Kenny to exhibit senior art show, “Between Black and White,” at Bethany College

Bethany College senior artist Courtney Kenny will exhibit her senior art show, “Between Black and White,” at the Mingenback Art Center on campus from Dec. 1 to 7.

A reception will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a gallery talk by the artist at 2:30 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Continue reading

Faculty member to exhibit at Museum of Nebraska Art

Ceramic piece by Anita PowellBethany College Associate Professor of Art Anita Powell will display artwork at the “Art of Living” exhibition at the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) in Kearney, Neb., from Oct. 5 to Jan. 27.

Four of Powell’s ceramics will be displayed, including her “Easy to Understand Illustrations” suite entitled “Cutting,” “Sewing,” and “Ironing.” The fourth piece is also part of her “Garden” suite entitled “Blue.” Continue reading

Visiting artist Erika Nelson to exhibit at Bethany College

Erika Nelson, Greetings from IconicaLINDSBORG, KAN., September 10, 2012—Erika Nelson will exhibit “Greetings from Iconica. Wish you were here!” at the Mingenback Art Center Gallery at Bethany College from Sept. 24 to Oct. 12, 2012.

This mixed medium exhibition is free and open to the public. A reception will be held on Sept. 28 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. with a gallery talk by the artist at 1:30 p.m.

Nelson is currently the director of World’s Largest Things, a collection of miniatures. She has been featured in numerous interviews, including by Conan O’Brian in 2010, publications, and lectures. Prior exhibitions include “Art LIVES!” at City Arts, Wichita, Kan.; “Another Roadside Attraction” at Griffin Theater, London; “Drawing on the Edge” at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, Penn.; and “Blurred Boundaries” at The Arts Center of the Capitol Region, Troy, N.Y. Nelson received her Master of Fine Art from the University of Kansas and her Bachelor of Fine Art summa cum laude from Central Missouri State University. Continue reading

Visiting artist Paul Hotvedt opens exhibit

"I'm Ready" by Paul HotvedtLINDSBORG, KAN., August 7, 2012— Visiting painter Paul Hotvedt will exhibit “Landscapes and Figures” at the Mingenback Art Center Gallery at Bethany College from Aug. 20 to Sept. 14, 2012.

The event is free and open to the public. A closing reception and gallery talk by the artist will be given on Sept. 14 from 1to 2:30 p.m. The exhibit is sponsored by the Kahmeyer Visiting Visual Artist Lecture Series at Bethany, which is supported entirely by charitable contributions in honor of Ray Kahmeyer. Continue reading

Bethany College faculty member invited to Western Cast Iron Art Conference

Ed Pogue, Iron Pour 2012LINDSBORG, KAN., July 2, 2011—Bethany College Professor of Art Ed Pogue was invited to participate in the iron pour at the Western Cast Iron Art Conference on May 23 to 27 at Fort Hays State University.

Art students and Professors from all across the United States participate in the bi-annual event held each even year at colleges and universities across the West. This year, Pogue was asked to bring his cupola, known as “Black Bart,” to the conference. Continue reading

Art Department hosts annual sale

Paint Pallete Sarah Hill's paintingLINDSBORG, KAN., May 9, 2012—The Bethany College Art Department invites the public to its annual art sale Tuesday, May 15, and Wednesday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Levin Room in Pihlblad Memorial Union

Proceeds from the sale will be used to purchase equipment for the art department and fund the Kahmeyer Visiting Artist Lecture Series. All artwork has been created and donated by Bethany College students taking ceramics, three-dimensional arts, jewelry, and printmaking classes, as well as department faculty and staff. Continue reading