The Galleries at CSU

2020-2021 Exhibitions

Tuesday, May 4 – Saturday, June 5

49th Annual Student Show and Merit Scholar Exhibition

South and Center Galleries: 49th Student Show
A juried exhibition of works in all media by CSU students including graduated 2020 students who missed their Student Show.  The Student show is organized by SOFA (Student Organization for Fine Arts). Judges are Susan Danko, Vance Farrow, and Annie Peters.

North Gallery: Merit Scholar Exhibition
An exhibition of works created by recipients of the Department of Art and Design Merit Scholarship.

Student Winners
Davis ChuLiv Hearn
Katie ShutsaKennedy Preston
Annie MerrimanCamryn Page
Kanna BladeEmily Funari
Monesha TownsendJane Underhill
Samantha VilaythongMegan Meringue
Heather Patterson 
Best in Video/Animation: Announced by Qian Li
Honorable Mention $75 – Davis Chu for Ballad of Snow
Best in Video/Animation $100 - Katie Shutsa for It’s Different For Girls

Best in Sculpture: Announced by Irina Koukhanova
Honorable Mention $75 – Annie Merriman for Judging (Old White Men)
Best in Sculpture $100 – Kanna Blade for Empowered Suicide
Judging (Old White Men)Empowered Suicide
Best in Photography: Announced by Mark Slankard
Honorable Mention $75 – Monesha Townsend for Four untitled works
Best in Photography $100 – Samantha Vilaythong for Bare Body Me
untitled worksBare Body Me
Best in Printmaking: Announced by Russ Revock
Best in Printmaking $100 – Heather Patterson for Everything Ends Where?
Best in Painting: Announced by Russ Revock
Best in Painting $100 – Megan Meringue (pseudonym) for The Yawn
Best in Drawing: Announced by David Hicks
Best in Drawing $100 – Liv Hearn for Collage I
Best in Merit Scholar: Announced by David Hicks
Best in Merit Scholar $100 – Kennedy Preston for her Merit Scholar Exhibit
Gallery Award (3rd Place): Announced by Kendall Christian
Gallery Award $200 - Camryn Page for Don’t Be Scared
Alumni Donor Award (2nd Place): Announced by Kendall Christian
Alumni Doner Award $300 - Emily Funari for Limenal Jazz
Spademan Best in Show Award (1st Place): Announced by Robert Spademan
Spademan Best in Show Award $500 – Jane Underhill for Attic

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Gallery Viewing Hours:
Sunday and Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 12 to 5 p.m.
Closed on University Holidays

COVID protocols will be enforced, including mask-wearing, physical distancing, one-way traffic, and capacity limitations.

The Galleries at CSU are located at 1307 EUCLID AVENUE, in the historic Cowell and Hubbard building, at the corner of East 13th Street, in the heart of the recently launched Arts Campus at Playhouse Square. The elegant, newly restored gallery venue features three distinct exhibition spaces, a multi-purpose media room, a meeting and classroom space, and a study area, as well as state of the art lighting, surround sound, and new-media capabilities.