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Jason Ackman's 'Navigation Borders' Opens at WIU Art Gallery

October 1, 2021

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MACOMB, IL -- Illinois artist Jason Ackman will have his solo exhibition, "Navigating Boarders," on display through Friday, Oct. 29, at the Western Illinois University Art Gallery.

A reception for the artist will be held Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 4:30-6 p.m. The artist will speak about his work at 5 p.m.

Ackman is a sculptor and educator living with his wife and two daughters in the small river township of Frederick, IL. As an artist, his primary focus is the use of reclaimed building materials to establish narratives for his sculptural works. He and his wife, Christy, are also co-directors of Farwell House, a summer artist-in-residency program.

Admission to the WIU exhibit is open free to the public. Visitors are expected to be vaccinated and masks are required

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