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 Printer’s 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

Inspired By…

Nov. 4-27
A collaboratively curated exhibition that brings together artists with the artists who inspire them to create a combined work of art.

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

Student Holiday Art Sale

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


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 or minor in 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 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.