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Art + Design is pleased to announce:

 

David Richardson's film-poem "Cathedral" was selected for final screening at REELpoetry/Houston TX, an international poetry film festival on January 24-26, 2020.

Richardson logo

 

November, 2019:

 Samantha Osborne recently wrapped up graphic design efforts for the new travelling exhibition Victoria the T. Rex. Massive backlit graphics and text panels set the mood and tone for visitors to learn all about the 66 million year-old specimen. Victoria the T. Rex is a 10,000 square-foot immersive exhibition that features the second largest in-tact T. rex skeleton in the world. The world premier opened on November 18th at the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix, AZ and will travel to various locations for several years.

 https://www.azscience.org/attractions/victoria-the-t-rex-exhibition/

 https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/12/world/victoria-t-rex-fossil-scn/index.html

Osborne T Rex Display

 

Congratulations to Ann Coddington: her work was been selected by juror, Beth McLaughlin of the Fuller Craft Museum, to be included in the 33rd annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. There were 1,032 entries received from over 400 artists. Only 72 pieces were selected for exhibition in this year’s show. The show will be held from February 7 - May 9, 2020 at the Greater Denton Arts Council, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas.

Coddington work

 

Congratulations to Stephen Eskilson for the recent publication of the 3rd Edtion of his book, Graphic Design: A New History published with Yale University Press.
 
“A classic and indispensable account of graphic design history from the Industrial Revolution to the present”
 
GD Book
 
 
Matthew Boonstra sculpture was awarded the Julie & Jim Stuart Award of Recognition during he 75th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition at the Swope Art Museum by juror David Bulter, Executive Director of the Knoxville Museum of Art. Boonstra's sculpture was one of 57 works exhibited from 470 entries submitted.
 
Matthew Boonstra
Nowhere VI, 2018, bronze & steel
 
Boonstra Sculpture

 

IAEA Press release:  The Illinois Art Education Association recognizes Patricia Belleville as a 2019 Distinguished Member.  The Illinois Art Education Association (IAEA) is the premier professional development provider for art, design, and media educators in Illinois. The organization serves thousands of teachers statewide through a wide range of programs and services. Annually, the IAEA recognizes members for their ongoing service to the IAEA and art education in Illinois. Past IAEA Distinguished Members found Patricia Belleville’s professional performance, service, and leadership to the field to be exemplary in every regard and selected her for this recognition.

Dr. Belleville



October 2019 News:  Dave Richardson's film-poem "Cathedral" was selected for final screening, among 31 shortlisted poetry-films from 10 countries, at the 7th Ó Bhéal Poetry-Film Bompetition in Cork, Ireland, on October 13, 2019.

Cathedral Richardson

 

 

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Doudna Fine Arts Center
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-3410
artdept@eiu.edu


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