Events

Beauty Investigated: Dilemmas, Projects and Promises Exhibition

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

In conjunction with the "Beauty Investigated: Dilemmas, Projects and Promises" symposium, this exhibition will explore the cultural and social constructs of beauty through a series of artworks. The exhibition is organized by art and visual culture faculty Ingrid Lilligren, professor, and Johhny DiBlasi, assistant professor. The art will be on view in Gallery 181 from […]

IVA Grad Exhibition

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

The artwork of 10 integrated visual arts MFA students will be on display Tuesday, Dec. 5 through Thursday, Dec. 14 in Gallery 181. Featured artists include Omid Afsharpour, Natalie Deam, Maryam Ghasempour Siahgaldeh, Parisa Keshavarziyan, Elnaz Masrour, Matty Palamara, Nicole Soriano, Rana Tiba, Michael Vitha Nolan, and Ruby Walker. The show will display a variety […]

Situational Identities: This and Something Else – Amenda Tate MFA Show Closing Reception

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

Closing reception for "Situational Identities: This and Something Else," the MFA thesis exhibition by integrated visual arts graduate student Amenda Tate, in Gallery 181. Her interactive exhibition features new media art systems. Custom-designed software, webcams, digital images and audio combine to respond to the physical presence and movement of individuals in these participatory and interdisciplinary […]

Situational Identities: This and Something Else Exhibition

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

"Situational Identities: This and Something Else" a master of fine arts thesis exhibition by Amenda Tate, an integrated visual arts graduate student, will be on display Tuesday, Nov. 14 through Friday, Nov. 17 and Monday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Dec. 1 in Gallery 181 in the College of Design. Exhibition viewing hours are 8 a.m. […]

Ecowomanist Aesthetics: Art, Ecology, and Activism Exhibition Closing Reception

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

Closing reception for “Ecowomanist Aesthetics: Art, Ecology, and Activism," the master of fine arts thesis exhibition by integrated visual arts graduate student Alyssa Killin. Read more in the news release about the show

United States International Poster Biennial (USIPB) Exhibition

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

The Iowa State University College of Design will host the inaugural United States International Poster Biennial exhibition Oct. 5–26 in Gallery 181, located on the first floor of the Design building on the west side of Iowa State’s campus. It will open with a reception and awards presentation from 4–6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4. The […]

USIPB Exhibition Opening Reception

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

Opening reception and awards presentation for the inaugural United States International Poster Biennial exhibition, which will be on display in the College of Design's Gallery 181 from Oct. 5–26 before traveling to Downtown Long Beach District, Long Beach, California, and other U.S. and international locations. The reception will be from 4–6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, […]

Nadia Huggins Lecture

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

Artist Nadia Huggins will host a lecture as a part of the From Land Grab to LandBack: Architecture and Positions on Land symposium. The lecture will be streamed via Zoom, register to receive the link.

The Earth is a Tree Full of Poems Like Mushrooms of the Air Exhibition

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

"The Earth is a Tree Full of Poems Like Mushrooms of the Air" exhibition explores questions at the intersection of land, water, extraction, sovereignty, violence and resistance through material and speculative works across a wide panorama of media approaches including film, models, sculpture, photography, collages and installations. The group exhibition includes works by Coco Allred, […]

Closing Reception for Currents: AVC Faculty Show

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

Closing reception for “Currents,” a selection of artwork by 30 College of Design art and visual culture faculty, on display Aug. 21–Sept. 8 in Gallery 181. This exhibition features drawings, paintings, mixed media, woods, metals, ceramics and much more. Faculty artwork references a multitude of topics including climate change, community, nature and technology.

Currents Exhibition Walkthrough and Gallery Talks

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

“Currents,” a selection of artwork by 30 College of Design art and visual culture faculty, is on display Aug. 21–Sept. 8 in Gallery 181. The exhibition features drawings, paintings, mixed media, woods, metals, ceramics and much more. Artwork references a multitude of topics including climate change, community, nature and technology. Faculty invite you to walk […]

CANCELED: Currents Exhibition Walkthrough and Gallery Talks

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

This walkthrough and gallery talk has been canceled due to university courses being moved to virtual delivery. “Currents,” a selection of artwork by 30 College of Design art and visual culture faculty, is on display Aug. 21–Sept. 8 in Gallery 181. The exhibition features drawings, paintings, mixed media, woods, metals, ceramics and much more. Artwork […]