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OU art professor presents upcoming projects

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter March 3, 2021

Oakland University Associate Professor of Art Colleen Ludwig delivered an update about her post-sabbatical work at a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 3. The update was delivered through a presentation...

Jeanette Mays photo Squirrel, which was a part of her Morbidity and Morality project.

Brooklyn artist recreates crime scenes with unexpected victims

Cayla Smith, Campus Editor February 9, 2021

Brooklyn-based artist Jeanette May presented her thought-provoking projects on Wednesday, Feb. 3 — one being unlikely murder victims — for Oakland University’s Art and Art History departments.  May’s...

German artist gives insight about her work and technique in photography

German artist gives insight about her work and technique in photography

Cayla Smith, Campus Editor January 24, 2021

On Wednesday, Jan. 18, Oakland University’s Art and Art History department hosted a virtual art lecture featuring German artist Christiane Feser. Christiane Feser presented her lecture live from her...

JAFAX 2016: What’s changed?

Cheyanne Kramer July 6, 2016

I had the opportunity to attend JAFAX 20 this year from June 24-26, and the differences between the former Grand Valley State University event to the program put on this year were completely different,...

Friends and family are mourning poet, scholar and mentor Frank Lepkowski, who died on Tuesday.

Associate professor and Kresge Humanities Librarian was a vital part of the Oakland community for 29 years

By Ali DeRees November 4, 2014

Frank Lepkowski Sr., associate professor and humanities librarian at Kresge Library, died October 28 at the age of 59. The cause of his death is unknown according to his son, Frank Lepkowski Jr.Frank was...

Senior Thesis Graphic Design and Studio Art Exhibition

Senior Thesis Graphic Design and Studio Art Exhibition

By Andrew Wernette April 15, 2014

In the gallery, the people stared in wonder. One corner of the room was covered in military-themed graphic art on camouflage. Another was bedecked with various sheets of handwritten calligraphy. In between...

Paintingfound in Meadow Brook Hall restored by DIA

Paintingfound in Meadow Brook Hall restored by DIA

By LeeAnn Brown November 19, 2013

A 340 year-old painting, recently discovered hanging in Meadow Brook Hall, is nearing the final stages of restoration at the Detroit Institute of Arts.Dr. Salvador Salort-Pons, head of the European Art...

Detroit artist speaks at Oakland University Art Gallery

By Kaylee Kean November 12, 2013

Detroit artist Gilda Snowden, 59, spoke at the Oakland University Art Gallery Thursday, Nov. 7 afternoon about her life of artistic work and development.Snowden’s solo exhibition, Album: A Retrospective,...

Meadow Brook Hall loans rare artwork to Detroit Institute of Arts

Meadow Brook Hall loans rare artwork to Detroit Institute of Arts

By LeeAnn Brown November 4, 2013

Meadow Brook Hall recently loaned a rare art piece to the Detroit Institute of Arts, getting the painting back into the public art world for the first time in 70 years.The DIA has been called the "cultural...

Where art thou?

By Scott Wolchek September 3, 2013

The average walk around Oakland University is generally not a slow, artistic experience, but rather, a rushed one. Hardly anyone would stop to smell the roses, much less stop to admire the art on campus,...

Detroit Institute of Arts faces possible liquidation

August 29, 2013

Dedicated by the people of Detroit to the knowledge and enjoyment of art. That is the motto etched into the stone, above the heavy bronze doors, of the Detroit Institute of Arts.The DIA stands, monumentally,...

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