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The Western Illinois University Art Gallery is currently featuring two exhibits that are much different from one another.

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The Western Illinois University Art Gallery is featuring the work of Ming Ying Hong, who likes to push together contrasting images in her drawings.

Artist Steven Hudson said his paintings depict the world after an unspecified cataclysm. He said they don't show a post-apocalyptic wasteland, but rather a twilight time occupied by humans -- though different from our current clutter and pace.

WPA Art at WIU Gallery

Jan 16, 2014
Rich Egger

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

WIU to Show WPA Art Collection

Apr 12, 2013
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.

New WIU Art Exhibit Explores Violence in Our Culture

Jan 23, 2013

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.

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.