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Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts

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Upcoming Public Events

September 2020

A Chat with Marcos Oliveira of Brazilian Studio, “Shoot Design”

Date:
Monday, September 21st
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Marcos Oliveira, a Brazilian Graphic Designer of "Shoot Design", will be joining us for a chat via Zoom on September 21st at 4:30 p.m. to discuss designing for social impact!  Marcos is the creative director and graphic designer for Shoot in Porto Alegre – Brazil. Shoot’s motto is to ‘create ideas for a better world.’ He will join us through Zoom on September 21st at 4:30 P.M. to talk to us about some of the projects Shoot has done and…

Online Visiting Artist Lecture by Larry Lee

Date:
Tuesday, September 22nd
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When: Tuesday, September 22 at 7 p.m. Where: via Zoom https://illinoisstate.zoom.us/j/95168210899 Artist website: larryleechicago.com Image info: Larry Lee, Waiting for Earl Derr Biggers and Chang Apana in front of the Pui Tak Center (formerly the On Leong Merchant Association Building) on Wentworth, 2008. Digitally manipulated photograph on canvas. 32 x 18 inches.   This lecture is organized by the Wonsook Kim School of Art Visiting Artists Program.   Larry Lee is a multimedia artist, independent curator and writer who earned his…

Saturday Creative Drama – Online

Date:
Saturday, September 26th
Time:
10:30 am - 11:15 am

The Saturday Creative Arts for Kids classes are moving online this fall. Each week in Saturday Creative Drama children will participate online in live theatre adventures to develop drama skills. By using their imagination, senses, intellect, and creativity they will discover appropriate stories, poems, and world events in addition to developing online social skills. Classes will meet synchronously online using Zoom or Google Classroom, and will be taught by ISU theatre, elementary and early childhood teacher candidates. Grades K-1 at…

Online Visiting Artist Lecture by Dr. Giovanni Aloi

Date:
Tuesday, September 29th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When: Tuesday, September 29 at 7 p.m. Where: via Zoom https://illinoisstate.zoom.us/j/95168210899 Artist website: https://www.saic.edu/profiles/faculty/giovanni-aloi Image: Lucien Freud, Interior with Plant Reflection, Listening (Self-Portrait), 1967-68. Oil on canvas. 48 x 48 inches. Private Collection.   This lecture is organized by the Wonsook Kim School of Art Visiting Artists Program.   Lucian Freud: Plants, Painting, and Silence Potted plants populate many of the most memorable, and yet overlooked, paintings by British artist Lucian Freud. In Interior with Plant, Reflection Listening (Self-Portrait) the lush…

October 2020

Saturday Creative Drama – Online

Date:
Saturday, October 3rd
Time:
10:30 am - 11:15 am

The Saturday Creative Arts for Kids classes are moving online this fall. Each week in Saturday Creative Drama children will participate online in live theatre adventures to develop drama skills. By using their imagination, senses, intellect, and creativity they will discover appropriate stories, poems, and world events in addition to developing online social skills. Classes will meet synchronously online using Zoom or Google Classroom, and will be taught by ISU theatre, elementary and early childhood teacher candidates. Grades K-1 at…

Online Visiting Artist Lecture by Sky Cubacub

Date:
Tuesday, October 6th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When: Tuesday, October 6 at 7 p.m. Where: via Zoom https://illinoisstate.zoom.us/j/95168210899 Artist website: http://rebirthgarments.com/#rebirthgarments Image: Work by Sky Cubacub featuring Alice Wong and Nina Litoff, photo by Grace DuVal.   This lecture is organized by the Wonsook Kim School of Art Visiting Artists Program.   Sky Cubacub is a non-binary queer and disabled Filipinx human from Chicago. Rebirth Garments is their line of wearables for the full spectrum of gender, size, and ability. They maintain the notion of Radical Visibility, a…

Design Streak Studio Portfolio Review

Date:
Thursday, October 8th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Design Streak Studio Portfolio Review: October 8th, from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. via Zoom  Want to design for a better world? Register for this portfolio review for a chance to join Design Streak Studio! Design Streak Studio, which is both an academic capstone course in Graphic Design and an in-house Graphic Design Studio located within the Center for the Visual Arts, is a research based social innovation lab focusing on human centered service design. It strives to facilitate an interdisciplinary environment promoting discovery, and…

Saturday Creative Drama – Online

Date:
Saturday, October 10th
Time:
10:30 am - 11:15 am

The Saturday Creative Arts for Kids classes are moving online this fall. Each week in Saturday Creative Drama children will participate online in live theatre adventures to develop drama skills. By using their imagination, senses, intellect, and creativity they will discover appropriate stories, poems, and world events in addition to developing online social skills. Classes will meet synchronously online using Zoom or Google Classroom, and will be taught by ISU theatre, elementary and early childhood teacher candidates. Grades K-1 at…

Graphic Design Internship Fair

Date:
Tuesday, October 13th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Graphic Design Internship Fair : Tuesday, October 13th from 10a.m. to 12p.m.   Show off your work and gain an internship! Our Graphic Design Internship Fair helps connect community organizations to young student designers for mutually beneficial work. During the virtual Graphic Design Internship Fair, potential clients from our community will gather on Zoom to view student portfolios via Zoom screen share during 15 minute windows. Wonsook Kim School of Art students who have successfully completed or are currently enrolled in Typography are…

Online Visiting Artist Lecture by Valentina Zamfirescu

Date:
Tuesday, October 13th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When: Tuesday, October 13 at 7 p.m. Where: via Zoom https://illinoisstate.zoom.us/j/95168210899 Artist website: http://flatsstudio.flatslife.com/item/valentina-zamfirescu/ Image: Valentina Zamfirescu.   This lecture is organized by the Wonsook Kim School of Art Visiting Artists Program.   Valentina Zamfirescu received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA from Yale University, where she received the Blended Reality Grant and the Center for Collaborative Arts and Media Graduate Fellowship. She is a co-founder and co-director of 4th Ward Project Space…

Saturday Creative Drama – Online

Date:
Saturday, October 17th
Time:
10:30 am - 11:15 am

The Saturday Creative Arts for Kids classes are moving online this fall. Each week in Saturday Creative Drama children will participate online in live theatre adventures to develop drama skills. By using their imagination, senses, intellect, and creativity they will discover appropriate stories, poems, and world events in addition to developing online social skills. Classes will meet synchronously online using Zoom or Google Classroom, and will be taught by ISU theatre, elementary and early childhood teacher candidates. Grades K-1 at…

Online Visiting Artist Lecture by Ann Toebbe

Date:
Tuesday, October 20th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When: Tuesday, October 20 at 7 p.m. Where: via Zoom https://illinoisstate.zoom.us/j/95168210899 Artist website: https://www.anntoebbe.com/ Image: Ann Toebbe with work by Ann Toebbe.   This lecture is organized by the Wonsook Kim School of Art Visiting Artists Program.   Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Ann Toebbe received her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1997. She earned an MFA in painting from Yale University in 2004 and a DAAD Scholarship to the Universität der Kunst, Berlin in 2004-05. She has been…

Online Visiting Artist Lecture by Kellie Romany

Date:
Tuesday, October 27th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When: Tuesday, October 27 at 7 p.m. Where: via Zoom https://illinoisstate.zoom.us/j/95168210899 Artist website: http://www.kellieromany.com/ Image: Kellie Romany, A Series of Interruptions, 2019. Oil on Board. 24 x 24 inches.   This lecture is organized by the Wonsook Kim School of Art Visiting Artists Program.   Kellie Romany is an abstract, non-representational, figurative painter interested in bodily representation, materiality, and the history of the painting process. Using a color palette of skin tones, Romany creates objects that act as a catalyst for…