Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez:Palimpsests

December 14, 2018 – January 17, 2019  | joHN A. DaY gALLERY | Closing Reception: January 17, 2019, 5-7 pm


Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez is a Colombian contemporary artist who is currently based out of Lincoln, Nebraska. Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez holds a Masters degree from New York University; a BFA from Otis Art Institute and undergraduate studies from La Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia. Having grown up in Colombia and having migrated to the US as an adult, Friedemann-Sánchez makes work in two languages about the curious and intense experience of physically having migrated, yet having a piece of herself rooted in Colombia. Friedemann-Sánchez’s recent solo exhibitions have included: Steinbaum Gallery, Miami; Collette Blanchard Gallery, New York; Frost Museum, Miami; Galeria Diners, Bogotá; Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York; Sheldon Memorial Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska; Queens Museum of Art, New York; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Panamá.


33nd Annual Stilwell Student Awards Exhibition

January 25 – February 24, 2019 | Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: January 25, 2019, 6-8pm


The Stilwell celebrates and recognizes the diversity and quality of art created by USD students in the previous year through a peer-juried exhibition. Student work includes graphic design, photography, ceramics, sculpture, painting, printmaking and more.

MFA Reviews

February 26, 2019 

(Un)Told Stories | Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference Exhibition 

March 7 – March 15, 2019

In partnership with the Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Research Conference, the University Art Galleries seeks submissions of artwork for a juried exhibition held in conjunction with the WGSS biennial conference.


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Bruce Conner: A Limitless Circle

March 17, 2019 – April 5th, 2019

The University Art Galleries are proud to present Bruce Conner: A Limitless Circle, an exhibition of lithographs by Bruce Conner (1933–2008). Bruce Conner was a pioneer in experimental film, collage, photography, conceptual works, and paintings. He challenged the limitations of medium, genre, and style, constantly breaking new ground. Bruce Conner: A Limitless Circle was organized in honor of a recent gift from the Conner Family Trust of twenty-one lithographs to the University Art Galleries permanent collection.

MFA Thesis Exhibition #1

April 8 – April 12, 2019