Spring 2015

March 24 - May 22

Traditions Transfigured: The Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi

National traveling exhibition combines extraordinary Japanese craftsmanship with iconinc Western portraiture to create an uncanny mix of the familiar and the fresh. Developed by the University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach with Dr. Kendall Brown and the CSULB Museum Studies students. Artworks are on loan from artist Bidou Yamaguchi; the Kelly Sutherlin McLeod and Steve McLeod Collection; Scripps College, Claremont, CA; and the Target Corporation Collection.

Amerimanga! Convention and Expression

American artists working in the manga comic tradition. Featuring: Jennifer Brazas, Svetlana Chmakova, M. Alice LeGrow, Martheus Wade, and Trisha Yardley among others. Curated by Kerry Freedman, Professor and Head, NIU Art and Design Education, and artist Josh Elder, President and Founder, Reading with Pictures.