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H. F. Johnson Gallery of Art

Current Season

All exhibitions are free and open to the public. 

Sept. 5-Oct. 19, 2018

N/A: An Architectural Ceremony

Opening Reception: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13

Phase (verb), Installation View, Wood, Glass, Archival Inkjet Print, 2015

Phase (verb), Installation View, Wood, Glass, Archival Inkjet Print, 2015

“N/A: An Architectural Ceremony” is multi-disciplinary installation from the international collaborative group N/A, comprised of Neeraja D and Ahmed Ozsever. This immersive exhibition constructs meaning by negotiating the gallery architecture through a mixed media installation, featuring sculpture, video, sound, and photographic elements. With visual components operating both collectively and independently, the exhibition examines the underlying logic of built environments, pronouncing the inherent language of architectural systems.

 


Oct. 31-Dec. 7, 2018

Chapel

Opening Reception: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1

In this group of sculptural and graphic artworks, Kjellgren Alkire explores various structures and facades related to religious subculture and middle American rural life. His constructions and performances strive to simultaneously celebrate and interrogate the complexities of white men, homiletics, summer camp and mass-produced Christianity.


Jan. 9-31, 2019

Junior Intercollegiate Exchange Show

Opening Reception: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10

Presented by the Carthage College Studio Art majors, this exhibition is one half of a student art exchange with Wisconsin’s Lawrence University. Featuring the collective work of Lawrence University’s Studio Art majors, Carthage College students will curate and host the work of their intercollegiate colleagues, with a reciprocal exhibit displaying the work of Carthage students at Lawrence.


Feb. 6-March 15, 2019

Break Loose

Opening Reception: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7

An unbound painting exhibit featuring work by Jenn Dierdorf and Kevin Stuart. The ouvre of New York’s, Jenn Dierdorf demonstrates exquisitely understated abstractions swiping at the history of genre painting. Kevin Stuart is a Chicago painter who’s colorful large scale work portends a nervous bliss of anonymous city narratives.


March 20-April 18, 2019

Carthage College Faculty Exhibition

Opening Reception: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 21

This triennial exhibit highlights the scholarship and creative activities of Studio Art and Graphic Design faculty.


April 27-May 4, 2019

Senior Exhibition 01

Opening Reception: 1-4 p.m., Saturday, April 27

In completion of their Studio Art Thesis, graduating Carthage College Studio Art Majors present a group exhibition of their work, featuring a variety of media.


May 11-18, 2019

Senior Exhibition 02

Opening Reception: 1-4 p.m., Saturday, May 11

In completion of their Studio Art Thesis, graduating Carthage College Studio Art Majors present a group exhibition of their work, featuring a variety of media.


May 4, 2019

Fifth Annual Art Walk

Throughout campus, 1-4 p.m.

The fifth annual Art Walk will showcase the capstone projects of senior studio art and graphic design majors. Work is displayed in different media, featured in both the H. F. Johnson Gallery of Art and the Visual and Performing Arts Laboratory.