Autumn Semester 2019 Exhibitions

Gloria Shows

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Tuesday, September 3 – Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Reception: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 12:35 – 1:30 pm

Gloria Shows is a Filipino American artist whose work is largely influenced by her formative years in Japan, England, and the United States. Through relief printmaking, textiles, and illustration, Shows blends personal, natural, and cultural histories and narratives from her multicultural upbringing. These narratives address fated conditions of instability, change, and adaptation. She received her BFA from the University of Central Oklahoma and recently received her MFA from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, where she lives and works.


Hale Ekinci

Written in Oya: Entangled Stories

Tuesday, October 15 – Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Reception: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 12:35 – 1:30 pm

Hale Ekinci is a Chicago-based interdisciplinary artist with strong ties to her Turkish heritage.  She received her MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts & Media at Columbia College Chicago and is currently an Associate Professor of Art & Design at North Central College. Focusing on personal history, cultural identity, gender politics, and craft traditions, her works vary from videos and fiber installation to embroidery paintings embellished with vibrant colors, patterns, and autobiographical relics.