cardboard

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Abstract from
the Square #4

Spray paint and caulk on cardboard

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Accidental Pearls

Spray paint and caulk on cardboard

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Accidental Pearls

Spray paint and caulk on cardboard

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Accidental Pearls

Spray paint and caulk on cardboard

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Accidental Pearls

Spray paint and caulk on cardboard

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Accidental Pearls

Spray paint and caulk on cardboard

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Storm in the Valley

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Deer Trail

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Happy Tree

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Just Before Dark

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Group of Trees

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Sunny Ravine

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Set Aside Acres

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Deer Run

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Rocky Bluff

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

Sacred Tree

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

After the Storm

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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PEARL HANSEN

Nebraska, WSC Art alum

On the Hill

On loan from the artist

Pearl Hansen is a native of northeast rural Nebraska. She received her B.F.A.E. from Wayne State College in Art and Education; Masters in sculpture from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction studies at University of Nebraska in Lincoln. As a professor of art and art education at Wayne State College she has also served in the roles of Division Head of Fine Arts and Department Chair for the Department of Art and Design.

She is very active in the studio and prefers to use a wide range of materials and processes. Her work has a strong focus on landscape and abstractions. Her artwork she utilizes both 2- and 3-dimensional processes. She has had exhibits locally, regionally and nationally. The rural environment generates the subject matter for her work.

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JAMES HAVENS

Ohio

The Librarian

Stainless steel

WSC Outdoor Sculpture Competition Winner

"This sculpture pays homage to the important work of librarians. They are the fulcrum between the patron and endless array of resources the library can access. I have a fascination with things that are difficult to accomplish. Stainless steel presents that challenge and beauty."

Sculptures by Havens have been in exhibit throughout the eastern half of the country, including the Aaron Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Grounds for Sculpture in Mercerville, NJ, the Toledo Museum of Art, McCormick Hall in Chicago, Cobo Hall in Detroit, and the IX Center in Cleveland, OH. Permanent collections that contain works by Haven include numerous private collections as well as public collections exhibited by corporations NASCO (St. Paul, MN), Ironworkers Union Hall (Toledo, OH), Gibson Tool Company (Bridgewater, NJ), and Greenfibre Corp. (Charlotte, NC) as well as institutions including the University of Toledo and the Woodstock School in Mussoorie, India. The installation at Wayne State College is Havens' first exhibit west of the Mississippi River.

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AUGUST KEIL

Denmark, 1904 - 1973

Birds in a Wheat Field, 1960

Tapestry, 7' 6" x 6'

Wayne State College Foundation purchase by Norman Nordstrand, 1978

Keil was born and worked in Denmark. His media included watercolor, tapestries, and bronzes. He was an acquaintance of Val Petersen and Norman Nordstrand. Several tapestries were purchased in the 1960's. Two tapestries were purchased for Wayne State College by Norman Nordstrand in 1978. At the time Wayne State was offering study programs in Denmark (1960's - 1980's).

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AUGUST KEIL

Denmark, 1904 - 1973

Cock Fight, 1960

Tapestry, 2.2 meters x 1.8 meters

Wayne State College Foundation purchase by Norman Nordstrand, 1978

Keil was born and worked in Denmark. His media included watercolor, tapestries, and bronzes. He was an acquaintance of Val Petersen and Norman Nordstrand. Several tapestries were purchased in the 1960's. Two tapestries were purchased for Wayne State College by Norman Nordstrand in 1978. At the time Wayne State was offering study programs in Denmark (1960's - 1980's).

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AUGUST KEIL

Denmark, 1904 - 1973

Orkano's Daughter on Their Way to Prometheus, 1959

Tapestry, 5' x 5'6"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase by Norman Nordstrand, 1978

Keil was born and worked in Denmark. His media included watercolor, tapestries, and bronzes. He was an acquaintance of Val Petersen and Norman Nordstrand. Several tapestries were purchased in the 1960's. Two tapestries were purchased for Wayne State College by Norman Nordstrand in 1978. At the time Wayne State was offering study programs in Denmark (1960's - 1980's).

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AUGUST KEIL

Denmark, 1904 - 1973

Ships, 1959

Tapestry, 8' x 10'

Wayne State College Foundation purchase by Norman Nordstrand, 1978

Keil was born and worked in Denmark. His media included watercolor, tapestries, and bronzes. He was an acquaintance of Val Petersen and Norman Nordstrand. Several tapestries were purchased in the 1960's. Two tapestries were purchased for Wayne State College by Norman Nordstrand in 1978. At the time Wayne State was offering study programs in Denmark (1960's - 1980's).

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AUGUST KEIL

Denmark, 1904 - 1973

Three Storks 1960

Tapestry, 7' 6" x 7'

Wayne State College Foundation purchase by Norman Nordstrand, 1978

Keil was born and worked in Denmark. His media included watercolor, tapestries, and bronzes. He was an acquaintance of Val Petersen and Norman Nordstrand. Several tapestries were purchased in the 1960's. Two tapestries were purchased for Wayne State College by Norman Nordstrand in 1978. At the time Wayne State was offering study programs in Denmark (1960's - 1980's).

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RONALD KING

British, 1932 -

Burlesque I, 1967

serigraph poster, 40/50, 25" x 20 2/4"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1969

Ron King is one of the foremost proponents of the book as art. Since the mid-1960s, King, through his Circle Press has dedicated his artistic life to creating and publishing limited editions of artists' books, marrying his unique visual and imaginative talents to those of various authors whose work he interprets in his singularly signature ways. Born in Brazil in 1932 to Irish/English/Sephardic parents, he spent the first years of his life in Sao Paolo. There he was exposed to all the color and excitement of carnival and the exotic street life of the great Brazilian city. At the age of twelve King was sent to boarding school in England, something he resented greatly, and, from there, attended the Chelsea School of Art. At the age of 24 King moved to Toronto, Canada with his artist wife, Willow Legge, where he became the art director at a publishing house. He later commented that '

"The thing I really appreciated about Canada was that people did more than one thing. There were painters who worked in advertising agencies, writers who wrote editorials but also wrote novels." (Andrew Lambirth in Cooking the Books: Ron King and Circle Press. 2002. New Haven: Yale Center for British Art and Circle Press)

This lack of artistic 'pigeon-holing' sowed in him the seeds of what was to come, the transcending of artistic and literary boundaries that was to manifest itself in his work.

In 1960 King and his young family returned to England where he taught art at Farnham School of Art. It was here that he also learned other skills such as printmaking. It wasn't long before King decided to leave the claustrophic atmosphere of institutionalised art education, and turned instead to printmaking which led, ultimately to the founding of his own Circle Press in 1967.

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PAUL KLEE

Swiss, 1879-1940

Muechner Blaetter, 1919

lithograph, 5" x 7"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Paul Klee was born in Müchenbuchsee, Switzerland, and is considered both a German and Swiss painter. In 1898, he began studying art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich with Heinrich Knirr and Franz von Stuck. He excelled at drawing, but seemed to lack any natural color sense. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. He was also a student of orientalism. Klee was a natural draftsman who experimented with and eventually mastered color theory, and wrote extensively about it. Klee worked in many different media—oil paint, watercolor, ink, pastel, etching, and others. He often combined them into one work. He used canvas, burlap, muslin, linen, gauze, cardboard, metal foils, fabric, wallpaper, and newsprint.

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KAETHE KOLLWITZ

German, 1867-1945

Mother Feeding Child

etching, 6" x 8"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

The life of artist Kaethe Kollwitz was one of struggle, expression and a fight for peace. Born in Germany in 1867, Kollwitz studied at the Berlin School of Women Artists. She taught, produced art and raised a family in Berlin. In 1914, tragedy struck when her son Peter was killed. The death of her son sparked her political and social interests. Much of her most renowned work focuses on the themes of her impressions of war, hardships, and miseries of the working class. In 1932 she became the first woman to be elected to the Prussian Academy of Arts, but was expelled when Hitler came to power. For the rest of her life, she sought to understand and reveal human relationships and suffering. In 1945, Kollwitz died, her life marked by two World Wars, one she did not survive the end of. Though her work and life were marked with tragedy and hardship, she became a voice for the voiceless and a beacon of hope for the broken.

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EVERETT KAPAYOU

Mesquakie elder, Tama, Iowa, 1933 –

Native Dancer 1

Gouache/tempera

Gift to the Wayne State Foundation

Everett Kapayou, Native American Singer, was born in the Mesquakie settlement in Tama, Iowa. His mother, Lucille Kapayou, was a flute player of Mesquakie sacred and secular melodies. Everett learned much of his repertoire from her, first learning the melody from her flute playing, then having his mother recite the texts for him to memorize, and finally putting the two together to sing the song.

Stylistically, the Mesquakie, meaning literally "Red Earth People," have been influenced by a variety of neighboring tribal cultures and contemporary pan-Indian trends. During the seventeenth century, they were based in Wisconsin and came into contact with Algonquin-speaking tribes, such as the Potawatomi and Menominee. By the nineteenth century, they had resettled in Iowa and absorbed some of the cultural traits of the Eastern Plains and Prairie buffalo-hunting tribes such as the Omaha and eastern Sioux.

In the twentieth century, the homogenizing effects of non-Indian and pan-Indian popular culture threatened the integrity of indigenous traditions. Through his singing, Kapayou worked to maintain the Mesquakie way of life. "In the old times," Kapayou said, "songs were connected with anything an Indian did. Like the songs I sing are love songs; that's for courting. And (songs) for the ceremonies for health and everything for the people, and then, for harvest dances ... when you had an abundance of pumpkins and corn ... when your garden came up pretty good, then they had dances for that, and so forth. Everything that an Indian did had a song to it."

Kapayou's songs are a strong reflection of the distinct identity of the Mesquakie people. "The ceremonial songs are sacred," he said. "We don't sing them to the public or nothing. They stay with where they're being sung at. At the moment, we have about six different clans. And I'm of the Fox clan and they have the Wolf clan and the Eagle clan and the Thunder clan and on down the line. And each of them, when they conduct a ceremony, they fast all day. The ones (the clan) that put on the ceremony, they're the ones that do the singing."

In addition, Kapayou sings at social dances and powwows; he especially likes to sing 49 songs. "A 49 song is an entertainment song. The people dance around a drum, and there's another dance they call a round dance that's similar to that, but a 49 is a faster beat than a round dance beat."

Kapayou is most renowned for the love songs he learned from his mother. These songs are especially significant because they recount intimate aspects of cultural heritage and demonstrate the enduring strength of the oral tradition.

Regalia refer to the special clothing worn by dancers, drum or singers, and participants. These are outfits, not costumes. As Rhonda Pushetonequa of Tama noted, "Costumes are what people wear when they are masquerading as something they are not."

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EVERETT KAPAYOU

Mesquakie elder, Tama, Iowa, 1933 –

Native Dancer 2

Gouache/tempera

Gift to the Wayne State Foundation

Everett Kapayou, Native American Singer, was born in the Mesquakie settlement in Tama, Iowa. His mother, Lucille Kapayou, was a flute player of Mesquakie sacred and secular melodies. Everett learned much of his repertoire from her, first learning the melody from her flute playing, then having his mother recite the texts for him to memorize, and finally putting the two together to sing the song.

Stylistically, the Mesquakie, meaning literally "Red Earth People," have been influenced by a variety of neighboring tribal cultures and contemporary pan-Indian trends. During the seventeenth century, they were based in Wisconsin and came into contact with Algonquin-speaking tribes, such as the Potawatomi and Menominee. By the nineteenth century, they had resettled in Iowa and absorbed some of the cultural traits of the Eastern Plains and Prairie buffalo-hunting tribes such as the Omaha and eastern Sioux.

In the twentieth century, the homogenizing effects of non-Indian and pan-Indian popular culture threatened the integrity of indigenous traditions. Through his singing, Kapayou worked to maintain the Mesquakie way of life. "In the old times," Kapayou said, "songs were connected with anything an Indian did. Like the songs I sing are love songs; that's for courting. And (songs) for the ceremonies for health and everything for the people, and then, for harvest dances ... when you had an abundance of pumpkins and corn ... when your garden came up pretty good, then they had dances for that, and so forth. Everything that an Indian did had a song to it."

Kapayou's songs are a strong reflection of the distinct identity of the Mesquakie people. "The ceremonial songs are sacred," he said. "We don't sing them to the public or nothing. They stay with where they're being sung at. At the moment, we have about six different clans. And I'm of the Fox clan and they have the Wolf clan and the Eagle clan and the Thunder clan and on down the line. And each of them, when they conduct a ceremony, they fast all day. The ones (the clan) that put on the ceremony, they're the ones that do the singing."

In addition, Kapayou sings at social dances and powwows; he especially likes to sing 49 songs. "A 49 song is an entertainment song. The people dance around a drum, and there's another dance they call a round dance that's similar to that, but a 49 is a faster beat than a round dance beat."

Kapayou is most renowned for the love songs he learned from his mother. These songs are especially significant because they recount intimate aspects of cultural heritage and demonstrate the enduring strength of the oral tradition.

Regalia refer to the special clothing worn by dancers, drum or singers, and participants. These are outfits, not costumes. As Rhonda Pushetonequa of Tama noted, "Costumes are what people wear when they are masquerading as something they are not."

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EVERETT KAPAYOU

Mesquakie elder, Tama, Iowa, 1933 –

Native Dancer 3

Gouache/tempera

Gift to the Wayne State Foundation

Everett Kapayou, Native American Singer, was born in the Mesquakie settlement in Tama, Iowa. His mother, Lucille Kapayou, was a flute player of Mesquakie sacred and secular melodies. Everett learned much of his repertoire from her, first learning the melody from her flute playing, then having his mother recite the texts for him to memorize, and finally putting the two together to sing the song.

Stylistically, the Mesquakie, meaning literally "Red Earth People," have been influenced by a variety of neighboring tribal cultures and contemporary pan-Indian trends. During the seventeenth century, they were based in Wisconsin and came into contact with Algonquin-speaking tribes, such as the Potawatomi and Menominee. By the nineteenth century, they had resettled in Iowa and absorbed some of the cultural traits of the Eastern Plains and Prairie buffalo-hunting tribes such as the Omaha and eastern Sioux.

In the twentieth century, the homogenizing effects of non-Indian and pan-Indian popular culture threatened the integrity of indigenous traditions. Through his singing, Kapayou worked to maintain the Mesquakie way of life. "In the old times," Kapayou said, "songs were connected with anything an Indian did. Like the songs I sing are love songs; that's for courting. And (songs) for the ceremonies for health and everything for the people, and then, for harvest dances ... when you had an abundance of pumpkins and corn ... when your garden came up pretty good, then they had dances for that, and so forth. Everything that an Indian did had a song to it."

Kapayou's songs are a strong reflection of the distinct identity of the Mesquakie people. "The ceremonial songs are sacred," he said. "We don't sing them to the public or nothing. They stay with where they're being sung at. At the moment, we have about six different clans. And I'm of the Fox clan and they have the Wolf clan and the Eagle clan and the Thunder clan and on down the line. And each of them, when they conduct a ceremony, they fast all day. The ones (the clan) that put on the ceremony, they're the ones that do the singing."

In addition, Kapayou sings at social dances and powwows; he especially likes to sing 49 songs. "A 49 song is an entertainment song. The people dance around a drum, and there's another dance they call a round dance that's similar to that, but a 49 is a faster beat than a round dance beat."

Kapayou is most renowned for the love songs he learned from his mother. These songs are especially significant because they recount intimate aspects of cultural heritage and demonstrate the enduring strength of the oral tradition.

Regalia refer to the special clothing worn by dancers, drum or singers, and participants. These are outfits, not costumes. As Rhonda Pushetonequa of Tama noted, "Costumes are what people wear when they are masquerading as something they are not."

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BETHANY KLEINSCHMIT

WSC Art and Design major

Great Expectations

print, 1/5, 2011

Wayne State College Deans and VPAA purchase, 2011

Bethany Kleinschmit was born in 1989 in Yankton, South Dakota. Kleinschmit pursued her art career with a B.A., 2012, from Wayne State College, double-majoring in Studio Arts and Interior Design. This young artist draws inspiration from painters like Claude Monet and architects like Frank Lloyd Wright. Her style tends to fall between Photo Realism and Impressionism, depending on the work. Her media of choice is acrylic paint but her heart is with the colored pencil. "As an artist, I have yet to find a subject matter that calls to me personally," Kleinschmit says. She likes to take an interesting composition from what she sees and cultivate it into a work of art. Art career far from over, Kleinschmit continues to pursue the unique, bold and interesting parts of our world and turn them into art.

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BETHANY KLEINSCHMIT

WSC Art and Design major

Door, 2012

Watercolor

Wayne State College Deans and VPAA purchase, 2012

Bethany Kleinschmit was born in 1989 in Yankton, South Dakota. Kleinschmit pursued her art career with a B.A., 2012, from Wayne State College, double-majoring in Studio Arts and Interior Design. This young artist draws inspiration from painters like Claude Monet and architects like Frank Lloyd Wright. Her style tends to fall between Photo Realism and Impressionism, depending on the work. Her media of choice is acrylic paint but her heart is with the colored pencil. "As an artist, I have yet to find a subject matter that calls to me personally," Kleinschmit says. She likes to take an interesting composition from what she sees and cultivate it into a work of art. Art career far from over, Kleinschmit continues to pursue the unique, bold and interesting parts of our world and turn them into art.

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SHELBY KUEHN

WSC Art and Design major

Paris

print,1/10, 2012

Wayne State College Deans and VPAA purchase, 2011

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ELLEN LANYON

American, 1926 -

The Mystery Explained
(Nymphea Alba)

print, 40/40, 29" x 21"

Wayne State College Foundation, donated by
Pres. Lyle Seymour, 1981

Ellen Lanyon was born in Chicago, Illinois. Lanyon received her Bachelors as well as an Honorary Doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and her Masters from the University of Iowa. Her paintings focus on formalism as well as the realms of dreams and symbolism. Artists that influenced her are Robert Barnes, June Leaf, James McGarrel and Irving Petlin. She has exhibited her work extensively in the United States and Europe. Some of her exhibitions have been at the Joslyn Art Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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MARY LIGHTFOOT

American, 1898-1970

Sea Phantasy

lithograph, 1/15, 18 1/2" X 11"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase acquisition

Mary Lightfoot was born in 1898 and resided in Texas during her life. Where she attended school is unknown at this time. Lightfoot preferred art type or media she liked to work with was drawings. She died in the year 1970.

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MERLE LOCKE

Lakota

Kola We Remember the Ke Spipa

Mixed media

Wayne State College Foundation, gift from Oglala Lakota Tribe honoring Charles E. Trimble, an Oglala tribesman, with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, May 4, 2002.

Merle Locke is a member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux Nation living on the Pine Ridge Reservation. He is arguably the most recognized and prolific artist on the Reservation. Locke was inspired by details depicted in recorded historical accounts. Most of his work was done on ledger sheets. He enhances designs with bold colors that emphasize the significance of what the designs stood for. In each of his painting he tells the story of the Lakota people.

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J. LOCKHART

American wildlife artist, 1912 -

Two Pheasants Feeding on Corn

Reproduction print, 7" x 10"

Wayne State College Foundation

James Lockhart grew up in Arkansas, where he spent most of his time fishing and hunting. He was educated at the American Academy of Art and the Art Institute in Chicago, in 1933. His preferred subject matter was wildlife. He was a magazine illustrator in his early career. His artwork was published in several magazines; Saturday Evening Post, Coronet, Liberty, Collier's, and Reader's Digest. He also wrote and illustrated two publications, "Portraits of Nature" and "Wildlife America." He developed "Walden Press" in the 1960's to regulate productions of prints that were reproduced from his original paintings. Lockhart has often been referred to as a modern John James Audubon. His paintings can be found in many of America's private art collections and many museums.

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J. LOCKHART

American wildlife artist

Two Pheasants in Flight

Reproduction print, 7" x 10"

Wayne State College Foundation

James Lockhart grew up in Arkansas, where he spent most of his time fishing and hunting. He was educated at the American Academy of Art and the Art Institute in Chicago, in 1933. His preferred subject matter was wildlife. He was a magazine illustrator in his early career. His artwork was published in several magazines; Saturday Evening Post, Coronet, Liberty, Collier's, and Reader's Digest. He also wrote and illustrated two publications, "Portraits of Nature" and "Wildlife America." He developed "Walden Press" in the 1960's to regulate productions of prints that were reproduced from his original paintings. Lockhart has often been referred to as a modern John James Audubon. His paintings can be found in many of America's private art collections and many museums.

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J. LOCKHART

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American wildlife artist

One Fish

Reproduction print, 10" x 7"

Wayne State College Foundation

James Lockhart grew up in Arkansas, where he spent most of his time fishing and hunting. He was educated at the American Academy of Art and the Art Institute in Chicago, in 1933. His preferred subject matter was wildlife. He was a magazine illustrator in his early career. His artwork was published in several magazines; Saturday Evening Post, Coronet, Liberty, Collier's, and Reader's Digest. He also wrote and illustrated two publications, "Portraits of Nature" and "Wildlife America." He developed "Walden Press" in the 1960's to regulate productions of prints that were reproduced from his original paintings. Lockhart has often been referred to as a modern John James Audubon. His paintings can be found in many of America's private art collections and many museums.

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L. LORE

Untitled Landscape

Reproduction print

Wayne State College Collection

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THOMAS MAJESKI

American

Vermillion Configuration,
1982

lithograph, 12" x 17"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase by Pres. Lyle Seymour, 1982

Thomas Majeski graduated from the University of Omaha in Nebraska with his B.F.A in 1960. He obtained his M.F.A. from the University of Iowa, 1963. He was a member of Art History and Art faculty at the University of Nebraska, Omaha for more than 35 years. Majeski served as a Regents Professor and Chairman of the Department for 9 years. He has been a Professor Emeritus of both Art and Art History since 1999. Majeski has been actively involved in both guest residencies and lectures globally. Many of his works are included in collections of the Museum Voor Schone Kusten- Antwerp, Belgium, Philadelphia Museum of Art- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art- Guangzhou, China, and several museums and universities across the United States.

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EDOUARD MANET

French, 1832-1883

Baudelaire with Hat, 1862

etching, 41/50, 26" x 21"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

The Impressionist artist, Edouard Manet was born Paris, France. Manet went to the School of Fine Arts in the workshop of painter Thomas Couture. Manet opened his own studio and his early works were inspired by Spanish and Dutch Painting in the Seventeenth Century. Most of his paintings involved subjects such as people engaging in everyday tasks. Manet served in the Franco-German War in 1870. During the siege of Paris, his studio was partially obliterated. Paul Durand-Ruel, an art dealer, bought everything Manet could salvage. Manet's quoted: "There are no lines in nature, only areas of color, one against another" and "I paint what I see, and not what others like to see". Some of his most famous works include, The Luncheon on the Grass, Olympia, Concert in the Tuileries Gardens, and A bar at the Folies-Bergère. Manet's works are displayed at The Musée du Louvre in Paris, France, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York, Shelburne Museum in Vermont, and many other places around the world.

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FRANK MARTIN

Britain, 1921-2005

Promenade, 1968

Color Woodcut, 1/30, 27" x 14"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1969

 Frank Martin was born in Dulwich, South London. Martin attended Hertford College, Oxford, England. He was appointed into the Royal Artillery in 1941 and served in the British Army until 1946. In 1946 he enrolled in the printing department of Saint Martin's School of Art in London. In 1949, Martin became a freelance illustrator, wood engraver and commercial artist. He taught etching, engraving, lino-cutting, and graphic design at Camberwell School of Art in 1953-1980. He published a fair amount of books and created 15 engravings for "The Diary of a Young Lady of Fashion," 1982. In 1998 he created a catalogue of his work, "The Wood Engravings of Frank Martin."

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HENRI MATISSE

French, 1869-1954

Les Visages, 1946

lithograph, Ed. 250, 10" x 14"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

Henri Matisse was born in Le Cateau, France. Matisse studied for a law in Paris and later began taking a drawing class in the mornings before he went to work. He studied art at the Académie Julian and the école des Beaux-Arts. He began to show his work in Paris in the mid-1890s, including the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts. In 1904 he had his first solo exhibition at the gallery of an art dealer known as Ambroise Vollard. He traveled to Italy, Germany, Spain and North Africa for inspiration and found his own style of art. Matisse's subjects were frequently traditional, and included: scenes of his studio, portraits of friends and family, arrangements of figures in rooms, and landscapes. Matisse quoted, "My choice of colors does not rest on any scientific theory; it is based on observation, on sensitivity, on felt experience." His works of art consist of "Dishes and Fruit," Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia; "Woman with a Hat," San Francisco Museum of Art in San Francisco, California; and"Woman Reading," The Musée National d'Art Moderne in Paris, France. One can find his works in most museum collections.

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NADINE MCHENRY

American (Nebraskan) contemporary

A Love of Place, 2004

print, 88/200

WSC Foundation gift in behalf of Pres. James B. Milliken, University of Nebraska installation, 2004

Nadine McHenry lived on her family's cattle ranch 30 miles south of Valentine, Nebraska.  McHenry studied art and journalism at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. She received a B.A. in Arts and Sciences in 1971.  In 1975, she received a M.S. from Kearney State College in Education. McHenry taught art at Kearney State College and Nebraska Wesleyan University. She was a professor in journalism at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln as well. McHenry also worked in advertising and marketing for 18 years, serving as a marketing officer at National Bank of Commerce, and as an Assistant Vice-President at Vistar Bank. In 1996 she retired and began painting full-time. She received the Lincoln Mayor's Arts Award for Artistic Achievement in 2002. Nadine was invited by the Willa Cather Foundation to take two paintings to the Sorbonne in Paris in 2007.

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FRIEDERICH MECKSEPER

German, 1936-

Drei Flaschen, 1964

Color etching, S. Ed. 75, 20" x 15"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Friedrich Meckseper was born in Bremen, Germany. In 1952 he received an education at the State Academy for Visual Arts and continued his studies at the College for Visual Arts in Berlin. From 1961 until 1984, Meckseper lived and worked in the artist colony of Worpswede. He then moved to Berlin, where he currently resides. In 1963, he was the recipient of the German Rome Prize from Villa Massimo. In 1970, he received the prize of the 7th Biennial Exhibition of prints in Tokyo. His influences in his artistic works were Anton Heyoer, Bosch, Leonardo, Saul Steinberg, Hamaguchi, and many others. He produced oil prints, engravings, collages, and objects that portray his interest in technology. The arrangements of objects in his works were influenced by his technical precision. Meckseper was honored with the prize of the First and Second International Kochi Triennial Exhibition of Prints in Japan in both 1990 and 1993. His known works consist of Three Jars, Sundial, and Still Life which are all located at the Art Institute of Chicago

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LLOYD R. MENARD

American (U. of S.D. at Vermillion) 1938 -

Find That Frog, 1980

intaglio, 11/12, 9" x 12"

Wayne State College Foundation, Gift from the artist, 1980

Lloyd R. Menard was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his BFA at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and went on to receive his MFA at the University of Illinois. Menard taught high school in Dubuque, Iowa for a short period of time. He taught printmaking, papermaking, and drawing at the University South Dakota for thirty years. In 2005, Lloyd Menard received the University of Nebraska at Omaha Art and Art History Department's 'Distinguished Alumni Award.' In the same year, Menard also received the College art Association's 'Distinguished Teaching of Art Award' and the Southern Graphics Associations' 2005 'Excellence in Teaching Printmaking Award.' Menard goes be 'The Frogman' as his alter ego, and many of his prints depict frogs in various settings.

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LLOYD R. MENARD

American (U. of S.D. at Vermillion)

Navrat, Last of the Mandan Chiefs, 1978

intaglio, 5/30, 11" x 17"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1980

Lloyd R. Menard was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his BFA at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and went on to receive his MFA at the University of Illinois. Menard taught high school in Dubuque, Iowa for a short period of time. He taught printmaking, papermaking, and drawing at the University South Dakota for thirty years. In 2005, Lloyd Menard received the University of Nebraska at Omaha Art and Art History Department's 'Distinguished Alumni Award.' In the same year, Menard also received the College art Association's 'Distinguished Teaching of Art Award' and the Southern Graphics Associations' 2005 'Excellence in Teaching Printmaking Award.' Menard goes be 'The Frogman' as his alter ego, and many of his prints depict frogs in various settings.

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HERB MIGNERY

American, WSC alum, Bartlet, Nebraska, 1937 -

Female/Male students and park bench

Bronze, 1995

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 1995

Herb Mignery was born in Bartlett, Nebraska. Best known for his sculpture, his early life centered around his father's and brother's ranch in the Nebraska sand hills. His memories of that ranch are brought to life in his sculpture of the authentic, colorful and diverse people who populate the rural American West. They are the unglamorous individuals rarely seen in Hollywood westerns: a big-knuckled farmer sowing seed, a heavy-set woman digging potatoes, a bony preacher traveling on horseback, a wiry cowboy falling off his frightened horse.

In Mignery's view, the common people of the American West have never been the stereotypical cowboys in white hats with roaring six-guns or Indians in war bonnets riding into the sunset. "The true West was better and far more interesting than that. The people who composed the West were people who worked hard, who created a country, and who raised children who contributed something to society," says Mignery. "They didn't dress fancy and weren't exceptionally pretty people, necessarily, but I see so much character and flavor in them. The older you get, the more you start looking for subtleties in life and art."

Although Mignery characterizes his subject matter as Western Americana, encompassing farmers, schoolteachers, horses, sheepherders, immigrants, gardeners, American Indians and more, he also expresses his spiritual beliefs with religious themes. These works use classical European styles to depict such subjects as St. Michael battling Satan, St. Patrick and the Madonna. Occasionally, Mignery has integrated the two directions by taking a traditional, classical European approach to his Western subject matter.

Mignery's award-winning career includes a long list of public monuments done for cities, collectors and institutions across the nation. He is also a popular cartoonist, and his comic cowboy cartoons have appeared regularly in Western Horseman magazine since 1985. He has illustrated books, and his art has appeared on calendars, greeting cards, prints, posters and T-shirts.

Elected to the National Sculpture Society in 1996, Mignery has also served on its Board of Directors, as well as serving as president of the Cowboy Artists of America 1992-1993 and is a founding member of Cowboy Cartoonists International. "I love diversity and haven't wanted to restrict myself to one theme," he explains.

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PETER MILTON

American contemporary

1930 -

Illustrations for "The Jolly Corner" by Henry James, 1971

etching and engraving, 78/90, 15 10"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1972

Peter Milton was a big player in the printmaking world. Milton was influenced by late 19th/early 20th century English and French literature, as well as Ingmar Bergman and Fellini films. His works very often depicted people, places, and specific points in time. He worked in etchings, engravings, as well as printmaking. Milton's prints captured an almost cinema-esque quality, incorporating deep shadows and highlights, bringing life to his work. Milton was concerned more with the underlying quality of objects, rather than their surface or face value. Milton has won several awards and published a book; Peter Milton: Complete prints 1960-1996.

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HENRY MOORE

English, 1898-1986

Six Reclining Figures, 1963

print, 163/300, 17" x 23"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Henry Moore was born in Castleford, Yorkshire. He developed an interest in art in his teenage years. At 18 he was drafted to fight for the military. After the war, he continued his education and in 1921 won a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Art. Moore like to experiment with new styles which often conflicted with his teachers more classical style. Henry Moore had become attracted to a kind of spontaneous art and it became evident in his sculptural works. He spent time travelling in Italy and Paris in 1942, so he could view the great Masters such as Michelangelo and Giovanni Pisano. He was greatly interested by the Toltec-Maya sculptural form, the Chac Mool. Returning to London, Moore taught part time at the Royal College of Art, enabling him to work on some of his first commissions. Working with more commissions and big name artists such as Pablo Picasso or Jean Arp, Moore's reputation led to numerous awards and opportunities. Henry Moore established the Henry Moore Foundation in 1972. This foundation is a charitable trust to promote art education and the support of young artists. During his lifetime, Moore became one of the most dominant sculptors of his generation.

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LESLIE MORAN

American

Vermillion Stitch, 1982

intaglio/hand colored/hand sewn, 15/50, 10" x 10"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase by Pres. Lyle Seymour, 1982

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IRA MOSKOWITZ

Poland, 1912 –

Going Home

lithograph, 182/350, 26" x 20"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1983

Ira Moskowitz, born in Poland, immigrated to New York in 1927 with his family. From 1928-1931 he studied at the Art Students' League under Harry Wickey. His first etchings, lithographs, and paintings were exhibited in the early 1930s in New York. He traveled to Paris in 1935 and lived in what is now Israel until 1937. Returning to New York in 1938, he married artist Anna Barry. In the 1940s Ira Moskowitz became a prominent member of the Santa Fe Group of Artists, and gained a national reputation for his unique prints and paintings of Navajo life.

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IRA MOSKOWITZ

Poland, 1912 –

Old Friends

lithograph, 20/350, 20" x 24"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1983

Ira Moskowitz, born in Poland, immigrated to New York in 1927 with his family. From 1928-1931 he studied at the Art Students' League under Harry Wickey. His first etchings, lithographs, and paintings were exhibited in the early 1930s in New York. He traveled to Paris in 1935 and lived in what is now Israel until 1937. Returning to New York in 1938, he married artist Anna Barry. In the 1940s Ira Moskowitz became a prominent member of the Santa Fe Group of Artists, and gained a national reputation for his unique prints and paintings of Navajo life.

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IRA MOSKOWITZ

Poland, 1912 –

Red Vase

lithograph, 350 + 35 artist proofs, 21x 27"

Wayne State College Foundation; Gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1983

Ira Moskowitz, born in Poland, immigrated to New York in 1927 with his family. From 1928-1931 he studied at the Art Students' League under Harry Wickey. His first etchings, lithographs, and paintings were exhibited in the early 1930s in New York. He traveled to Paris in 1935 and lived in what is now Israel until 1937. Returning to New York in 1938, he married artist Anna Barry. In the 1940s Ira Moskowitz became a prominent member of the Santa Fe Group of Artists, and gained a national reputation for his unique prints and paintings of Navajo life.

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Marlene Mueller

WSC Professor

Series C #8-1

Acrylic on canvas

On loan from artist

Marlene Mueller was born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in North Carolina. Mueller received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Limestone College in South Carolina and her Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts from Miami University in Ohio. Prior to coming to Wayne State College Mueller taught at Hastings College, Nebraska. Marlene is a professor at Wayne State College and currently teaches painting and drawing. She is a member the National Education Association and the art education organization F.A.T.E. (Foundations in Art Theory).

After completing a five-year term on the Board of Directors at the Sioux City Art Center Mueller was appointed to and continues to serve on the Visual Arts Exhibition Committee at the Norfolk Art Center. As a practicing artist Mueller shows in local and regional art venues and her work is included in the Viewing Program at The Drawing Center in NYC.

Marlene's work that are permanent collections in Duncan Aviation, Lincoln, NE; Central State Insurance Company, Omaha, NE; Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA; Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE; Toy National Bank, Sioux City, IA; University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE; Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO; State Office Tower, Columbus, OH

Marlene's artwork has been shown in numerous exhibitions such as The Values of Drawing, invitational, Sioux City Art Center; Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery, Wayne State College; Drawing Fire: Then and Now, Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia University; In the Eye of the Beholder, Sioux City Art Center; Norfolk Arts Center; Drawings, Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts; Paintings, Walker Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Kearney; Jackson Artworks, Omaha; Points of View: Paintings by J. Marlene Mueller, G.A.R. Gallery; That'll Leave a Mark, two-person show, Tugboat Gallery; 10th Annual Art Auction Preview Exhibition, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art; Nebraska Now: Marlene Mueller, Drawings, Museum of Nebraska Art; Alumni Art Exhibition, Limestone College; Spirit: A Celebration of the Arts in Nebraska, Museum of Nebraska Art; Drawing: Selected Works by Norman Geske, invitational, Modern Arts Midwest; Objects of Desire: 4th Annual Juried Artist Member Exhibition, Haydon Art Center; Paintings, solo, Fred Simon Gallery, Nebraska Arts Council office; Paintings and Drawings: A Local Perspective, solo, Norfolk Art Center; Annual Juried Artist Members Exhibition, Haydon Art Center; Quantum Leap: Art and Science, Haydon Art Center; Fire Escape, Gallery 72, Omaha.

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Marlene Mueller

WSC Professor

Series D #10

Acrylic on canvas

On loan from artist

Marlene Mueller was born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in North Carolina. Mueller received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Limestone College in South Carolina and her Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts from Miami University in Ohio. Prior to coming to Wayne State College Mueller taught at Hastings College, Nebraska. Marlene is a professor at Wayne State College and currently teaches painting and drawing. She is a member the National Education Association and the art education organization F.A.T.E. (Foundations in Art Theory).

After completing a five-year term on the Board of Directors at the Sioux City Art Center Mueller was appointed to and continues to serve on the Visual Arts Exhibition Committee at the Norfolk Art Center. As a practicing artist Mueller shows in local and regional art venues and her work is included in the Viewing Program at The Drawing Center in NYC.

Marlene's work that are permanent collections in Duncan Aviation, Lincoln, NE; Central State Insurance Company, Omaha, NE; Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA; Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE; Toy National Bank, Sioux City, IA; University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE; Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO; State Office Tower, Columbus, OH

Marlene's artwork has been shown in numerous exhibitions such as The Values of Drawing, invitational, Sioux City Art Center; Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery, Wayne State College; Drawing Fire: Then and Now, Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia University; In the Eye of the Beholder, Sioux City Art Center; Norfolk Arts Center; Drawings, Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts; Paintings, Walker Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Kearney; Jackson Artworks, Omaha; Points of View: Paintings by J. Marlene Mueller, G.A.R. Gallery; That'll Leave a Mark, two-person show, Tugboat Gallery; 10th Annual Art Auction Preview Exhibition, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art; Nebraska Now: Marlene Mueller, Drawings, Museum of Nebraska Art; Alumni Art Exhibition, Limestone College; Spirit: A Celebration of the Arts in Nebraska, Museum of Nebraska Art; Drawing: Selected Works by Norman Geske, invitational, Modern Arts Midwest; Objects of Desire: 4th Annual Juried Artist Member Exhibition, Haydon Art Center; Paintings, solo, Fred Simon Gallery, Nebraska Arts Council office; Paintings and Drawings: A Local Perspective, solo, Norfolk Art Center; Annual Juried Artist Members Exhibition, Haydon Art Center; Quantum Leap: Art and Science, Haydon Art Center; Fire Escape, Gallery 72, Omaha.

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Marlene Mueller

WSC Professor

Series A #3-1

Acrylic on canvas

On loan from artist

Marlene Mueller was born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in North Carolina. Mueller received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Limestone College in South Carolina and her Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts from Miami University in Ohio. Prior to coming to Wayne State College Mueller taught at Hastings College, Nebraska. Marlene is a professor at Wayne State College and currently teaches painting and drawing. She is a member the National Education Association and the art education organization F.A.T.E. (Foundations in Art Theory).

After completing a five-year term on the Board of Directors at the Sioux City Art Center Mueller was appointed to and continues to serve on the Visual Arts Exhibition Committee at the Norfolk Art Center. As a practicing artist Mueller shows in local and regional art venues and her work is included in the Viewing Program at The Drawing Center in NYC.

Marlene's work that are permanent collections in Duncan Aviation, Lincoln, NE; Central State Insurance Company, Omaha, NE; Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA; Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE; Toy National Bank, Sioux City, IA; University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE; Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO; State Office Tower, Columbus, OH

Marlene's artwork has been shown in numerous exhibitions such as The Values of Drawing, invitational, Sioux City Art Center; Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery, Wayne State College; Drawing Fire: Then and Now, Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia University; In the Eye of the Beholder, Sioux City Art Center; Norfolk Arts Center; Drawings, Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts; Paintings, Walker Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Kearney; Jackson Artworks, Omaha; Points of View: Paintings by J. Marlene Mueller, G.A.R. Gallery; That'll Leave a Mark, two-person show, Tugboat Gallery; 10th Annual Art Auction Preview Exhibition, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art; Nebraska Now: Marlene Mueller, Drawings, Museum of Nebraska Art; Alumni Art Exhibition, Limestone College; Spirit: A Celebration of the Arts in Nebraska, Museum of Nebraska Art; Drawing: Selected Works by Norman Geske, invitational, Modern Arts Midwest; Objects of Desire: 4th Annual Juried Artist Member Exhibition, Haydon Art Center; Paintings, solo, Fred Simon Gallery, Nebraska Arts Council office; Paintings and Drawings: A Local Perspective, solo, Norfolk Art Center; Annual Juried Artist Members Exhibition, Haydon Art Center; Quantum Leap: Art and Science, Haydon Art Center; Fire Escape, Gallery 72, Omaha.

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Marlene Mueller

WSC Professor

Situs II

Acrylic on canvas

On loan from artist

Marlene Mueller was born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in North Carolina. Mueller received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Limestone College in South Carolina and her Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts from Miami University in Ohio. Prior to coming to Wayne State College Mueller taught at Hastings College, Nebraska. Marlene is a professor at Wayne State College and currently teaches painting and drawing. She is a member the National Education Association and the art education organization F.A.T.E. (Foundations in Art Theory).

After completing a five-year term on the Board of Directors at the Sioux City Art Center Mueller was appointed to and continues to serve on the Visual Arts Exhibition Committee at the Norfolk Art Center. As a practicing artist Mueller shows in local and regional art venues and her work is included in the Viewing Program at The Drawing Center in NYC.

Marlene's work that are permanent collections in Duncan Aviation, Lincoln, NE; Central State Insurance Company, Omaha, NE; Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA; Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE; Toy National Bank, Sioux City, IA; University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE; Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO; State Office Tower, Columbus, OH

Marlene's artwork has been shown in numerous exhibitions such as The Values of Drawing, invitational, Sioux City Art Center; Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery, Wayne State College; Drawing Fire: Then and Now, Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia University; In the Eye of the Beholder, Sioux City Art Center; Norfolk Arts Center; Drawings, Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts; Paintings, Walker Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Kearney; Jackson Artworks, Omaha; Points of View: Paintings by J. Marlene Mueller, G.A.R. Gallery; That'll Leave a Mark, two-person show, Tugboat Gallery; 10th Annual Art Auction Preview Exhibition, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art; Nebraska Now: Marlene Mueller, Drawings, Museum of Nebraska Art; Alumni Art Exhibition, Limestone College; Spirit: A Celebration of the Arts in Nebraska, Museum of Nebraska Art; Drawing: Selected Works by Norman Geske, invitational, Modern Arts Midwest; Objects of Desire: 4th Annual Juried Artist Member Exhibition, Haydon Art Center; Paintings, solo, Fred Simon Gallery, Nebraska Arts Council office; Paintings and Drawings: A Local Perspective, solo, Norfolk Art Center; Annual Juried Artist Members Exhibition, Haydon Art Center; Quantum Leap: Art and Science, Haydon Art Center; Fire Escape, Gallery 72, Omaha.

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Marlene Mueller

WSC Professor

Series B #4

Acrylic on canvas

On loan from artist

Marlene Mueller was born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in North Carolina. Mueller received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Limestone College in South Carolina and her Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts from Miami University in Ohio. Prior to coming to Wayne State College Mueller taught at Hastings College, Nebraska. Marlene is a professor at Wayne State College and currently teaches painting and drawing. She is a member the National Education Association and the art education organization F.A.T.E. (Foundations in Art Theory).

After completing a five-year term on the Board of Directors at the Sioux City Art Center Mueller was appointed to and continues to serve on the Visual Arts Exhibition Committee at the Norfolk Art Center. As a practicing artist Mueller shows in local and regional art venues and her work is included in the Viewing Program at The Drawing Center in NYC.

Marlene's work that are permanent collections in Duncan Aviation, Lincoln, NE; Central State Insurance Company, Omaha, NE; Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA; Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE; Toy National Bank, Sioux City, IA; University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE; Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO; State Office Tower, Columbus, OH

Marlene's artwork has been shown in numerous exhibitions such as The Values of Drawing, invitational, Sioux City Art Center; Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery, Wayne State College; Drawing Fire: Then and Now, Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia University; In the Eye of the Beholder, Sioux City Art Center; Norfolk Arts Center; Drawings, Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts; Paintings, Walker Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Kearney; Jackson Artworks, Omaha; Points of View: Paintings by J. Marlene Mueller, G.A.R. Gallery; That'll Leave a Mark, two-person show, Tugboat Gallery; 10th Annual Art Auction Preview Exhibition, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art; Nebraska Now: Marlene Mueller, Drawings, Museum of Nebraska Art; Alumni Art Exhibition, Limestone College; Spirit: A Celebration of the Arts in Nebraska, Museum of Nebraska Art; Drawing: Selected Works by Norman Geske, invitational, Modern Arts Midwest; Objects of Desire: 4th Annual Juried Artist Member Exhibition, Haydon Art Center; Paintings, solo, Fred Simon Gallery, Nebraska Arts Council office; Paintings and Drawings: A Local Perspective, solo, Norfolk Art Center; Annual Juried Artist Members Exhibition, Haydon Art Center; Quantum Leap: Art and Science, Haydon Art Center; Fire Escape, Gallery 72, Omaha.

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DEBORAH J. MURPHY

American

Ripples in the Lowlands, 1999

Prismacolor on board, 38.5" x 31.5"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

Deborah Murphy was born and raised in North Platte, Nebraska and received her B.A. in Art from Kearney State College. She has worked as a professional artist since 1973. She has shown her work in many national and regional exhibitions, as well as one- or two-person shows and invitationals. Her exhibition history includes: Purchase Awards, Juror's Merit Awards, the Mid-America Arts Alliance/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award in Painting and Works on Paper, and the Nebraska Arts Council Distinguished Achievement Fellowship Grant. In 2000, her work was in a group exhibition of Nebraska artists at Ambassador Joseph Limprecht's official residence in Tirana, Albania. Murphy's work appears in numerous collections around the country: Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tenn.; Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.; Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa; H&R Block, Kansas City; Papio Natural Resources District, Omaha; Wayne State College; Great Plains Art Collection, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Omaha Airport Authority; Elkhorn Valley Bank, Norfolk; The University of Nebraska at Kearney; and the Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney.

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DEBORAH J. MURPHY

American

Cracks in the Surface, 2000

Prismacolor on board, 38" x 36"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

Deborah Murphy was born and raised in North Platte, Nebraska and received her B.A. in Art from Kearney State College. She has worked as a professional artist since 1973. She has shown her work in many national and regional exhibitions, as well as one- or two-person shows and invitationals. Her exhibition history includes: Purchase Awards, Juror's Merit Awards, the Mid-America Arts Alliance/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award in Painting and Works on Paper, and the Nebraska Arts Council Distinguished Achievement Fellowship Grant. In 2000, her work was in a group exhibition of Nebraska artists at Ambassador Joseph Limprecht's official residence in Tirana, Albania. Murphy's work appears in numerous collections around the country: Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tenn.; Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.; Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa; H&R Block, Kansas City; Papio Natural Resources District, Omaha; Wayne State College; Great Plains Art Collection, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Omaha Airport Authority; Elkhorn Valley Bank, Norfolk; The University of Nebraska at Kearney; and the Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney.

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Deborah J. Murphy

American, Nebraska

Highway 275 Revisited, 2001

Prismacolor on board, 46" x 9"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

Deborah Murphy was born and raised in North Platte, Nebraska and received her B.A. in Art from Kearney State College. She has worked as a professional artist since 1973. She has shown her work in many national and regional exhibitions, as well as one- or two-person shows and invitationals. Her exhibition history includes: Purchase Awards, Juror's Merit Awards, the Mid-America Arts Alliance/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award in Painting and Works on Paper, and the Nebraska Arts Council Distinguished Achievement Fellowship Grant. In 2000, her work was in a group exhibition of Nebraska artists at Ambassador Joseph Limprecht's official residence in Tirana, Albania. Murphy's work appears in numerous collections around the country: Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tenn.; Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.; Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa; H&R Block, Kansas City; Papio Natural Resources District, Omaha; Wayne State College; Great Plains Art Collection, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Omaha Airport Authority; Elkhorn Valley Bank, Norfolk; The University of Nebraska at Kearney; and the Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney.

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ZORAN MOJSILOV

Yugoslavia, 1955 -

The Rocks (Tunka Oyate)

Earthworks: Gray and pink granite, buffalo grass

Wayne State College 1% for Art commission, 2002

Mojsilov was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. In 1983, he went to Paris, France and in 1984, he met Ilene Krug, an American Artist. In 1986, he moved to Minneapolis. Once in Minneapolis, he started creating large scale sculptures from wood. His career developed steadily with recognition from local and national grants such as the McKnight Artist Fellowship in 1987, the Socrates Sculpture Park / Athena Foundation Award in 1988 and 1990, the Pollack-Krasner Foundation Artist Fellowship in 1990, the Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Assistance Fellowship in 1994, the Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship in 1996, and the Jerome Foundation, Travel and Study Grant in 1993 and 2001. Eventually, he took up sculptures in stone and steel. He continues to work in these durable materials in his public art projects.

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LULU NEIHARDT

(Sister of John G. Neihardt)

Painted from Fruit Lying on Aunt Anna's Table

Watercolor, 13" x 9"

Wayne State College Foundation gift

by Mildred Witte

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Unknown

Bust, John G. Neihardt

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Print, John G. Neihardt

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Mona Martinsen Neihardt

American, 1884-1958

Bust, John G. Neihardt

Bronze

If one endeavors to be fair, the life and works of John G Neihardt cannot be fully appreciated or understood without knowing his wife and comrade, Mona, so profound was her impact on those so-heralded literary achievements. No discussion of Mona will not soon involve her husband, John, so devoted was she to him and to his art. Through a long and often difficult life together they achieved an entwined intellectual and spiritual connectedness. As a distraught John would say after her untimely death "she built herself into the walls of my world." That Mona was archetypically loyal and devoted as wife, mother and grandmother is profoundly true of her. But she was also a powerful person and a highly talented artist in her own right.

Though she did not live to see it, Mona's portrait busts were cast in bronze to become permanent memorials to Neihardt both in Missouri and Nebraska.

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ROBERT NELSON

American, 1925 -

Breaking Surface, 1975

print, #15 Impressions, 25" x 34"

Wayne State College Foundation, donated by Pres. Lyle Seymour

Nelson was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill while he completed a doctoral degree at New York University. He was a well establish artist represented by the Banfer Gallery in New York City. Nelson's work is familiar in the Omaha area due to a 1965 drawing exhibition at the Joslyn Art Museum and 1974 exhibitions; "Rockets, gadgets, mechanical soldiers, and menacing insects," at Creighton University, and exhibitions at the UNO Art Gallery. His more recent prints and drawings contain depictions of Washington, Lincoln, Annie Oakley, George Armstrong Custer, Billy the Kid, and Dillinger. Nelson's prints are darkly humorous, menacing, and disturbing.

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PETER OLLEY

British, 1942 –

Ascension, 1966

etching and aquatint, 12/30, 21" X 26"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1968

Peter Olley attended the Royal College of Art in London and was influenced by the fads of the 60's and Max Klinger, which was a German Symbolist painter, sculptor, printmaker, and writer.. Most of his work was done in the time of the Industrial Revolution. His themes and subjects consist of drama and Olympians. Olley had a strong interest in deriving his work from mass media and photographic images. He did this very well because of the nature of the mark making in which he created. One is reminded of Marshall McLuhan's famous belief, "the Medium is the Message." The main media he works with is woodcuts and etching, which brought him his fame.

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F. ORTEGA

Contemporary

Untitled

print, 31/100, 21" x 29"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase

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THERESA RAE OTTEN

American

Triumvirate, 2000

intaglio, 6" x 7"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

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THERESA RAE OTTEN

American

Vestige

Collograph and mixed media, 39" x 32"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

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THERESA RAE OTTEN

American

Chaotic Intersection

Mixed media drawing, 30" x 22"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

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THERESA RAE OTTEN

American

Confluence

Lithograph and Mixed media, 30" x 22"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

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THERESA RAE OTTEN

American

Who Are You?

Mixed media drawing, 30" x 22"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

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THERESA RAE OTTEN

American

Void, 2000

intaglio, 6" x 7"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

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THERESA RAE OTTEN

American

Soliloquy, 2000

intaglio, 7" x 6"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

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THERESA RAE OTTEN

American

Unknown, 2000

Unknown

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

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THERESA RAE OTTEN

American

Divergence, 2000

Intaglio, 7" x 6"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 2001

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PADULKE

Contemporary

Yellow Night

print, AP 57, 13" x 10"

Wayne State College Foundation acquisition

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GABOR PETERDI

American/Hungarian, 1915 – 2001

Sky and Water

etching and aquatint, 72/100, 24" x 19"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1968

Gabor Peterdi was born in Budapest and died 2001 as a citizen of the United States. He attended the Hungarian Academy, Academie Hulian, and Academie Scandinavien. These schools influenced his art along with Stanley William Hayter, a Surrealist, where he explored the techniques of engraving. Peterdi immigrated to the United States in 1939 and held his first American solo exhibition of paintings opened at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York. He soon became a US citizen and joined the military serving in Germany. After his military service, Peterdi resumed his printmaking career at Atelier 17 in New York. He began teaching at the Brooklyn Museum in 1948, organizing the graphic arts workshop there. Peterdi's creative approach to intaglio continued to expand as he invented new techniques and printed from larger plates. . His main themes and subjects of his art work were nature, man, and their interrelationships. In 1952, he became Associate Professor of Art at Hunter College, where he taught until 1959. In 1953 he also began teaching at the Yale-Norfolk summer school, and he joined the art faculty of Yale University as a visiting professor, gaining a full-time appointment in 1960.

In 1959 Peterdi published his seminal book Printmaking Methods Old and New. His work garnered forty honors and is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York Public Library, Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Worcester Art Museum.

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LARRY PHILLIPPE

American

Suppose Seattle Came Second, 1982

print, 7/50, 13" x 11"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase by Pres. Lyle Seymour, 1982

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PABLO PICASSO

Spanish, 1881 – 1973

Carmen from
"Le Carmen", 1964

aquatint, 214/261, 7" x 14"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain. He began his career as an artist at a young age. His father taught him the basics, but by the time he was thirteen his art was better executed than his father's. Picasso attended the School of Fine Arts in Barcelona, and The Royal Academy of San Fernando in Madrid. He did not enjoy school because everything was formal and he didn't want to use the classical subjects. Picasso was influenced by African and Oceanic art. The styles that Picasso is known for are Cubism, Surrealism, and Symbolism. The media that Picasso used varied greatly. His art includes oil paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, ceramics, and even architecture. Picasso was intrigued by gypsies, beggars, prostitutes, carnival performers, harlequins, and clowns as well as interest for additional subject matter from mythology, classical figures, bullfight scenes, war, current events and women. In 1972, Barcelona opened the Picasso Museum and includes work beginning as a child and throughout his long prolific art career. Picasso's art can be found in most museums worldwide, including: the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art.

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MARTHA PIERCE

American, 1873-1948; WSC Art Faculty 1918-1932

Mountain Scene

Oil, 35" x 23"

Wayne State College Foundation

Martha Pierce was born in New Cumberland, West Virginia. She began her teaching career at the age of sixteen in Aurora, Nebraska. Later she served as the Supervisor of Arts in the Lincoln Schools. Pierce came to Wayne State Teachers College in 1918 and was the head of the art department. Her paintings were exhibited in Nebraska, Chicago, New York, and Kansas City. She died on October 15, 1948 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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NATHAN PIERCE

Missouri

Pushing Through

Steel, Plastic, 17' x 9' x 3'

WSC Outdoor Sculpture Competition Winner

"I look at the places I've been and where I want to be and I see all the different directions I can go... sometimes it's a bit overwhelming but I enjoy the opportunity of choosing my own path."

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Rich "Bo" Bohacek

Nebraska

Mural,
Fred G. Dale Planetarium

Multi-story mural

Funded by Don and Diane Soukup

Rich "Bo" Bohacek majored in art and graduated from Wayne State College.

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Rich "Bo" Bohacek

Nebraska

Mural,
Fred G. Dale Planetarium

Multi-story mural

Funded by Don and Diane Soukup

Rich "Bo" Bohacek majored in art and graduated from Wayne State College.

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Rich "Bo" Bohacek

Nebraska

Mural,
Fred G. Dale Planetarium

Multi-story mural

Funded by Don and Diane Soukup

Rich "Bo" Bohacek majored in art and graduated from Wayne State College.

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Rich "Bo" Bohacek

Nebraska

Mural,
Fred G. Dale Planetarium

Multi-story mural

Funded by Don and Diane Soukup

Rich "Bo" Bohacek majored in art and graduated from Wayne State College.

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LINDA PLOTKIN

American, 1938 -

Valley

Color etching, 78/100, 18 5/8" x 18"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Linda Plotkin was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She studied at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. She was well-represented in solo shows and group invitational exhibitions, including "30 years of American Printmaking" at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1976. The subjects of many of her prints are bowls and milk cartons illuminated by raking light. She reduced these images to "light catching, shadow casting forms." Plotkin has exhibited her work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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DON PRAWIT

American

Trees and Brook

19" x 23"

Wayne State College Foundation

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CLAYTON PAUL

Chair

serigraph, signed

WSC gift from Marie George

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SUE PETERSON

Wayne State College Art Alum, 1971

Still Life in Blue

Acrylic painting

No additional information at this time.

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A. D. REINHARDT

American, 1913-1967

Wadsworth Atheneum 1966

Color serigraph, 7" x 21"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1968

AD Reinhardt was born in Buffalo, New York. He studied art at the National Academy of Design and the American Artists School in New York. He was influenced by cubists, constructivists, and the writings of Kazimir Malevich. His style is described as geometric abstraction because of the geometric shapes that dominated most of his paintings. He would siphon off the oil from the pigments that he used in order to produce a"suede-like finish" in his paintings. Reinhardt wanted to create abstract art that contained no suggestions of narrative or emotion and that withheld the slightest reference to anything outside his canvas. One of his most famous series is the Black Paintings. AD Reinhardt believed in the symbolic potency of the color black The Black Paintings have a fragile surface, and the technique was so complex that the conservation and restoration of each canvas is always a time-consuming and expensive task. His artwork has shown in the Museum of Living Art and the Museum of Modern Art.

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JüRGEN REIPKA

German contemporary, 1936 -

Untitled

serigraph in five colors, 78/100, 15" x 15"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1969

Jürgen Reipka is a German visual artist who was born in Hanover. Reipka studied from 1960 to 1963 at the Art School in Bremen Johannes Schreiter, and from 1963 to 1968 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich with Josef Obernberger. Reipka's art works are in many collections, including the Bavarian State Painting Collection, the National Collection in Stuttgart and Munich State Graphic Collection. He lives and works in Munich in the Red Valley.

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PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR

French, 1841-1919

Femme Nue Couchee

etching, restrike, 8" x 5", 1906

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1966

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in Limoges, France. He grew up in modest circumstances and began his career as a china painter in Paris. He started out as an apprentice to a porcelain painter and studied drawing in his free time. During his apprenticeship Renoir learned to copy designs to decorate plates and other dishware. He took free drawing classes at a city-sponsored art school which was run by sculptor Louis-Denis Caillouette. In 1862 he entered the famous art school, Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He also took classes from Charles Gleyer at Gleyer's studio where he became friends with the other young artists: Frederic Pazille, Claude Monet, and Alfred Sisley. Monet introduced him to the famous artists Camelle Pissarro and Paul Cezanne. In 1867 he met Lisa Trehot, a seamstress who became his model in many of his artworks. After years of struggling as a painter Renoir helped introduce an artistic movement called Impressionism in the 1870's. Subjects he painted included: children, flowers, beautiful scenes, and women. Around 1900 Renoir reached the peak of his artistic career and a retrospective exhibition at the Autumn Salon in Paris consolidated his reputation. By 1912 he was confined to a wheelchair, but he continued to paint until the end of his life. In his last years, Renoir also took up sculpture, directing his assistants to act as his hands.

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ROSANNE RETZ

American (U. of Mass., Amherst), 1951 -

Thicket III, 1983

lithograph, 1/4, 22" x 17"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1983

Rosanne Retz was born in Albany, New York. She received a BA and a MA from the State University of New York and an MFA from Southern Illinois University. Her work has been displayed in the USA, Europe, and Asia and can be found in both public and private collections. She states that her work has moved in a direction that more fluidly references the mystifying "realness" of the world. She likes her art work to be both representation and abstraction. Ritz writes that she takes suggestions from the world, from what she hears and sees, from an anecdote, situation, an idea that most likely represents for her the lack of control and the resulting struggle. She wants to represent the feeling of the subject in her work. She is currently a Professor of Art at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. (2013)

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DOUGLAS ROSS

American, 1954- present

Transistus 12

Welded steel, 21" x 23" x 2"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 1983

Douglas Ross was born in New York. In 1966 Ross moved to Ireland. He began painting full time in 1985. Ross states that it is important for his work to be poetic and dramatic in conception as well as "realistic" in execution. When Ross paints he first starts with a sketch and takes many photos of the subject. He then transfers the drawings to the canvas and begins building up thin washes of paint. He uses cross-hatching in this process. Besides painting, he also takes photographs and does sculptural work. Ross wishes to find and bring out the personality of the subjects in his paintings and what makes them unique. While finding this out he integrates the setting, symbolism, dreams, visions and color of the person into his work. He wishes to show the remarkable inner journey made by many people in seemingly everyday lives and reveal the invisible to the world.

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GEORGES ROUAULT

French, 1871-1958

Christ

print, 8 7/8" x 13 5/8"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Georges Rouault was born in Paris. Rouault apprenticed a stained glass artisan, where he learned to restore medieval stained glass windows from Tamoni. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1891 to 1898. His early work was influenced by his fascination for medieval art. Rouault had a reputation for being a Fauvist painter because he made watercolors and gouaches in expressive colors. In 1910 Rouault had his first solo exhibition at the Galerie Drouet. In 1916 Rouault signed a contract with Ambroise Vollard that stated Rouault would give Vollard everything he produced in return for a salary. Rouault was discouraged when he realized Vollard kept his work hidden from the public. When Vollard died, Rouault tried to obtain his artwork and succeeded by getting 800 unfinished and unsigned paintings. During the years 1916 to 1936 Rouault devoted himself entirely to printmaking. Towards the end of the 1920's he discovered impasto painting, a technique in which paint is applied in thick, pastose layers. He concentrated mostly on religious subjects.

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GEORGES ROUAULT

French, 1871-1958

Clown Au Schien

etching, 9" x 13"

WSC Foundation gift by John Kyl, WSC alumnus, 1983

Georges Rouault was born in Paris. Rouault apprenticed a stained glass artisan, where he learned to restore medieval stained glass windows from Tamoni. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1891 to 1898. His early work was influenced by his fascination for medieval art. Rouault had a reputation for being a Fauvist painter because he made watercolors and gouaches in expressive colors. In 1910 Rouault had his first solo exhibition at the Galerie Drouet. In 1916 Rouault signed a contract with Ambroise Vollard that stated Rouault would give Vollard everything he produced in return for a salary. Rouault was discouraged when he realized Vollard kept his work hidden from the public. When Vollard died, Rouault tried to obtain his artwork and succeeded by getting 800 unfinished and unsigned paintings. During the years 1916 to 1936 Rouault devoted himself entirely to printmaking. Towards the end of the 1920's he discovered impasto painting, a technique in which paint is applied in thick, pastose layers. He concentrated mostly on religious subjects.

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GEORGES ROUAULT

French, 1871-1958

Unknown

Wood Engraving, 1/4, 8 7/8" x 13 5/8"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Georges Rouault was born in Paris. Rouault apprenticed a stained glass artisan, where he learned to restore medieval stained glass windows from Tamoni. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1891 to 1898. His early work was influenced by his fascination for medieval art. Rouault had a reputation for being a Fauvist painter because he made watercolors and gouaches in expressive colors. In 1910 Rouault had his first solo exhibition at the Galerie Drouet. In 1916 Rouault signed a contract with Ambroise Vollard that stated Rouault would give Vollard everything he produced in return for a salary. Rouault was discouraged when he realized Vollard kept his work hidden from the public. When Vollard died, Rouault tried to obtain his artwork and succeeded by getting 800 unfinished and unsigned paintings. During the years 1916 to 1936 Rouault devoted himself entirely to printmaking. Towards the end of the 1920's he discovered impasto painting, a technique in which paint is applied in thick, pastose layers. He concentrated mostly on religious subjects.

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GEORGES ROUAULT

French, 1871-1958

Et Veronique Au Tendree?
(Plate #33 from Miserere)

Aquatint

WSC Purchase

Georges Rouault was born in Paris. Rouault apprenticed a stained glass artisan, where he learned to restore medieval stained glass windows from Tamoni. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1891 to 1898. His early work was influenced by his fascination for medieval art. Rouault had a reputation for being a Fauvist painter because he made watercolors and gouaches in expressive colors. In 1910 Rouault had his first solo exhibition at the Galerie Drouet. In 1916 Rouault signed a contract with Ambroise Vollard that stated Rouault would give Vollard everything he produced in return for a salary. Rouault was discouraged when he realized Vollard kept his work hidden from the public. When Vollard died, Rouault tried to obtain his artwork and succeeded by getting 800 unfinished and unsigned paintings. During the years 1916 to 1936 Rouault devoted himself entirely to printmaking. Towards the end of the 1920's he discovered impasto painting, a technique in which paint is applied in thick, pastose layers. He concentrated mostly on religious subjects.

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THOMAS ROWLANDSON

British, 1756-1827

The Double Humbug or the Devil's Imp; Praying for Peace, 1814

etching, hand colored, #29344, 13" x 9"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

Thomas Rowlandson was born in Old Jewry, London. He became a student at the Royal Academy and, at the age of 16, he went to study at a drawing school in Paris for two years. He first established a studio as a portrait painter working in oil but began drawing caricatures to supplement his income. His designs were usually executed in outline with red pen and delicately washed with color. They were then etched on copper and afterward aquatinted, usually by a professional engraver. Rowlandson colored the impressions by hand, mainly with ink and watercolor. His rhythmic compositions, flowing line, and relaxed elegance were inspired by French Rococo art. Rowlandson illustrated books, including those written by Henry Fielding, Oliver Goldsmith and Laurence Sterne. He was an avid gambler and had to produce a flood of comic prints to earn money and climb out of his poverty. He illustrated the life of 18th century England and created comic images of familiar social types of his day including the old maid and Grub Street hack. His characters ranged from ridiculously pretentious to merely pathetic. He also produced a series of erotic engravings, which are currently housed in the George IV collection at Windsor Castle in England. In 1797, Rowlandson began working for fine-art publisher Rudolph Ackermann, who published most of his finest work for twenty years and turned Rowlandson's fortune around.

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RAY REPLOGLE

American, 1941-2009

Sculpture

Mixed media

WSC Purchase through Dept. of Art and Design, 2003

Ray Max Replogle was born in Harper KS. He graduated from Lawrence High School, Lawrence, KS in 1960 and received his Master in Fine Arts and Sculpture from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS in 1966.Replogle taught sculpture at Superior, MN prior to coming to Wayne State College in 1968 where he taught sculpture, jewelry and design until he retired in 2005. He married Susan Malander, a Wayne State College graduate, 1973, in art. He moved to Cedaredge, CO in 2007. He was a sculptor and maker of fine jewelry.

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RAY REPLOGLE

American, 1941-2009

Sculpture

Mixed media

WSC Purchase through Dept. of Art and Design, 2003

Ray Max Replogle was born in Harper KS. He graduated from Lawrence High School, Lawrence, KS in 1960 and received his Master in Fine Arts and Sculpture from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS in 1966.Replogle taught sculpture at Superior, MN prior to coming to Wayne State College in 1968 where he taught sculpture, jewelry and design until he retired in 2005. He married Susan Malander, a Wayne State College graduate, 1973, in art. He moved to Cedaredge, CO in 2007. He was a sculptor and maker of fine jewelry.

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RAY REPLOGLE

American, 1941-2009

Sculpture

Mixed media

WSC Purchase through Dept. of Art and Design, 2003

Ray Max Replogle was born in Harper KS. He graduated from Lawrence High School, Lawrence, KS in 1960 and received his Master in Fine Arts and Sculpture from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS in 1966.Replogle taught sculpture at Superior, MN prior to coming to Wayne State College in 1968 where he taught sculpture, jewelry and design until he retired in 2005. He married Susan Malander, a Wayne State College graduate, 1973, in art. He moved to Cedaredge, CO in 2007. He was a sculptor and maker of fine jewelry.

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BARTOLOMEU DOS SANTOS

Portuguese, 1931- 2008

The Lovers

Color etching, 20/30, 22" x 20"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase

Bartolomeu dos Santos was born in Lisbon, Portugal into a family of doctors and art collectors. He studied at the Escola Superior de Belas Artes in Lisbon from 1950 until 1956 and at the Slade School of Fine Art in London from 1956-1958. He held his first public art exhibition at the Sociedade Nacional de Blas Artes in Lisbon in 1959. He taught at the Slade School of Fine Art from 1961 - 1996, in the Department of Engraving. He was considered one of Portugal's major artists. He was inspired by Francisco Goya's prints and began to focus on a metaphysical world dominated by light, shadows and silences in his own work employing a combination of etching and aquatint. He was one of the founders of Gravura, the Portuguese cooperative society of graphic artists. He explored a wide range of tonal, textural and iconographic possibilities in his work, incorporating elements of graphic media. Santos exhibited throughout Europe, the far east and the Americas. His work can be found worldwide including the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert, Cambridge, the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon.

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HEIDI SCHAAF

Nebraska

Egression

Welded steel, 2012

WSC Outdoor Sculpture Competition Winner

Heidi holds a B.S. degree in Studio Arts from WSC and is currently a MFA student at Kansas State University. Heidi's work has been exhibited at the "Downtown Sculpture Exhibit" at Olathe, KS; the Washburn University Sculpture Competition in Topeka, KS; the Samson Exhibit in Boston, MA; and the Norfolk Art Center.

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LARRY SCHUH

American

Resistors, 1982

print, 21/50, 18" x 13"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase by Pres. Lyle Seymour, 1982

Larry Schuh is a professor of art at McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana (2013). He has had artwork accepted in many exhibits, including the 34th Annual National Paper in Particular National Exhibition sponsored by Columbia College in Columbia, Mo.

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RONALD SEARLE

English, 1920 – 2011

Hommage to Toulouse Lautrec

Original lithograph, S. Ed. 200

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1968

Ronald Searle was born in Cambridge, England. Searle paid for his own art school classes by working for a cartoonist at The Cambridge Daily News. He drew traditional continuous-panel strips with clever story lines in the graphic style of the early 20th-century cartoonist and humorist H.M. Bateman. In 1939 he joined the Army as an architectural draftsman. On the side he made impressionistic watercolor sketches of fellow soldiers and cartoons poking fun at military conventions. Searle wrote and illustrated many popular books starting in 1948 with "Hurrah for St. Trinian's." He was established as one of Britian's leading cartoonists. He created witty illustrations for books, magazine covers, newspaper editorial pages and advertisements that helped define postwar graphic humor. He mastered all forms of graphic art, yet his signature method was a curious mix of minimalist detailing and rococo flourishes using a vibrant watercolor palette. His work occasionally became surreal and his comedy darker, as in his books"The Square Egg" (1968) and "The Secret Sketchbook" (1970). He focused on familiar themes, like overpopulation and religion. He had a skeptical, satirical bent to his work.

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ANN KESSLER SHIELDS

American, 1932-2012

Ben-Day-Glo, III Red, 1968

Color serigraph, S. Ed. 8/15, 24" x 34"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1968

Anne Kesler Shields, artist and major force in nurturing the local arts scene in Winston-Salem, March 5, 2013. Shields had been battling cancer. Her work spanned 60 years across a multitude of genres, reflecting her rich life Patterson, who also writes about art for the Winston-Salem Journal, recalled that Shields was "relentless in teaching herself and learning from every opportunity that presented itself." She was a young artist at a period of controversy for art nationally, and Shields increasingly became aware of approaches different from what she had learned (1950-1960's).

She pursued advanced art studies at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine, which she considered a personal breakthrough. She also studied with Hans Hofmann in Provincetown, Mass., and received her Master of Fine Arts at what became UNC Greensboro. Her professional work moved over the years from abstract landscapes to geometric paintings and prints, then a long period of portraits, and finally collages that carried "a lot of message," Patterson said.

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MOISHE SMITH

American, 1929-1993

Peasants' Entry into Brussels

print, S. Ed. 40/50, 26" x 10"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

Moishe Smith was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended Wayne State University from 1947 to 1948, and received his BA at the New School of Social Research in 1950. He earned his MFA at the University of Iowa where he was taught under Mauricio Lasansky. He was a printmaker and specialized in a naturalistic realism style. He was a professor at Utah State University from 1997 until his death 1993. Honors include the Fulbright and Guggenheim fellowships. His art is in many public collections, including those of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Metropolitan Museum, the Galleria Degli Uffizi in Florence, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington.

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E.E. STEVENS

American (Iowa), WPA artist, 1872-1938

Bend of the River Jordan, 1931

Oil

Wayne State College Foundation, gift by G. B. Dunning Family, 1994

Ernest E. Stevens was among the struggling artists who benefited from federally funded art programs - the CWA in Nebraska and the WPA in Wyoming. Stevens created in 1934 three oil paintings now in the collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society: Buffalo Herd; Covered Wagon or Going West (reproduced on the cover of Nebraska History magazine, Summer 1971); and Building of the Log Cabin (reproduced on the cover of this issue). His best known and widely viewed paintings, the Old West murals, were painted for the Wyoming WPA art program in 1935-1936.

A versatile artist, Stevens also worked in mediums other than oil - pastel, chalk, watercolor, pen and ink, pencil, crayon, embossing, etching, and engraving. Stevens was born on a farm near Aplington, Iowa. He attended the School of Art and Design, Pratt Institute, in Brooklyn, New York followed by two years of living in Paris and taking classes at the Julian Academie.

In Washington Stevens became well acquainted with Maud Belle Rice, a Census Bureau clerk originally from Neligh, Nebraska. Stevens and Miss Rice continued their friendship after both left Washington in 1909, Maud to teach in North Dakota and Stevens to his family in Iowa. He then settled in Montana and various places, married Maud Beller Rice, and later settled in Neligh, NE, after his wife death.

In October 1933 the federal government created the Civil Works Administration (CWA), an agency which funded temporary employment programs for the winter months of 1933-1934. By employing people in small public works projects for a minimum wage, the agency could take them off direct relief. The Civil Works Administration has set aside a certain sum of money to be used for the employment of artists. Artists shall be classified in two groups: Class A and Class B. Those in Class A shall receive $42.50 per week for 30 hours of work, and those in Class B shall receive $26.50 for 30 hours per week.

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ROCHELLE TONER

American, 1940 -

A Tacit Betrayal

print, 44/50

Wayne State College Foundation Purchase by Lyle Seymour; from University of South Dakota, 1998

Rochelle Toner was the recipient of the Southern Graphics Council printmaker Emeritus Award, 2010 at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Toner lives in Philadelphia. Her work has a Joseph Cornell-like construction in the objects she uses in her compositions.

Artist Statement: Drawings and prints that I have made over the past few years have the collective title Nature, Pleasure, and Innuendo. In my work I am fascinated by the way abstraction evolves from a process of observing, distilling, and internalizing information in a synthesis of conscious and sub-conscious interactions. My work explores the juncture between abstraction and representation, the point at which the referent may be felt in the work without the intrusion of the literal.

Through a process of drawing and discovery I look for shapes, forms, and images which have the suggestive powers of mystery and illusion. When I arrive at an image which I believe has these qualities, I am interested in rendering it with a strength and clarity which will make the forms believable and tactile. I am fascinated by how these abstracted botanical and physiological references can metaphorically evoke human nature and human interaction. Natura sola magistra, "Nature is the only teacher," was the motto of Joris Hoefnagel who worked as an artist and illustrator in the Sixteenth Century.

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MARILYN TORRE-WHITESELL

American

Basic

serigraph, 24/70, 10" x 14"

WSC Foundation purchase by Pres. Lyle Seymour, 1982

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HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC

French, 1864-1901

Yvette Guilbert

lithograph, 11" x 13"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) is one of the most respected French painters of the post-impressionist period. He illustrated the colorful and whimsical life of Paris, often compared to his contemporaries, Cezanne, Van Gogh, and Gauguin. He was prolific, despite his devotion to cocktails. His compelling and romantic scenes of the theatrical life make him famous.

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REIN VANDERHILL

American

Single White Magnolia

Watercolor, 25" x 34"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1985

Rein Vanderhill is an Iowa native painter. He graduated high school as an "at-risk student." He went on to graduate from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. After completing only one year of his MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Arts near Detroit, Vanderhill was hired as a professor at a junior college in Michigan. Vanderhill claims he likes to mirror his "depressive pessimist" attitude in most of his artwork. He is also inspired by natural forms, mostly fruits and flowers. His work is somewhat naturalistic, however once the viewer takes a closer look the brushstrokes can be seen. He currently shows work at the Anderson O'Brian in Omaha (2013).

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VICTOR VASARELY

Hungarian/French, 1908-1927

Diac

serigraph, 70/200, 26" x 26"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1967

Hungarian-born Victor Vasarely is known as a founder of optical art. Vasarely was born in Pecs and grew up in Pie??any and Budapest where in 1925 he took up medical studies at Budapest University. In 1927 he abandoned medicine to learn traditional academic painting at the private Podolini-Volkmann Academy. In the 1930's, upon moving to Paris, Vasarely became a graphics designer and a poster artist in which he combined patterns and organic images with each other. His fascination with linear patterns led him to draw figurative and abstract patterned subjects, shown in the form of harlequins, checkers, tigers, and zebras. During this time, Vasarely also created multi-dimensional works of art by super-imposing patterned layers of cellophane on one another to attain the illusion of depth. In 1943, Vasarely began to work extensively in oils, creating both abstract and figurative canvases. His first exhibit opened in Paris the following year, and he became the recognized leader of the avant-garde group of artists affiliated with the gallery. During the 1950's, Vasarely wrote a series of manifestos on the use of optical phenomena for artistic purposes. His paintings and his prints were a significant influence on younger artists.

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RENZO VESPIGNANI

Italian, 1924 – 2001

Branch, 1966

lithograph, 14/60, 26" x 19"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1966

      Renzo Vespignani was born in Italy. He was largely self-taught in the areas of painting, printmaking and illustrating. Through his works he dedicated himself to the recording of the difficult years of the German occupation of Rome. Vespignani began to get exposure in 1945, when he began working for various literary and political periodicals which focused on urban culture. In 1956 he established a magazine called"Roma, Citta Aperta." In 1961 he was a founder of the "Il Pro e il Contro" group of artists, rebelling against "Informal" painting. Although Vespignani belonged to an Italian realist movement, his depiction of reality often contained an emotional component. Vespignani was also known for his portrayal of modern cities to include railways running through urban areas. He was awarded Bennati prize in 1950 for engraving and the Fiesole prize in 1961. In the 1960's Vespignani turned his attentions to the crisis arising in affluent society. Then, in 1985, he exhibited at the Academy of France.

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MAURICE VLAMINCK

French, 1876-1958

Les Homes Abandonnes,
1927

lithograph, 11/325, 9" x 11"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1965

Maurice Vlaminck was born in Paris and grew up in the suburb of Le Vésinet. Vlaminck found inspiration in folk art, naive imagery, and African sculpture. A crucial turning point in Vlaminck's artistic development was a visit to a van Gogh exhibition in Paris, and then in 1902 the young painter met Henri Matisse. In 1905, Maurice Vlaminck had a group exhibition with Matisse, Derain, Friesz, Manguin and other artists at the "Salon d'automne." Vlaminck became inspired by Paul Cezanne's work, and in 1915, Vlaminck moved towards more expressionist works that dealt with earthly colors and simplified forms. He moved to the Département Eure-et-Loire in 1925, where he became inspired by rural landscapes, the subject of many of his late works.

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WILLIAM WEEGE

American, 1935

Let the Sunshine In, 1970

serigraph with flocking, 44/50, 20" x 18"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1969

William Weege was born in Wisconsin. Weege studied printmaking, collage and sculpture at the University of Wisconsin. In the late 60's his posters hit the streets of San Francisco. His career pinnacled in 1970 and 1971 where his art was exhibited at the World's Fair in Japan and the 7th International Biennial Exhibition in 1970, in the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in 1970 and at the Whitney Museum in 1971. Today, Weege teaches art at the University of Wisconsin and is still creating and selling his artwork. William Weege works predominantly with silkscreen because of its immediacy and directness. He was particularly interested in adapting graphic arts techniques for fine arts applications. He has been a leader in the development of digital printmaking. Weege is best known for his large abstract handmade paper projects. His work is most often produced for corporate commissions, as well as for embassies around the world. His work can be seen at the Prudential Building in Minneapolis, the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Honda Headquarters in Tennessee, and in embassies in Finland, Germany, and Chile.

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JEAN WELSTEAD

American, Nebraska, 1922 -

Mother's Day

Oil, 36" x 26"

Wayne State College 1% for Art purchase, 1983

Jean Welstead is known for her landscapes and still life work. She studied at: Midland College, Fremont, NE; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE; College of St. Mary, Omaha, NE; and privately with Hettie-Marie Andrews, Sylvia Curtiss, and Dimitar Krustev. She works in oil paint and her style is Abstraction, Realism, and Semi Abstract.

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JOHN MACWHIRTER

Britain, 1879-1911

June in Tyrol

24"16"

Wayne State College Art Collection

John MacWhirter, was born March 27 1839 in Slatefored, Water of Leith, Scotland. In 1851 he enrolled at the Trustees Academy. He spent long periods sketching and studying nature outdoors. His first painting to be exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy at age 14 was 'Old Cottage at Braid'. In 1880, he was made an Honorary Member of the Royal Scottish Academy. Exploring and painting abroad he visited Italy, Sicily, Switzerland, Austria, Turkey, Norway and the U.S.A. He moved to London in 1867 and was elected a Royal Academician.

MacWhirter specialised in romantic landscapes with a great fondness for trees, spending much time in the hilly countryside of Perthshire. Initially, he experimented with the detailed images of the Pre-Raphaelites, but later adopted a more sweeping style. With John Pettie he illustrated The Postman's Bag (Strahan, 1862), and Wordsworth's Poetry for the Young (Strahan, 1863).

MacWhirter has paintings in several British Collections including Royal Holloway University of London, Cheltenham and Derby Art Gallery.

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JOHN MACWHIRTER

Britain, 1879-

June in Tyrol

24" x 16"

Wayne State College Art Collection

John MacWhirter, was born March 27 1839 in Slatefored, Water of Leith, Scotland.. In 1851 he enrolled at the Trustees Academy. He spent long periods sketching and studying nature outdoors. His first painting to be exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy at age 14, was 'Old Cottage at Braid'. In 1880, he was made an Honorary Member of the Royal Scottish Academy. Exploring and painting abroad he visited Italy, Sicily, Switzerland, Austria, Turkey, Norway and the U.S.A. He moved to London in 1867 and was elected a Royal Academician.

MacWhirter specialised in romantic landscapes with a great fondness for trees, spending much time in the hilly countryside of Perthshire. Initially, he experimented with the detailed images of the Pre-Raphaelites, but later adopted a more sweeping style. With John Pettie he illustrated The Postman's Bag (Strahan, 1862), and Wordsworth's Poetry for the Young (Strahan, 1863).

MacWhirter has paintings in several British Collections including Royal Holloway University of London, Cheltenham and Derby Art Gallery.

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JOHN WHITESELL

American, 1942 -

Diagonal Vermillion, 1982

print, 15/50, 13" x 10"

WSC Purchase by Pres. Lyle Seymour, 1982

Whitesell was born in Hamilton, Ohio. Whitesell lives and works in Floyds Knobs, Indiana and is a professor of printmaking at the University of Louisville. He earned his BA Earlham College, 1964 and earned his MFA at Indiana University in 1973. Professor Whitesell's current work is inspired from natural sources and printed in relief and stencil techniques. He received an Indiana Arts Commission Fellowship in 1979, a Kentucky Arts Commission Grant in 1980 and a National Endowment for the Arts Grant in 1984. His works are in over forty U.S. and international collections.

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PAUL WUNDERLICH

German, 1927 – 2010

Come on Angel, 1975

lithograph in color on BFK Rives paper, 6/75, 17" x 24"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1966

Paul Wunderlich was was a German painter who studied at Kunstschule. In 1947, he went to the Hichschule fur Bildenda Kunste, Hamburg where he studied graphic art. In 1951, he was offered a teaching position at that school and held it until 1961. At the end of the 1950s, Wunderlich produced his first figurative prints and paintings. His subjects were events from recent German history. For instance, one set of lithographs depicted the execution of the men who had conspired against Adolf Hitler. Increasingly, his subject matter changed to eroticism that is partly Surrealist, partly decorative. In 1960, the public prosecutor of Hamburg confiscated a series of prints like these. In 1963, he became Professor for the Graphic Arts and Painting at the University of Fine Arts, Hamburg. He is a painter, sculptor, and lithographer. Wunderlich belongs to the second generation of Fantastic Realists. His works are full of iron and erotic subjects. He was successful in various international print competitions and has received many awards. In 1964, he was awarded the Japan Cultural Forum Award; in 1967, he received the Award Premio Marzotti; in 1970, he was awarded the Gold-Medal in Florence; in 1978, he received Gold-Medals at the Grafik-Blennale in Taiwan and in Bulgaria

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PAUL WUNDERLICH

German, 1927 – 2010

Song of Songs

"Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse;
Thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes,
with one chain of thy neck."

Color etching, S. Ed. 30, 18" x 25"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase, 1966

Paul Wunderlich was was a German painter who studied at Kunstschule. In 1947, he went to the Hichschule fur Bildenda Kunste, Hamburg where he studied graphic art. In 1951, he was offered a teaching position at that school and held it until 1961. At the end of the 1950s, Wunderlich produced his first figurative prints and paintings. His subjects were events from recent German history. For instance, one set of lithographs depicted the execution of the men who had conspired against Adolf Hitler. Increasingly, his subject matter changed to eroticism that is partly Surrealist, partly decorative. In 1960, the public prosecutor of Hamburg confiscated a series of prints like these. In 1963, he became Professor for the Graphic Arts and Painting at the University of Fine Arts, Hamburg. He is a painter, sculptor, and lithographer. Wunderlich belongs to the second generation of Fantastic Realists. His works are full of iron and erotic subjects. He was successful in various international print competitions and has received many awards. In 1964, he was awarded the Japan Cultural Forum Award; in 1967, he received the Award Premio Marzotti; in 1970, he was awarded the Gold-Medal in Florence; in 1978, he received Gold-Medals at the Grafik-Blennale in Taiwan and in Bulgaria

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GARY WOODWARD

WSC art professor 1960's

Untitled #1

Drawing

On loan from Dr. Pearl Hansen

Gary Woodward is an adjunct instructor with the Washburn art department. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Colorado University and master's degrees from the University of Iowa and University of Washington. Woodward taught at Wayne State College in the 1960's before going to KSU, Manhattan, KS. A longtime professor at Kansas State University, his work has been shown at such venues as the Smithsonian. "The Eagle Has Landed at Washburn" has been selected for reproduction with100 percent of the proceeds from the sales going to the sesquicentennial fund.

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GARY WOODWARD

WSC art professor 1960's

Untitled #2

Drawing

On loan from Marlene Mueller

Gary Woodward is an adjunct instructor with the Washburn art department. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Colorado University and master's degrees from the University of Iowa and University of Washington. Woodward taught at Wayne State College in the 1960's before going to KSU, Manhattan, KS. A longtime professor at Kansas State University, his work has been shown at such venues as the Smithsonian. "The Eagle Has Landed at Washburn" has been selected for reproduction with100 percent of the proceeds from the sales going to the sesquicentennial fund.

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GARY WOODWARD

WSC art professor 1960's

Untitled #3

Drawing

On loan from Marlene Mueller

Gary Woodward is an adjunct instructor with the Washburn art department. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Colorado University and master's degrees from the University of Iowa and University of Washington. Woodward taught at Wayne State College in the 1960's before going to KSU, Manhattan, KS. A longtime professor at Kansas State University, his work has been shown at such venues as the Smithsonian. "The Eagle Has Landed at Washburn" has been selected for reproduction with100 percent of the proceeds from the sales going to the sesquicentennial fund.

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CHARLES WILDBANK

American, 1948 -

Bullet Ball Champion, 1987

lithograph 2/ 13 colors, 59/500, 16" x 16"

Wayne State College gift by L. Ron Hubbard, Tilden, NE, 1992

Charles Wildbank was born in New York in 1948 deaf. He started drawing from a very young age as a way to communicate with his parents. Charles went on to develop his art and graduated with his M. A. from Colombia University. He was a teacher for the deaf until 1978, when he decided to make his art a profession after his return from Europe. His work is largely photo realistic, although surrealism fascinates him and has begun to work its way into his art more and more. His subject matter consists mainly of florals, still life, portraits and sea scapes, all rendered with meticulous, realistic detail. Wildbank's hope for his art is to make his audience more aware of their inner self. He continues to work and paint around the world.

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ZAO WOU-KI

Chinese-French, 1921 -

Feu

Color etching, S. Ed. 75, 15" x 20"

Wayne State College Foundation purchase

Zao Wou-ki is a Chinese-French painter. He was born in a cultivated family. He studied calligraphy in his childhood, and went on to study painting at the school of Fine Arts in Hangzhou. In 1948, he moved to Paris with his wife where his earliest exhibitions in France were praised by Miró and Picasso. In 1957, Zao Wou-ki visited his brother in the United States to get closer to the art scene of New York City. He wanted to learn more about Pop Art. He stayed in the United States for six weeks, and then traveled back to Tokyo and Hong Kong. His works were influenced by Paul Klee and are very oriented towards abstraction. His style is similar to that of Abstract Expressionists. Impressionism was another large influence on his work. Other artists that influenced him were Matisse, Picasso, and Cézanne. He names his paintings with the dates he finished them. He is considered one of the most successful Chinese painters alive. As of now, he has stopped producing new paintings.

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Henry Holiday

British, 1839-1927

Dante Meets Beatrice

Henry Holiday was an English historical genre and landscape painter, stained glass designer, illustrator and sculptor. He is considered to be a member of the Pre-Raphaelite school of art. Holiday worked in both oils and watercolors.

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Lord Frederic Leighton

British, 1830-1896

Captive Andromache

Frederic Leighton was an English painter and sculptor. His works depicted historical, biblical and classical subject matter. Leighton was born in Scarborough to a family in the import and export business. He was educated at University College School, London. He then received his artistic training on the European continent, first from Eduard von Steinle and then from Giovanni Costa. When he was 24 he was in Florence; he studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti, and painted the procession of the Cimabue Madonna through the Borgo Allegri. From 1855 to 1859 he lived in Paris, where he met Ingres, Delacroix, Corot and Millet.

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