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Iowa West Public Art Posters

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0082

Scope and Contents

The Iowa West Public Art Posters comprise five posters, each featuring a different artist who created a major work of public art in Council Bluffs, Iowa, for the Iowa West Public Art initiative, circa 2007-2009. The posters feature Brower Hatcher's "Wellspring" and "Oculus" (2007), William King's "Circus," "Interstate," and "Sunrise" (2007), Deborah Masuoka's "Haymarket Rabbits" (2007), Jonathan Borofsky's "Molecule Man" (2008), and Jun Kaneko's "Rhythm" (2009). The posters are part of the curriculum created by Shari Hofschire and Joanne Sowell of the Center for Innovation in Arts Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


  • 2007-2009


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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at


0.5 Cubic Feet (5 posters)

Custodial History

Before 2014, the IWPA posters were donated to the Criss Library by Shari Hofschire, who, along with Dr. Joanne Sowell, served as the curriculum author for the poster series.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Shari Hofschire, Art Instructor with the UNO College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media

Processing Information

Collection has not yet been further arranged and described.


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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States