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Manifestations: Haitian Life, History, and Religion Rendered in Strikes and Stitches
September 25–Ocotber 13, 2023
The Waterloo Center for the Arts is home to the world's most extensive public collection of Haitian Art. This exhibition draws from the Waterloo Center for the Arts collection while focusing on two uniquely Haitian art forms – hand-cut metal sculptures historically made from discarded oil drums, and beaded and sequined drapo, also known as Vodou banners or flags.
Reine-sine, Marassas, La Sirene, Roudy Azor, beaded and sequined textile,
Waterloo Center for the Arts Haitian Collection | Gift of Ted Frankel and Bill Gilmore
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
An award-winning artist and graphic designer with the Waterloo Center for the Arts since 2001, he currently serves as Interim Director and Curator. Paige works directly with artists, collectors, scholars, and organizational partners to plan, program, implement, and interpret exhibitions and public art. Since 2013, he has mounted over 30 exhibitions on Haitian Art. He earned his BFA in printmaking & graphic design with honors from the University of Northern Iowa. He received an artist residency at Popopstudios International Center for Visual Arts in the Bahamas and continues to produce and exhibit his artwork throughout Iowa and the Midwest.
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Spring 2023 Art & Design Graphic Design Student Portfolio Review
Graphic Design students meet creative industry professionals at The Department of Art & Design's Portfolio Review. (above) Students work independently in studio space and collaboratively in a variety of methods and media to gain career-building skills and experience. (below)
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