Permanent Collection - Southwestern Illinois College

The permanent and teaching collection consists of more than 900 pieces of art. It is made up of sculptures, paintings, photographs, lithographs and more from renowned artists such as Claus Moor, Salvador Dali, Ansel Adams, and Robert Motherwell. Several of these pieces were gifts from donors. To learn more about the permanent collection, contact us.

To visit our outdoor sculpture on campus, let our William & Florence Schmidt Art Center Sculpture map help guide you.

Featured Work: Dimetria

Pastel on Canvas
Charles Jones

This drawing was created by SWIC alum Charles Jones during his time as a student. The Schmidt Art Center acquired the piece when Charles was given the Presidential Purchase Award.