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A piece of artwork with scribbles of warm colors.

Alum Matt Irie’s “Arresting Gestures” at Evanston Art Center explores tension between reality and simulation

November 22, 2021

Matt Irie (TGS ’02) always had a passion for manipulating the mundane. The artist has transformed items as simple as a saucepan, bath towel and even a stop sign into works of art. “There's something...

A photo of Indira Freitas Johnson.

Evanston-based sculpturist Indira Freitas Johnson centers community in her art, draws on Indian influences

October 25, 2021

For Evanston-based sculpture artist Indira Freitas Johnson, art and nonviolence have always been intertwined.  Growing up in Mumbai, she was influenced by her parents’ work. Her mother started a...

Pictured is “Direct Conversations” by Olea Nova. This 2015 painting and other visual art will be featured in “Air,” her upcoming exhibit at the Evanston Art Center.

Russian visual artist brings abstract exhibit to Evanston

April 10, 2019

To transform the invisible into the visible would be a miraculous achievement. Russian visual artist and composer Olea Nova hopes to accomplish just that in her upcoming exhibition “Air,” which...

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