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NIU welcomes visiting Guatemalan-Maya artists Paula Nicho Cúmez and Pedro Rafaél González Chavajay as part of a two-week event for the exhibition “Visiones E Historias: Maya Paintings from Guatemala,” on view at the Art Museum through Thursday, Feb. 24. The show is part of the combined “(Re)Presenting Guatemala” series of exhibitions on campus exploring the...
Northern Illinois University’s School of Art and Design presents the February 2017 exhibition of artwork from Illinois community colleges. The show features the professional artwork of community college art faculty and a juried competition of community college student artwork. Please join NIU’s School of Art and Design as they host an opening reception on Friday,...
The romantic story of the painter Raphael’s involvement with his mysterious Roman mistress – known to posterity as “La Fornarina,” The Baker’s Daughter – is one of the most intriguing stories of the Italian Renaissance. Its combination of love, lust and art made it irresistible to Pablo Picasso, arguably the greatest artist of the 20th...
Northern Illinois University’s School of Art and Design presents Back/To/For/ward, the Fall 2016 Master of Fine Arts group exhibition of first-year graduate artwork. Please join students as they host an opening reception on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Gallery 215 at 215 North Fourth St., in DeKalb. Back/To/For/ward is the introductory...
Discover the rich history and dress of the varied Burmese cultures. Join Dr. Richard M. Cooler, emeritus professor of art history at NIUs School of Art and Design and emeritus director of the Center for Burma Studies, for a lecture on the traditional clothing and textiles of Myanmar on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 6 –...
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,...
A photo of stacked crayons
NIU’s School of Art and Design is offering three upcoming online or blended courses for graduate and doctoral students. July 11 to Aug. 7 ARTE 685: Research Readings in Art Education M/Tu/W/Th 9 a.m. to noon, Music Building 203 Douglas Boughton This summer intensive class is offered in a blended online and face-to-face format. The...
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...
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