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Fine Arts Gallery


The Fine Arts Department is recognized for its undergraduate and graduate education in painting, drawing, sculpture, graphics, ceramics, and photography.


Gallery of Art’s Mission Statement

Fontbonne University Gallery of Art’s mission is to encourage and support the artist and the education of the visual arts in the community through its exhibitions and programs.

We value the artist and their work by promoting and supporting them through exhibitions, gallery talks, education and outreach programs.  We want to help build audiences for the artist’s work by providing the community with a venue to view quality art.  We believe in creating an educational environment for both the artist and audience to interact for a more personal experience of art.  

We serve Artists - young, emerging, and professional; Art Viewers - novice, those seeking more knowledge and experience of the arts; Art Collector; and Special Populations.  We reach out to these communities by providing professional art programs and encouraging the participation of art through a variety of learning opportunities.

The Gallery renovation was generously funded by the Fontbonne Community Connection January 2011.  The Figure Now Exhibition was the first exhibition in the new space.


Fontbonne University Gallery of Art Upcoming Schedule


Summer 2014 - High School Workshop Exhibit will run through July 31.

Fall 2014

Ellen Jantzen

August 29 - September 26

Opening Reception August 29  6-8 pm


Robert Schhleicher Memorial Exhibition

October 3 - 

Opening Reception Friday, October 10  6-8 pm


Fall Thesis Show 

Dates to be announced

Spring 2015 Dates to be announced

Faculty Show

Junior Synthesis Show

Students taking BFA requirement Jr Synthesis will display their work 

Spring 2015 Thesis Show

Bachelor of Art; Bachelor of Fine Art

Master of Art; Master of Fine Art


Fontbonne University Gallery Summer Hours 

  • Monday thru Thursday 9 am – 6 pm
  • Friday 9 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday closed


Off Campus Gallery Exhibits

The following shows are presented by current students, alumni and faculty. They are hosted at venues outside of the Fontbonne campus. Please contact the venue directly about tickets and gallery hours.



Adam Long, Alumni, MFA

The Clayton Fine Arts Gallery - Blooming Artist Exhibit

May 25 - June 21, 2014

St. Louis Artists' Guild's Summer Regional Exhibition

June 13 - August 10, 2014


Lon Brauer, Alumni, MFA

Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original - Ann Arbor, MI - July 16, 17, 18, 19


Scott Beaty, BFA alumni and current Master of Arts Student was included in the American Legion Auxiliary magazine Feb 14 issue. (page 24- though he said they have some incorrect information – he was not involved in an explosion on a submarine).   He was part of the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival,  where Veterans who are also artist, musicians, compete in local competitions and if qualified then compete in the national level.

Cheryl Gunnell - World of 360 - Componere Galler of Art - May 25 - June 28