college of communication fine arts and media
Department of art and art history

 

Gary Day

professor, art and art history

(402) 554-3763 • Office: WFAB 113
gday@unomaha.edusynapticforge.com


Biography

Gary Day works with printmaking, computer generated imagery, and animation. He was born in 1950 near Great Falls, Montana. He earned his BA from Montana State University, and in 1976, an MFA in Printmaking from Florida State University.  As computer graphics began to develop in the 1980’s, he studied computer science at the University of Nebraska Omaha. He is currently a Clark Diamond Professor and he teaches printmaking, computer animation, and game art. He is the current director of the UNO Print Workshop, a center that prints and publishes limited edition fine art prints by visiting artists.

Day has been a visiting artist in Belgium, Israel, Spain, and the American Academy in Rome. He has received numerous awards including an Individual Artists Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1987.

His prints and animations have been exhibited nationally and internationally and are included in numerous public and private collections. He has worked with many traditional print mediums including lithography, woodcut, intaglio, and photogravure and was an early developer of digital printmaking technologies. The work also includes animation and interactive spaces based on historical and contemporary display devices and recent developments in neuroscience.

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Department of Art & Art History
College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media
University Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha NE 68182-0011
(402) 554.2420 Fax: (402) 554.3436
Info: unocfamprospective@unomaha.edu