2019 Exhibitions - Southwestern Illinois College

Margaret Keller: The Space Between

January 17 – February 21

The Space Between series is an installation of paintings that look at nature and question how to see nature, both visually and conceptually, now the virtual world and its companion imagery have become more real than reality for so many.

Terri Shay: Atmospheric Color Change

January 17 – February 21

An exhibition that embraces lighter subjects and palettes, childish melodies, and sometimes the absurd. The artistic process adapts to the changing and mercurial seasons, botanical harmonies, and cycles.

Humans of STL: Humans of STL(& SWIC)

January 17 – February 21

This exhibition, in line with “Humans of” projects, will display portrait photographs of faculty, staff, and students from SWIC as well as community members from the Metro East and St. Louis. Along with their photographs will be the individuals’ stories meant for viewers to connect to their fellow humans and evoke compassion for their lived experiences.

2019 Senior Art Competition: A Life Experienced

February 28 – March 4

Sponsored by Southwestern Illinois College and St. Clair Office on Aging, this exhibition showcased 74 artists over the age of 60. These artists reside in the Southwestern Illinois College District 522 or are a member of Gateway East Artist Guild.

2019 High School Student Show and Congressional Art Competition

March 28 – April 4

Artworks by area 95 high school students and Congressman Mike Bost’s 12th Congressional Competition in a variety of media.

2019 SWIC Student Art and Design Competition

April 25 – May 9

Photos, sculptures, paintings, drawings, digital art, and multi-media pieces by SWIC students.

Nicole Cooper: Interwoven

June 13 – July 18

An exhibition of figurative oil paintings that examine the complex relationship with our bodies, biologically woven into time and place.

Rob Thornberry: De-Collage

June 13 – July 18

An exhibition that blends found papers with acrylic paint, revealing and concealing content reminiscent of landscapes.

Constantine Gedal: Moments on Paper

June 13 – July 18

An exhibition of photographs that explore the human experience and what lies beyond it – visual manifestations of its mundane flow and its high moments.