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

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...

COLUMN: The importance of trigger warnings in art

COLUMN: The importance of trigger warnings in art

Killeen Reidy, Columnist October 11, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 8, a large group of my friends and I attended a showing of "A Bright New Boise," a play put on by Eastern’s Theatre Department. Buzzing with pride and anticipation to see our friends...

The legendary Burl Ives, perhaps Easterns most famous alumnus, tells a crowd at the Art Studio, which bares his name, that hes happy returning to his Central Illinois roots. Photo published in The Daily Eastern News April 30, 1990 issue.

The person behind Burl Ives Studio Hall

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 4, 2021

Since 1990, Eastern’s arts department has had Burl Ives Studio Hall as a place for students who are planning on completing their Master of Arts.   With its 18 individual studio spaces and critique...

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