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“The Destruction of Memory” film first up in the Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Series

“The Destruction of Memory” film first up in the Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Series

The Destruction of Memory, an 85-minute documentary on the increase in the destruction of culture and artifacts, kicks off the 2019-2020 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Series.  The film will be shown, free of charge and open to the public, Tuesday, September 24 at 5 p.m. in room 100 of Jack Arends Hall on NIU’s main campus, followed by a question and answer session with filmmaker Tim Slade. (more…)

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

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 New Genres Art Space is to be a diverse and inclusive contemporary art space that considers digital and emerging art as a form of expression, education, and social change. (more…)