Neva Sills
Instructor, Drawing and Painting
Art + Design
College of Arts and Sciences
Neva Sills received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Iowa and her BFA in Painting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her work has been shown throughout the Midwest in group and solo exhibitions as well as collaboratively with The Moving Crew. Sills has taught in higher ed for nearly two decades. In her classes, she creates an environment ready for collaboration where the language of materials maybe explored.
Courses Taught
Drawing II
Drawing III
Drawing IV
WIP 395: Professional Practices in Studio Art
Studio Experiences: Drawing
Studio Experiences: Painting
Research Interests
Sills’ works on paper combine figurative and landscape elements to explore the construction of and relationship between nature and identity.

Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Selected Exhibitions

Sisters, Case Edgerton Studios, St. Paul, MN

Roots: New Growth, Center for Visual Arts, Wausau, WI

Big Little Art Show, Guenzel Gallery, Fish Creek, WI

Fall Feels, Ralph Arnold Gallery, Loyola University, Chicago IL Water, James May Gallery, Algoma WI

Supplies for Viable Living, Catich Gallery, Saint Abrose University, Davenport IA

Conspire: Collaboration, Cooperation, Collection, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL

Exquisite Corpse: Head to Toe and End to End, Francis Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, WI

Additional Information

Resident in Printmaking (with The Moving Crew), Anchor Graphic and the Center for the Book at Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Panel Participant (with The Moving Crew), CAA/SGCI Print Installation Panel, College Art Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

Room FA 105B
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
By appointment.
Main Campus