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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...
Smile! Photographers from NIU’s Division of Marketing & Communications will attend next week’s Internship Fair and Job Fair to provide free, professional portraits for the LinkedIn profiles of job- and internship-seekers. The photos will be available for download beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, at http://go.niu.edu/prophoto.
Smile! Photographers from NIU’s Division of Marketing & Communications attended the trio of career fairs last month to provide free, professional portraits for the LinkedIn profiles of job- and internship-seekers – and hundreds of students took advantage of the opportunity to gain a leg up on the competition. Download your photo!
Leyla Nora Puskar, a junior art + design education major from Sycamore, is the winner of the NIU President Doug Baker’s 2015 Holiday Card Contest. Puskar hand-painted her design, called “The Gift of NIU,” in acrylic paint and edited it with PicsArt digital media. She wanted to keep her design simple and playful to excite...
Heide Fehrenbach
On social media and in our newsfeeds and mailboxes, fundraising campaigns featuring needy or suffering children confront us on a daily basis. They seek to grab our attention, stimulate empathy, prick our moral conscience and open our wallets for a good cause. Modern humanitarianism and photographic technologies emerged in the 19th century and came of...
“Chloe, Kim, and Era, at the piers, NYC,” photograph by Mariette Pathy Allen; early 1990s; from “The Gender Frontier,” 2003
“Manly Men, Girly Girls and Everybody in Between,” a group exhibition featuring work by 10 contemporary artists, is on display at the NIU Art Museum. This show will be held in the Rotunda and South Galleries of the NIU Art Museum through Saturday, Nov. 15. A public reception will be held from 4:30 to 6...
Mad Art Gallery: The Desire For ...
An upcoming exhibition at Mad Art Gallery in St. Louis will feature the work of photography students from the NIU School of Art. This exhibition – “The Desire For… ” – will run from Tuesday, June 3, through Saturday, June 21. A public reception will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 13....
An old classroom
Nine panels of old photographs depicting NIU’s rich history greeted visitors to the Carl Sandburg Auditorium for the inauguration of President Doug Baker. Called “Made by History,” the photo exhibition covers topics such as the physical campus, colleges, student life, athletics, prominent visitors, “communiversity” and, of course, NIU presidents. Wade Duerkes, a photographer for NIU...
City of DeKalb mural at First Street and Lincoln Highway
From where people live to how they commute, community planning plays a major role in daily life – often more than people might realize. This October, celebrate local communities and the many individuals who help make their neighborhoods special during National Community Planning Month. This year’s theme for Community Planning Month, “People and Places,” highlights...
Karen Grubb
Since the early 1970s, class photos of NIU students enrolled in journalism photography classes have been documented and archived. A recent project spearheaded by Karen Grubb, Department of Communication multimedia technician, has culminated in a permanent display of nearly 240 photographs featuring approximately 2,200 current NIU students and alums. The collection of class photos winds...
Ted Burgess and Brandie Lindo
Ted Burgess and Brandie Lindo like to say they have “good chemistry” together – and for good reason. In January 2008, Burgess and Lindo first met at NIU in an organic chemistry laboratory class. Even beyond the lab experiments, strong attractive forces were apparently at work. This past spring semester, the couple returned to the...
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