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FALL 2017

Biennial Juried Art Alumni Exhibition

Aug. 28-Sept. 29*

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, Sept. 15, 6-9 p.m.

*Closed on Monday, Sept. 4 for Labor Day


Clarissa Bonet: Urban Constructs: City Space + Stray Light

Oct. 11-Nov. 17                                           

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

Reception: Friday, Oct. 20, 6-9 p.m.                                                                  

Artist Talk: Wednesday, Oct. 25, noon

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

Nov. 27-Dec. 8

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



Bad Editions

Jan. 8-Feb. 2*

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: Jan. 19, 6-9 p.m.                                                                

Curator Talk: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 10 a.m.

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

*Closed Jan. 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Young Suk Lee: Thou and I

Feb. 13-March 16                   

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

Artist Talk: Wednesday Feb. 14, 3 p.m. with reception to follow

Image: Young Suk Lee, Don't Talk to Me, Motion interactive wig, 2017


Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

March 26-April 27

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 20, 6-9 p.m.*

*Awards will be announced at 7 p.m.



Juried Community College Student Exhibition

June 4-29

A juried exhibition of work by Illinois Community College students

Reception and Awards: Friday, June 29, 6-9 p.m.*

*Awards will be announced at 7 p.m.



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