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Four Artists, Four Visions, March 10–April 8

This exhibition features the work of four artists invited by Augustana art faculty to exhibit. They are:

• Oscar Gillespie is a professor of art at Bradley University in Peoria, where he teaches printmaking and drawing. He is noted for expertise in monotypes and in intaglio, especially metal-plate engraving. His work may be found in more than 60 public collections.

• Claire Hedden is the curator of the McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, Ill. She holds an MFA in ceramics from the New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, N.Y.

• Tom Lundberg is a professor of art at Colorado State University, where he coordinates graduate and undergraduate programs in fibers and teaches courses in weaving and surface design.

• Joseph Patrick is a professor emeritus in painting and drawing at the University of Iowa. He has had more than 50 solo exhibitions.

Related events

March 10: Opening reception

The free reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. in the Foyer Gallery on the main floor of Centennial Hall.

March 13: Talk by Oscar Gillespie, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall gallery

March 27: Talk by Tom Lundberg, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall gallery

April 7: Talk by Claire Hedden, 7 p.m., Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, room 12

2017 Senior Art Exhibition

Holly Scholl
Holly Scholl, Twenty-Four Hours, 2015-16, Plywood, acrylic paint, India ink pen. Courtesy of the artist.

April 21-May 13

This exhibition features the Senior Inquiry projects of the Augustana College studio art and graphic design majors of the Class of 2017.

Related events

Artist talks: May 3

Closing reception: 12:45-2 p.m. May 21

Ongoing: Permanent Collection Gallery

Nampeyo, Large polychrome Olla, ca. 1921, Hand-coiled, traditional open pit firing ceramic. Olson-Brandelle North American Indian Art Collection, 2005.1.35.

Works from the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art collections are chosen by the faculty to augment student experiences in the classroom.

Highlights include Chilean arpilleras, recent acquisitions from the Guerrilla Girls, and works from the Olson-Brandelle North American Indian Art Collection.


Noon to 4 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays  (September-May), or by appointment.

Call 309-794-7400 or email for information.


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