Northern Illinois University’s Center for Burma Studies is hosting an international symposium, November 16 titled, “Looking Through the Glass: Asian Reverse Glass Painting Traditions.” Experts from around the world will present on the history behind and importance of this art form that dates back to the Middle Ages. The symposium’s topics are divided up by location beginning with lectures on reverse glass painting in Burma/Myanmar, then China, followed by Indonesia and concluding with Cambodia. (more…)
For Elaine King, her path to becoming an art historian and educator took form during Saturday road trips from NIU to Chicago when she was a pre-law undergraduate student. (more…)
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.