Category: Art and Design

38th Annual Art Auction to take center stage on campus

38th Annual Art Auction to take center stage on campus

An intensified crowd of auction participants will bid on original artworks donated to benefit SIUE’s Art & Design department.
This painting by Art & Design professor John DenHouter is an example of a donated piece for the 38th Annual ART AUCTION. Image courtesy of Pam Decoteau. Th event takes place March 19th at 6 p.m. in […]

Art alums showcase pupils’ work at annual high school juror show

Art alums showcase pupils’ work at annual high school juror show

While area high school students received recognition for their work at the Art & Design department’s annual High School Art Exhibition on March 2, the artistic pieces were also a source of pride for a few former SIUE students.
SIUE graduate Kari Casper-Bassler, right, stands with her student, Belleville West senior Sarah Schofield. Schofield's colored pencil […]

Hand of Baroque female painter grabs students’ attention

Hand of Baroque female painter grabs students’ attention

Art history professor Katherine Poole-Jones lectured about the willful hand of painter Artemisia Gentileschi. Self-portrait image above of the Baroque artist provided by Poole-Jones.
Seventeenth-century Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi once wrote to her patron and supporter Don Antonio Ruffo, “And I will show your Most Illustrious Lordship what a woman can do… you will find the […]

Grad students showcase talents, interact with undergraduates at annual juror show

Grad students showcase talents, interact with undergraduates at annual juror show

The Art and Design department hosted its annual graduate juror show on Jan. 20. Graduate students showcased their work and received comments from juror Libby Reuter, a local St. Louis artist.
Senior fine arts major Sarah Lorentz looks at a metalsmithing sculpture called “Breath Reliquary,” by grad student Erin Rice. The piece was made from brown […]

Art Therapists, community band together to bring hues of hope to Ferguson

Art Therapists, community band together to bring hues of hope to Ferguson

Art Therapy professor Gussie Klorer was a resident of Ferguson for 48 years and said she was crushed when she saw what happened in her hometown.
Ferguson City Hall after murals were painted on the boarded windows. Photo courtesy of Delgaldo.
“The destruction and the riots were absolutely devastating to me,” Klorer said. “The anger and destruction […]

‘Art in the Post-Digital Landscape’ exhibit to honor new ceramics professor among other artists

‘Art in the Post-Digital Landscape’ exhibit to honor new ceramics professor among other artists

Both the digital medium and the hand are essential to create artwork.
New Art & Design professor in ceramics Joe Page will be honored in an upcoming exhibit relating art and the digital medium. Photo by Theresa San Luis.
At least according to Art & Design professor Laura Strand who is curating the “Art in
the Post-Digital Landscape” […]

‘From the Inside Out’ exhibit to feature international artwork at the Gallery

‘From the Inside Out’ exhibit to feature international artwork at the Gallery

Five artists through an international collaboration will display handmade paper, textured felt, rust printed silk hangings and embroidered eco-printed silks at the Art and Design West Gallery this week.
This week, the Art and Design West Gallery features textile works of five artists. It is co-curated by SIUE alumni Elizabeth Adams-Marks and Pat Vivod. Photo courtesy […]

Sen. William Haine visits with art education students

Sen. William Haine visits with art education students

Two art education students and one professor met with Sen. William Haine (D- Alton) earlier this month during Arts Advocacy Day in Springfield.
Art education students Emily Pokojski (left) and Shelby Fleming (right) attended Arts Advocacy Day in Springfield last week with art and design professor Justin Sutter. Pokojski and Fleming visited with Sen. William Haine […]

Third annual Art-ahhh-thon features 3-D printing demonstration, tattoo documentary

Third annual Art-ahhh-thon features 3-D printing demonstration, tattoo documentary

The College of Arts and Sciences will host its third annual Art-ahhh-thon on Friday, featuring artistic events from various departments within the college.
The College of Arts and Sciences presents its third annual Art-ahhh-thon, which features poetry readings, 3-D printing demonstrations and more.
The purpose of the event, according to Aldemaro Romero, dean of the College of […]

Emeritus professor draws in crowds for exhibition, reflects upon 50-year painting career

Emeritus professor draws in crowds for exhibition, reflects upon 50-year painting career

Emeritus professor Joe Weber paints primarily abstract, expressionist works of art and opening night of his exhibition drew in crowds Thursday. The display lasts until March 7 at the Gallery in Morris University Center. Photo by Theresa San Luis

Emeritus professor Joe Weber was honored for his artistry and commitment to art education through the “50 Years of Painting” […]

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