Judson University Draewell Gallery to Display Works from Famous Artists Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Whistler, Rouault, and Picasso | Judson University Christian College

Judson University Draewell Gallery to Display Works from Famous Artists Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Whistler, Rouault, and Picasso

(Elgin, IL - January 30, 2013) Judson University's Draewell Gallery will host an exhibit featuring prints from famous artists beginning Friday, February 1 through Friday, March 8. There will also be a lecture on Friday, February 15 by Wheaton College Art Historian Dr. Matthew Milliner at 4:30 p.m. in Herrick Chapel, followed by a reception in the gallery at 6:30 p.m. Whistler piece

The exhibit will display a selection of seven prints from the Draewell Print Collection, including three works by Renoir (two lithographs and one etching) and one work each by Toulouse-Lautrec (lithograph), Whistler (etching), Rouault (etching) and Picasso (lithograph).

The collection was donated to the university by Dr. David J and Betty M Draewell in 1991. Later, Art and Design Department Chair Professor G.E. Colpitts named the gallery after the Draewells for this and other contributions they made to the Art and Design program.

The Draewell Gallery, housed in the Harm A. Weber Academic Center, is open to the public Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Judson's School of Art, Design and Architecture hosts a diverse array of artwork and artists each semester in the Lecture and Exhibition Series. To view upcoming events, visit JudsonU.edu/Undergraduate/ArtDesign/Lecture_and_Exhibition_Series/.

For further questions about this and other Draewell Gallery events, please contact Draewell Gallery Director Jeffrey Carl at jcarl@judsonu.edu.

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