BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University’s Merwin and Wakeley Galleries will
feature work associated with the Ames School of Art Oct. 1 through Nov. 5.
The Merwin Gallery will be holding its Faculty Biennial Exhibit, which will showcase
work from School of Art faculty members Ian Carey, Connie Estep, Mark Genrich, Carmen
Lozar, Sherilyn McElroy, Grace Sheese and Kevin Strandberg.
IWU alumnus Spencer Sauter ’70 will be featured in the Wakeley Gallery in the exhibition,
“Still Crazy After All These Years.” After graduating from Illinois Wesleyan in 1970,
Sauter earned his graduate degree in art from Illinois State University. He has taught
as an adjunct faculty member at Illinois Wesleyan.
A mixed-media artist, Sauter works primarily with digital media. He has had numerous
solo and group exhibitions, showing work at SUNY Genesseo in New York and the Timothy
Kent Gallery in Bloomington. His work can be found in collections throughout the United
States and around the world.
A reception for the Sauter exhibit will be held Oct. 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Joyce
Eichhorn Ames School of Art Building, 6 Ames Plaza West, Bloomington.
Hours for the galleries are Monday through Friday, 12 to 4 p.m., Tuesday evening from
7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. The galleries will be open special
extended hours from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10-11 during Homecoming events. Admission
to the galleries and reception is free and open to the public. The galleries will
be closed Oct. 16 for fall break.