BVU Art Gallery
BVU Art Gallery
The Buena Vista University Art Gallery is located in the Social Science and Art Hall. Along with student senior exhibitions, the space is designed to be used for exhibitions by professional artists and shows by Iowa high school artists. BVU Theatre has also held performances in the gallery.
In the Gallery: Simon Levin Artwork
November 4 -
The current show in the Art Gallery features wood-fired pottery created by a BVU alum, Simon Levin. Levin works at his studio, Mill Creek Pottery.
Past Art Gallery Exhibitions
Mac Hornecker: sculptures, prints, drawings
September 27 - October 28, 2013 - Mac Hornecker was best known for sculptures of environmental scale built from a variety of materials. He designed for a particular site, which determines scale and material. Images within his work deal with land and man-made forms. He was interested in the topography, rocks, trees, architecture, and anything interesting about the environment of the site, idea and the creative thought process. Mr. Hornecker was a professor of sculpture for 40 years and has served as guest artist and conducted workshops at many colleges, universities, and art centers. See the artwork...
The Creation of a Sand Mandala by the Monks of Gaden Shartse Monastery
September 15 - 21, 2013 - On the tour the monks create two-dimensional sand mandalas which are of the most intricate and labor-intensive type; requiring incredible amounts of concentration. At times the execution of the design even pivots on the placement of a single grain of sand. See the artwork...