Located in Whitewater Hall
The Gallery located at Indiana University East is one of the premier visual arts centers for Wayne and surrounding counties. All exhibits are free and open to the public. The Gallery features continually changing exhibits with nine shows a year. At the Gallery, you can:
- See exhibitions by local, regional, national, and international artists, as well as young artists from area schools
- Attend lectures
- Meet renowned artists
- Purchase artwork
IU East Art Galleries Mission Statement
The Galleries at Indiana University East have as its mission, a commitment to offering a rich and diverse cultural experience to the Indiana University East campus and the greater community. The Galleries are dedicated to presenting exhibitions and educational experiences which showcase local, regional, and cutting-edge national and international art trends, represented by a wide range of media, cultures, and traditions; attention to cultural contexts represented within the surrounding area; nurturing of artists’ experimentation and growth; and the educational potential of exhibitions and educational vehicles. The Galleries, as part of its educational mission, is in a unique position to explore challenging subjects and provide a venue for artists whose work is best suited to non-commercial spaces.
Would you like to exhibit your artwork on the IU East Campus?
Artist proposal guidelines
Please note that we are rarely able to incorporate unsolicited proposals into our exhibition programming. Due to the high volume of proposals we receive, only those exhibition proposals under consideration will be contacted.
If you are interested in submitting your work or an exhibition proposal for review, you may submit a resume or CV, artist’s statement, exhibition proposal, and 10-20 images. Please combine these materials into one single pdf.
All materials should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Solicitations made in person, by fax, or by phone will not be considered.
Student Showcase Awards
Featured Artist Series
Artist's Talk: Felicia Szorad and Travis Townsend
Artist's Talk: Whitney Lea Sage
Artist's Talk: Nishiki Sugawara-Beda
Monday through Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Weekends by appointment
Galleries Exhibit Schedule
- 1/9 - 4/14: Come Out Looking Up - Works by Antonio McAfee
Reception/talk Monday, March 6 1:20 - 2:20 p.m.; visit east.iu.edu/livelyarts for details
- 1/13 - 2/26: Show & Tell: Paintings by Emily Campbell and Sam Kelly
Tom Thomas Gallery
Artist Talk with Emily Campbell Monday, February 13th - 12:45-1:45pm
Artist Talk with Sam Kelly Tuesday, February 14th - 12:45-1:45pm
- 3/10 - 4/14: Brimful: An invitational Exhibition of Handmade Cups
Tom Thomas Gallery
- 4/21 - 7/7: Senior Capstone Exhibition and Student Showcase
Tom Thomas Gallery and Meijer Artway
Reception April 27th 4-6 p.m.