Congratulations to Southwestern Illinois College Art student Madeline Field, 24, of Highland, who will exhibit one of her paintings in the Varsity Art XXVI Exhibition at Art Saint Louis March 4-31.
Field, who is seeking her Associate in Fine Arts – Art at SWIC, will be among 44 students from 23 regional colleges and universities in Missouri and Illinois in the 26th annual invitational exhibition.
Art Saint Louis is a nonprofit community art organization and gallery dedicated to enriching lives through the creative activity of the region’s contemporary visual artists. Varsity Art XXVI is a multi-media exhibit including ceramics, digital media, drawing, mixed media, painting, paper, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.
The gallery, located at 1223 Pine St. in St. Louis, is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition to presenting this exhibition in-person in the Art Saint Louis Gallery, the show will be presented as a virtual gallery online. Visit artstlouis.org for details.
A closing reception for the exhibition is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, March 31, 5-7 p.m.
The Art Saint Louis Gallery is free & open to the public. No appointment required. Masks are required.
One artist’s work from the exhibit will be selected for an Award of Excellence as an Outstanding artwork. The award-winning artist will be eligible to submit work for Art Saint Louis’ Honor Awards 2024 curated exhibit, a special 10-artist show only open to the Award-winning artists who receive Awards of Excellence in our 2022 exhibits.
For more information about the SWIC Art program, visit swic.edu/art.