February 9-March 3
Alicia Post, Transient, Oil on canvas | Image Courtesy of the Artist
Sunday, February 10
Open to EIU undergraduates that have taken courses in the past year in the Art and Design Department, this competitive exhibition features a diverse array of media: painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, graphic design, digital art, computer animation, metals, and ceramics. Each year, a panel of area-college and university Art faculty and art professionals selects the participants. This program is co-organized by the EIU Art and Design Department and the Tarble Arts Center. This year’s jurors are: Thad Duhigg, MFA, Professor and Sculpture Area Head Department of Art and Design (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) and Rosalyn D Schwartz, Professor Emeritus in Painting, School of Art and Design (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).
March 23-April 7
Kaylee Fuentes, Character, pen and ink, Okaw Valley High School, Grade 10, Bethany, IL Instructor: Jeni Yantis
Saturday, March 23
1:30-4pm, Atrium & Main Galleries
Presented by area school students grades kindergarten through the 12th grade and selected by the schools’ art teachers, this annual art exhibition showcases some of the best creations produced in area art programs. Representing approximately 45 area schools programs taught by certified art specialists, this beloved exhibition is a must see during the spring at EIU. The exhibition and reception program are sponsored in part by Consolidated Communications and are presented in cooperation with the participating schools’ art teachers.
April 23-May 19
Jade Phillips, Lick, Oil on Board, 2018 | Image Courtesy of the Artist
Friday, April 26
5-7pm, Main Galleries
Wednesday, May 1
10:30-11:30am, Main Galleries
The Tarble Arts Center and the EIU Art and Design Department proudly present the annual thesis exhibition of work by the current MA candidates in Eastern University’s Studio Art program. Every year a wide range of styles, media, and art-making approaches are on view. This program is co-presented by the EIU Art and Design Department and the Tarble Arts Center.