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Art and Design Archives

Meet the new director for the Center for Burma Studies, Feb. 7

An open house is being held, Wednesday, February 7 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to welcome Aurore Candier, Ph.D. as the new director of NIU's Center for Burma Studies. Drop in at the center (located in Pottenger House, 520 College View Ct. across the street from Anderson...

Art and Design Education’s Kerry Freedman earns Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award

Kerry Freedman, Ph.D., professor and head of art education, has earned the Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award from Northern Illinois University. In more than 20 years on the faculty of the NIU School of Art and Design, Professor Freedman has continued her work as a...

Sinclair Bell earns Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award from Archaeological Institute of America

Sinclair Bell, professor of art history in the NIU School of Art and Design is the 2024 recipient of the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Archaeological Institute of America. The award is given annually to those who have demonstrated excellence in...

Art and Design students take top prizes in annual Holiday Card contest

NIU School of Art and Design students took home the top two prizes in the annual NIU Holiday Card Contest. Designers of the top three cards receive scholarship awards, and the first prize entry is sent out as the official holiday card from the Office of NIU President...
Art and Design’s Fall BFA Show opens Dec. 4

Art and Design’s Fall BFA Show opens Dec. 4

The 2023 Bachelor of Fine Arts student exhibition in the NIU School of Art and Design opens Monday, December 4 in the Jack Olson Gallery in Jack Arends Hall. The 2023 B.F.A. Fall Exhibition showcases the capstone work of the students earning their BFA from the NIU...

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Graduate Profile: Edwin Perez-Hernandez, BFA in Photography

Graduate Profile: Edwin Perez-Hernandez, BFA in Photography

We are proud of all of our new alumni who earned their degrees and are preparing to do even more great things in the world. This profile of Edwin Perez-Hernandez, who received his B.F.A. in Photography from the NIU School of Art and Design last weekend was featured...

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