tomato sauce with spices and textured black kitchen table

Breaking Bread: Series explores experiences of local migrant communities

Breaking Bread in McLean County is a 10-part program series exploring stories of migration, immigration, adaptation, assimilation, appropriation, preservation, contribution, and sustentation in...
artist drawing on a lithography stone

An interview with Distinguished Professor Emeritus, James D. Butler

Recently Professor Sarah Smelser met with Illinois State University’s Distinguished Professor Emeritus James D. Butler, one of the founders of Normal Editions.
Alum and artist Jason Mack stands before his 31-foot glass Christmas tree.

Alum Jason Mack creates the world’s largest glass Christmas tree

Illinois State Wonsook Kim School of Art alum and glass artist Jason Mack ’08 has been building the world's largest Christmas tree made of glass.
fresh vegetables

At the Table dinner discussion, register by December 17

At the Table, a virtual dinner discussion, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, December 20. The discussion will center around sharing strategies and thoughts on creating spaces and conversations...
Artwork by Teri Croft, four-colormonotype, titled Sunset

The 36th Annual Printmakers’ Exhibition and Sale virtual event going strong and running through January 22

Celebrating its 36th anniversary, the Printmakers' Exhibition and Sale will be virtual this year. The event is open, online only, now through January 22, 2021.
From right to left, Judith Briggs, AJ Kepa, and Katie Barko stuff packets with art supplies for the Saturday kids' art classes.

Art education students gain experience, give back through children’s classes

The art teacher education program within the Wonsook Kim School of Art focuses on realistic experiences in the field to help their teacher candidates grow as educators and to teach them the...
Chris Aaron centers clay on their wheel to begin another ceramics piece.

Day in the life: Senior balances academics, work during the pandemic

In early November, University Marketing and Communications Photographer Michelle Hassel followed senior Chris Aaron through a typical day in their life as a Redbird.
Photo taken at the fall 2016 exhibition Wonsook Kim: Lines of Enchantment. Left to right, Ken Holder, Harold Gregor, Wonsook Kim, and Harold Boyd. Wonsook Kim's artwork is installed on the walls of the University Galleries.

Bahmani, Cline, and Lotz named Wonsook Kim School of Art Endowed Professors

Illinois State University Wonsook Kim School of Art is excited to present the recently named and first recipients of the endowed professorships named in honor of Professors Emeriti Harold Boyd,...
Design Streak Studio Creative Director Archana Shekara (center) with studio members (left to right) Spencer Cadman '20, Hannah Piemonte '20, Kristina Furler '20, and Micah Vetter '20

Design Streak students help community nonprofits by offering free graphic art services

When Archana Shekara and Nancy Fewkes were trying to find The Refuge Food Forest, they kept driving around in circles.
people at the table chopping vegetables

At the Table: Appropriation, Adaptation, and Allyship, register by October 16

At the Table virtual dinner will return with “Appropriation, Adaptation, and Allyship" on October 25. Participation and provided ingredients are free. Register by October 16.