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Holiday Gift Show

Opening Reception:  Friday, November 24th

Exhibit Dates:  November 24th – December 29th

In the Student Gallery:  Southwest Conference

The Holiday Show features ceramic cups, glass ornaments, glass cups, and jewelry by over 60 artists! This is the best place to buy unique, hand crafted gifts for your loved ones. Also featuring “Plein Air Paintings: Churches of Madison County,” a […]

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Southwest Conference

Opening Reception: November 24th, 6-8pm

Exhibit Dates: November 24th – December 29th

In the Student Gallery, we are hosting the annual Southwest Conference, an art competition between 7 regional high schools: Alton, Belleville East, Belleville West, Collinsville, East St. Louis, Edwardsville High School, and O’Fallon. Each school brings their top 5 student artworks to compete. Come on […]

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James Joe Froese

A prolific and versatile artist James J. Froese worked in a variety of media.  He is best known for his paintings, drawings and assemblages.  His artistic style encompasses a range from highly realistic to totally non-objective; often using references to historical events and influences of Native American Art.  A visual storyteller, Froese juxtaposes whimsy with the mundane, unraveling the complex layers beneath our […]

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Job Posting – Executive Director

Edwardsville Art Center
Job Posting
Fine Arts Director – Part Time

We are looking for a Fine Arts Director for our local arts center who will work collectively with a Gallery Assistant, an Executive Board, and volunteers to supervise and unify the operations and mission of the art center; The Edwardsville Arts Center inspires the lives of youth […]

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Void: Places without People

Opening Reception: Friday, October 20th

Exhibit Dates:  October 20th – November 17th

Curated by Jason Bly

In the Student Gallery:  EHS Students and Advanced Placement

Description: “Void: Places Without People” is an exhibition showcasing empty places, beautiful and striking in their silence. All works thematically or visually adhere to imagery that evokes places that are usually full with human involvement, […]

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Student Gallery: EHS Students and Advanced Placement Students

Opening Reception:  Friday, October 20th

Exhibit Dates:  October 20th – November 17th

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October 14th – Create Your Own Game!

Students can use a variety of materials to create their own game! This project is a great opportunity to make art you can enjoy with friends and family.

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October 21st – Spooky Sillhouetted Trees and Houses

This project will combine collage, painting, and drawing to make a spooky fall silhouette.

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October 28th – Halloween Projects

Our Halloween class this year will have a variety of projects our students can create. Costumes are encouraged!

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November 4th – Puppets

This class will have different puppet making techniques to choose from. Students may choose the characters they want to create and even sketch a story about their characters.

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