The creative works of Carl Sandburg College students will be featured during the annual juried Student Art Show from March 25-May 6 in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
An opening reception will take place from 5-7 p.m. March 29. Both the show and reception are free and open to the public. Awards provided by Blick Art Materials will be given out in several categories for the show, which features dozens of student-created pieces in various media.
The juror for this year’s show is Jessica Bingham of Peoria. Bingham has Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees from Bradley University and is the curator for University Galleries of Illinois State University. She also is the director and co-founder of Project 1612, a short-term residency and independent artist-run space at her home.
Bingham’s reviews and interviews have been published in “Sixty Inches from Center” and “Expose Art Magazine.” Her pieces have been part of exhibits in Chicago; Findlay, Ohio; Iowa City, Iowa; the United Kingdom; San Antonio, Texas; Peoria; Milwaukee.
Established in 2006 and named for area artist Lonnie Eugene Stewart in 2015, the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery has hosted group faculty exhibits, juried student exhibits and the works of area professional artists. For more information, contact art program coordinator Lisa Walker at 309.341.5303 or [email protected]
***Report Courtesy of Carl Sandburg College***