Gallery of Art | University of Northern Iowa

Current Exhibitions

December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022

July 24; August 22 – September 23; October 10 – November 9; and December 1 – 16

Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the Gallery, this UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition was curated by Gallery Director Darrell Taylor and features a number of objects only recently added to the Collection; for example, Thaddeus Erdahl’s “King for a Day, Queen for the Night,” and Ruth Kao’s “Artwork #9.”

The title references the metaphysical characteristics of these artworks, their charming ambiguities, and their compositional innovations. Among the works on display are prints, paintings, and sculptures by Salvador Dali (Spanish), Philippe Halsman (Russian American), Odilon Redon (French), Darrell Roberts (American), Dieter Roth (Swiss), Joe Tilson (British), and Conny Walther (Danish) among others.

Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., and by appointment.

December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022

The front of the Fall 2022 B.F.A. Group Exhibitin postcard.

An opening reception will take place December 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the KAB South lobby.

Shayla Kelly of Cedar Rapids, IA presents an exhibition titled "Never Enough." Kelly is an artist who works primarily in printmaking and performance art. The work being produced consists of neon colors and references societal and personal views from the feminist mindset including those who suffer from a mental diagnosis.

Macey Reed of Marion, IA presents an exhibition titled "Fat." She states, "My art questions the differences between societal ideals of beauty and the pressures of growing up as a young fat girl. The exhibition is a series of multi-layered paintings that involve screenprinting techniques and ominous color strategies."

Jess Vazquez of Osceola, IA presents an exhibition titled "Bay Street." Vazquez is an award-winning artist who explores her life experiences as well as the nuances of the English language from her perspective as a child of immigrant parents. "Bay Street" is an exhibition of paintings and sculptures that feature bright colors, cartoon imagery, and scenes from her memories.