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David and Betty Draewell Gallery of Art

The Draewell Gallery is a not-for-profit art gallery on the campus of Judson University. It exhibits local and national artists with the goals of fostering an appreciation for the arts on campus through visual engagement and the creation of public dialogue regarding issues important to Judson’s core mission. It also provides opportunities for Judson art, design, and architecture students to exhibit their work.

School Year, Excluding Breaks and Holidays

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer and Off Hours

Available by appointment

Address and Directions

Draewell Gallery
Judson University
1151 N. State Street
Elgin, IL 60123

Directions to Judson

The Draewell Gallery is located in the Harm A. Weber Academic Center (HAWAC). Enter the campus via River Rd. and University Drive (look for the guardhouse and row of flags). Limited parking for guests is available along the entrance road and in the first parking lot on the right as you pass the guardhouse. Additional parking is available at Lindner Tower, the large hotel-like building located to the north on River Rd.

Contact Information

Jeffery Carl
Director of the Draewell Gallery of Art
(847) 628-1031 or e-mail


The Draewell Gallery reviews submissions in January of each year. Our exhibition program runs September through May, exhibiting a variety of solo and group shows in a wide range of media. Please include the following in your submission:

  • Letter of Interest
  • 10-20 Images (5"x7" at 300 dpi) on CD
  • Image List (Title, dimensions, year, medium)
  • Artist Statement
  • Exhibition Resume
  • SASE if you would like your materials returned (please be sure to include sufficient postage)

Send your submission to:
Jeffery Carl
Director, Draewell Gallery of Art
1151 North State Street
Elgin, Illinois 60123

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