All Student Art Exhibit at GSU

Virginia Soto, Jorge Martinez, Dianne Hill
“Untitled” is an acrylic print on wood panel by Tim Vitek of LaGrange Park, Illinois (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

University Park, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Art Forum, the Governors State University art student organization, and the GSU Visual Arts Gallery are hosting the annual All Student Exhibition, from March 30, to April 15.

A reception and awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, March 30, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Distinguished juror Joyce Owens will judge the student work and award the monetary prizes, which include $300 for best-in-show. Refreshments will be served. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.

The juried competition is open to all students enrolled in GSU art courses during the Spring/Summer 2010, Fall 2010, and Spring 2011. The goal of the exhibit is to showcase the best work of GSU graduate and undergraduate students from all disciplines. including at least one film student who submitted a short video piece in the exhibit.

“Interacting with this kind of work is stimulating to student’s creativity and exciting for visitors to the gallery,” says gallery director Jeff Stevenson.

Gallery graduate assistant Diana Lynch of Orland Park is exhibiting work in the show as well as curating the exhibition.

The Visual Arts Gallery is open Monday and Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday, from noon to 9 p.m., or by appointment. It is located adjacent to E Lounge, Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois.

For more information, visit or call (708) 534-4021.