FALL 2019

Biennial Juried Art Alumni Exhibition

Aug. 26-Sept. 20*
A juried exhibition of work by NEIU alumni who graduated with a major or minor degree in art.

Reception: Friday, Sept. 13, 6-9 p.m.

*closed on Monday, Sept. 2 for Labor Day


Chicago Printers Guild: 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Sept. 30-Oct. 25*
A juried exhibition to mark the 10th anniversary of the Chicago Printers Guild, whose mission is to foster awareness of print culture as it bridges the gap between commercial and fine art printing. 

Reception: Friday, Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m.

*closed on Friday, Oct. 11 for Fall Break

HANDMADE by robots

Nov. 4-27
An exhibition that showcases Chicago based artists who use digital media to assist, influence, or augment their process or final piece.

Reception: Friday, Nov. 15, 6-9 p.m.


Student Holiday Art Sale

Dec. 2-13
Unique holiday gifts created by NEIU Art + Design students with all proceeds going directly to the students.


SPRING 2020

Marina Kuchinski: Unbecoming Animals

Jan. 6-31*
Through ceramics, mixed media, and installation, Marina Kuchinski investigates the human experience, the animal experience, and the way animals have been perceived in both historical and contemporary contexts.

Artist Talk: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 3 p.m.
Reception: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

*closed Jan.20 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Margie Criner: Hide & Seek

Feb. 10-March 13*
Criner’s abstract wooden sculptures reveal a hidden miniature narrative within, which deals with themes ranging from the banality of everyday life to the human desire to escape from it.

Artist Talk: Thursday, Feb. 27, 3 p.m.
Reception: Friday, Feb. 14, 6-9 p.m.

*closed Wednesday, Feb. 12 for Lincoln’s Birthday


Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

March 23-April 24
A juried exhibition of work in all media created by NEIU students with a declared major in Studio Art or Graphic Design or a declared minor in Interaction Design, Photography or Studio Art. 

Reception and Awards: Friday, April 17, 6-9 p.m.*

*Awards will be announced at 7:30 p.m.


Summer 2020

Juried College Student Art Exhibition

June 1-26
A juried exhibition of artwork in all media created by Illinois students who are currently enrolled in a two-year college. 

Closing Reception and Awards: Friday, June 26, 6-8 p.m.*

*Awards will be announced at 7 p.m.


Yoonshin Park: Finding Space

July 6-31
Park’s installation remarks on her experiences as “other” while visiting unfamiliar places and the invisibility and vulnerability that is felt as a result. 

Reception: Friday, July 10, 6-9 p.m.