Exhibition Calendar
2013 - 2014

Fall 2013

September 3 - October 16
The Design Department at The Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland
Curated by: Ola Giza

After serving as a branch location for 50 years, the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice began its independent existence on September 1. 2001 when it separated from the well-respected Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow.  The political changes in the 1980's in central Europe greatly contributed to this separation.  the once small school quickly reestablished a new identity and flourished radically in the new political climate.  Given the new opportunities, the school became an incubator of new ideas and initiatives such as international exhibitions, workshops and internships, various artist visits from all over the world, and foreign student and faculty exchanges.  The Academy is firmly rooted in the old traditions of art and design and educational institutions in Poland.  This exhibition presents work from students and faculty from the Design Department of the Academy and demonstrates the process of a student going through the entire course study.

Reception Thursday, September 19

October 28 - November 9 
High School Invitational
Exhibition of work by high school students from northern Illinois.

Closing Reception and Awards Presentation Saturday, November 9, 10:30am-12:00pm

November 22 - December 11
Juried Grad Show
Annual juried exhibition of work by current NIU School of Art MFA and MA students.

Reception and Presentation Thursday, November 21, 4:30pm-6:00pm

Spring 2014

January 17 - March 2
NIU Invitational Printmaking Triennial: 2012-2015 Southern Graphics Council International Traveling Exhibition

An exhibition of work by members of the largest printmaking organization in North America, juried by renowned printmaker, and Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Frances Meyers.  The exhibition presents 47 works that serve as a cross section of the contemporary print medium as practiced by self-publishing artist printmakers.  The selection of work presents a diversity of artistic styles, techniques, and format, including video, books, and installation work, which in part represents the interdisciplinary nature of contemporary printmaking.

The Southern Graphics Council International serves the international community of artists and scholars involved with the print medium.

Reception Thursday, January 16, 4:30pm-6pm

March 21 - April 17
Annual Juried BlickArt Materials Ars Nova Exhibition
Annual juried exhibition of work by current NIU School of Art undergraduate and graduate students, sponsored by Blick Art Materials.

Reception and Presentation March 20, 4:30pm-6:00pm

April 28 - May 9
BFA Show

Exhibition of work by NIU School of Art students receiving BFA degrees with emphasis in ceramics, drawing, fibers, illustration, metalwork and jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and time arts.

Reception Thursday, May 1, 4:30pm-6:00pm