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:

Spring 2016


Closed for Painting/General Maintenance


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


"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


"Muslim American, American Muslim"
Photographer Robert Gerhardt

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


Senior Capstone Art Exhibition

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

Summer 2016

Gallery 7 of Joliet Exhibition

  • June 13 - August 12
  • Reception: Friday, July 29, 7-9pm

Gallery Hours

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