Nationality

American

Artist Dates

1906-1994

Title of Work

Untitled

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image preview

Medium

Monoprint

Signature

bottom right

Height

19"

Width

19"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Stored: R03

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

George Starcher was President of the University of North Dakota from 1954-1971. Although his academic background was in mathematics, he became increasingly active as an art maker in his later years. Interestingly, UND presidents Frank McVey, Charles Kupchella, and Robert O. Kelley also had interests in making visual art.

Starcher, who served UND through the tumultuous 1960s, was well-respected in the Grand Forks community. As UND President, he tolerated demonstrations and promoted free speech, which perhaps helped to prevent the social unrest that other universities often faced during this era.

Additional Information

Taken out of Gamble Hall

Condition

Excellent

Rights

Images are provided for educational purposes only and may not be reproduced for commercial use. Images may be protected by artist copyright. A credit line is required to be used for any public non-commercial educational purpose. The credit line must include, “Image courtesy of the University of North Dakota.”

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