The Colfax Campus Gallery is hosting an art show that features recent works by Steven Alger, Jennifer Calhoun and Laura Lemna. This is the second of the gallery’s On Exhibit: 2016-2017 series focusing on artists that live or work within 50 miles of South Bend. Steven Alger, in his “Lace and Line”, makes use of repurposed material as well as spray paint, acrylics, markers and hand-made stencils. He draws inspiration from graffiti, pop art, American traditional tattoos and cover art / concert posters. Jennifer Calhoun, in her “All the Beauty Around Us”, exhibits works in acrylic and oil, usually on canvas. She draws her subjects for what catches her attention around her at any given time: nature, people in repose or in an activity, and places. Laura Lemna uses “the act of painting and the specific languages of abstraction to reflect upon attitudes, social strategies and processes that arise in our age of hyper-selfawareness and comparison.” The exhibition will be...Read More >
The Current Exhibition From November 4th to December 16, 2016 ON Exhibit #1: 2016-2017 will feature the work of Mary Ann Roach Butkovich, Michael Slaski and Daniel J. Slattery. The reception will be Friday, December 2, 2016 from 7:00- 9:00 p.m. The gallery hours are weekdays 9 am to 7 pm and Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm.
The Colfax Campus Gallery dedicates one exhibition a year to an area Arts organization. This year the St. Joe Valley Watercolor Society (SJVWS) will have its Group Juried Exhibition starting on Friday September 18 and ending on October 28, 2016. The reception will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016. The SJVWS was founded in 1959 by Joseph Wrobel and is open to artist in Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan. This year the Leeper Park Art Fair celebrated its 49th year. It is sponsored and organized by SJVWS and receives entries from throughout the United States. Visit St. Joe Valley Water Color Society.
On Exhibit #2: 2015-2016 show featuring: Gray Lyons’ cyanotypes, Michael May’s graphite on paper drawings and Mary Michalak’s pastels. On display until February 26, 2016. Besides being a veterinarian, Mary Michalak was a pastel artist who passed away this past year. The gallery is honored to show her work and give her deserving recognition. Michael May has created a series of episodes each of which have 8-11 drawings. There are two main characters that appear in each episode and each episode is its own story but also related to the entire series of episodes. Each story combines humor with more serious content. Gray Lyons’ photographs are self portraits focusing on issues of identity. She uses a photographic technique called cyanotype, a process using a negative printed on a specially prepared paper. The gallery hours are weekdays 9 am to 7 pm and Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm. A reception will be held on Friday, February 5 from 7 to 9...Read More >
On Exhibit #1: 2015-2016 will feature Austin Brady, Robert Hardt, Linda Lyons. This exhibit runs from November 6 to December 18, 2015. The Reception will be heldon Friday, December 4, 2015, from 7 – 9 p.m. This is the first of the annual “On Exhibit” series which features artists who live and work within a 50 mile radius of the Colfax Campus Gallery.