The Galleries at CSU

2015-2016 Exhibitions

The 45th Student Show and Merit Scholar Exhibition

May 5 – June 11, 2016

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 5 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Viewing Hours: Friday and Saturday 12pm to 5pm, or by appointment.

45th Student Show

South and Center Galleries, and Media Room
The 45th Student Show is a juried exhibition featuring the work of Cleveland State University students. Items on display will include painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, graphic design, video, and sculpture. Many of the works will be for sale. This year’s show includes 69 works of art by 42 CSU students. The show was juried by Liz Maugans from Zygote Press and Johnny Coleman from Oberlin College.

Merit Scholar Exhibition

North Gallery
The Merit Scholar Exhibition features work by recipients of the 2015/2016 CSU Art Department Merit Scholarships. This years scholars are Elisabeth Dare, Valerie Lazar, Benjamin Rodriguez, Heather Molecke, Reese Shebel, and Natalie Snodgrass.


Get Out The Vote

July 7 – July 30, 2016

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An exhibition of graphic art produced by AIGA (the professional association for design) and curated curated by AIGA national board member, professor, and former chair of the Art Department, Jennifer Visocky O’Grady, presented in recognition of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 18 to 21.

Summer viewing hours during
the RNC (July 17 – 22)
Daily 12:00 noon – 8:00 pm

Summer Hours:

SundayThursday: Closed
Friday – Saturday: 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm
Other times by appointment

The new Art Gallery will be housed at 1307 EUCLID AVENUE, in the Cowell and Hubbard building, located next to the restaurant by the same name, in the heart of the recently launched Arts Campus at Playhouse Square. The new gallery venue features three distinct exhibition spaces, a multi-purpose media space, a resource library, a meeting area, as well as state of the art lighting, surround sound and new-media capabilities.