Concordia Experience

2018-2019 Ferguson Art Gallery Exhibition Season

2018-2019 Season

The Walk of Faith

August 27 – September 28, 2018
Photographic Memories of Home in Tarimoro, Guanajuato by Al Nieto

Reception & Talk: Sunday, September 9, 2018 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.; Artist's Talk in the Gallery at 3:00 p.m.


Eclectic Selection

October 6 – November 10, 2018
Paintings, archival pigment collages, prints and mixed media works by Marcia Babler

“The common thread is a message – sometime subtle and other times overt. I love words and my titles give a hint to a message.”

Reception: Sunday, October 14, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Artists’ Talk in the Gallery at 3:00 p.m.


Zumandi Baani

November 19 – December 15, 20, 2018
A Collection of Contemporary abstract Paintings, Drawings, Collage and Mixed Media Works by Gretchen Beck

My art involves an exploration of the Nigerien landscape, the Djarma and Fulani cultures and the art forms they create. This abstract work portrays ritual and tradition in Nigerien culture.”

Reception: Sunday, December 9, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.; Artists’ Talk in the Gallery at 3:00 p.m.


Paintings by Robert J. Johnson

January 14 – February 23, 2019

Celebrated artist and educator, Johnson taught in the Chicago Public School system for 30 years. He also served as the Director, Bureau of Art for CPS for more than five years. This show highlights some of his recent oil and acrylic paintings of landscapes, still lives and depictions of people in various everyday settings.           

Reception: Sunday, January 20, 2:00– 4:00 p.m.; Artists Talk in the Gallery at 3:00 p.m.


March 4 – April 7, 2019
Concordia University Chicago Student Art Show

View a special faculty selected eclectic array of two and three dimensional art works created in spring and fall 2018 and spring 2019 art classes. Students from many majors are represented. A special feature is a designated area to highlight the works of students graduating with an art minor.

Reception: Monday, March 4, 11:30 a.m., in the Ferguson Art Gallery


 April 15 – May 11, 2019

Concordia University Chicago Graduating Senior Art Show

Graduating art majors in the areas of studio art, graphic arts, pre-art therapy and or art education exhibit a wide variety of two and three-dimensional works of art. More than 60 works will be on display.

Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.


Summer 2019
Concordia University Chicago Art Faculty and Student Works Exhibition

An informal summer art show featuring an eclectic sampling of works created in a variety of media produced by past and present art students. All student works were created in art classes at the University. Art faculty join in the fun by showing some of their recent works alongside their talented students. Come, check out what makes Concordia University Chicago’s Art Department so special.