The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Candy Fordjour Frimpong, a graduate student studying art, details her ceramics project in the Ceramics Studio Sunday afternoon. Fordjour Frimpong said with her artwork she hopes to promote a message of diversity. I want to use my indigenous background to relate well with the contemporaries around [Charleston], Fordjour Frimpong said.

Students tell stories through their art

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Features Junior Editor November 9, 2022

Art; a word that takes many forms. For some, it can mean music, while for others, it can be theatre. For many of the students here on campus, it can also mean physical artwork.  Art is everywhere,...

Luke Taylor is a senior journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Artistic inspiration in unexpected places; or, how D&D made me a better writer 

Luke Taylor, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2022

“Art” is perhaps one of the broadest categories I can think of. Everything from oil paintings to architecture to the design of everyday objects can be classified as art- don't even get started on the...

Kate Pihlstrom, a junior 2D art major, makes a pendant for the Metals 1 class in Doudna Fine Arts Center Monday afternoon.

THROUGH THE LENS: Pendant creations

Ashanti Thomas, Photo Editor February 21, 2022

Ashley Spencer, a junior 3D studio art major, mixes glazes for textiles in Doudna Fine Arts Center’s sculpture studio.

THROUGH THE LENS: Works of art

Onyekachi Okoh, Photographer February 13, 2022

At Doudna Fine Arts Center Thursday afternoon, Sam Tolch, a junior art education major, and Angela Risinger, a junior 2D studio art major, talk to each other about the showcased paintings inside the Glenn Hild Student Art Gallery that were created by students.

Eastern’s Advanced Painting course showcases art from the semester

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter December 9, 2021

Students in Eastern’s Advanced Painting class had the opportunity to showcase their semester’s work on Thursday evening in Doudna. Chris Kahler, who teaches Painting 2 through 6, said the class...

COLUMN: The Interactive Van Gogh Exhibit truly is immersive

COLUMN: The Interactive Van Gogh Exhibit truly is immersive

Elise Keane, Columnist December 1, 2021

While I was home for Thanksgiving break, we were looking for things to do, and my youngest sister suggested that we go to the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit in Chicago. I had seen a couple of my friends back...

Grace O’Brien, a Graphics Design major, eats with friends at the 2017 Tarble After Hours Harry Potter pARTy at the Tarble Arts Center. “I’m glad about how creatively it came out,” O’Brien said. “There are wide variety of activities, and it looks like who ever showed up is having a great time.”

Tarble After Hours with video games, art Friday

Luke Taylor, News Editor November 11, 2021

Art projects, video games and education are all being combined into one event Friday evening from 5:30-8 p.m.: Tarble After Hours. Tarble After Hours happens every semester, but the activities included...

COLUMN: Why you should watch Loving Vincent

COLUMN: Why you should watch ‘Loving Vincent’

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist November 1, 2021

Not many people have heard of the movie “Loving Vincent.” I didn’t hear about it until a month before it came out in 2017. My art teacher in high school showed my class the trailer, and I was instantly...

Diana Maggi, a freshman biological sciences major, creates a domestic life art project in Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Recognizing International Artist Day

Ethan Schobernd , Campus Reporter October 25, 2021

In recognition of International Artist Day, students and professors from Eastern’s art department shared their perspectives on the importance of art and why they enjoy it so much.  International...

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