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Artist Kathrine Watts shows communication professor Lisa Verkamp an installation piece as part of her latest exhibition -rhiza Oct. 21, 2021. -rhiza is on display in the McCutchan Art Center from now until Dec. 10.

Alumna talks trash and makes mushrooms sing in latest art show

Josh Meredith, Chief photo editor November 4, 2021

  University alumna Katherine Watts spoke in the Performance Center Oct. 21, 2021, on her traveling art show “-rhiza,” an exhibition on the relationship between nature and humans.  “-riza”...

Professors showcase creativity

Professors showcase creativity

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor August 23, 2017

Alisa Holen said one-third of her job is being an active artist. “One-third of our job as professors is teaching, one-third is service and one-third is being active in our field of study,” the associate...

This design illustrates Joan Kempf deJong and John McNaughton’s proposed sculpture for the Griffin Center, titled “Bent Twig.”

Griffin Center sculpture approved

Cara Meeks, Staff writer January 27, 2016

Liberal Arts Assistant Dean Joan Kempf deJong and John McNaughton, professor emeritus of art, had fun creating twists and turns for USI’s campus. The Art Collection Committee approved the two art professors’...

Hunt sculpture portrays ‘past,’ ‘future’

Armon Siadat October 28, 2015

President Linda Bennett fears USI will earn a ‘party school’ reputation after the year it’s had. But as months of parties, jamborees and alumni events honoring the university’s golden anniversary...

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