Showing posts from December, 2012

Art Professor Wins Two Noted Awards

 Point of View, 2012, 18 x 24
We're very pleased to announce that Harry Wirth, professor in the NIU School of Art, has won two awards at the 46th annual "Watercolor Wisconsin" exhibition. Harry's work "Point of View" won both awards.

"Point of View" won first place, and then won the Barry Nielsen Purchase Award to have the work placed in the permanent collection of the Racine Art Museum.

Congratulations, Harry - well done!

Orange Bowl Announces Art Contest!

Now that the NIU Huskies football team will be appearing in the Discover Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida on January 1, 2013, the folks at the Orange Bowl have announced an art contest!

The contest will award $1500.00 to the winner, and the artwork must be a 16" x 20" poster. The contest is looking for artwork that showcases "...the grandness of this world class sports-entertainment event and the explosive face-off between the Florida State Seminoles and the Northern Illinois Huskies."

Complete details and specifications may be found on the Discover Orange Bowl Art Contest web site.

Good Luck!