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Art and Design Archives

Art and Design hosts visiting artists week of March 20-24

Two prominent educators and printmakers will be visiting guest artists in the NIU School of Art and Design during the week of March 20. Jeff Sippel, professor at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, and former education director at the world famous Tamarind...

Jessica Labatte to become director of the School of Art and Design

Jessica Labatte, associate professor and head of the photography department at the NIU School of Art and Design has accepted the position of director of the school effective July 1, 2023. Labatte will succeed Douglas Boughton, PhD, who is completing his three-year...

World record paper snowflake to be exhibited at NIU library, March 20-April 10

On March 29, 2022 students in Jessica Labatte's ARTD 464 Advanced Photography Post Production class set a Guinness World's Record for the largest paper snowflake when they made one that is 44 feet and six inches. It was more than double the previous world record...

Fine art photography of Laura Fenwick, ’12, featured in British Vogue

Laura Fenwick, ’12, was only 23 when she started her fine arts photography business, but for her, it was a stressful beginning, and success came after a lot of hard work. Fenwick’s most recent achievement is her outstanding work being featured in British Vogue over...
Art and Design students tops in NIU holiday card contest

Art and Design students tops in NIU holiday card contest

The winners have been announced for the annual NIU President's Greeting Card contest. The theme for this year's holiday card competition was "joyful wishes for a peaceful season and year ahead." More than 30 students submitted original artwork and the winning entries...

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