NIU Art Museum displays faculty work

DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Art Museum is hosting the NIU School of Art Faculty Biennial through Saturday, Feb. 15. The opening reception for the exhibition will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21.

The museum will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and from Dec. 19 through Jan. 6.

The NIU School of Art Faculty Biennial features new artwork and research by current faculty of the Northern Illinois University School of Art. Artists and scholars are exhibiting works in variety of media including ceramics, design, drawing, illustration, metal work, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and visual communication. Art history research will also be on display. This exhibition provides an opportunity for NIU and the greater DeKalb/Sycamore community to discover or become reacquainted with the research, ideas, and artwork of the NIU School of Art faculty members.

The 2013-2014 NIU School of Art Faculty Biennial includes the research and artwork of Leif Allmendinger, Michael Barnes, Blaine Bradford, Karen Brown, Todd Buck, Juan Fernandez, Eric Fuertes, Billie Giese, Aleksandra Giza, Cynthia Hellyer-Heinz, Rebecca Houze, Kevin Hunter, Barbara Jaffee, James Kearns, Yih-Wen Kuo, Jessica LaBatte, Christine LoFaso, Li-Fen Lu, Kimberly Martens, Ashley Nason, Peter Olson, Jamie Obermeier, Mary Quinlan, Catherine Raymond, Michael Rea, Nina Rizzo, Charlotte Rollman, Kurt Schultz, Lee Sido, Richard Siegesmund, Geoffrey Todd Smith, Kryssi Staikidis, Ben Stone, Frank Trankina, Peter Van Ael, Shei-Chau Wang, Bart Woodstrup, and David Willett.