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Student Art Invitational exhibit opens Feb. 27 at Concordia-Chicago


The Ferguson Art Gallery at Concordia University Chicago presents the Student Invitational and Graduating Art Minors’ Show from Feb. 27 to April 2. The exhibition is free and open to the public, and will feature a special faculty-selected eclectic array of two- and three- dimensional art works created in Fall and Spring semester art classes.

A highlight of the show celebrates the works of students graduating from Concordia-Chicago with a minor in art or graphic arts in 2017. These students are Elizabeth Eschbach, Nicole Garza, Mary Rose Peterson, Maricarmen Rodriguez, Taylor Walsh and Mallory Siska. TV monitors will also feature graphic arts and film compositions.

A reception with the student artists will be held in the gallery Wednesday, March 1, from 4 to 5 p.m. All are invited and welcome to attend.

The Ferguson Art Gallery is located in Kretzmann Hall at Concordia University Chicago, 7400 Augusta St., River Forest, IL. The gallery is directed by BettyAnn Mocek, professor of art at CUC and prominent Chicago artist, educator and arts advocate. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit or call 708-209-3013.