SWICarts Archives | Southwestern Illinois College

SWIC to celebrate art, film and music in fall 2019

Enjoy a film festival, purchase original art pieces or listen to the sounds of the SWIC Concert Band at Southwestern Illinois College this fall. The college’s arts series, called the Southwestern Illinois Creative Arts Syndicate, features a variety of events ranging from a lecture from the SWIC faculty speaker series, titled “Architecture, Renovation & the …

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Explore ceramics and pop culture pieces at The Schmidt Art Center

Starting in August, three solo exhibitions at the William and Florence Schmidt Art Center will offer art lovers varying views of American culture through ceramics, a large-scale installation, and drawings and prints. Artists Nanette Boileau, Todd May and Daniel Stumeier’s exhibits will be displayed from Aug. 22 through Oct. 10 at The Schmidt. An opening …

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The Schmidt summer art exhibition explores our bodies, the human experience and reminiscent landscapes

Whether looking at oil paintings that examine our complex relationship with our bodies, photographs that explore the human experience or acrylic landscape paintings on found papers, the artists exhibiting work at the William and Florence Schmidt Art Center June 13 through July 18, each have a unique vision to showcase. A public reception featuring artist …

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High school students exhibit art at the Schmidt Art Center

* Pictured, Jane Katz Memorial SWIC Scholarship Award winner, Emily Wierner of Belleville Township High School West, posing with her winning mixed media piece, “Metastatis,” at the Southwestern Illinois College 2019 High School Art Show.  More than 95 Illinois high school students can now say they are exhibiting artists thanks to the 2019 Southwestern Illinois …

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SWIC students to display their works at Schmidt Art Center

Southwestern Illinois College art students will showcase their artistic talents when the William and Florence Schmidt Art Center and Southwestern Illinois College Art department team to host the annual SWIC Student Art and Design Exhibition. This year’s show kicks off Thursday, April 25 with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. in the Schmidt Art Center …

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