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New art work and research by current full- and part-time faculty of the NIU School of Art is coming to the NIU Art Museum. The School of Art Faculty Biennial takes place from Tuesday, Nov. 19, through Saturday, Feb. 15. An opening reception for the exhibition is scheduled from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov....
Mosaic by Danielle Dobies
Artists Danielle Dobies and Lynn Hill will exhibit their works in “Experiences in India,” on display this month at the DeKalb Area Women’s Center, 1021 State St. The opening reception takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8. Open viewing dates and times are from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays (Nov. 8, 15...
Christopher de Hamel, Donnelly Fellow Librarian at the Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University, will give the next lecture in the 2013-2014 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Speaker Series. de Hamel will speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, on “Twelfth-Century English Giant Illuminated Bibles.” It promises to be erudite, eloquent and entertaining in equal measure....
Piet Mondrian’s “Broadway Boogie Woogie” (1943)
Nancy J. Troy, chair of the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University, will visit NIU at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, to speak on “The Afterlife of Piet Mondrian.” Troy comes to campus through the Elizabeth Allen Visiting Lectures in Art History Series. Her talk will take place in Room 100 of...
Logo of ASP w Katowicach
NIU’s Jack Olson Gallery has announced its schedule of exhibitions for the fall semester. Located in Room 200 of the Visual Arts Building, the Olson Gallery  is the cornerstone of exhibition programming promoted by the NIU School of Art. Its unique mission brings thought-provoking exhibitions to the northern Illinois region and provides an exhibition venue...
Photo of a paint brush on canvas
NIU’s baker’s dozen of programs in studio art places the university in the top “50 U.S. Colleges Where Art Programs Abound,” a list touted this week by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Released earlier this summer by OnlineCollegesDatabase.org, the list spotlights “non-specialized colleges and universities across the United States (that) also offer...
“Sunday Visit to the Dahlia Bed” by Carmen Armstrong
NIU and the DeKalb Area Women’s Center connect again through an August 2013 fine arts exhibition at the DAWC galleries showcasing figurative paintings by NIU School of Art Professor Emerita Carmen Armstrong. Her oil-on-canvas paintings of human figures and objects in their meaningful environments are available for viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. each Friday...
Mosaic
Mosaics are intricate works of art comprised of glass, ceramic tile and other textiles. Fitting each seemingly dissimilar piece of tile to form a stunning composition often takes careful planning and creative ingenuity. This art form is symbolic of the Women’s Studies mosaic project that artist and MFA candidate Danielle Dobies is leading this summer....
Sinclair Bell
Sinclair Bell, an associate professor of art history in the NIU School of Art, has received a fellowship from the Board of Administration of the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation. Bell and eight other scholars representing the fields of the history of art and architecture, painting and sculpture, each receive $30,000 for the...
I said it. I couldn’t say it.
“I said it. I couldn’t say it.” is an interactive installation about facing our own truths and learning the truths of others. NIU’s MFA student Maria Dimanshtein will present her artwork from Tuesday, March 26, through Friday, March 29, at Gallery 214. Visitors are invited to engage with the environment and contribute their own content,...
Photo of soup, breads and tomatoes
The 15th annual “Empty Bowls” project is scheduled for Thursday, March 28. Reservations are recommended for either of the two seatings at 4:30 and 6 p.m. in the Chandelier Room, 143 Adams Hall. The menu includes chicken noodle soup, broccoli-cheddar soup, vegan minestrone soup and taco twist soup. Guests also can munch on a variety...
Bart Woodstrup and Her Excellency Suvra Mukherjee.
On a trip to India during the holiday break, NIU Time Arts professor Bart Woodstrup had the opportunity to present some of his work to Her Excellency Suvra Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan (India’s presidential palace). Bart presented several digital prints and a video documentation of his multimedia composition, which is titled “Under Saraswati River.”...
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