University of Northern Colorado Galleries
The Mariani Gallery and the Oak Room Gallery are maintained and operated by the School of Art & Design . Students are exposed to exhibits that feature a variety of artworks and art making choices, helping to inform possible future career choices.
Located in Guggenheim Hall, the Mariani Gallery has served the Northern Colorado and Weld County communities since 1972. The Oak Room Gallery is located in Crabbe Hall and its exhibition schedule focuses on undergraduate and graduate student work ranging from solo Honors and Graduate Thesis exhibits to group shows representing various program areas.
The UNC Galleries are staffed by students from the School of Art & Design and from across campus. Students may participate as gallery attendants, docents, exhibit assistants, and exhibitors. Administration of the Galleries is provided by Art & Design Galleries Director, Joan Shannon-Miller.
The Galleries will host six exhibitions featuring work by artists in a variety of mediums during the academic year. Noteworthy past exhibitions include: Selected Works by Women Artists from the Bob and Chris Petteys Collection, Daniel Sprick Paintings, Don Coen Paintings,
and Clementine Hunter Artwork from the Schoephoester Collection.
Academic Year Gallery Hours:
Monday – 12 – 6 pm,
Tuesday - Wednesday 10 - 6 pm,
Thursday – Friday, 12 – 4 pm,
Saturday–10 – 2 pm
After 47 years as a teacher, mentor and leader, Dennis Morimoto is retiring from the University of Northern Colorado in June 2013.
TO CELEBRATE HIS RETIREMENT, DENNIS MORIMOTO,
photo imaging professor and director of the School of Art & Design, has invited 15 photographers who studied with him as students at UNC to exhibit work in Mariani Gallery.The show promises to be a wonderful showcase of the photographic talent of his students during his 47 years. 47 . . . a Dennis Morimoto Invitational.
Dates: June 7- July 30
Opening Reception : June 7, from 4 – 7 pm
Participating Artists: Eric Bakke, Stephanie Burchett, Clint Bush, Allison Dyer, Nick Eubank, Jeffrey Johnson, Barry LaPoint, Susan Nelson, Lys Olson, John Payne, Kelly Smith,John Tonai, Valerie Santerli Mariani Gallery hours:
Tuesday & Wednesday, 2 - 6 pm
Thursday & Friday, 12 - 4 pm
or by appointment
The Mariani Gallery is located in Guggenheim Hall on the University of Northern Colorado campus at 8th Avenue and 18th Street. The reception is free and open to the public.
The School of Art & Design invites you to visit the Lydia Ruyle Room of Women's Art.
Located in Guggenheim Hall,
The room is a great opportunity for research and study!
The Lydia Ruyle Room of Women's Art is now open:
Mondays from 10 am – 12 pm
Tuesdays, 9 am – 11 am, and Thursdays, 9 am – 11 am.
Now featuring the art of and books about Kathe Kollwitz.
An informal discussion group will be held on Thursday, February 21 at 9 am.
The majority of the donated art and books are from the Bob and Chris Petteys family. Lydia Ruyle provided the generous donation that made this space possible.
Mailing Address: School of Art and Design Galleries, Campus Box 30, Guggenheim Hall University of Northern Colorado Greeley, CO 80639
Contacts: Visual Arts Galleries Coordinator, Joan Shannon Miller: 970-351-2184, e-mail: email@example.com
CLICK HERE for archived information on Fall 2009 Gallery Events
CLICK HERE for archived Gala 2010 student show
CLICK HERE for archived Gala 2010 Student Award: John Sawvel
CLICK HERE for archived information on Spring 2010 Gallery Events
CLICK HERE for archived information on Fall 2010 Gallery Events
CLICK HERE for archived information on Spring 2011 Gallery Events
CLICK HERE for archived information on Fall 2012 Gallery Exhibits
CLICK HERE for archived information on Spring 2013 Gallery Exhibits and 2013 Gala