2014 Exhibitions - Southwestern Illinois College

Dale Threlkeld & Michael Dunbar: Eye to Eye: Color and Form

Nov. 20, 2014 – Jan. 8, 2015

Non-objective paintings of thickly applied color are balanced with sculptures that combine mathematical relationships with mechanical precision.

Mark Pease: Artifice

Nov. 20 – Dec. 18, 2014

Paintings and prints focused on perception, vision, and how we process visual material as we travel through our environments.

Albert Yowshien Kuo: Modern Lines

Nov. 20 – Dec. 18, 2014

Paintings that combine concepts of design with the spirit of figurative and abstract painting.

Charles Swedlund: Diary/84

Oct. 16 – Nov. 6, 2014

Photographs taken every hour on the hour of the artist’s awakened day for an entire year.

Michelle Hamilton: Equanimity

Oct. 16 – Nov. 6, 2014

Glass sculptural vessels that explore depth and negative space reminiscent of the symmetry found in botanicals and sea forms.

To learn more about Michelle Hamilton and her work, visit zaximo.com.

Cory Sellers: Familiar Figures

Oct. 16 – Nov. 6, 2014

Thickly-applied oil paintings that investigate composition and the human figure to create intense pictorial drama.

To learn more about Cory and his work, visit corysellersart.com.

Dan Rule: Object Lesson

Aug. 28 – Oct. 3, 2014

Ambiguous drawings, prints, animations and digital media that allow for exploration and interpretation.

To learn more about Dan Rule and his artwork, visit cargocollective.com/danrule.

Tammie Rubin: Lingering & Longing

Aug. 28 – Oct. 3, 2014

Clay assemblages of fanciful objects, both familiar and alien.

Terri Shay: Organic Color and Form

Aug. 28 – Oct. 3, 2014

Paintings meant to amuse, intrigue, and foster curiosity and mystery through organic movement.

Belleville Bicentennial Exhibition: 200

July 3 – Aug. 14, 2014

An exhibition of items on loan from Belleville area residents and organizations that tell the story of Belleville’s 200 years.

Presented by the Belleville Bicentennial History and Archives Committee, including the William and Florence Schmidt Art Center, St. Clair County Historical Society, the Labor and Industry Museum, Belleville Historical Society, Gustave Koerner House Committee and St. Clair County Genealogical Society.

Andrea Hoelscher: Photographs

July 3 – Aug. 14, 2014

Photographs of arranged fruits and vegetables that suggest symbolism, beauty, and character.

Closing reception held on August 14, from 6 – 8 p.m.

SWIC Student Art Show

April 17 – May 15, 2014

Our annual exhibition of artwork by Southwestern Illinois College art students.

Award Winners

Art Book Awards

Kailey Kirkley Heavy Burdens
Monica Pollard Joo-bee Man
Chryslina Schlichter Red Vase
Sabrina Stinson Bike Trip

Krueger Pottery Award

Bree Piper Red Earth

The Noisivelvelt.com Award

Ashley Sobczak Groceries

Gateway East Artist Guild Award

Roberta Howard Sesquicentennial Crossings
Emalee Shubert Lions, and Tigers, and Pears! Oh My!

SWIC Adjunct Faculty Union Award

Chance Green 100

SWIC Art Club Award

Zachary Carril Withheld
James Cole Soft Box
Deborah Voudrie Enlightened Portal
Samantha Kalika Growth

Visual Arts Committee Awards

Nate Chilton Tunnel
Mary Rhein Crawling Shino Mugs
Tyler Robinson 1920s Skyline

Midwest Salute to the Arts Festival Committee
Betty Horschler Synapse
Don Fizer Carved Vase

Artisan Guild of Southern Illinois

Kevin Feuerhelm Blue
Nathan Lowe Organism

Maetta and Sam Gray Award

Lorraine Cange Stacks

Kiwanis Club Award

Rachel Lauko Transparency
Jacquelyn Crockett Wearable Art

Doug and Darlene Eskra Arete Purchase Award

Marilyn Perez M the Madd Hatter

Kellerman Memorial Award

Karley Mills Colors

The Dean’s Award

Cheyne Carroll Endless Possibilities

Presidential Purchase Award

Nathan Lowe Organism
Roberta Howard Sesquicentennial Crossings
Marsha Mousette Artisan

High School Student Art Show

March 20 – April 3, 2014

More than 170 works of art by area high school students and Congressman William Enyart’s Congressional Competition.

Opening reception is March 20, 6-8 p.m., with an award ceremony at 7 p.m.

Participating Schools:

Althoff Catholic
Belleville Township HS East
Belleville Township HS West
East St. Louis
Gibault Catholic
O’Fallon Township

Ken Konchel: Architecture: Out of Context

Jan. 16 – Feb. 27, 2014

Photographs that raise awareness of architecture as fine art.