Submitted by Elissa Dickey on Fri, 10/14/2022 - 09:31
Artist Jason Briggs working on a piece of art

ABERDEEN, S.D. Northern State University will host a reception for Jason Briggs, Northern’s first visiting artist of the academic year, on Monday, Oct. 17. 


Briggs’ reception will be held 6:30-8 p.m. Monday in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery. At 7 p.m., he will give a brief artist talk about his display, “Touch,” which is a walkthrough exhibition of porcelain works.


The reception is free and open to the public. Briggs’ artwork will be on display in the JFAC Gallery through Nov. 18. The public is welcome to view it during gallery hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and during the evenings of NSU fine arts events.


For more information about NSU art galleries, visit Northern Galleries. To learn more about Briggs and his artwork, visit his website,


About Northern State University

 Northern State University is a student-centered institution that provides an outstanding educational experience, preparing students through the liberal arts and professional education for their future endeavors. A regional university, Northern offers rigorous academics; diverse civic, social and cultural opportunities; and a commitment to building an inclusive environment for all points of view. Northern also offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate varsity sports that compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NSIC). The university strives to enrich the community through partnerships such as its Educational Impact Campaign, which opened a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired; new athletic and recreation fields; and an on-campus regional sports complex. With the $55 million campaign, NSU has been the recipient of more than $150 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.