Past Exhibition: The Closing Bell

design and artwork by Joe Pankowski

design and artwork by Joe Pankowski

The Closing Bell featured the artwork of five emerging artists.

Ryan Carroll
Video Installation

Angela Drakeford
Multi-Media Installations

Meagan Drakeford
Video Installation

Joe Pankowski
Video installations

Molly Vavra
Sculpture and Painting

Also On Exhibit- WordPress Artist Websites

Shera Baumel

Joe Bristol

Dan Cavanagh

Michelle Gibilsco

Ali Mangiamelli

Ashley Neuhaus

Dave Smyrk

Marjorie Sturgeon

Lisa Wells

Using web 2.0 resources, students are asked to create online portfolios of their artwork using WordPress. WordPress is a blogging platform that can be modified to the needs of the individual user. Using a blogging tool allows students to rapidly develop an artist website without the long learning curve of coding from scratch or utilizing a website editor like Dreamweaver. Students can further integrate other web 2.0 resources into the sites to broaden their usage for the artist. In addition students can integrate,, and to add ecommerce to their websites.

Instructor: Jody Boyer
Spring 2008 Art 3000 Digital Media Production

In Art 3000-Digital Media Production in the Department of Art and Art History at the University Nebraska at Omaha students are introduced to variety of digital art practices including digital imaging, animation, time based art forms and video production, and lastly the history of the web, web based art forms and portfolio websites.

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