2017 Exhibitions - Southwestern Illinois College

Richard Sprengeler: China: Past and Present

October 26 – December 8

Photographs that describe China’s ancient past and its evolution into today’s modern world.

The Songchun Guild of South Korea: Traditional Aesthetic and Spiritual Practice

October 26 – December 8

Korean and Chinese calligraphy that honor the aesthetic and spiritual practice of this highly valued tradition.

SIUE University Museum Collection: Orientalia: The Art and Influence of East Asia

October 26 – December 8

East Asian artifacts that present decorative, domestic and spirtual items in various mediums and forms.

Alison Ouellette-Kirby and Noah Kirby: Other Voices

August 24 – October 6, 2017

Large-scale, interactive sculptures that question what it means to have a voice in a larger context

Ken Wood: Writ Large

August 24 – October 6, 2017

Layered relief prints that explore color interaction through gesture and shape

Jeff Hursey: Cause & Condition

August 24 – October 6, 2017

Mixed media works that reveal the hidden harmony found in the fragmentation and rhythm of urban environments

Deborah Douglas: Alternative Facts (1965-2017)

June 8 – August 3, 2017

Mixed media works of various imagery that address issues of gender, feminism and empowerment

The Wax Collective: Contemporary Artists Creating with Wax

June 8 – August 3, 2017

Engaging encaustic paintings with unique, layered effects created by artists using wax as a key element

Peg Fetter: Minimal Frivolities

June 8 – August 3, 2017

Fine art jewelry distilled to the bare necessities through a juxtaposition of materials

2017 SWIC Student Show

April 27 – May 11, 2017

Our annual exhibition of featured work by Southwestern Illinois College art students

2017 High School Student Show & Congressional Competition

March 23 – April 6, 2017
Our annual exhibition of area high school art, along with Congressman Bost’s Congressional Art Competition.

Participating High Schools:
Althoff Catholic High School
Belleville Township High School East
Belleville Township High School West
Carbondale Community High School
Collinsville High School
Dongola High School
DuQuoin High School
Elverado High School
Frankfort Community High School
Freeburg Community High School
Gibault Catholic High School
Highland High School
Johnston City High School
Lebanon High School
Marion High School
Marissa High School
Mascoutah High School
O’Fallon Township High School
Okawville High School
Steeleville High School
Triad High School
Valmeyer High School

Life Experienced: A Senior Art Competition

March 2 – 6, 2017

An exhibition featuring artwork by area artists age 60 and over.

2017 SWIC Art Faculty Exhibition

January 19 – February 23, 2017

An exhibition of artwork by the art faculty of Southwestern Illinois College. Featured works include sculpture, painting, ceramics, drawing, digital images, photography, and mixed media.

Participating art faculty:

Don Bevirt
Dawn Blum
Emily Dunlap
Nancy Friederich
Paula Haniszewski
Albert Yowshien Kuo
Todd May
Shawn Niebruegge
Cory Sellers
Wayne Shaw