It was lost. It was lost for about 5 months. I looked in every corner of the house and the Park Avenue. No trace. Maybe I left it on one of my jackets. I checked all of my shirts and jackets one by one. No trace. Last days of February, 5 months ago. I couldn’t … More Lost
Korkut Akacik earned his Master of Fine Arts in animation from the NIU School of Art and Design in 2018. He is currently the creative director at Econ Illinois, a non-profit organization through NIU that has been developing interesting and interactive ways to help Illinois teachers educate students so they are better prepared for their … More Alumni spotlight: Korkut Akacik, illustrator, animator, and educator
“I was about 5 years old when I saw that animated stork that evening. We’d just passed across the Bosphorus on a boat from the European side to the Asian side of Istanbul with my Grandpa. The animated emblem of a national bank, a stork, was flying with it’s animated neon lights. [Though this was … More Meet the Artist!
A weird start to a new adventure!