The beginning of May will mark the art show opening for two Lewis University faculty members, Mark Swain and Leslie Colonna. The opening reception will run from 7 -9 p.m. May 3 in the Art Gallery located in the Oremus Fine Arts Center. Swain and Colonna’s artwork will be on display from April 30 to May 31 in the Art Gallery.
Mark Swain has been a Lewis University faculty member since 1998, and he will depict landscapes, cityscapes and still life from ordinary scenes. Leslie Colonna has taught at Lewis University since 2001, and she will display sculptures and illustrations.
In the Department of Art and Design at Lewis University, students develop visual communication skills in core disciplines of art and gain knowledge of art principles, concepts and methodologies. Students work closely with talented faculty and peers in well-equipped studios, practicing techniques, developing analytical and evaluative skills, and preparing materials for a portfolio. Bachelor’s degrees are available in computer graphic design, general studio art, illustration, drawing and painting.
Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.
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