WIU Art Gallery

University Collection
5:59 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

WPA Art at WIU Gallery

Rural scenes depicted by WPA art work.
Credit Rich Egger

40 pieces of art that were commissioned as part of the Works Progress Administration of the 1930s can be seen in Macomb.

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Emphasis - April 11th
7:46 am
Fri April 12, 2013

WIU to Show WPA Art Collection

Kalman Himmel Merry-Go-Round, 1934 - Conservation Costs $2,355.00 (minimal work) or $6,105.00 (major work)
Western Illinois University Art Gallery

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.

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The Work of Dominic Sansone
3:56 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

New WIU Art Exhibit Explores Violence in Our Culture

Sansone's "Brand New God"

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.

Dominic Sansone uses theses images in his new show "It Shoots Further than We Dream" to explore the role of violence in our culture.

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WIU Renovation Completed
5:45 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Old Space, New Look for 3-D Art Studios

A demonstration of a metal cutting machine in the new 3-D Art Studios
Rich Egger

The 3-D Art Studios at Western Illinois University received a long overdue overhaul.

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.

Now -- after many years -- a full renovation has been completed.  Myers said even the little things make a big difference.

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