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The Northern Illinois University Art Museum’s spring DATA Exhibition Suite delves into the array of the manner in which data surrounds us, impacts us and is interpreted. Four exhibitions open on Thursday, March 28, with a public opening reception from 5 – 8 p.m. Informal artist gallery talks begin at 6:30 p.m. Museum staff members,...
Kerry Freedman, professor of art education in the School of Art and Design at NIU, was named the winner of the 2018 Lowenfeld Award. The award is granted annually by the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and is considered the most significant award in the industry. As well as receiving the award, Freedman gave the...
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...
For the last 30-plus years, Dana Arnett, a 1983 B.F.A. degree graduate of NIU’s School of Art and Design, has been a driving force behind one of the most successful creative agencies in the nation, VSA Partners. He returned to campus to be honored at the Second Annual College of Visual and Performing Arts Convocation...
Michael Barnes and Victor Ryzhov have been selected as the recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award. The award honors exceptional members of the graduate faculty for their scholarly achievements and outstanding contributions to graduate education at the university. In addition to receiving $2,000, both recipients will be honored on Saturday, Dec. 16, during...
The NIU Art Museum opens the biennial School of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition on Thursday, Nov. 16, with a public reception from 5 – 7 p.m. Presented every two years, this invitational show features recent artwork and scholarship by current faculty and teaching staff from all divisions of the NIU School of Art and...
Thirteen design students from Xi’an University of Technology in Shaanxi, China, spent two weeks at NIU as part of what both universities hope will be the start of a series of exchanges between the two universities. The students spent a week studying under School of Art and Design Assistant Professor Perrin Stamatis and Instructor Johnathon...
The NIU School of Art and Design faculty have created an innovative new course in data visualization which will debut this coming fall. The course will empower students to make sense of, interpret, communicate, and use the unprecedented amount of information made available to them through modern technology, such as phones, the internet and even wearable devices....
Three NIU art history graduate students from the School of Art and Design will travel overseas this summer to pursue research on Southeast Asia as it relates to their master’s program. Carmin Berchiolly was selected by Oxford University and SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) University of London to attend a three-day workshop in Oxford, England,...
Recent NIU graduate Blanca Rosa Jimenez (Blanca Rosa), who received her B.F.A. degree with an emphasis in 2-D studio illustration in Dec. 2016, cum laude, was surprised to learn that her artwork was accepted into the annual Society of Illustrators Student Competition Exhibit. The exhibit features the works of over two hundred top college-level illustration students chosen from...
NIU Associate Professor Bart Woodstrup was recently commissioned to produce the visual components of a piece performed this month at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. “The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book” was performed at the National Gallery of Art on April 15. Conceived and performed by Merima Ključo, the piece is...
The 2016-2017 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Series presents Dr. Sherry Lindquist, an alumna of NIU’s art history program and an associate professor of art history at Western Illinois University, speaking on “The Body and the Book of Hours: Somaesthetics, Posthumanism and the Uncanny Valley.” The presentation will be given at 5 p.m....
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