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Art Exhibits

Art connoisseurs and amateurs alike enjoy the many art exhibits throughout the school year. Students have various opportunities to display their work, and they often sell particular items to people who have come to see their displays.

Art exhibits are held in the Sargent Art Building, which is part of the Gustafson Fine Arts Center. During the school year, exhibits are open weekdays from 7:50 a.m. to 10:20 p.m. and Saturdays from 1:00 to 10:20 p.m.* Check the schedule below to find a time to visit an exhibit this year.

Upcoming Exhibits

Permanent Collection

Aug 31 – Sep 15

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

Past work from faculty and students from our Art & Design permanent collection.

Closed on Sundays.

Aug 31
– Sep 15

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Art Exhibition: Contemporary Still Life Art Collection

Sep 19 – Oct 13

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Fresh Look at the Contemporary Still Life

Twenty invited Upstate artists share their interpretations of the still life today.

Closed on Sundays.

Sep 19
– Oct 13

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High School Festival

Nov 1 – Nov 3

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition showcases some 100 or more works in various media by outstanding young artists who visit the campus from all parts of the U.S. for this annual competition.

Exhibit opens at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

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Nov 1
– Nov 3

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BJU Art and Design Faculty

Nov 7 – Dec 1

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

Division of Art & Design faculty present their current work.

Closed on Sundays.

Nov 7
– Dec 1

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The Classwork Show

Dec 5 – Dec 15

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

An exhibition of recent studio work by BJU art majors, featuring both classwork and individual outside projects judged by the art faculty to have unusual merit.

Closed on Sundays.

Dec 5
– Dec 15

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The Classwork Show

Jan 9 – Jan 17

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

An exhibition of recent studio work by BJU art majors, featuring both classwork and individual outside projects judged by the art faculty to have unusual merit.

Closed on Sundays.

Jan 9
– Jan 17

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Senior Graphic Design Exhibition

Jan 23 – Feb 9

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

A representative sampling from the graphic design majors’ senior portfolios and internships—a highlight of the graphic design program.

Closed on Sundays.

Jan 23
– Feb 9

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Senior Interior Design Exhibition

Feb 11 – Mar 2

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition features works by BFA candidates in interior design and is presented as partial fulfillment for the degree of bachelor of fine arts in studio art from the School of Fine Arts & Communication.

Closed on Sundays.

Feb 11
– Mar 2

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Apparel, Textiles & Design Exhibition

Mar 6 – Mar 16

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

An exhibition of work by advanced students in the apparel, textiles and design major, displaying work related to textiles as well as garment design and construction.

Closed on Sundays.

Mar 6
– Mar 16

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Studio Art Senior Exhibition

Mar 20 – Apr 10

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition features works by BFA candidates and is presented as partial fulfillment for the degree of bachelor of fine arts in studio art from the School of Fine Arts & Communication.

Closed on Sundays.

Mar 20
– Apr 10

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AACS Competition Showcase

Apr 5 – Apr 6

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition displays the works of art finalists in the American Association of Christian Schools National Art Competition and features the winners in each category for 2017.

Apr 5
– Apr 6

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Commencement Art and Photography Contest

Apr 17 – May 5

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

An exhibition of juried entries from the annual student art and photography contests, featuring the three finalists in each contest.

Closed on Sundays.

Apr 17
– May 5

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*Subject to change due to special campus events. Call (864) 242-5100 for more information.