Art Gallery

The Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery

Art Gallery

"Barn Owl," Acrylic on Canvas (Won 1st place at The President's 9th Annual Art Exhibit, 2017)
by Angela Morris


Mission Statement

The Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery fosters opportunities for patrons to experience original works of visual art created by national, regional, and local artists, including members of the Lewis University community.  Exhibitions and other programming will promote aesthetic understanding consistent with the mission of Lewis University.  It welcomes collaborative and interdisciplinary programming that will encourage patronage and which will enhance its reputation. Its primary mission is education but it will also provide additional initiatives in alignment with other well-respected university art galleries.

Feel free to contact the Gallery Coordinator, Natalie Swain, with any questions: swainna@lewisu.edu.

Gallery Schedule

June - August 2017

2017 Summer Art Show: "Fine Arts for Finer Lives"
A Fundraising Art Exhibition to benefit Trinity Services, Inc.

  • On View from June 22 - August 11
  • Opening Reception, June 22, 7-9pm

August/September 2017
"Art, Science and the Elegant Universe"

Lindsay Olson

  • On view August 28-September 28
  • Reception and Gallery Talk, Sept. 21, 7-9pm

October 2017

"A Collective Expression" 
Chicago Society of Artists

  • On view October 9-27
  • Reception and Gallery Talk, Oct. 26, 7-9pm

November 2017

Faculty Art Exhibition
Kristin Callahan, Leslie Colonna, Paul Mitchell, Mark Swain

  • On view November 6-30
  • Reception and Gallery Talk, Nov. 9, 7-9pm

December 2017

Senior Capstone Exhibition

  • On view December 7-18
  • Reception, Dec. 7, 7-9pm

January 2018

Annual High School Show

  • On view January 11-18
  • Reception, Jan. 11, 6:30-8:30pm

Gallery Hours

  • 9am - 9pm daily
  • Closed during Fall, Christmas and Spring Breaks