UNO- St. Claude Gallery Presents Six Contemporary Animators in “Saturate.”

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We are extremely pleased to announce that UNO- St. Claude Gallery will host “Saturate,” a six-person animation exhibition curated by UNO Department of Fine Art’s Dan Rule. In this exhibit, the various methods of animation used by artists Marina Zurkow, Jeremy Couillard, Francoise Gamma, Joshua Mosley, Jake Fried, and Saigo No Shudan will come together to be played simultaneously providing an inundated experience of contemporary animation exposing themes of ecological conservation, digital spaces in and out of computers, violence and eroticism, and mind-bending animation and video work.

The gallery, located at 2429 St. Claude Ave., will hold an opening reception on Saturday, February 13, from 6-9 pm. Exhibit dates are February 13- March 6, 2016. Regular gallery hours are Sat-Sun, from 12-5 pm. Please direct any inquiries to Kathy Rodriguez at, or call the gallery during open hours at 504.948.6939.

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UNO St. Claude Gallery hosts “Genius Loci” for PhotoNOLA

  • When: opening reception – Saturday, December 12 from 6-9 PM; talk about the exhibit from Lara Shipley at 8 PM; exhibit dates from December 12 – January 3, 2016.
  • Where: UNO St. Claude Gallery – 2429 St. Claude Ave.

Spook Light RoadAntone Dolezal
Spook Light Road
Archival pigment print, 30” x 37”, ed. of 10

From UNO-St. Claude Gallery: “we are extremely pleased to announce that the UNO-St. Claude Gallery will host ‘Genius Loci,’ a three-person exhibition of photography and video, for PhotoNOLA.   In this exhibit, works by Antone Dolezal, Lara Shipley, and Paul Thulin share ‘interest in the storytelling traditions of the rural woodlands of America.’ The artists state, ‘by weaving traditional photographic sequencing, vernacular imagery, fictional literature and historical record, (the) exhibition constructs a mythical atmosphere of shared imagination, leading the audience through a captivating landscape rooted in the American storytelling tradition.’”

The gallery, located at 2429 St. Claude Ave., will hold an opening reception on Saturday, December 12, from 6-9 p.m. Lara Shipley will deliver a talk about the exhibit at 8 p.m. that evening, in the gallery. Exhibit dates are December 12 – January 3, 2016. Regular gallery hours are Sat-Sun, from 12-5 p.m.  The gallery will be closed on December 26-27 in observance of the University of New Orleans holiday schedule. Please direct any inquiries to Kathy Rodriguez at, or call the gallery during open hours at 504.948.6939

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InnovateUNO 2016 – Information

View the InnovateUNO_2016_Flyer as a .PDF.

InnovateUNO 2016

Undergraduate students engaged in projects that involve research, scholarly work, or creative work are encouraged to present their results at UNO’s juried InnovateUNO: Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Showcase.  Students can present their work in a poster, oral presentation, art display, performance, or screening.


  • All current undergraduate students or students whose work was completed as an undergraduate at UNO
  • All university undergraduate disciplines
  • Work needs to be completed under the guidance of UNO faculty/staff.
Abstract Submission Open Friday, November 13, 2015
Abstract Due Date Friday, January 29, 2016 (11:59 PM Central Time)
Notification of Acceptance Friday, February 5, 2016
Notification of presentation time Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Submission of supporting materials (PowerPoint, audio/video, etc.) February 22 – 24, 2016
InnovateUNO (University Center – 2nd floor) Friday, February 26, 2016 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Important Links

InnovateUNO website

Abstract Submission Form

Submission Guidelines

CONTACT: Elizabeth “Liz” Sigler at or 504-280-7153 if you have questions.

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UNO Arts Administration Program at UNO Graduate School Expo

From our colleagues in Arts Admin:


An open invitation to all Alumni, Faculty, Current Students, AND those looking to advance their career in Arts Administration! 

Location: UNO University Center Ballroom
2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70148 

This Thursday, November 12th, the Arts Administration Program at UNO will have a table and representatives available at the UNO Graduate School Expo. This is the perfect opportunity for people interested in enhancing their career in Arts Administration to come learn what our program is all about.

Applications for the UNO Arts Administration program have closed for the Spring semester, but prospective students may apply for admission in the Fall through June 1st, 2016. To qualify for scholarships, students must apply by March 1st, 2016.

More Information and our Online Application are available HERE. 

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Federal Employees First Alliance Recruitment Event

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The Women’s Center Coffee Talk Lecture Series: Dr. D’Lane Compton

  • Time: 12:30-1:30 PM
  • Location: Library 407
  • Date: Tuesday, November 17
  • This lecture is FREE and open to the public.
Dr. D'Lane Compton

Dr. D’Lane Compton

The Women’s Center Coffee Talk Lecture Series presents Dr. D’Lane Compton sharing her current research on gender-related topics. Join us Tuesday, November 17, from 12:30 to 1:30 in LIB 407 in our informal lecture setting for great academic discussion and discovery. Bring your lunch, and we’ll have coffee, tea and snacks. Lectures are free and open to the public.

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COLA Alumni Career Opportunity: Director of Graduate Studies in Graphic Design at Virginia Commonwealth University

The Department of Graphic Design at Virginia Commonwealth University is seeking a dynamic teacher, skilled researcher and compassionate & curious colleague for the position of Director of Graduate Studies.

The Department of Graphic Design encourages the exploration of diverse problem-solving methodologies, innovative investigations and creative research in all forms of communication. The program is dedicated to and respected for its long history of publishing, teaching methodology, graphic design research, scholarship, and practice, with a renewed and reinvigorated focus on design thinking and making, process and collaboration, seeks practitioner/writer from design, or design related field, to help pivot program to a strong orientation toward the future of design.

Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Graphic Design

Please direct questions to Roy McKelvey, Associate Professor and Chair of the search committee

For full consideration, application materials should be submitted by January 15, 2016.

The link above will direct you to details about the position and the online application.

Further details below:

Director of Graduate Studies, Dept of Graphic Design, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Department invites collaboration-minded applicants with qualifications, experience, and demonstrated strength in the areas of design theory, criticism and research informed by a studio practice with strong understanding of contemporary design engagement and a record of scholarly publishing. Applicants should be able to show a strong record of teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, with demonstrated experience in administrative leadership.

As the Director of Graduate Studies, the faculty member will be a visionary leader for the graduate program and will foster and disseminate compelling ideas concerning the nature and future of design education and practice. In addition, the Director must be a passionate practitioner who models curiosity and rigorous optimistic engagement to students and fellow faculty. The Director will lead in the areas of design theory, criticism and research informed by a studio practice with a strong understanding of contemporary design engagement.

This is a full-time, 9-month tenure-eligible position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the Department of Graphic Design that will serve as the department’s Director of Graduate Studies.

The Director of Graduate Studies will contribute to interdepartmental initiatives within and outside of the School of Arts and will demonstrate a sincere willingness and ability to work collaboratively with others. The faculty member must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.

To apply, please submit application materials via VCU eJobs at Application packages should be submitted as one PDF and must include a letter outlining your interest in the position, current CV, teaching philosophy, documentation contextualizing research and teaching, and a list of five current references including names, addresses, phone numbers, and emails.

Application materials should be submitted to the attention of Roy McKelvey, Associate Professor and Chair of the search committee.

For questions about the application process or VCU eJobs, contact Ryan Ellington, Director of Human Resources at or via phone: 804-828-2787. Only electronic applications submitted via eJobs will be accepted.

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