Hosted by Olivet Nazarene University, the Brandenburg Gallery serves to promote Christians in the visual arts through exhibitions and community activities. The gallery hosts visual artists as well as showcasing our senior art students.
The gallery shows through the Brandenburg Gallery, the Strickler Gallery, and at Higher Grounds in Bourbonnais, IL.
Kathryn Williamson will be displaying her Graphic Design work in the Strickler Planetarium Gallery this and next week. Her work explores complex compositions of color and simplified shapes including circles and ellipses.
Larry Blakely's Collages & Woodcuts are now up and open to view. Please come down and see his work. Larry will be on campus at the beginning of November for his reception and gallery talk. See information below.
The Faith as Art : Art as Faith Bezaleel Scholarship Competition is up at the Strickler Planetarium Gallery. The Gallery should be open to view Monday through Friday, 10AM to 5PM.
Denise Burklow will judge this years competition. She is a local artist and alumni of Olivet's own Department of Art & Digital Media. The winners of the competition will be announced during the closing reception:
Reception: October 8, 6-9pm
Refreshments will be served. Come and enjoy some art & fellowship!
The Brandenburg Gallery is proud to present the art of the Department of Art & Digital Media faculty in the month of September. Works by Bill Greiner, Scott Dombrowski, Gary Thomas, Patrick Kirk, Marilyn Wilkin and Sherri Denault ranging from printmaking, photography, painting and ceramics will be on display.
Please join us for our mid-month reception: September 17th from 6-9pm.
I am proud to announce the 1st Annual Bezaleel Scholarship Competition
Faith as Art : Art as Faith
September 29 - October 12
As Christians working in the visual arts, we have the unique opportunity to use our craft as a means to define our faith in Christ as well as present that to the world in meaningful ways. This exhibition and competition seeks to explore how artists use their medium to define their personal faith and spirituality.
How can art be used to define faith and spirituality? How can art be used to further the Kingdom in meaningful ways? How is the Spirit of God working in your artwork?
Eligibility: All declared Art & Digital Media majors in their Freshman through Junior years
Fees: $5 per entry, up to 5 pieces may be submitted
Deadline: September 25, 12pm
Submission: Submit pieces to Gena in the Department of Art & Digital Media along with submission form and fees.
1. The exhibition is open to all mediums
2. Artwork must be new and made strictly for the exhibition. All submission may not be counted for any class credit and must express the theme of the show.
3. All work must be framed and wired, ready to hang (sculpture excluded)
4. All flat artwork must be matted with at least a 2" margin, complete with glass or plexiglass.
5. Each artwork must be accompanied by a statement as to how the artwork interprets the theme of the exhibition. The statement must be mounted on foamcore without the artist's name.
6. $5 entry fee must be paid.
7. No entries will be accepted after the deadline.
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