USD art department hosts lecture series for students and community

The University of South Dakota fine arts department is hosting a Community Arts Lecture Series of six lectures throughout the semester. Assistant professor Amber Hansen has created this series as part of her seminar course on community-based art. The lectures are open to the public as well. Local artist Reyna Hernandez led the first talk […]

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35th Stilwell exhibition showcases student art

While the reception for this year’s Stilwell Student Awards Exhibition took place virtually, the installation continues to showcase the recent work of USD’s artists. Every piece in the exhibition, which is located in the John A. Day Gallery, has been created within the last year. Cory Knedler, chair of the Art Department, said he thinks […]

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Interim dean of fine arts named full-time dean

Bruce Kelley has been named dean of Fine Arts after serving as interim dean of the college since February. Kelley arrived at USD in 2007 as an Associate Professor of Music. He was promoted to full Professor in 2013, then was appointed Assistant Provost in March of 2019 before being named interim dean of Fine […]

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