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 at the SWIC Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave. The award ceremony begins at 7 p.m. Student artwork created from a variety of media – including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography, mixed media, digital imaging, metal, plastic, graphic design, and more – will be on display through Thursday, May 9. Schmidt Art Center hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. For more information about the SWIC Student Art and Design Show or upcoming Schmidt Art Center programming, call 618-222-5ART (5278) or visit swic.edu/theschmidt.