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Art on Campus

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51 Funding art for fun and profit
Wilkinson--William J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Edition 2:25, p.3
10/26/1994 Comments on funding art.
52 Lights at night
Campus News Network 5:4, p.1
10/17/1994 Neon sculpture at night; photo.
53 Build waterslide at sculpture; new sculpture becomes interactive art
Manuel--Timothy J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 91:10, p.6
9/27/1994 Modest proposal to combine reflecting pool with Wellness Center feature.
54 Union sculpture brings new style to old setting
Borland--Joie
Northern Iowan 91:5, p.6
9/9/1994 Likes new look of neon sculpture.
55 Make art accessible to masses, but don't give welfare to artists
Weinstein--Matt
Northern Iowan 91:4, p.5
9/2/1994 Critical of faculty member Calvin Thomas who favored government support of the arts.
56 Artist's success never tasted so Sweet
Johnson--Amanda
Northern Iowan 91:3, p.7
8/30/1994 Jason Sweet talks about his sculpture, 'Architectural and Environmental Symposium,' located near the Industrial Technology Center; photo.
57 Artwork in front of Union does not belong
Northern Iowan 91:3, p.5
8/30/1994 Believes neon sculpture is inappropriate in its setting.
58 UNI's newest addition
Fanto--Morrie J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 91:3, p.1
8/30/1994 Description of neon sculpture being installed in pool between Rod Library and Maucker Union. Artist is Cork Marcheschi of San Diego. Cost is approximately $48,500; photo.
59 Keep art on campus; get rid of Business Building
Thomas--Calvin (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 91:2, p.7
8/26/1994 Calvin Thomas defends artistic expression against charges in recent column.
60 Opinions about art are like noses; UNI, Regents do not subsidize art
Fanto--Morrie J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 90:65, p.2
7/22/1994 Disagrees with recent assertion about art on campus.
61 Funds thrown away on art
Meisenheimer--Blake E. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 90:64, p.3
7/15/1994 Believes campus art is just a subsidy.
62 Reflecting pool not bad idea, but it could have been better
Northern Iowan 90:62, p.3
7/1/1994 Believes that this may not be the best place for a reflecting pool.
63 Union to get statue, reflecting pool
Northern Iowan 90:62, p.2
7/1/1994 Work has begun on pool and sculpture in area southwest of Maucker Union.
64 Sweet's success to be premiered
Conley--Dianne
Northern Edition 2:13, p.7
4/20/1994 UNI art student Jason Sweet wins competition for sculpture to be placed near Industrial Technology Center.
65 Student art will enhance campus
Northern Iowa Today 22:1, p.12
3/1/1994 Sculpture by Jason Sweet to be installed near ITC; work by Loren Sandvik will be on walls of Club 91.
66 Untitled
Peacock--Todd
Northern Iowan 90:10, p.7
10/1/1993 Sugggests that the sculpture "Balanced/Unbalanced Beaks" is actually an alien from outer space.
67 What is art?
Moore--Scott Alan (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 90:10, p.8
10/1/1993 Critical of Balanced/Unbalanced Beaks.
68 "Original" art at UNI
Northern Iowan 90:7, p.7
9/21/1993 Questions decision to buy sculpture that does not seem to be original.
69 Balanced/Unbalanced Beaks not alone
Gutz--Ryan P. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 90:7, p.1
9/21/1993 Similar sculpture located on Pepperdine campus; photo.
70 Competition to feature student art
Northern Iowan 90:7, p.11
9/21/1993 Committee outlines opportunities for students to compete in designing campus artwork.
71 Art work debuts at UNI
Worm--Annette
Northern Iowan 89:59, p.1
6/18/1993 Description of new sculpture, Balanced/Unbalanced Beaks.
72 Untitled
Kline--Rebecca
Northern Iowan 89:56, p.3
4/27/1993 Believes money spent on most recent campus sculpture was frivolous.
73 New piece added to campus art collection
Wagner--David
Northern Iowan 89:54, p.1
4/20/1993 New sculpture installed on north side of Business Building; work by Fletcher Benton cost $76,000; photo.
74 Porta Largo
Witt--William G. (Class of 1972; Public Information Services Staff; General Assembly Member)
Northern Iowa Today 76:1, p.Cover
7/1/1992 Porta Largo stands near Strayer-Wood Theatre; photo.
75 Art and sculptures on campus can be interpreted; faculty and students alike show their extraordinarily creative sides
Krittenbrink--Angie
Northern Iowan 88:11, p.6
10/8/1991 Quick survey of large artwork on campus; photo.
76 Untitled
Northern Iowan 87:11, p.9
10/9/1990 Rob Lorenson sitting on top of the wire Panther sculpture he created near the UNI-Dome; photo.
77 Sculptures around campus can now be understood; Regularly seen by students, always questioned, but never interpreted. . .
Kline--Rebecca
Northern Iowan 87:4, p.8
9/14/1990 Background of several campus outdoor sculptures; photo.
78 Public display of neon sculpture tomorrow
Kittrell--Catherine
Northern Iowan 85:65, p.1
7/28/1989 Will be on display after RAGBRAI riders leave; photo.
79 Artwork in union screened for taste and offensiveness
Holstrom--Jennifer
Northern Iowan 85:52, p.10
4/18/1989 Renee Romano talks about the display of art in the Union and on campus.
80 Moore or Less
Moore--Jeff
Northern Iowan 85:11, p.3
10/4/1988 Campus observations.
81 Modern art on campus comes with buildings
Iwerks--Daniel H. (Classes of 1991 and 1994)
Northern Iowan 85:6, p.9
9/16/1988 Leland Thomson talks about the art on campus and the funding which produced it; photo.
82 Northern Iowa's Siddens to display Sculpture Nov. 15 - Dec. 10
Public Relations News Release 1987:130, p.1
11/10/1987 Professor Jo Siddens' collection of paper sculptures, titled "Earth Temple", is displayed in the Gallery of Art. Siddens' work has appeared in galleries across the U. S., Spain, Poland, and Japan, earning grants from the Iowa Arts Council.
83 UNI 'Very Special Arts in Iowa' exhibit features work of handicapped artists
Public Relations News Release 1987:293, p.1
3/31/1987 The Ralph and Sylvia G. Green Charitable Foundation and Iowa Arts Council sponsored an exhibit featuring artwork from twelve disabled Iowans. The event was held in the Maucker Art Gallery.
84 Area artists may compete for $100 prize in UNI Homecoming Logo Contest
Public Relations News Release 1987:237, p.1
2/25/1987 Members of the community are asked to submit a logo to the Homecoming Logo Contest for a one-hundred dollar prize. Logos must tie into the "panther tracks... full steam ahead" theme. The winning logo will appear on all promotional material for the event.
85 Sculptor creates portal complex
Buchan--Denise
Northern Iowan 82:16, p.12
10/29/1985 Walter Dusenbery talks about Porta Largo; photo.
86 Sculpture stands alone
Buchan--Denise
Northern Iowan 81:60, p.4
7/12/1985 Walter Dusenbery talks about "Porta Largo"; had difficulty getting through customs; photo.
87 Monument comes home
UNI Century 11:4, p.3
9/1/1983 Monument to the Elm, after restoration work, will be mounted on new base.
88 Mini-Indy
Burman--David Loren (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 77:58, p.1
6/26/1981 Kids on bikes enjoy the sculpture; photo.
89 John Browne oil painting exhibit to open Monday December 1 at Maucker Union
Public Relations News Release 1980:244, p.1
11/26/1980 The exhibit "Visions of Color" an oil painting exhibit by John Browne will be on display in the Main Gallery.
90 UNI purchases sculpture for library art collection
Northern Iowan 75:57, p.1
6/15/1979 Alumnus Lawrence Jepson donated a sculpture by Amedeo Gennarelly to UNI. The sculpture will be displayed in the lobby of the library; photo.
91 Sculpture changes patterns
UNI Century 7:3, p.7
6/1/1979 ITC sculpture installed; 4300 pound work by Robert Engman cost $10,000.
92 Sculpture restored to campus (after 2 yrs.)
Ove--Karen
Northern Iowan 75:55, p.1
5/11/1979 A sculpture located outside the Union was restored in time for the Union's 1tenth anniversary. A piece had been broken off the sculpture in 1977, but was returned last year.
93 Union acquires Jenkins
Northern Iowan 75:48, p.10
4/10/1979 A painting by artist Paul Jenkins was acquired by the Union for $5000; photo.
94 Sculpture is topic
Ove--Karen
Northern Iowan 75:33, p.5
2/6/1979 Clarence Alling will speak on Ted Egri's work.
95 New sculpture for south campus weighs 4,300 pounds, cost $10,000
Northern Iowan 75:27, p.5
12/12/1978 Sculpture for site near ITC will be delivered in January; process for selecting artwork on campus; photo.
96 New wardrobe
Coleman--Duff A. (Class of 1979)
Northern Iowan 74:18, p.4
11/1/1977 "The Acrobats" is decorated with underwear; photo.
97 Iowan presents Ninny awards
Northern Iowan 73:56, p.2
5/6/1977 The Northern Iowan's Ninny Awards.
98 Permanent collection finds home in Speech Complex
Northern Iowan 73:21, p.12
11/12/1976 John Page discusses the permanent art collection; photo.
99 Art deadline May 3
Moravec--Jeff (Class of 1977)
Northern Iowan 72:48, p.1
4/2/1976 Seeking applications for work in the Redeker Center and the Library.
100 Priorities, again
Dickman--Allan Melvin (Class of 1976)
Northern Iowan 72:4, p.2
9/12/1975 In light of money spent on controversial art and on the UNI-Dome, it is ironic that expensive equipment should be sitting unused in the Education Center due to lack of staff; photo.

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