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Ways of Making 2012

Ways of Making 2012
National Juried Competition 

Exhibition Dates June 4- 23, 2012

Closing Reception Saturday June 23, 430- 730pm remarks at 6

Jurors: AAron Ott and Jason Foumberg

Gear Driven - Richard Cammarata

Gear Driven

Richard Cammarata

April 18- April 23, 2012

"Gear Driven" Graduate Thesis Show of Richard Cammarata featuring ceramic sculptures on hand built crate pedestals and two wall mounted pieces. The gallery looks fantastic! I love the transformation that this 3D show has brought to the gallery. A big thanks to Luis Sahagun for getting the lighting perfect.

Reception: Thursday April 19th from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Beauty in Abandonment - Candace Schutt

Beauty In Abandonment

Candace Schutt MFA Graduate Thesis Exhibition

April 10-April 17, 2012

Opening Reception: Thursday, APril 12th at 6:00p.m.

Ways of Making: Painting

Exhibition Dates: March 9 - March 30, 2012
Closing Reception:
Wednesday March 28
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

25 Women Artists
25 Years of Women's History Month

Guest Curator: Dolores Mercado, National Museum of Mexican Art

Pilar Acevedo
Lynn Basa
Jennifer Cronin
Jessica Freudenberg-Segal
Esperanza Gama
Paula Henderson
Juliette Herwitt
Laura Kina
Vera Klement
Sarah Krepp
Judy Ledgerwood
K. A. Letts
Bernell Loeb
Sioban Lombardi
Rosanna Mark-Andreu
Renee McGinnis
Betty Ann Mocek
Elsa Munoz
Martina Nehrling
Joyce Owens
Miriam Socoloff
Sue Sommers
Erin Waser
Maureen Warren
Kathleen Waterloo

Contact: Jeff Stevenson, Gallery Director, Visual Arts Gallery, Governors State University


2012 Illinois Community College Juried Exhibition

(artwork by Amanda Mulcahy Parkland College)
The Visual Arts Gallery at Governors State University is pleased to present our 2012 annual Illinois Community College Juried Exhibition The exhibition will be on display from February 17 through March 3, 2012.
The closing Reception and Awards Ceremony will be Saturday March 3, Noon – 5 p.m. Juror’s talk at 3 p.m.
The distinguished juror Christopher D. Smith, Director Linda Warren Projects, Chicago, IL has selected 55 works of art from 236 entries by 93 Students from 9 Illinois Community or Junior Colleges.
Over $1500 will be awarded during the closing reception/awards ceremony/juror's talk on March 3.
There will also be a "Peoples Choice Award" handed to the student artist that received the most votes from our galleries visitors. There is still time to vote for your favorite piece of artwork. Come in to the gallery during regular gallery hours and cast your vote!
GSU's art program will also host an open house for the event starting at noon with interactive projects and points of interest throughout the art classrooms. Refreshments will be served.
This event is free and open to the public.
regular gallery hours:
Mondays and Wednesdays 5 - 7
Tuesdays and Thursdays 1 - 9
Fridays 5 - 9

Ways of Making: Photography

Featuring Visiting Artists:
Myra Greene and Cecil McDonald, Jr.
Guest Curator, Susan Aurinko
Exhibition Dates: January 9 - February 3, 2012
Closing Reception/Artists' Talk:
Thursday February 2 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m