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SIU-C artwork exhibit in Harrisburg runs through Jan. 8

  • Southeastern Illinois College student Suzanne Rubio discusses a work featured in the gallery.

    Southeastern Illinois College student Suzanne Rubio discusses a work featured in the gallery.
    Travis DeNeal/Harrisburg Register

  • SIUC art students Anna Wonnell, center, and Camille Ticheur discuss Ticheur's work hanging in the SIC art gallery Thursday night.

    SIUC art students Anna Wonnell, center, and Camille Ticheur discuss Ticheur's work hanging in the SIC art gallery Thursday night.
    Travis DeNeal/Harrisburg Register

  • Surrounded by SIUC and SIC art students, SIUC art professor Najjar Abdul-Musawwir discusses abstraction techniques used in the SIC art gallery display of his students' works Thursday evening. Abdul-Musawwir curated the show, which features the work of SIUC Celine A. Chu Scholarship contest. The show will be on display 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and during special events at the college's George T. Dennis Visual and Performing Arts Center until Jan. 8.

    Surrounded by SIUC and SIC art students, SIUC art professor Najjar Abdul-Musawwir discusses abstraction techniques used in the SIC art gallery display of his students' works Thursday evening. Abdul-Musawwir curated the show, which features the work of SIUC Celine A. Chu Scholarship contest. The show will be on display 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and during special events at the college's George T. Dennis Visual and Performing Arts Center until Jan. 8.
    Travis DeNeal/Harrisburg Register

  • SIUC art professor Najjar Abdul-Musawwir discusses abstraction techniques used in the SIC art gallery display of his students' works Thursday evening. Abdul-Musawwir curated the show, which features the work of SIUC Celine A. Chu Scholarship contest. The show will be on display 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and during special events at the college's George T. Dennis Visual and Performing Arts Center until Jan. 8.

    SIUC art professor Najjar Abdul-Musawwir discusses abstraction techniques used in the SIC art gallery display of his students' works Thursday evening. Abdul-Musawwir curated the show, which features the work of SIUC Celine A. Chu Scholarship contest. The show will be on display 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and during special events at the college's George T. Dennis Visual and Performing Arts Center until Jan. 8.
    Travis DeNeal/Harrisburg Register

  • Camille Ticheur, an SIUC bachelor of fine arts student, talks about her work on display in the art gallery of Southeastern Illinois College Thursday Night. SIC opened a show with the work of SIUC Celine A. Chu Scholarship Award winners.

    Camille Ticheur, an SIUC bachelor of fine arts student, talks about her work on display in the art gallery of Southeastern Illinois College Thursday Night. SIC opened a show with the work of SIUC Celine A. Chu Scholarship Award winners.
    Travis DeNeal/Harrisburg Register

 
 
updated: 12/1/2017 5:26 PM

HARRISBURG -- Art students from Southeastern Illinois College and Southern Illinois University Carbondale gathered Thursday evening at SIC's art gallery to open a show featuring SIUC art scholarship award winners.

The show was an opportunity for SIC students to view works by university students pursuing a bachelor of fine arts degree. The works in the gallery also highlight winners of the SIUC Celine A. Chu Scholarship Award. The exhibit is an exercise in abstraction according to SIUC art professor Najjar Abdul-Musawwir, who curated the show.

SIC art students under the direction of art director Sara DeNeal also got the experience of hanging a gallery show.

"ABSTRACTION: SIUC Celine A. Chu" will run through Jan. 8. The gallery is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and during special events at SIC's George T. Dennis Visual and Performing Arts Center.