SWIC to host senior art competition exhibition

2/16/2017 12:42:09 PM

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Talented artists from all across the Metro East will showcase their artwork in Life Experienced – A Senior Art Competition. Southwestern Illinois College and the St. Clair County Office on Aging are once again partnering with the Gateway East Artists’ Guild and Art on the Square for this unique art competition and exhibition.

More than 60 artists 60 and older will showcase their artistic abilities in several different art categories. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

The opening reception for this exhibit will be held Thursday, March 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Schmidt Art Center on the SWIC Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave.

The exhibition will continue March 3-6:

  • Friday, March 3 • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 4 • noon to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 5 • noon to 4 p.m.
  • Monday, March 6 • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information about the Life Experienced exhibition, call 618-234-4410, ext. 7044.