April 20, 2017 at 10:15am

The large library windows of Dennis Lab School in Decatur have seen some changes this spring. Earlier this April, artwork designed by Millikin University visual media students was installed on the library windows. The design reflects Dennis Lab School and the school's impact on the community.

Last fall, Millikin visual media students collaborated with the Dennis Student Council to design artwork for the library windows seen east of the facilities monarch wing at Dennis Lab School.

April 6, 2017 at 11:30am

Millikin University student artists Shelby Truax and Michelle Holsapple will present their senior art exhibitions at the Perkinson Gallery in Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Millikin's campus April 9-14. An opening reception will be held on Sunday, April 9, from 1 – 3 p.m.; the reception is free and open to the public.

A senior graphic design/computer art major from Sherman, Ill., Shelby Truax is a photographer, and focuses her work on capturing a person's portrait.

March 10, 2017 at 10:15am

The annual Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Conference is an opportunity for faculty and students to attend workshops and share best practices in entrepreneurship as artists. This year's conference, held Feb. 24-25 in Lisle, Ill., featured the 8th annual SEA College Juried Art Show where Millikin students took home two awards.

January 19, 2017 at 2:45pm

Starting Thursday, Jan. 26, the Perkinson Art Gallery in Kirkland Fine Arts Center will feature an exhibition titled "Peace, Love, Posters" featuring music posters from the 1960s psychedelic era.

The posters are part of an extensive collection that belongs to Marc Willis of Decatur, Ill. Willis inherited the posters from his brother Reese who lived in the San Francisco area. Two years ago, Ed Walker, associate professor of art at Millikin University, learned of the collection.

December 5, 2016 at 2:15pm

Millikin University hosted its first annual Arts Technology Expo on Dec. 2 in Lower Richards Treat University Center. The event showcased interdisciplinary artwork and technology work created by Millikin students.

Areas of work included digital photography, graphic design, marketing campaign pieces, audio production and videography.

November 21, 2016 at 11:30am

Millikin University's annual "Empty Chili Bowl" fundraiser has grown into a popular holiday event around campus and the local community. Ceramics students in Millikin University's Art Department made over 180 chili bowls for this year's event and sold them for $10 each with sales benefiting the programs of the Good Samaritan Inn of Decatur, Ill.

November 17, 2016 at 10:45am

Technology continues to be evolving in the fields of audio production and engineering, live entertainment and graphic design. Today, people have to wear multiple hats when it comes to establishing a career in these fields. To prepare students for these growing career opportunities, Millikin University's College of Fine Arts has established a new major called Arts Technology.

October 21, 2016 at 11:45am

Millikin University art therapy major Kathryn Scarim specializes in printmaking and is an abstract artist through and through. A senior from Palos Park, Ill., Scarim has recently had the very high honor of having one of her multimedia prints accepted into the Emerge Gallery & Art Space located in Saugerties, New York. 

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