WIU Art Gallery http://tspr.org en WPA Art at WIU Gallery http://tspr.org/post/wpa-art-wiu-gallery <p>40 pieces of art that were commissioned as part of the Works Progress Administration of the 1930s can be seen in Macomb. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:59:20 +0000 Rich Egger 46913 at http://tspr.org WPA Art at WIU Gallery WIU to Show WPA Art Collection http://tspr.org/post/wiu-show-wpa-art-collection <p>An upcoming show at Western Illinois University’s Art Gallery and the Figge Art Museum in Davenport features art created for W-I-U as part of the WPA and the Federal Art Project in the 30’s and 40’s. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:46:00 +0000 Scott Stuntz 31911 at http://tspr.org WIU to Show WPA Art Collection New WIU Art Exhibit Explores Violence in Our Culture http://tspr.org/post/new-wiu-art-exhibit-explores-violence-our-culture <p>A new exhibit at the Western Illinois University Art gallery features images that might be most familiar from the news, including unmanned drones and Iraqi detainees.</p><p>Dominic Sansone uses theses images in his new show "It Shoots Further than We Dream" to explore the role of violence in our culture. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:56:06 +0000 Scott Stuntz 27706 at http://tspr.org New WIU Art Exhibit Explores Violence in Our Culture Old Space, New Look for 3-D Art Studios http://tspr.org/post/old-space-new-look-3-d-art-studios <p>The 3-D Art Studios at Western Illinois University received a long overdue overhaul.<br><br>The program is housed in the lower level of the Heating Plant Annex. Professor Kat Myers said the space was previously a gymnasium, locker room, and storage room, which were not remodeled much after the program moved into the building.<br><br>Now -- after many years -- a full renovation has been completed.&nbsp; Myers said even the little things make a big difference.<br> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 22:45:16 +0000 Rich Egger 22103 at http://tspr.org Old Space, New Look for 3-D Art Studios