Art

Below is a list of our Art majors and we're ready to serve you as you prepare for your college career. For more information on each degree, please click on the name of the degree you're interested in. You'll see we provide a showcase of artistic excellence, and we're thrilled to have the opportunity to share the enthusiasm, energy and artistry with you!

RINEY FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY

The Riney Fine Arts Gallery is conveniently located between Sebits Auditorium and the Fine Arts Office. Stop by the gallery anytime because the 2015-16 schedule is filled with a wide variety of artists who are sure to challenge you through their visual interpretations. Final Friday receptions are scheduled for each art show on the last Friday of each month from 5:00-7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). Regular gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

FALL 2015 EVENTS

GARY HORN

Aug. 17 - Sept. 11, 2015
Reception: Aug. 28, 2015; 5-7 p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Gallery

BRITTANY SCHAAR

Sept. 14 - Oct.16, 2015
Reception: Sept. 25, 2015; 5-7 p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Gallery

MIKE MILLER

Oct. 19 - Nov. 13, 2015
Reception: Oct. 30, 2015; 5-7 p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Gallery
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TALLGRASS PRAIRIE PRESS

Nov. 16 - Dec. 11, 2015
Reception: Nov. 20, 2015; 5-7 p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Gallery

SPRING 2016 EVENTS

ROBYN DUARTE SPECHT

Jan. 11 - Feb.12, 2016
Reception: Jan. 29, 2016; 5–7 p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Gallery
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MICHAEL LOUTHAN

Feb. 15 - March 11, 2016
Reception: Feb. 26, 2016; 5-7 p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Gallery

HALLIE LINNEBUR & MEGAN MILLER

March 21 - April 15, 2016
Reception: April 1, 2016; 5-7p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Gallery

FRIENDS UNIVERSITY FACULTY & STUDENT EXHIBIT

April 18 - May 6, 2016
Reception: April 29 2016; 5-7p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Gallery

SHOW ME THE MONEY

Oct. 2, 2014
Garvey Art Center
This free event helps high school juniors and seniors prepare an art portfolio to apply for art scholarships. Students work on their portfolios in graphics, studio art, media, journalism, art education or computer graphics. Professional speakers as well as current students lead participants through the process, and lunch is provided. To register, please call 316-295-5537.

FINE ARTS SHOWCASE DAYS

Oct. 23, 2015
Dec. 4, 2015
Jan. 29, 2016
March 11, 2016
Riney Fine Arts Center & Garvey Art Center
Are you looking for an outstanding Fine Arts program? Would you or someone you know like to become a student at Friends University? Fine Arts Showcase Days are designed to allow you the opportunity to attend classes, sit in on rehearsals, take a lesson, audition for scholarships, have your art portfolio reviewed and visit with current students and faculty. You’ll even get a free lunch! For more information, please call 316-295-5536.

ART CHALLENGE

March 4, 2016
Garvey Art Center
Please join Friends University’s Art Department, as they host the annual High School Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the senior high level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas, and can even lead to scholarship offers. For more information, please call 316-295-5656.