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First Wednesday Art Program Oct. 4

September 28, 2017

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MACOMB, IL - The Western Illinois University Department of Art will host the monthly First Wednesday program from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 in Garwood Hall, the Heating Plant Annex (HPA) and the WIU Art Gallery.

The event is open free to anyone who wants to experience art. This month's schedule includes:

Garwood Hall Activities:

– Professors Julie Mahoney, Jan Clough and Bill Howard, Garood Hall 13

Screenprint glow in the dark designs
– Professor Susan Czechowski, Garwood Hall 11 (bring a t-shirt to print on)

Abstract clay self-portrait project for children – Associate Professor Ta-teh Ku, Garwood Hall 24

Graphic design – Professor Bruce Walters, Garwood Hall 22

Tin type effect photography – Professor Jenny Knavel, Garwood Hall 37 (photographs will stop being taken at 8:15 p.m. to ensure time to print all of the pictures)

Palette knife painting workshop – Professor Damon McArthur, Garwood Hall 30

HPA Activities:

– Associate Professor Duke Oursler, HPA 105

Branded copper rings
– Professor Kat Myers, HPA 107

The WIU Art Gallery will also be open during the First Wednesday event.

For more information on the monthly program, contact WIU Professor of Art Tim Waldrop at or the WIU Department of Art at (309) 298-1549.

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