Thomas Russo, associate dean of international programs and professor of art history at Drury University in Springfield, Mo., will speak on “Defining Sacred Spaces: Sculpture in the Romanesque Church,” Wednesday, October 17 as part of NIU’s 2018-2019 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Alumni Speakers in Art History series.
NIU School of Art and Design graduate, accomplished sculptor and painter, academic and former Huskie baseball player Paul Erschen will be on campus, Thursday, October 18 to give a visiting artist talk. (more…)
The Drawing Area in the School of Art and Design is sponsoring a presentation by NIU alum Chris Peuler.
“Gestural Abstractions”, an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt, Northern Illinois University alum and local artist, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, from October 1 – 27, 2018.
NIU’s Carmin Berchiolly to be honored as Best Graduate Student of the Year by Illinois Association of Museums
NIU’s Carmin Berchiolly, who recently graduated with her Master of Arts in art history will be honored by the Illinois Association of Museums with the 2018 award for “Best Graduate Student” at this year’s IAM awards program, October 4 at the Kidzeum of Health and Science in Springfield. (more…)
The School of Art and Design at Northern Illinois University is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the opening of Jack Arends Hall (the visual arts building on the NIU main campus) with exhibitions featuring former NIU School of Art students and faculty. Venues for the exhibitions include three spaces in Jack Arends Hall and the NIU Art Gallery on Altgeld Hall’s first floor. Receptions are being held in both locations, Thursday, September 20 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (more…)