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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

Michael Slattery Retrospective – Division of Art and Design

Sep 8 – Sep 18

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

Visit an exhibition of works by the late Michael Slattery, former art and design professor. This retrospective exhibition of his work includes paintings, drawings and prints created over the course of his career. Mr. Slattery passed away October 29, 2013, after 26 years in art education at Bob Jones University.

Closed on Sundays.

Sep 8
– Sep 18

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Guest Artist

Sep 22 – Oct 9

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This special exhibition showcases the work of a well-known locally or internationally acclaimed artist.

Closed on Sundays.

Sep 22
– Oct 9

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BJU Art and Design Faculty

Oct 13 – Nov 1

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

With numerous awards and exhibition invitations on local, regional and national levels, Division of Art and Design faculty members hold high distinction for their professional practice. This exhibition draws from the broad palette of their styles and media.

Closed on Sundays.

Oct 13
– Nov 1

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High School Festival

Nov 4 – Nov 6

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. 4.

Nov 4
– Nov 6

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Phillip Verdu, KC Christmas & Shannon Roer

Nov 10 – Nov 25

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition features works by BFA candidates Phillip Verdu, KC Christmas and Shannon Roer and is presented as partial fulfillment for the degree of bachelor of fine arts in studio art from the School of Fine Arts and Communication.

Closed on Sundays.

Nov 10
– Nov 25

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Student Exhibition

Dec 8 – Dec 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.

Dec 8
– Dec 17

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Create – Communicate – Illuminate: The Art of BJU Press

Jan 14 – Jan 29

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

Get an up-close look at original selected works from 40 years of BJU Press. Feel the heart and the mission of this unique in-house group of artisans.

Closed on Sundays.

Jan 14
– Jan 29

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Apparel, Textiles and Design Exhibition

Feb 2 – Feb 12

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

An exhibition of work by advanced students in the Apparel, Textiles and Design major—displaying garment design, construction and textile-related work.

Closed on Sundays.

Feb 2
– Feb 12

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Claire Daniels, Carlisle Burch and Eri Nakayama

Feb 16 – Mar 5

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition features works by BFA candidates Claire Daniels, Carlisle Burch and Eri Nakayama and is presented as partial fulfillment for the degree of bachelor of fine arts in studio art from the School of Fine Arts and Communication.

Closed on Sundays.

Feb 16
– Mar 5

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Emma Hartman, Ashley Tisdale, Cassandra Wilson and Alyssa Beck

Mar 9 – Mar 26

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition features works by BFA candidates Emma Hartman, Ashley Tisdale, Cassandra Wilson and Alyssa Beck and is presented as partial fulfillment for the degree of bachelor of fine arts in studio art from the School of Fine Arts and Communication.

Closed on Sundays.

Mar 9
– Mar 26

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Graphic Design Seniors

Mar 30 – Apr 13

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

Examples from the graphic design majors' senior portfolios and internships—a highlight of the graphic design program.

Closed on Sundays.

Mar 30
– Apr 13

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AACS Competition

Apr 15 – Apr 16

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition displays the works of art finalists competing in the American Association of Christian Schools National Art Competition and includes the winners in each category for 2015.

Apr 15
– Apr 16

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Annual Art & Photography Contests

Apr 27 – May 8

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 27
– May 8

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