2024 Sandburg Student Art Show Opening Reception April 5

GALESBURG — The annual Carl Sandburg College Student Art Show is on display in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery through May 6, with an opening reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 5 in the gallery on Sandburg’s Galesburg campus.

The show and reception are free and open to the public. An award will be presented for best of show in addition to honors for best drawing, best painting, best ceramic and two juror’s choice awards. Multiple special merit awards also will be given out. Prizes for the show are sponsored by Blick Art Materials.

The juror for this year’s Student Art Show is artist and Eastern Illinois University professor Jenny Chi, whose “Double Vision” show was featured at Sandburg earlier this year. Chi’s many awards and honors include the White House Blue Ribbon Christmas Project, artist in residence for the Duval County School Board, the Carl Steinsieck Memorial Award for best figure drawing and a George Sugarman Foundation grant recipient.

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 professional artists. For more information, contact art program coordinator Lisa Walker at 309.341.5303 or ldwalker@sandburg.edu.