Recent Art News

Ten Augustana Students Travel to See the Rembrandt Exhibition in Denver

AU Students Touring Denver Art Museum

Chad Nelson, Printmaker-in-Residence, and Scott Parsons, Professor of Art, accompanied the group of ten Augustana students on an epic weekend of art, hiking, and touring Denver, Boulder and Golden, Colorado. They viewed 130 prints, paintings and drawings showcased at the Denver Art Museum.

The Carl Grupp Legacy Collection: A Gift of Art to AU

Carl Grupp Legacy Collection

Included within the Collection are (left to right): Carl Grupp, Self Portrait, watercolor, ca. 1984. 19” x 13”; Carl Grupp, Untitled (Mountain landscape), watercolor on board, 30” x 40”; Carl Grupp, Iris, watercolor on board, 20” x 16”

The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana University announces the recent gift of 351 paintings, original prints, and drawings from artist Carl Grupp to form the Carl Grupp Legacy Collection.  Read the story.

Dickson Receives Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art

Wyatt Dickson

Augustana senior Wyatt Dickson (Sioux Falls) has been awarded the prestigious Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art, the highest award presented by the Augustana art department to student-artists who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in all their artistic endeavors throughout their Augustana careers. Read the story.

Wolter Awarded Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art

David Wolter '04, an award-winning story artist for DreamWorks, has been awarded the prestigious Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art, the highest award presented by the Augustana art department. Wolter is only the second Augustana graduate to have received the honor. Longtime Augustana Art Professor Carl Grupp '57 received the award in 1995. Read the story.

Art Students Create Steamrolled Masterpieces

In October, art students and faculty created approximately 50 large-scale prints in five hours thanks to the help of a steamroller. Yes, a steamroller. Read the story.


High School Invitational Art Exhibition

The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery will present the High School Invitational Wednesday, Jan. 11, through Friday, Feb. 3. Closing events and an awards presentation are set for 5-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3.

Augustana Faculty Biennial Exhibition

Recent works by Augustana art faculty were on view at the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery Nov. 17-Dec. 15.

Exhibit Explores the 'Balancing Act of Life on the Line'

Los Angeles-based artist Len Davis opened the 2016-17 gallery season for Augustana University’s Eide/Dalrymple Gallery. The exhibit, "LifeLine," will feature three separate artwork series designed to "explore the balancing act of life on the line."

Art Alumnus Honored at Augustana Arts Hall of Fame 

James Cambronne '74 was honored along with four other former student artists who excel in their chosen artistic field were the first inductees in the Augustana Arts Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, during the Command Performance at the Washington Pavilion over Viking Days. Cambronne is a Boston-based visual artist and educator and is a professor of fine art at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.