Programming planned for art faculty exhibition

“Quid Pro Quo” by Michael Rea. Wood, wood-fill, polystyrene and rope (2013)
“Quid Pro Quo” by Michael Rea.
Wood, wood-fill, polystyrene and rope (2013)

In conjunction with the NIU School of Art Faculty Exhibition, the NIU Art Museum has announced programming for the months of January and February.

This exhibition will be on display until Saturday, Feb. 15.

All events take place in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall, unless otherwise noted.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 15: 12:10 to 12:150 p.m.
    • Cindy Hellyer-Heinz
    • “Time, Fairies, and Destruction”
    • Demo/Show & Tell
  • Thursday, Jan. 16: 5 to 5:50 p.m.
    • Jeff Karl Kowalski
    • “Time Travel and Ritual Performance at the Nunnery Quadrangle of Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico”
    • Slide Lecture
  • Wednesday, Jan. 22: 5 to 5:50 p.m.
    • Richard Siegesmund
    • “The aesthetics of John Dewey as a basis for Arts-Based Research”
    • Lecture/Show & Tell
  • Thursday, Jan. 23: 5 to 5:50 p.m.
    • Karen Brown
    • “Edible”
    • Artist Slide Talk
  • Wednesday, Jan. 29: 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
    • Barbara Jaffee
    • “Re-Examining the New Art Examiner”
    • Informal Talk
  • Saturday, Feb. 1: 1 to 4 p.m.
    • Karen Brown
    • Guided Art Critique Workshop
    • Bring a work of your art to explore privately and publicly
  • Tuesday, Feb. 4: 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
    • Michael Barnes
    • “Searching for Dry Land”
    • Artist Slide Talk
  • Wednesday, Feb. 5: 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
    • Rebecca Houze
    • “Home as Living Museum: Ethnographic Display and the 1896 Millennial Exhibition in Budapest”
    • Slide Lecture
  • Thursday, Feb. 6: 5 to 5:50 p.m.
    • Peter Olson and Catherine Raymond
    • “Birds & Buddhas: Writing For and Illustrating Academic Journals”
    • Informal Slide Talk
  • Monday, Feb. 10: 5 to 5:50 p.m.
    • Sarah Evans
    • “Cindy Sherman’s Scenes of Production”
    • Slide Lecture
  • Tuesday, Feb. 11: 5 to 5:50 p.m.
    • Michael Rea
    • “Stacking Metaphors”
    • Artist Slide Talk
  • Wednesday, Feb. 12: 4:30 to 6 p.m.
    • Closing Reception
    • NIU Art Museum, first floor, west end Altgeld Hall

NIU Art Museum logoLocated on the west-end first floor of Altgeld Hall, the galleries are open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and by appointment for group tours.

Exhibitions and lectures are free; donations are appreciated.

Pay parking is available in the visitor’s lot on Carroll Avenue and at metered spots in front of Altgeld Hall. Free parking is available Saturdays and during receptions and visiting artist lectures in the lot northeast of Gilbert and College Drives.

The exhibition is sponsored in part by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency; the Friends of the NIU Art Museum; and the Dean’s Circle of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, NIU Foundation.

Call (815) 753-1936 for more information.

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