Cynthia Hellyer Heinzís artwork is on display in October

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Cynthia Hellyer Heinzís artwork is on display at Lewis University Art Gallery

Published: September 19, 2013.

Lewis University is currently hosting an art exhibition in the Oremus Fine Arts Center on its main campus in Romeoville. The exhibit will be on display from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekends from Oct. 1-27. It is free and open to the public.

Artist Cynthia Hellyer Heinz will present a free Gallery Talk, a lecture explaining in detail the current exhibition, from 3-4 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Art Gallery.

Cynthia Hellyer Heinz earned a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in drawing and art education and an M.F.A. in drawing from Northern Illinois University. Upon completion of her degree, she was awarded a teaching fellowship and has been an instructor at Northern Illinois University since 1998. Heinz has worked as the Foundation Drawing Administrator and the Graduate Teaching Assistant Mentor in drawing for the last 10 years. Beginning in the fall of 2006, Heinz became the foundations coordinator at Northern Illinois University.

More information about the Art Gallery and exhibit is available by contacting Natalie Swain, Art Gallery coordinator, at

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition 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. Visit for further information.

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