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NIU Associate Professor of Art History and Director of the NIU Center for Burma Studies Catherine Raymond has been awarded a Rakow Grant for Glass Research from the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY. Raymond’s grant funding will be used to complete a manuscript on the reverse painting on glass tradition on the mainland...
The exhibition “Picture Fiction: Kenneth Josephson and Contemporary Photography” opens this week at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, and it features two works from NIU School of Art and Design Instructor of Photography Jessica Labatte. The exhibition is a survey of the work of Josephson, a Chicago-based photographer who taught at the School of the Art Institute...
A Collective Memory (fiber scroll study), screen-printed silk, thread, wood, 2016
Rachelle Hill, an MFA student in the NIU School of Art and Design, received a Mid America Print Council travel grant to support her residency this summer at the Vermont Studio Center. Recipients of this biennial award will present their research at the 2016 MAPC Conference at Indiana University Southeast and the University of Louisville,...
Love art but not an art major? Non-art majors can enroll in many art classes without taking the basic classes first. Students can choose from drawing, painting, weaving, printmaking, paper making, metals, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and art history. Register today for these fun electives. For more information, call (815) 753-1473 or email [email protected]
Northern Illinois University’s School of Art and Design presents “Arts and Recreation,” the Spring 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts group exhibition of undergraduate senior-level artwork. Join students as they host opening celebrations beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Jack Olson Gallery in the Visual Arts Building and 7 p.m. at Gallery 215,...
Paul Kassel
Paul Kassel, professor of theatre arts at the State University of New York at New Paltz, will become dean of the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts. Members of the NIU Board of Trustees endorsed his appointment April 14 following a national search. Kassel begins work July 1 in DeKalb. NIU Executive Vice President...
The NIU Art Museum opens a major exhibition suite this spring that explores the exuberance and glamour of the Art Deco period with two full exhibitions and two smaller studies. “Between the Wars: Contrasts, Parallels, Shifts and Patterns” and “Beyond Gatsby: Common Luxury in American Art Deco chart the stylistic expressions and transitions that occur...
“Judith and Holofernes” by Donatello, 1455-1460
Judith Testa, an NIU Presidential Teaching Professor Emerita, will speak at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, on “Webs of Desire and Violence: Power Politics and Sexual Politics in Three Works of Florentine Renaissance Art.” Part of the 2015-16 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History series, the presentation will take place in Room 102 of...
The annual Juried Blick Art Materials Ars Nova Exhibition opens at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, with a reception, juror’s talk and award presentation by Noritaka Minami. Minami, this year’s juror, is a Chicago-based artist photographer who holds an MFA from UC Irvine. He has taught photography at Harvard University, Wellesley College, UC Berkeley and...
Sinclair Bell, associate professor of art history at NIU, is the co-editor of a new book on the ancient Etruscans published by Wiley-Blackwell press. Professor Bell co-edited this volume with his colleague, Alexandra Carpino, professor of art history and chair of the Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at Northern Arizona University. Their new collection, “A...
Ceramic bowls
Undergraduate and graduate ceramics students in the NIU Ceramic Arts Organization will sell their creations from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, through Thursday Feb. 4. Items for sale are functional, including serving bowls, mugs, platters, jewelry, cups, plates, small bowls, spoons and vases. Customers also can buy grab bags containing three to...
The artistic process is one of iteration, where the artist continually revisits the work to reflect and refine. This recursive process can manifest itself in the formal and conceptual qualities of the artwork itself, producing works that embody, parallel and explore the patterns of artistic perception and creation. NIU’s Jack Olson Gallery will explore those...
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