Norman R. Eppink & Gilson Memorial Galleries

Calendar of Events 2018-2019

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00am-3:00pm
All exhibitions and openings are free and open to the public.


August 20 - October 2, 2018

Andrzej Zielinski: INDOOR HABITAT

American artist Andrzej Zielinski was born in 1976 in Kansas City, Missouri.  He studied art & art history at Johnson County Community College & the University of Kansas.  In 2002, he received a BFA in painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  In 2004 he earned a MFA in painting from Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. 
Artist Reception: August 21, 5:00-7:00pm, Bruder Theater Lobby, Emporia State University

 

October 8 - 16, 2018

Mid-Program Portfolio Review

Gilson Memorial Gallery

 

October 23 - December 7, 2018

Emporia State University Art Faculty Exhibition

This exhibition highlights the creative research produced by the current faculty teaching in the Department of Art at ESU.  A tradition that spans over six decades, the Annual Faculty Exhibition is a celebration of the art of the making process with the opportunity to view new and original works produced by the outstanding art faculty of Emporia State University.
Artist Reception: October 23, 5:00-7:00pm, Bruder Theater Lobby, Emporia State University

 

January 18 - February 21, 2019

Juniper Tangpuz: Stuff I Made

Juniper Tangpuz graduated from the University of Kansas in 2003.  He studied fine arts & sculpture.  His colorful sculptures are constructed out of corregated plastic & zip ties.  His creations are fun & playful.
Artist Reception: TBA

 

February 25 - March 8, 2019

Mid-Program Portfolio Review

Gilson Memorial Gallery

  

April 2 - April 26, 2019

Annual Juried ESU Art Student Exhibition

This annual exhibition of artworks created by ESU students will be selected by an outside juror, and will showcase the efforts of the students currently working in the Department of Art.  This competitive exhibition is held each spring semester to provide art students with the real world experience of participating in a professionally juried art show.  An outside expert nominated by the art faculty will review and select the best student work of the academic year.  Scholarships designated by the Department of Art will be awarded at the reception.
Artist Reception/Scholarship Ceremony: April 2, 5:00-7:00 pm, Bruder Theater Lobby, Emporia State University

 

April 2 - April 26, 2019

Salon de Refuses Student Exhibition: Emporia Arts Center

Historically, we know that sometimes the critical eye of the juror selecting a show does not always initially recognize the most unique or unusual artworks of the time.  All works not selected by the juror for the Annual Student Exhibition will be showcased at the Emporia Arts Center in downtown Emporia.
Artist Reception:  April 2, 7:00-8:00 pm, Emporia Arts Center, 815 Commercial Street, Emporia, Kansas
 

April 29 - May 3, 2019

Graphic Design Senior Exhibition

The Senior Graphic Design Exhibition provides these young graphic designers with the experience of professionally presenting their work and ideas in a gallery setting.
Artist Reception: TBA

 

*Additionally, there will be 12-15 Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions throughout the year in the Gilson Memorial Gallery.