Kathleen Edwards

elizabeth catlett wearing cap and gown

UI names residence hall after Elizabeth Catlett

Madison Street Residence Hall will carry the name of renowned African American alumna
The UI has proposed naming the Madison Street Residence Hall after renowned sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, the first African American woman to receive an MFA at the University of Iowa.
A fine art print showing a train arriving in Iowa City and a man and woman observing students cavorting

Midwest Matrix features print fair, film premiere, exhibits

The University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) and School of Art and Art History (SAAH) will host Midwest Matrix, a free weekend-long tribute to mid-20th century fine art printmaking on Dec. 1 and 2. The event features a symposium, film world premiere, exhibitions, Iowa Print Fair, and more.