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Tattoo: An American Evolution

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Tattoo: An American Evolution

200 Visual Arts Building
DeKalb, IL 60115
November 11th, 2010 - November 19th, 2010

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.olsongallery.niu.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Other (outside main areas)
EMAIL:  
jackolsongallery@gmail.com
PHONE:  
815-753-4521
OPEN HOURS:  
Monday-Thursday: 10a-4p, Friday: 10a-12p
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Northern Illinois University
TAGS:  
tattoo, tattooing

DESCRIPTION

Opening Reception: November 11, 4:30-6:00 pm
followed by screening of "Tattoo" (1981) in VAB100


Symposium: November 13, 10 am - 5 pm VAB110

Talks by:
Lee Sido (NIU Studio Division Head) - "Art in the American Tattoo"
Chris May (Tattoo Artist from Proton Tattoo Studio) - "Stabbing Art"
Ellen Greene (Chicago-based painter) - "Tattoo as a Narrative in the Artwork of Ellen Greene"
Rachel Walters (Art Historian) - "The Tattoo in Burmese Culture"

Panel Discussion with:
Michael Barnes (NIU Gradate Programs Coordinator)
Ellen Greene (Chicago-based Painter)
Kyle Turner (Printmaker)
Eric Fuertes (Sculptor)
John Medina (Sculptor)