The Columbia Chronicle

20th Annual Hokin Honors Exhibition

By Dannis Valera

November 5, 2012

The Hokin Honors Exhibition opened for its 20th year Thursday, Nov. 1, at Columbia’s C33 Gallery in the Congress building.“The Honors show is always a highlight of our entire exhibition year here,” said Neysa Page-Lieberman, director of the Department of Exhibition & Performance Spaces. “We do over a dozen exhibitions every year and this is one we always look forward to.”To get in the exhibition, students have ...

First Generation exhibition holds opening reception

By Dannis Valera

March 19, 2012

The exhibition First Generation: A Revolution of Thought goes into the idea of cultural origin and what it means to be the “first” one in a family or community to question, reinvent, or push the standardized traditions.Columbia student Sharon Sanchez is the curator of the exhibition and will be at The Arcade (618 S. Michigan Ave, 2nd Floor) until April 20th.

Student exhibit ‘Empathic Evolution’ targets inner emotion

By Lisa Schulz

January 30, 2012

Shreds of soft, ceiling-to-floor curtain surrounded by a pod of four cushions paired with headphones playing ambient music hung just inside a window shutting out downtown traffic and constant horn honks.This is one of the many interactive art displays in the “Empathic Evolution” exhibit, which offers viewers a chance to explore their place in the artwork and experience a connection with artists through their oeuvre, accord...

Columbia, China to exchange art, students

By Lisa Schulz

January 23, 2012

From intricately painted colorful dragons to washed-out, tie-dyed paper dresses with skirts lined in crisp Chinese lettering, each piece of artwork from the art and design freshmen at Jiujiang University in China told a story of their past.The “Tell me a story.” exhibition opened Jan. 17 and will continue until Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., in the Center for Book and Paper Arts at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash ...

Shurna dunks all over Blue Jays

By Etheria Modacure

November 29, 2010

John Shurna proved he may be one of the top offensive scorers in college basketball when he scored a game high 23 points in Northwestern University’s 65-52 victory against the Creighton University Bluejays.Shurna and guard Michael “Juice” Thompson combined for 41 points on Nov. 28 to lead the Wildcats to a tightly contested victory against a team some experts predict could be on the bubble before the NCAA tournament.Af...

New exhibit focuses on YOU!

By mlekovic

October 12, 2009

It’s all about you! Your beginning, movement, heart, mind, appetite, vitality and future are all scrutinized through the microscope, literally, in a new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.The museum at,  5700 S. Lake Shore Drive,  opened “YOU! The Experience” on Oct. 7 with a special preview to media and select elementary and high schools.  The new 15,000-square-foot exhibition features more than 50 inter...

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