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FALL 2017

Biennial Juried Art Alumni Exhibition

August 28th-September 29th*

Juried exhibition of work by NEIU graduates with an art major or minor in conjunction with the 2017 Alumni Reunion hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations.

Reception: Friday September 15th, 6-9pm

*closed on Monday September 4th for Labor Day


Clarissa Bonet: Urban Constructs: City Space + Stray Light

October 11th-November 17th                                           

Two photographic series are juxtaposed to reveal the shift of our perception of the city as it moves from day to night.

Reception: Friday October 20th, 6-9pm                                                                  

Artist Talk: Wednesday October 25th, 12pm

Image: Clarissa Bonet, SL.2016.0603 NYC (From the Stray Light series), Pigment print, 2016

This project is partially supported by an Individual Artist Program Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, as well as a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.


Student Holiday Art Sale

November 27th-December 8th

Unique holiday gifts created by NEIU art students with all proceeds going directly to the students.



Bad Editions

January 8th-February 2nd*

By incorporating strategies that deviate from tradition, a group of artists, curated by Rafael E. Vera, explore the possibilities of printmaking as a process and philosophy. 

Reception: January 19th, 6-9pm                                                                

Curator Talk: Wednesday January 10th, 10am

Image: Matt Bodett, Delusions (Emptiness is Form), 8” x 10.5” x 4”, Plaster cast, found railroad nail, acrylic, medium etching transfer, 2016

*closed January 15th for MLK day


Young Suk Lee: Thou and I

February 13th-March 16th                  

Using computer-based technology, imaginary creatures and ecosystems are brought to life through movement, texture, and sound. 

Reception: Friday March 9th, 6-9pm                        

Artist Talk: Wednesday February 14th, 3pm

Image:  Young Suk Lee, The itchy sole-mate, Motion interactive sculpture, 2016


Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

March 26th-April 27th

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 20th, 6-9pm*

*Awards will be announced at 7pm



Juried Community College Student Exhibition

June 4th-29th

A juried exhibition of work by Illinois Community College students

Reception and Awards: Friday June 8th, 6-9pm*

*Awards will be announced at 7pm


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