CVPA welcomes students, faculty and staff back with Sundaes on Saturday

Summer is winding down, and there's no surer sign of it than the announcement of Sundaes on Saturday, the fourth annual welcome back event in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Join fellow CVPA students, faculty and staff for free ice cream, music, prizes and...

Book published to commemorate alumni exhibition to celebrate Jack Arends Hall’s 50th

A book is for sale to commemorate the alumni and faculty art exhibition held last fall to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jack Arends Hall, home to the NIU School of Art and Design. The 376 page book can be purchased in hardcover, softcover or electronic formats,...

Arcomusical’s “Spinning in the Wheel” receives critical praise

Projeto Arcomusical,a percussion sextet playing Afro-Brazilian berimbau musical bows, has received critical acclaim for their album, "Spinning in the Wheel" which was released in March. The group's artistic director is Gregory Beyer, Director of Percussion Studies in...

In the news: Married School of Art and Design alums open new gallery space in Rockford

NIU alumni Iga Puchalska, and her husband Jason Judd recently opened New Genres Art Space in Rockford. They met in graduate school at NIU's School of Art and Design.  Puchalska earned her MFA in Time Arts, and Judd in Fine/Studio Arts.  The couple says the mission of...

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