Previous Art Gallery Exhibits
"From Countryside to Courtyards" - April 2015
Paintings by Peter Pohle
JBU Art Professor Peter Pohle is sharing his oil paintings from his recent sabbatical in Germany and Ireland as well as local plein air pieces.
"Student Works Show" - February 2014
The Student Works Show is an annual gallery exhibit of student artwork, hosted by the Visual Art Foundry. Work is submitted in the categories of fine art, illustration, 3D modeling/animation, graphic design, photography, darkroom photography/printmaking, and digital cinema. The work was judged by professional artists and cash prizes were awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category at the Arties. Annee Hofstra won the People's Choice Award and Dana Zimmerman won the Best in Show (Faculty Choice) Award.
"Arkansas Wilderness: A Rare Quality of Light" - January 2015
Photography by Tim Ernst
Tim Ernst is a renowned Arkansas nature photographer. His outstanding photographs have been seen in National Geographic, Outdoor Photographer, The New York Times, and others.
"Seasoned Threads" - November 2014
Paintings by Erin Shaw
Through her strongly horizontal and richly colored paintings, Erin Shaw deals with the dualities we all carry inside of us through visual storytelling. The colors, textures and messages of the artwork are a feast to the eyes.
"Bound for Glory" - October 2014
Calligraphy by Timothy Botts
Celebrating the gift of African American spirituals through expressive calligraphy.
"Saturation Point 2: Where Color and Composition Meet" - September 2014
Paintings by Robin Hazard Bishop
"Illustrators 55: Society of Illustrators" - April 2014
Student Works Show: Feb-Mar 2014
Digital Art, Fine Art, Illustration, Digital Cinema, Graphic Design, and Photography of JBU Art Students
"Cloth Journey" - Jan-Feb 2014
Shirley Cunningham: Artist in Cloth
"Champion Trees of Arkansas" - November 2013
From artist Linda Palmer
"Scribes of Hope" - October 2013
From Christians in the Visual Arts
"Our Heads, Our Hearts, Our Hands" - September 2013
Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit 2013
"Original Art": Children's Book Illustrations - April 2013
Society of Illustrators
Student Works 2013
"In Defense of the Dark Art" - January 2013
Photography by Neal Holland & Kyle Agee
"Picturing the Parables" - November 2012
CIVA: Christians in the Visual Arts
"Return to Sender" - October 2012
"The Beauty of Observation" - September 2012
An American Plein Art Showcase
"Illustrators 53" - April 2012
The Society of Illustrators
"Let Your Art Take Flight" - Student Works 2012
Student Works 2012
"Textual Portraits: Envisioning Social Heritage" - February 2012
artwork by Leslie Nichols
"Gedanken-Experiment" - January 2012
a collection of student artwork from the 2011 summer studies trip
to Switzerland and Germany
"Illuminated Lessons" - November 2011
"European Impressions" - October 2011
paintings by Peter Pohle
"Faith and Fantasy" - September 2011
Art of Jeff Haynie
Faith and Fantasy
"The Saint John's Bible" - April 2011
Giclee prints from the hand lettered/calligraphy Bible.
"The Painted Word: Calligraphic Abstractions" - November 2010
By world renowned calligrapher Charles Pearce.
"Heads, Hearts, Hands" - October 2010
JBU Art Faculty Exhibit
"Cross Purpose" - September 2010
The Edward and Diane Knippers Collection of rich imagery of the cross.
"Target for Intolerance" - January 2010
photography by Will Counts
"Perceptions of Being"
Selected works by Tony Tiger & John Brown University Visual Arts professor Bobby Martin.
"Bula & Kia Ora"
Photography & design form the summer 2009 Fiji/New Zealand studies trip.
Watercolors from the Permanent Collection of the Arkansas Arts Center
Watercolors from many different southern artists.
Hallmark - 25 Ways to Make a Print
An exhibition of postwar and contemporary art which showcases a wide array of printmaking techniques.
Mike Nichols - "Figures in Flux"
Pastel paintings from Western Kentucky University professor Mike Nichols.
Charles Peer - "Views from the Journey"
Pastel paintings from JBU art professor and gallery curator Charles Peer.
Student Works Show 2009
Peter Dombrovskis - "International Photography Hall of Fame"
Photos from the collection of the International Photography Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
"Monument and Memory" - Dan Addington
Addington explores the use of alternative, often organic materials like wax, tar, wood, and fabric in his paintings.
"Longing and Hope"
Paintings by Janet McKenzie of Vermont.
"Graphic Content: Art of the New Music Poster"
Posters curated by Dirk Fowler, Texas Tech University."
"The View from Here" by Joel Sheesley
Paintings by Wheaton University professor Joel Sheesley.
"Society of Illustrators" - An Historical Look
A collection of unique illustrated pieces from many accomoplished artists.
A compilation of photos taken by students while on a studies trip to Malaga, Spain.
"Liturgical Art Forms in a Post-Modern Context" by Wayne Forte
Paintings by California artist Wayne Forte.
"500 Years of Printmaking"
From the Sandra and Robert Bowden collection.
"Points of View"
Mixed media artwork collaboration by the visual arts faculty.
Aviation Posters from the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum.
Makoto Fujimura - "Splendor"
A unique display from Makoto Fujimura containing a unique style of painting using gold, silver, and minerals.
A Biblical Progression vs. Typographic Interpretation
A compilation of John Brown University students' work from the Junior level graphic design class "Typography."
Student Works 2007- See How Far We've Progressed
A compilation of John Brown University students' work ranging in genre from Illustration, to Graphic Design and Photography.
Artists Fellowship - A Reverence for Creation
A unique multiple medium display from somewhat local artists' work that portray a reverence for creation.
"One Body" - 1 Corinthians 12:12
A collaborative installation of wire exhibits, rust created images, and photography by Joel Armstrong, Assistant Professor of Graphic Art.
"Private View - Public War: A collection of WWII Photographs"
A display of Photographs and Equipment from the collection of Layden Stroud.
"Classics Comics from the Collection of Rick Parker"
A display of illustrations from Classic Comic covers. The comics range in material from the Three Musketeers to Alice in Wonderland.
Society of Illustrators Traveling Exhibitions 2006-07
A display of vast amounts of talent from the Society of Illustrators traveling show. With Illustrations ranging in mediums and clientele.
Sandra Bowden "Exploring the Book"
Various works from Sandra Bowden with Biblical overtones explaining "The Book" with Ikons and Logos. Here are just a few images from the show.
Aric Mayer - Representing the Unrepresentable, Nature and the Sublime
Photography by JBU alumni Aric Mayer
Student Works Show 2006
Annual student competition and show
Pastel Society of America Board of Directors Exhibition
A collection of works from the Pastel Society of America.
"Watercolor Paintings" by Regional Artists
Todd Goehner - "Theory to Praxis"
Designs by JBU Graphic Design professor Todd Goehner.
Fritz Hirschberger, "The Sur-Rational Holocaust Paintings"
Paintings by Holocaust survivor Fritz Hirschberger.
Relativity & Art: Paintings and Sculpture from the Hutcheson Family
An exhibition of oil paintings and wood sculpture by Karen Hutcheson, Robyn Hutcheson Horn, and Dede Hutcheson.
"Favorite Places" - David Andrus Giclée Prints.
JBU Art professor David Andrus and his travel poster giclee prints.
Paintings from American Realist Timothy Tyler. Here are just a few images from the show.
Student Works 2005
Here are a few examples from the over 80 pieces entered.
Christians in Visual Art - "Talmud"
This display featured pieces from Ben-Zion (1897-1987) and Marc Chagall (1887-1985)--two of the most important Jewish artists of the 20th Century.
"Framed" JBU Art Professors
A show of artwork created by the JBU art professors and staff.
From summer studies trips during 2004. Two groups of students from the Art Department studied abroad for a time this summer.
Tim Ernst is a nature photographer from Arkansas.
A collection of pieces by JBU graduates.
"The Children of Lawndale"
These pieces were created by her 2nd through 6th grade kids in a Chicago inner-city school.
"The Calligraphy of Timothy Botts"
Timothy Botts displayed some of his work in the gallery and gave a few demonstrations on how he actually does his work.