‘Art & Art History’ Category

Five Questions with Katie Kangas ’10

Gustavus Adolphus College studio art and art history alumna Katie Kangas ’10 took a few minutes to talk with us about starting her own architecture firm, Pasque Architecture, and what she’s been up to since graduation. While a student at Gustavus, Kangas took advantage of all that the liberal arts had to offer. She toured […]

Senior Spotlight: Emily Logan

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Emily Logan is a studio art major from Cambridge, Minn. Next fall she plans to continue developing her art portfolio and eventually attend graduate school for art conservation. Associate Professor in Art and Art History Betsy Byers has worked […]

Senior Spotlight: Gunnar Olav Van Guilder

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community.  Gunnar Olav Van Guilder is a studio art major from Hudson, Wis. Next fall he plans to look for art-related work and eventually attend graduate school. Associate Professor in Art and Art History Betsy Byers saw Gunnar’s potential right […]

Senior Spotlight: Clifford McDonald

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Clifford McDonald is a studio art major. After graduation, he hopes to begin a career in marketing and design, or possibly go into the military or police force. Art faculty member Stan Shetka has instructed Clifford in various sculpture […]

Senior Spotlight: Nicole Meyer

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community.  Nicole Meyer is a studio art and theatre honors major from St. Michael, Minn. Her job at Glacier National Park this summer has been cancelled due to the virus, so now she is hoping to land a job or […]

Senior Spotlight: Jana Blomberg

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community.  Jana Blomberg is a studio art major and mathematics minor from Plymouth, Minn. Next fall she is hoping to find a job and continue to create art. Associate Professor in Art and Art History Betsy Byers, says she has […]

Senior Spotlight: Amelia Thompson

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community.  Amelia Thompson is a studio art major from Rochester, Minn. Next fall she is hoping to find a job in landscape design that will allow her to be outdoors. Associate Professor in Art and Art History Kris Lowe says […]

Gustavus Extends Online Learning Through Spring Semester

SAINT PETER, Minn. (March 17, 2020) — Gustavus Adolphus College will continue its suspension of in-person classes through the remainder of the academic year due to COVID-19, President Rebecca M. Bergman announced today. The College is currently preparing for a transition to online course delivery, which will commence on Monday, March 30 and continue for […]

Gustavus professors and alumni open exhibit at Rosalux Gallery

Gustavus professors Priscilla Briggs and Betsy Ruth Byers will be featured in a joint exhibit at the Rosalux Gallery in Minneapolis opening this weekend. Their work was created in collaboration with recent graduates Jenna Brouse ’08 and Emily Dzieweczynski ’19. In Reading Between the Lines, Briggs and Brouse mine the media for materials to address […]

Gustavus Fine Arts: Reflections on 2019

As the decade comes to a close, we pause to reflect and celebrate some of the most momentous moments of 2019 in Gustavus fine arts.