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Darough’s ‘The Talk: A Conversation about Race in America’ Through March 25 at Western Illinois Gallery

February 25th, 2022
Darough's 'The Talk: A Conversation about Race in America' Through March 25 at Western Illinois Gallery

St. Louis artist Michael Darough will have his solo exhibition, “The Talk: A Conversation about Race in America,” on display Tuesday, Feb. 22-Friday, March 25, at the Western Illinois University Art Gallery. Darough graduated from the University of Memphis, earning an MFA in photography in 2011, and his BFA in photography from Arizona State University in 2007. His work explores the intersection of personal and cultural identity through tableau and portraiture. He is a nationally and internationally exhibiting artist whose work has recently been shown at the Brooks Museum of Art (Memphis,... Read More

Jason Ackman’s ‘Navigation Borders’ Opens at Western Illinois University Art Gallery

October 16th, 2021
Jason Ackman's 'Navigation Borders' Opens at Western Illinois University Art Gallery

Illinois artist Jason Ackman will have his solo exhibition, “Navigating Boarders,” on display through Friday, Oct. 29, at the Western Illinois University Art Gallery. A reception for the artist will be held Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 4:30-6 p.m. The artist will speak about his work at 5 p.m. Ackman is a sculptor and educator living with his wife and two daughters in the small river township of Frederick, IL. As an artist, his primary focus is the use of reclaimed building materials to establish narratives for his sculptural works. He and his wife, Christy, are also co-directors of Farwell... Read More