IWU News Advisory

Contact Leslie Boelter 309/556-3181

February 8, 2005

Event: Illinois Wesleyan University presents the 18th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

Date: Feb. 15 - March 4

Opening Reception: 4:00-6:00 p.m., Feb. 15 (Tuesday)

Gallery hours:
Mon.-Fri. 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Tues. 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Sat. and Sun. 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Location: Merwin and Wakeley Galleries, Ames School of Art, 6 Ames Plaza West, Bloomington

Admission: Free and open to the public

Background: Illinois Wesleyan's 18th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition will display the work of IWU School of Art majors and minors. The studio art program will be fully represented at the show, including painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, photography, ceramics, sculpture, and kiln-fused glass. The IWU art faculty will jury the show.

Among the awards presented will be the President's Award given by IWU President Richard F. Wilson, the Directors Award given by Director of the School of Art Miles Bair, the Paintin' Place Awards given by the Paintin' Place Art Supply Store in Normal, and the IWU Career Center Purchase Award, which will be displayed in the University Career Center office. The awards will be presented at 4:30 p.m. at the opening reception.

Contact: For more information, contact Gallery Director Jennifer Lapham at 309/556-3391.