Fr. Michael E. Komechak, O.S.B. Art Gallery

             Summer 2016 Gallery Hour

Hours Beginning Monday May 16, 2016

Monday - Thursday:     11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed Friday - Sunday 

Holiday Closings
Memorial Day:           Monday, May 30, 2016
Independence Day:  Monday, July 4, 2016
Labor Day:                 Monday, September 5, 2016

         

Exhibition Schedule 2016-2017

             April 22 - July 30, 2016   

            Chicago Alliance for Visual Artists

                              

The Chicago Alliance for the Visual Arts, formally known
 as the Senior Artists' Network, is a Chicago-based group
 which celebrates the creativity of senior artists. This
 group of regionally exhibited artists will be showing
 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and mixed media
 as a part of their debut exhibition at the Komechak Art Gallery.

 as the Senior Artists' Network, is a Chicago-based group
 which celebrates the creativity of senior artists. This
 group of regionally exhibited artists will be showing
 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and mixed media
 as a part of their debut exhibition at the Komechak Art Gallery.

Opening Exhibition 2016-2017 

Eleanor Spiess-Ferris: "Magical Realism"



Exhibition: August 22, 2016 – October 1, 2016

Meet the ArtisReception
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
3:00 pm - 6:00 p.m.
Komechak Art Gallery
Kindlon Hall - Fifth Floor

    

Third Annual Creche Exhibition
November 21 - December 23, 2016


First Sunday Tea & Talk Logo  

You have a standing invitation to the First Sunday Tea and Talk Art Lecture Series at the Komechak Art Gallery on the fifth floor of Kindlon Hall at Benedictine University. Enjoy the view from the fifth floor of Kindlon Hall while we connect with you through our art lecture series. 

Over the academic year we offer a wide range of exciting, educating and enlightening gallery talks that highlight the artist of the current exhibition, feature presentations by local artists and lectures by our Benedictine University art faculty. First Sunday Tea and Talks are open to the public, admission is free and refreshments are served. 
Get Connected to the Komechak Art Gallery! 

     
Tea & Talk Schedule
Sunday, October 2, 2016
"The History of Icon Painting"
Arlene Tilghman
Icon Painter

Sunday, November 6, 2016
"Vessels of Elegance: Japances Ceramics"
Coral Carlson
Art Historian, Asian Art
Benedictine University

Sunday, December 4, 2016
"Creche III - The Nativity"
Friends of the Creche Society

Sunday, February 5, 2017
"Chocolate and Cupid's Arrow"
Teresa J. Parker
Curator/Art Historian/Faculty
Benedictine University
Komechak Art Gallery

Sunday, March 5, 2017
Women in the Arts
"The Influence of Zaha Hadid"
Lecturer to be Announced

Sunday, April 2, 2017
"Botany in Medieval Manuscripts"
Carol Jean Rogalski
Artist/
Lecturer, Morton Arboretum

Sunday, May 7, 2017
"The Art of Daniel Mitsui"
Daniel Mitsui
Artist and Manuscript Illuminator



   "Gathering Swans"  -  Eleanor Spiess-Ferris
 

 

      "The Making Pond"  -  Eleanor Spiess-Ferris

Office of the Curator of Exhibitions and University Art Collections
BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY

Curator:
Teresa J. Parker
Contact:
Email: cgaddis@ben.edu
Phone: (630) 829-6320