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Josephine Burke. Woods at Oxbow. Oil on paper; (21 x 17 in.)
Artwork enriches NIU’s welcoming nature for students, faculty and staff while it brightens the experience for public visitors and provides daily enjoyment in the workplace. The NIU Art Museum’s annual Art to Lend on-campus artwork rental program returns Monday, July 18, with an exhibition of pieces from the museum’s permanent collection available for rental and...
Northern Public Radio is seeking submissions from visual artists in our listening area to be featured in the 2017 WNIJ/WNIU wall calendar. Regional visual artists working in any medium are invited to enter one original work for consideration. This is the second year for the calendar, which presents a different artist each month. WNIJ/WNIU developed...
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]
Excitement is building for ARTIgras 2016, a celebration of the arts in the DeKalb community and at NIU. The second annual event has expanded to two days this year: Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7. Sponsored by NIU and the City of DeKalb, ARTigras once again will feature the popular arts parade and post-parade...
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,...
Theater, visual arts and instrumental jazz are on the summer camp agenda at NIU this summer. At Summer in the Arts at Northern residential camps for junior high and high school students, campers work and live with NIU faculty, alumni, and students, gain a greater appreciation for the life of an artist, and experience their...
OHANA and organizers of Asian American Heritage Month will host contemporary artist Laura Kina to discuss “Uchinanchu: Painting Okinawan Transpacific History and Heritage.” Kina, professor of art, media and design at DePaul University, will present at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. All students, faculty, staff...
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...
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...
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...
The Northern Illinois University Art Museum’s winter programs and events complement the bevy of work currently on view in the NIU School of Art and Design Faculty Biennial invitational exhibition. Many of the NIU Art Museum’s events and programs are free and open to the public. For  more information, call (815) 753-1936 or email [email protected]
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...
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