The 2021 convocation address will be given by Carlos Llerena Aguirre. He has published woodcuts in international journals, books, magazines, children’s books, and newspapers.
This fall students in ARTS 320: Fashion and Textile Design made woven pieces as part of the “Emotional Textile" sustainable weaving project.
Hanako O’Leary (BFA 2011 Sculpture and Crafts: Ceramics) has been selected as a finalist for the 2020 Neddy at Cornish Artist Awards, which are open to artists in the greater Puget Sound region. In addition to receiving funding, each finalist will have work shown at the University of Washington’s Jacob Lawrence Gallery in March 2021.
Professor Emerita Bea Nettles provided details about her creative process for her latest book, Head Lines: Worlds Warning, for the News Bureau series "Behind the Scenes," which includes blog posts from Illinois faculty, staff, and students. Read more about her work.
Painting alumna Aleia Murawski and Graphic Design alumnus Sam Copeland were recently featured in the Guardian for their work photographing and filming snails in elaborate miniature sets and reimagining movie scenes with the gastropods. Read the article on snails as pets or follow the slime trail on Instagram.