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Exhibition: Exhibition opening at University Gallery

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Please join us on Thurs. 4-7 pm for a reception for New Fiber 2010!

New Fiber 2010 is curated by Tracy Krumm and is a juried show that features a broad range of fiber art including textiles rooted in traditional processes and materials as well as new new approaches to fiber that include more sculptural practices such as conceptual and installation art. A collaboration with Fiber Arts Network (FAN) and juried from a national pool of over 400 entries, the show includes a catalog and three awards with a top prize of $1000.

University Gallery October 28-December 10. Opening Reception: October 28, 4-7 pm


Lecture Series: Little Friends of Printmaking

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Please join us for a special lecture by JW and Melissa Buchanan AKA the Little Friends of Printmaking!

6pm, Student Center Auditorium


New Faulty Art Exhibition 2010, Opening Reception

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The New Faculty Exhibition, in the Ford Gallery, welcomed over 200 people at its opening reception on October 13th!


Exhibition: Michael Reedy at the Foundry Art Centre

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The Foundry Art Centre is an exciting and dynamic education, visual and performing arts center for the entire greater St. Charles/St. Louis Community. The Art Centre is presenting the works of Tim Black, Cshritopher Lowrance, Michael Reedy, and Mike Sleadd in a Group Four exhibition in Gallery III from October 15th until December 3rd 2010. The opening reception is scheduled for October 15th from 6-9pm. For more information, please visit

Foundry Art Centre October 15-December 03. Opening Reception: Friday, October 15th from 6-9 pm


Exhibition: TODAY 10/13- Exhibition Reception in Ford Gallery -New Faculty Exhibition

Please join us for the opening of the first Fall exhibition in Ford Gallery featuring the work of the latest additions to EMU’s Art Department: Jason DeMarte (Photography), Jason Ferguson (3-D design/Sculpture), Brian Spolans (Printmaking) and Gregory Tom (Gallery Director). Refreshments will be served!

Ford Gallery October 13-October 13. Opening Reception: 4-7 pm


Know Your Events!

Keep up to date on what events, lectures and exhibitions are coming up! The Art Department’s Fall Calendar is available for downloading for easy reference. Download or via the main Gallery information page here


New Exhibition Opportunity: Figurative Works

Curated by Michael Reedy, Figurative Works is an all media exhibition which will explore the use of the figure in contemporary art practices.
Download + Apply for the show here!


Exhibition: Amy Sacksteder Solo Exhibition at Northeastern Illinois University's Fine Arts Center Gallery

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The work included in this project is derived from the last moments of Amelia Earhart’s life and is used as a springboard to examine and confront mortality. The title is an excerpt of Earhart’s last words. The work is also influenced by the artists’s June 2010 residency in Iceland.

Fine Arts Center Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University, October 04-October 29. Opening Reception: Friday, October 15, 2010, 6 - 9 p.m.


HOME SLICE: A Benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

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A Benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. The benefit is Friday, Oct. 8, 2010 from 7-11 PM, and will feature Jennifer Seibert and Corrie Baldauf’s work along with a great list of other Southeast Michigan artists. For more information click here


Exhibition: Brooks Harris Stevens installation at Detroit Industrial Projects October 2- 20, 2010

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Installation mis tak en is based off of a larger body of work titled Spoon-fed Lies. Seven embellished white organza dresses all comment on little lies that were told to me as a child.

Detroit Industrial Projects, Detroit, Michigan, Building #2 3rd floor October 02-October 30. Opening Reception: Opening reception October 2, 2010. 6-9pm.