Art Gallery

The Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery

Art Gallery

"Coffee Break" (Won 1st place at The President's 7th Annual Art Exhibition, 2015)
by Larissa Barnat


Mission Statement

The Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery fosters opportunities for patrons to experience original works of visual art created by national, regional, and local artists, including members of the Lewis University community.  Exhibitions and other programming will promote aesthetic understanding consistent with the mission of Lewis University.  It welcomes collaborative and interdisciplinary programming that will encourage patronage and which will enhance its reputation. Its primary mission is education but it will also provide additional initiatives in alignment with other well-respected university art galleries.

Feel free to contact the Gallery Coordinator, Natalie Swain, with any questions: swainna@lewisu.edu.

Schedule for Fall 2015

All Receptions and Gallery Talks are free and open to the public.

October

Artist Ana Zanic

  • Duration  October 1-25
  • Gallery Talk October 15, 3-4pm
  • Reception  October 22, 7-9pm

November

Artist Gabrielle Garland

  • Duration  November  2-24
  • Gallery Talk  November 12, 3-4pm
  • Reception  November 19, 7-9pm

December

Senior Capstone Exhibition

  • Duration  December 10-21
  • Reception  December 10, 7-9pm

Spring 2016

January

Closed for Painting/General Maintenance

February

The President's 8th Annual Art Exhibition

The President's 8th Annual Art Exhibition 

  • On view February 3-25 
  • Reception and Awards Ceremony -  February 3, 7-9pm
  • Gallery Talk -  February 11, 3-4pm

March

"The Sky is the Sky Wherever You Go"
Artists Helen Mayer Jones and Azadeh Hussaini

  • On view March 7-28
  • Reception and Gallery Talk - March 17, 7-9pm

April

"Muslim American, American Muslim"
Photographer Robert Gerhardt

  • On view April 1-25
  • Reception - April 21, 7-9pm 
  • Gallery Talk  - April 7, 3-4pm

May

Senior Capstone Art Exhibition

  • On view April 28-May 16
  • Reception - April 28, 7-9pm 


Summer 2016

Gallery 7 of Joliet Exhibition

  • Dates TBD

Gallery Hours

  • 9am - 9pm daily
  • Closed during Fall, Christmas and Spring Breaks