CDes events this week -- December 13, 2010

Events

Surface Design Open House and Studio Sale
Friday, December 17, 2010, 11:30 am, B9 and B22, McNeal Hall
Visitors will be able to make their own holiday cards using both letterpress and screenprinting. Guests will also be able to bring their own t-shirts and print on them, and also buy holiday gifts made by students from various classes: Cards, posters, repeat pattern samples, etc. The Graphic Design Student Association (GDSA) will offer their handmade greetings cards and gift tags, raising funds for the student group.

Exhibitions

Goldstein Museum of Design

From Mao to Now: Chinese Fashion from 1949 to the Present
through January 17, 2011
History of Chinese apparel from 1949 to present including works by four new Chinese fashion designers.

HGA Gallery

The Importance of Drawing: Ralph Rapson's Legacy
through January 9, 2011
The influence of Ralph Rapson on architecture is profound. One of his most admired skills--besides designing outstanding, humanistic architecture--was his exceptional ability to draw. This exhibition features examples of Rapson's work in addition to that of many of his Minnesota colleagues and students.

Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library

Urban Tides, Drifting Borders: A Study of Surface as Substance
through January 28, 2011
Aaron Squadroni, adjunct faculty in the School of Architecture, exhibits his new series of drawings and watercolors that study texture and surface as they define place and the rhythm of place.

The Importance of Drawing: Ralph Rapson's Legacy
through January 9, 2011
The influence of Ralph Rapson on architecture is profound. One of his most admired skills--besides designing outstanding, humanistic architecture--was his exceptional ability to draw. This exhibition features examples of Rapson's work in addition to that of many of his Minnesota colleagues and students.

Questions? Contact Laura Walton at 612-626-6385 or lwalton@umn.edu

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