Value of versatile design skills a key message at 2018 Seek Conference

Value of versatile design skills a key message at 2018 Seek Conference

Advice, inspiration and humor were in large supply as a group of about 190, including 45 current NIU School of Art and Design students and a large number of young alumni attended the 2018 Seek Conference, November 12 at Morningstar in Chicago.  Attendees were treated to short presentations and panel discussions from 11 School of Art and Design alumni at various stages of their successful design careers. (more…)

NIU hosts alumna Alexandra Green for lecture on the Buddah in late Burmese art

NIU hosts alumna Alexandra Green for lecture on the Buddah in late Burmese art

Dr. Alexandra Green, who attended the NIU School of Art and Design from 1991 to 1993, returns to campus for this month’s entry in the Elizabeth Allen Visiting Alumni Speakers in Art History series.  Green is the Henry Ginsburg Curator for Southeast Asia at the British Museum, and her presentation is titled, “Image as Information: Materialising the Buddah in Late Burmese Art.” (more…)

NAEA Alumni Speaker Series features Lynn Stockton, Nov. 14

NAEA Alumni Speaker Series features Lynn Stockton, Nov. 14

Lynn Stockton, an art educator with more than three decades of experience will lecture on “Consistency, Conversation and Community in the High School Art Room,” Wednesday, November 14 as part of the National Art Education Association’s Alumni Speaker Series.  The lecture is free, open to the public and will be held at 5 p.m. in Room 211 of Jack Arends Hall on the main campus. (more…)

NIU Visual Communication hosts SEEK Design Conference in Chicago, Nov. 12

NIU Visual Communication hosts SEEK Design Conference in Chicago, Nov. 12

The Northern Illinois University School of Art and Design’s Visual Communication program is hosting SEEK Conference 2018, November 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Morningstar Auditorium in Chicago.

The day-long conference features TED Talk style presentations by a number of accomplished NIU alumni.

Presenters of these short, concise and impactful presentations are:

NIU Visual Communication students will be admitted free, others can register for $35.  The event is open to the public and tickets can be purchased online.

For presenter bios, a detailed agenda and directions to Morningstar visit: seekconference.org.

Seek Conference 2018
Monday, November 12
9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Morningstar 

Auditorium 7th Floor
22 West Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602

Morningstar Auditorium

22 West Washington Street
Auditorium 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602