The Northerner

Art continues to paint the walls of Steely

Erin Pierce, Contributing writer

April 4, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life

April will feature the annual Social Justice Art/Writing Contest Exhibit, featuring work of NKU students in visual arts and more. NKU has had the privilege of holding many art exhibits in Steely Library’s Eva G. Farris Reading Room over the past few years. The current exhibit, “Positively Ninety,”...

Informatics faculty, staff show off in art show

Informatics faculty, staff show off in art show

Mac Payton, Staff writer

April 4, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life

Last Friday, faculty and staff from the College of Informatics gathered in the advising center in Griffin Hall for the opening of a gallery featuring the works of seven faculty and staff members. J. Michael Skaggs, a professor in the college, helped set the gallery up. He already has years of experience...

Unique art turns heads in Fine Arts Gallery

Unique art turns heads in Fine Arts Gallery

Stephen Marck, Staff Writer

September 6, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

The Northern Kentucky University art galleries in the Fine Arts Building kicked off their yearly art exhibition on Aug. 21 with a showcase of contemporary artwork created by artists hailing from India. The exhibit, titled “The Art of Story Telling: Traditional and Contemporary Works from India,”...

Equines, the myth and that three-letter word

Equines, the myth and that three-letter word

Ryan Repasky, Contributing writer

April 24, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

The 2012 Spring BFA Senior Exhibitions had their opening reception April 19 in the main gallery of the Fine Arts Building. Showcased by the Department of Visual Arts, this semester’s show featured four senior artists whose artwork collectively covered painting, sculpture, photography and four-dimensional...

Creative work celebrated in style

Creative work celebrated in style

Roxanna Blevins, Assignment editor

April 11, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Northern Kentucky University featured the work of 492 students in the annual Celebration of Student Research and Creativity. The Celebration, which took place April 2-6, included posters and interactive displays, oral presentations and musical performances all across campus. The posters and interactive...

Exhibit showcases student visual art

Exhibit showcases student visual art

Darren Jones, Contributing writer

March 21, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

In the heart of Northern Kentucky University’s Fine Arts building is a dual room exhibiting student artwork. Each section of the room is brightly lit, illuminating the hardwood floors and plain white walls decorated with the artwork of contributing students. The Annual Juried Student Exhibit kicked...

A matter of context

A matter of context

Roxanna Blevins, Assignment editor

February 15, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Two new exhibitions opened to the public Feb. 9 in the third floor galleries of Northern Kentucky University’s Fine Arts Center. “The Valentine’s Exhibition” and “Contextual: An Exhibition of Image and Word” incorporate the talent of artists on both a local and a national level. “Contextual,”...

Faculty gallery engages viewers

Faculty gallery engages viewers

Brandon Barb, A&L Editor

January 18, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

The annual faculty art exhibition opened in the Fine Arts Center Jan. 12 and will remain open until Feb. 3. The small gallery showcases Tobias Brauer’s work in graphic design, and the large gallery is reserved for the faculty members that wished to contribute. “It’s not representative of everyone...

Art exhibits mystical photographs

Art exhibits mystical photographs

Roxanna Blevins and Roxanna Blevins

November 30, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Rod Stewart once sang that “every picture tells a story.” Stewart’s lyrics sum up photographer Troy Colby’s main objective: tell stories with images. Colby’s exhibits (“Our Falling World,” “The Dream of Flight” and “Mystical Portraits”) opened to the public Nov. 25 at RoHo Photo...

Artists ‘Surge’ through gallery

Artists ‘Surge’ through gallery

Roxanna Blevins

November 16, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

Step right up! The annual Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions are in town. “Surge,” the first of two exhibitions, which focuses on the art of graphic design, opened Nov. 10. The exhibition features the capstone projects of 12 senior graphic design majors, two in one Third Floor Gallery of the Fine...

Layers: Powerhouse Factories art exhibit closes in the Fine Arts Center

Crystal Harris

November 9, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

Layers: A Powerhouse Retrospective at Northern Kentucky University’s Fine Arts Center had its closing reception Nov. 3. The art exhibit featured screen-printed concert posters by design company Powerhouse Factories, which is based out of Newport, Ky. In their statement, the company said, “Our...

SCAR Project is more than Art

Rachel Martin

October 5, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

The message: Breast cancer is not a pink ribbon. The speakers: Young women in their 20s and 30s sharing the same story. The story: Breast cancer came and they’re still here. Large, powerful photographs hung on the walls of the Art Design Consultants Gallery downtown Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Rebuilding...

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