Anderson Gallery, Drake University

Anderson Gallery, Drake University The Anderson Gallery is located in the Harmon Fine Arts Center, on the corner of 25th and Carpenter Avenue, on the campus of Drake University.
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The Anderson Gallery is located on the first floor of the Harmon Fine Arts Center, on the northwest corner of 25th Street and Carpenter Avenue. To reach the gallery, use the south entrance of the Harmon Fine Arts Building, accessible from both 25th Street, as well as along Carpenter Avenue.

The Anderson Gallery is located on the first floor of the Harmon Fine Arts Center, on the northwest corner of 25th Street and Carpenter Avenue. To reach the gallery, use the south entrance of the Harmon Fine Arts Building, accessible from both 25th Street, as well as along Carpenter Avenue.

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THE NATURE OF THINGSVirtual BFA Thesis Exhibitions featuring works by Drake Art + Design seniors:• Caroline Bushman• Jor...
04/22/2021

THE NATURE OF THINGS
Virtual BFA Thesis Exhibitions featuring works by Drake Art + Design seniors:
• Caroline Bushman
• Jordan DeFelice
• Madison Frey
• Melissa McElin
• Lasha Stewart

Available to tour online now through the end of May by clicking the link in our About profile! Follow us over the next few weeks as we highlight their work and virtual exhibitions!

#bfathesisshow #seniorexhibition #drake_art_design #drakeandersongallery #painting
#printmaking #digitaldesign #illustration

Student Spotlight: Alanna Wuensch is from La Crosse, Wisconsin, and she is Majoring in Studio Art - Drawing and Environm...
04/16/2021

Student Spotlight: Alanna Wuensch is from La Crosse, Wisconsin, and she is Majoring in Studio Art - Drawing and Environmental Science with a Zoo and Conservation Concentration (’24).

Alanna won the Award for Honorable Mention in Drawing for her work, "Breaking Through,” which was made with colored pencil and a white gel pen.

Alanna had two other works selected for display in the “50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition” by juror Nikki Renee Anderson. Congrats, Alanna!

Swipe to see these creative works of Alanna's and tour the entire virtual exhibition by clicking the link in our profile.

“The Burning of the Koala,” mixed media drawing with colored pencils, watercolor, fire/ash on paper, 11” x 8”

“Ollie the Platypus,” a drawing with Colored Pencil, 8” x 8”

#artist #drawing #nature #coloredpencils #animalart #conservation #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Student Highlight: Meet Kali Wilson! Kali is from Elmhurst, Illinois, and she is majoring in Environmental Science with ...
04/16/2021

Student Highlight: Meet Kali Wilson! Kali is from Elmhurst, Illinois, and she is majoring in Environmental Science with concentrations in Biological Conservation and Zoo Conservation Science (’22).

Kali’s collage, “Untitled,” reflects her passions for animals and the environment, and it was selected to be a part of the “50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition” by juror Nikki Renee Anderson. Congrats, Kali!

You can view Kali’s work and tour the entire virtual exhibition by clicking the link in our profile.

#collage #nature #animalart #conservation #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Meet our First Prize/Best in Show winner, Lasha Stewart!•Lasha is a senior from Des Moines, Iowa, and she is majoring in...
04/14/2021

Meet our First Prize/Best in Show winner, Lasha Stewart!

Lasha is a senior from Des Moines, Iowa, and she is majoring in Studio Art - Drawing with minors in Political Science and Sociology (‘21).

Juror Nikki Renee Anderson selected Lasha’s mixed media work, “Black Out Portrait 2,” for Best in Show/First Prize!

Lasha’s powerful and timely work, “I Can't Breathe,” a drawing on cardboard with charcoal, gouache and Sharpie, is also included in the “50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition.”

Swipe to see Lasha’s works, and click on the link in our profile to tour the virtual exhibition. Congrats, Lasha!

#blackoutportrait #bestinshow #firstprize #icantbreathe #collage #painting #portraits #blackoutpoetry #cardboarddrawings #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Meet senior Maddie Willey! She is from Des Moines, Iowa, and she is double majoring in Graphic Design and Magazine Media...
04/14/2021

Meet senior Maddie Willey! She is from Des Moines, Iowa, and she is double majoring in Graphic Design and Magazine Media.

Juror Nikki Renee Anderson selected 3 of Maddie’s works for display in the 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition. Swipe to see Maddie’s works and click on the link in our profile to tour the virtual exhibition!

“Glitch,” Graphic Design, 17” x 6.5”, 2020

“Human Centered Design Logo,” Graphic Design,
Variable dimensions, 2020

“Albert Lea,” Graphic Design, 17” x 11”, 2020

Congrats, Maddie!

#graphicdesign #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Student Spotlight: Meet Emily T. Smith from Des Moines, Iowa. She is majoring in Secondary Education with concentrations...
04/12/2021

Student Spotlight: Meet Emily T. Smith from Des Moines, Iowa. She is majoring in Secondary Education with concentrations in Art and Spanish (’22).

Emily had 3 works selected for display in our 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition by juror Nikki Renee Anderson. swipe to see all of Emily’s creative works and click on the link in our profile to tour the virtual exhibition!

“Mom and Dad Made Me Wear My Sunday Best,” Collage on Paper

“Stuck in the Tower,” Mixed media on canvas, 30” x 15”

“Jaywalking,” Mixed media on canvas, 15” x 30”

#collage #painting #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Meet Amelia Sims, the Winner of the the Honorable Mention Award for Graphic Design! •Amelia Sims is from Olathe, Kansas,...
04/12/2021

Meet Amelia Sims, the Winner of the the Honorable Mention Award for Graphic Design!

Amelia Sims is from Olathe, Kansas, and she is majoring in Graphic Design and Computer Science with a Data Analytics Minor (’23).

Amelia’s “Cooper Hewitt Exhibition Postcards,” won the award for graphic design in our 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition. Click on the link in our profile to take a tour of this outstanding virtual exhibition!
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“Within the Walls,” a relief print on Mulberry Paper was also selected for display by juror Nikki Renee Anderson!

#graphicdesign #printmaking #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Meet our Printmaking Honorable Mention Award Winner, Kate Segler! She is from Des Moines, Iowa, and she is Majoring in G...
04/09/2021

Meet our Printmaking Honorable Mention Award Winner, Kate Segler! She is from Des Moines, Iowa, and she is Majoring in Graphic Design and Minoring in Printmaking, Art History, and Advertising (’21).

Kate has 3 pieces included in the 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition. Juror Nikki Renee Anderson selected these works and awarded Kate a prize. Congrats, Kate!

Swipe to see Kate’s pieces and click on the link in our profile to tour the virtual exhibition.

“Untitled,” Acrylic mesh print, 18” x 30”

“Unraveling,” Intaglio print,
18” x 22”

Trash Party App and Game, designed with Adobe XD

#printmaking #interactivedesign #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Meet Drake student, Molly Ruder. She is from Chesterfield, Missouri, and she is majoring in Marketing and Graphic Design...
04/09/2021

Meet Drake student, Molly Ruder. She is from Chesterfield, Missouri, and she is majoring in Marketing and Graphic Design (’22).

Molly had 3 pieces accepted into the 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition by juror Nikki Renee Anderson. Swipe to see Molly’s wide variety of media and talent, and be sure to click on the link in our profile to tour the entire virtual exhibition. Congrats, Molly!

“Inside Out,” Paint on paper,
29” x 15”

“Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,”
Drawing with Pencil on paper,
12” x 9”

“Chesterfield Central Park,”
Digital design, 16” x 11”

#drawing #graphicdesign #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Student Spotlight: Steven Peralta Cornejo is from Waukee, Iowa. He graduates this year with a degree in Graphic Design (...
04/07/2021

Student Spotlight: Steven Peralta Cornejo is from Waukee, Iowa. He graduates this year with a degree in Graphic Design (’21).

Steven’s charcoal drawing,
“Snapshots,” was selected for display in the 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition by juror Nikki Renee Anderson.

View Steven’s work by taking a tour of the virtual exhibition by clicking the link in our profile. Congrats, Steven!

#art #illustration #charcoal #foryou #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Bryan Ortiz is from West Des Moines, Iowa, and he is majoring in Graphic Design (User interface/ User Experience) & Draw...
04/07/2021

Bryan Ortiz is from West Des Moines, Iowa, and he is majoring in Graphic Design (User interface/ User Experience) & Drawing (‘22).

Bryan had 3 digital book cover designs accepted into the 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition by juror Nikki Renee Anderson.

Swipe to see more of his work and click on the link in our bio to tour the virtual exhibition!

Pictured: colorful symbolic illustrations of book covers for Peter Pan, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and The Little Mermaid.

#bryanjortiz #illustration #bookcovers #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Student Highlight: Taylor Mitchell is from Spokane, Washington and is a Painting major (’22).•Her drawing, “Machine in t...
04/07/2021

Student Highlight: Taylor Mitchell is from Spokane, Washington and is a
Painting major (’22).

Her drawing, “Machine in the Garden,” was selected for the 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition by juror Nikki Renee Anderson. Congrats, Taylor!

#artistsofinstagram #painting #mixedmediadrawing #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Student Spotlight: Kaili Miller is from Kansas City, Missouri, and she will graduate next spring with Graphic Design and...
04/07/2021

Student Spotlight: Kaili Miller is from Kansas City, Missouri, and she will graduate next spring with Graphic Design and Magazine Media degrees and a French minor (’22).

Kaili had 3 pieces accepted into the 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition by juror Nikki Renee Anderson. Kaili also won the Provost Purchase Award for her “3-Piece Letterpress Series.”

Also included are her “Information Kiosk App Design,” and “Untitled,” a drawing on paper with Charcoal and Eraser. Congrats, Kaili!

#graphicdesign #adobexd #interactivedesign #letterpress #mixedmedia #charcoaldrawing #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Meet Melissa McElin! She is majoring in graphic design and graduates this spring. Look for her BFA exhibition at the end...
04/02/2021

Meet Melissa McElin! She is majoring in graphic design and graduates this spring. Look for her BFA exhibition at the end of April!

She has 2 works in the "50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition"! They were selected by juror Nikki Renee Anderson, and you can see them as part of our virtual exhibition. You can tour it from anywhere on any device by clicking the link in our profile.

“Deep in Thought,” is an Acrylic-Mesh Intaglio Print on paper, and the prints measure 12" x 24" each.

“The Beauty Bias,” is a Digital film over 5 minutes in length. You can view it in its entirety in the virtual exhibition. A film still is pictured here. Congrats, Melissa!

#drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Meet Drake student Patrick Lucas! He's from Vernon Hills, Illinois, and he is double majoring in Graphic Design & Market...
04/02/2021

Meet Drake student Patrick Lucas! He's from Vernon Hills, Illinois, and he is double majoring in Graphic Design & Marketing (’24).

Patrick's mixed media and digital design, “False Cravings,” was selected for display in the "50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition" by juror Nikki Renee Anderson. You can tour the virtual exhibition now by clicking the link in our profile. Congrats, Patrick!

#Layers #MixedMedia #GraphicDesign #ConceptDrawing #HandDrawings #NatureDrawing #Illustration #AndersonGallery #DrakeUniversity #ContemporaryArtist #Chicago #CollegeArt #Movement #Cactus #FoodArt #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Chloe Laizure, is earning degrees in Painting and Secondary Education while minoring in Graphic Design. She is from Polk...
04/01/2021

Chloe Laizure, is earning degrees in Painting and Secondary Education while minoring in Graphic Design. She is from Polk City, Iowa, and plans to graduate in 2023.

Chloe had 2 works selected for the "50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition" by juror Nikki Renee Anderson.

“Pining for Summer,” is an acrylic painting on canvas of a grassy and wooded landscape with sunlight shining through.

“Lump Hollow,” a sculpture made with cardboard, driftwood, glue and shellac, won the Honorable Mention Award for Sculpture. Congrats, Chloe!

#sculpture #painting #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Meet Alison Kuttler. She's a Drake student from St. Louis, Missouri, and she is double majoring in biology and graphic d...
04/01/2021

Meet Alison Kuttler. She's a Drake student from St. Louis, Missouri, and she is double majoring in biology and graphic design (’22).

She had 2 pieces selected for the "50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition" by juror Nikki Renee Anderson.

Alison designed "Stiletto Typeface,” with Illustrator and an interactive view of it can be seen as part of the virtual exhibition. Click on the link in our profile to tour it from any device.

“Amazon,” a 12 second GIF made with paper, photography, adobe illustrator won the Honorable Mention Award for Interactive Design! Congrats, Alison!

#illustration #typeface #digitalart #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Isabella Ksiazak hails from West Des Moines, Iowa, and she is majoring in Studio Art - Drawing ('24). •Isabella's acryli...
03/31/2021

Isabella Ksiazak hails from West Des Moines, Iowa, and she is majoring in Studio Art - Drawing ('24).

Isabella's acrylic painting, “Woman in the Mirror,” was selected for display in the "50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition" which was juried by Nikki Renee Anderson. Click on the link in our profile to tour this amazing virtual exhibition!

#painting #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Student Spotlight: Kendall Hunt is from San Antonio, Texas. She is majoring in Graphic Design, Advertising and minoring ...
03/31/2021

Student Spotlight: Kendall Hunt is from San Antonio, Texas. She is majoring in Graphic Design, Advertising and minoring in Marketing (’23).

Kendall had 2 works selected for the "50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition" which was juried by Nikki Renee Anderson. Swipe to see Kendall's works and click on the link in our profile to tour this amazing virtual exhibition!

“Conceptual Conflagration,” is a sculpture made with cardboard and paint and it measures
47" tall x 20.5” wide.

“Dr. Jekyll's Garden” is a mixed media collage with paint scraps and tape on a wall. It is a large piece and measures 64” tall by 70” wide.

Congrats, Kendall!

#humancentereddesign #illustration #contemporaryartist #sculpture #painting #mixedmedia #drakeartist #designstudent #andersongallery #studentjury #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Student Spotlight: Meet Rebecca Hickok! She’s from Des Moines, Iowa, and she is majoring in Studio Art Drawing and minor...
03/30/2021

Student Spotlight: Meet Rebecca Hickok! She’s from Des Moines, Iowa, and she is majoring in Studio Art Drawing and minoring in Writing and Graphic Design (’22)!

“Shells 1,” a drawing with Ink on paper, was accepted into our 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition. It’s a virtual show so take a tour by clicking on the link in our profile!

#artist #illustration #micronart #inkart #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Student Spotlight: Jacob Galos is from Overland Park, Kansas, and he is majoring in Theater Design Technology and Graphi...
03/30/2021

Student Spotlight: Jacob Galos is from Overland Park, Kansas, and he is majoring in Theater Design Technology and Graphic Design and minoring in Psychology (’23).

“Silhouette of a Previous Life,” a Charcoal and Conté Crayon drawing on Stonehenge paper, was selected for display in the 50th Annual Juroed Student Exhibition. The virtual exhibition is ready for viewing by clicking the link in our profile. Congrats, Jacob!

#contecrayon #charcoal #edwardian #victorian #abstraction #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Student spotlight: Meet Caylee Gallagher, a junior from Algonquin, Illinois, who is majoring in Accounting & Drawing BD ...
03/29/2021

Student spotlight: Meet Caylee Gallagher, a junior from Algonquin, Illinois, who is majoring in Accounting & Drawing BD (’22)!

Caylee has 2 works on display in our 50th Annual Juried Exhibition which as juried by Nikki Renee Anderson. Swipe to see these images and click on the link in our profile to tour the virtual exhibition!

“Technological Soul,” is a
Pen & Ink drawing that measures 15.5” X 23”

“Out of My Head,” is a reduction print that measures
18” X 18”.

These feel so relevant. Thanks for capturing 2020, @c_gallagher99 !

#drawing #printmaking #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Meet senior Madison Frey! She is from St. Charles, Illinois, and she will receive her BFA in Graphic Design this May (’2...
03/29/2021

Meet senior Madison Frey! She is from St. Charles, Illinois, and she will receive her BFA in Graphic Design this May (’21)!

Her work, “Silent All These Years,” is a mixed media drawing with colored pencil and ink, and it measure 19.5” x 11.25”. It’s on display in our “50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition” which is available to tour virtually online by clicking the link in our profile!

#drawing #mixedmedia #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

Meet Drake student, Amy Flieder! She’s from Des Moines, Iowa and majoring in Public Relations + Graphic Design (’21). •H...
03/25/2021

Meet Drake student, Amy Flieder! She’s from
Des Moines, Iowa and majoring in Public Relations + Graphic Design (’21).

Her “Mobile Email Client,” an
Adobe XD App Design, was accepted for display in the 50th Annual Juried Student Exhibition. Congrats, Amy!

You can experience this exhibition as a virtual tour by clicking the link in our bio!

#interactivedesign #humancentereddesign #drake_art_design #50ajse #drakeuniversity #drakeandersongallery

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About the Anderson Gallery

The Anderson Gallery is an art gallery located on the Drake University campus. HOURS: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 12-4pm Thursdays 12-8pm Saturday and Sunday 12-4pm We are closed during university-observed holidays and between exhibitions. Please check our event calendar for exhibition dates. We are also open by appointment. Events are free and open to the public.

*Please note that special hours will apply during December and January. We will close at 6pm on Thursdays and we will be closed on Sundays. We will be closed during the University-wide closure from Dec. 21st to January 2nd. Please contact us at [email protected] to confirm hours if you plan to visit during the first week of January.


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Hello Anderson Gallery friends! We would like to inform everyone that there is a new page for the Anderson Gallery where you can find updated information for our current events. This page has been inactive for over a year. Please go like our new page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/andersongalleryatdrake/about/?ref=page_internal